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The Science Communications Office at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research works with local, regional, national, and international media to provide science journalists with accurate and timely information about the Institute's latest discoveries.  To help you set up an interview with a Stowers Institute researcher or arrange a visit, please contact:


Kim Bland, Ph.D.
Head, Science Communications
816.926.4015 - Office
816.392.8428 - Mobile


Kristin Kessler
Media Relations Coordinator
816.926.4139 - Office
816.489.3773 - Mobile



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