Cherabie named ‘Let’s Stop HIV Together’ ambassador
Joseph Cherabie, MD, an assistant professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the School of Medicine, has been named a clinical ambassador for the national “Let’s Stop HIV Together” campaign, which is led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Donated kidneys from deceased COVID-19 patients are safe to transplant
Kidneys from organ donors who were diagnosed with COVID-19 are safe to transplant and don’t transmit the virus to people who receive those organs, according to a new study led by researchers at the School of Medicine.
Book explores ChatGPT’s power to revolutionize research
Artificial intelligence can turn from a mere tool into a full-fledged partner in the research process. A new book from a faculty member at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis serves as a guide to the future of research.
Using computer science to mitigate earthquake impact
With a new grant from the National Science Foundation, Christopher Gill at the McKelvey School of Engineering plans to advance cyberphysical systems’ performance for applications in earthquake safety.
Siteman Cancer Center launches cancer screening initiative to address racial disparities
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the School of Medicine is launching a prostate cancer screening initiative along with an educational campaign in the St. Louis region to address racial disparities in prostate cancer.
The elephant in the garden
On the outskirts of Kibale National Park in Uganda, anthropologist Krista Milich supports a community-led effort to keep wild animals at a safe distance from neighboring properties.
Our future hangs in the balance: climate change and biodiversity loss
The Earth is facing two interconnected crises — loss of biodiversity and climate change. Each separately is an enormous threat to life on this planet. However, together they are fueling each other, creating a worsening downward spiral.