Dec 11, 2015

Dr. Jingsong Zhou Awarded Victor E. Speas Foundation Grant

KCU Research Investigator and Professor of Physiology, Jingsong Zhou, PhD, received a grant of $165,000 from the Victor E. Speas Foundation, which will fund continued research on muscle-bone crosstalk in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The study will focus on the impact certain organs can have on the progression of the disease.

The Speas Foundation exclusively awards grants to organizations that improve the quality of health care in the Kansas City area. Read more about Dr. Zhou's recent grant. Hear more about her journey to study ALS in the Kansas City Life Sciences Institute's Expert Exchange.