WashU wins College Transit Challenge
WashU faculty, staff and students logged the most trips on MetroLink and Metro buses during the College Transit Challenge among five local colleges and universities March 3-10.
Scales-Ferguson named to lead institutional equity efforts
Chalana M. Scales-Ferguson has been named the associate vice chancellor of institutional equity, announced Scot Bemis, vice chancellor for human resources and institutional equity. Her appointment is effective March 20.
Michelle Ann Noll, senior research technician, 54
Michelle Ann Noll, a senior research technician at the School of Medicine, died Feb. 25, 2023, after a battle with pulmonary fibrosis, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was 54.
Hart named chief technology officer
Greg Hart has been appointed Washington University’s first chief technology officer, announced Jessie Minton, vice chancellor for technology and chief information officer. Hart begins the role March 20.
Vorobeychik wins grant for work on game-theoretic analysis
Yevgeniy Vorobeychik, an associate professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, recently won a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to use artificial intelligence to improve game-theory analysis methods to tackle increasingly complex problems.
Researchers elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation
Eight physician-scientists at the School of Medicine have been elected members of the newest class of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.
Discovery of T cells’ role in Alzheimer’s, related diseases, suggests new treatment strategy
A new study from researchers at the School of Medicine indicates that T cells play a key role in neurodegeneration related to the brain protein tau, a finding that suggests new treatment strategies for Alzheimer’s and related diseases.
Two-pronged immunotherapy eliminates metastatic breast cancer in mice
Researchers at the School of Medicine have identified a way to sensitize metastatic breast cancer that has spread to bone to immunotherapy.
Joseph L. Roti Roti, professor emeritus of radiation oncology, 79
Joseph Lee Roti Roti, a professor emeritus of radiation oncology at the School of Medicine, died Feb. 18 at his home in Highland, Ill. He had been dealing with kidney-related conditions and was 79.
Paul Berg, Nobel Prize-winning biochemist, 96
Paul Berg, a former associate professor of microbiology at the School of Medicine and a winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry, died Feb. 15 at his home on the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, Calif. He was 96.
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