Samantha A. Morris, associate professor of developmental biology and of genetics at the School of Medicine, received a four-year $1.5 million grant from the New York Stem Cell Foundation.
Merck Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to establish two endowed assistant professorships supporting early-career physician-scientists from populations that are historically underrepresented in medicine and biomedical sciences.
Benjamin Allen Philip, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $2.11 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National institutes of Health (NIH).
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has joined the NIH’s SenNet, a national research network focused on understanding senescent cells, an elusive but important cell type that plays key roles in the diseases of aging.
New research from Washington University suggests that psychotic-like experiences in children may predict risk for mental illness.
Older adults who sleep short or long experienced greater cognitive decline than those who sleep a moderate amount, even when the effects of early Alzheimer’s disease were taken into account, according to a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine.
Research from the lab of Rajan Chakrabarty at the McKelvey School of Engineering connects environmental injustice to the spread of COVID-19 in communities with high minority populations.
Medical imaging scientist Samuel Achilefu and child psychiatrist Joan L. Luby, MD, both of Washington University School of Medicine, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in health and medicine.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have discovered that an FDA-approved drug acts on support cells in the central nervous system to encourage sensory neurons to regrow after injury.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have identified circuitry in the brain that appears to link pain to negative emotional states. The findings, published in Nature Neuroscience, could lead to new treatments.