Emergency communication test April 4

Emergency communication test April 4

Washington University Emergency Management plans to test its emergency communication system at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 4. The test ensures that the university can effectively communicate with its community in an emergency.
Paxlovid reduces risk of long-term health problems, death from COVID-19

Paxlovid reduces risk of long-term health problems, death from COVID-19

People infected with COVID-19 who then took the antiviral medication Paxlovid within five days after testing positive experienced a reduced risk of long-term health problems, hospitalization and death for up to six months, according to a study by researchers at the School of Medicine and the Veterans Affairs St. Louis Health Care system.
Multiple substance use disorders may share inherited genetic signature

Multiple substance use disorders may share inherited genetic signature

New research led by Washington University researchers identifies a common genetic signature that may increase a person’s risk of developing substance use disorders. The work eventually could lead to universal therapies to treat multiple substance use disorders and potentially help people diagnosed with more than one.
Apte receives Bárány Prize

Apte receives Bárány Prize

Rajendra S. Apte, MD, PhD, in the John F. Hardesty, MD, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the School of Medicine, has received the 2023 Ernst H. Bárány Prize from the International Society for Eye Research.
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