Dallas ForthWorth

March 5 – Willhoites Restaurant – Grapevine, Texas
Abigail Alby ’10; Edwin Barsachs ’50; Glenn ’83 and Mindy ’84 Brand and guests Tegan Brand and Dana Jenkins; Leland Briggs ’84; Diane ’86 and Gilbert Caldwell; Charles Conrad ’71; Christopher Cragg ’85 and guest Susan Jusntz; Vince Felchle ’73; John Fuerst ’07; Joe ’54 and Edie Gray; Michael ’67 and Chan Hallett; Gary Hines; Frederick ’76 and Beth Kempf; Larry Kohrmann ’84; Sudarshan Kurwadkar ’05; Eric ’96 and Tara Link and guest Lucy; Lea Ann ’02 and Dustin Loeffler; Christopher ’98 and Llonda Lohman; John McEnery ’86, ’93; Matthew Nail ’76 and guest Kim Gezer; James Parker ’78; Jacob Scherer ’05 and guest Tina Kliebert; Stephanie Schmucker ’08; Timothy ’98 and Erin Shepardson; David Steel ’50; Tran Tong ’66 and guest Cheryl Cunningham; and John IV ’82 and Hilaire Yoder. Missouri S&T representative: Nancy Zamazanuk.

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Seeking TBI therapies

By Delia Croessmann, croessmannd@mst.edu Complications from TBI can be life altering. They include post-traumatic seizures and hydrocephalus, as well as serious cognitive and psychological impairments, and the search for treatments to mitigate these neurodegenerative processes is on.

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Understanding the invisible injury

Students advance traumatic brain injury research By Sarah Potter, sarah.potter@mst.edu “Research is creating new knowledge.”–Neil Armstrong  Research keeps professors on the vanguard of knowledge in their fields and allows students to gain a deeper understanding of their area of study. For students and recent graduates researching traumatic brain injury (TBI) at Missouri S&T, the work […]

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Analyzing small molecules for big results

By Delia Croessmann, croessmannd@mst.edu At only 28 years old, Casey Burton, Chem’13, PhD Chem’17, director of medical research at Phelps Health in Rolla and an adjunct professor of chemistry at Missouri S&T, is poised to become a prodigious bioanalytical researcher.

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To prevent and protect

By Peter Ehrhard, ehrhardp@mst.edu Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are an unfortunate but all too common occurrence during military training and deployment. Because mild TBIs often present no obvious signs of head trauma or facial lacerations, they are the most difficult to diagnose at the time of the injury, and patients often perceive the impact as […]

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Q&A

Toughest class … ever Some of your classes may have been a breeze, but others kept you up at all hours studying, and some of you struggled just to pass. As part of his research for the S&T 150th anniversary history book, Larry Gragg , Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus of history and political science, asked […]

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