THE CATALYST CAMPAIGN: A CALL FOR ACTION

If not us, who? If not now, when?

BIG IDEAS

Big Ideas Create Big Change

With the research, expertise, and passion to address real-world issues affecting society and the human condition, UMB and its schools are partnering to enliven the Big Ideas needed to meet the growing needs of an ever-changing world.

The future of this University will be driven by Big Ideas—key strategic priorities and outcomes that utilize the unique interdisciplinary expertise of our schools and organizations worldwide to be catalysts of change.

Your gift to UMB’s Catalyst Campaign will support these Big Ideas Universitywide.

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Conquering Pain

Together, let’s create a world where …

Interpersonal and professional relationships thrive when no longer stifled by chronic pain
Patients are unburdened of debilitating or devastating pain
Professionals can alleviate patients’ suffering with an advanced understanding and treatment of pain
Treating pain no longer means risking addiction
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Eliminating Addiction

Together, let’s create a world where …
Those who suffer from addiction receive effective treatments, rather than punitive actions, to live free and healthy lives
Medications are designed, developed, and prescribed for minimal risk of addiction and maximum effectiveness for healing
Crime rates, family violence, homelessness, and health care costs are diminished with fewer people suffering from addiction
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Critical Disease Research and Care

Together, let’s create a world where …

Patients gain access to revolutionary technologies and procedures, which ultimately reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease worldwide

New discoveries in cancer research move from the laboratory to the bedside at a rapid pace, leading to better outcomes for patients

Progressive symptoms of many neurodegenerative conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and others, are eliminated through advanced technologies and non-invasive treatments

THE CATALYST CAMPAIGN: A CALL FOR ACTION

If not us, who? If not now, when?