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50-Year-Old Bacteria Could Be Alternative Treatment Option for Cancer

Oct. 26, 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 48 million Americans contract foodborne diseases annually, with Salmonella being the leading cause of illness. Salmonella has a unique characteristic that allows the bacteria to penetrate through cell barriers and replicate inside its host. Now, scientists at the Cancer Research Center and the University of Missouri have developed a non-toxic strain of Salmonella to penetrate and target cancer cells. Results from this study could lead to promising new treatments that actively target and control the spread of cancer.  Full Story
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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU Homecoming to Honor Traditions

Oct. 26, 2016

WHAT: The Mizzou Alumni Association (MAA) invites the Columbia community to join in celebrating “A Tail of Tradition” during the University of Missouri’s 105th Homecoming celebration. Homecoming celebration activities kicked off last week with the Homecoming Blood Drive, one of the largest college-based blood drives in the nation, where the MU community collected 4,374 units of blood. […]  Full Story

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