An award from Wellcome Leap will support Michelle Oyen’s study of fetal growth restriction during gestational development. The program aims to reduce stillbirth rates by half.
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine are joining a national network, supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to map the intricacies of the brain, with a goal of deepening knowledge of how the brain works and generating new insights into how the brain functions in healthy people — and how it malfunctions in Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism and numerous other conditions.
A comprehensive analysis of federal data by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine shows people who have had COVID-19 are at an elevated risk of developing neurological conditions within the first year after infection.
People who lived in neighborhoods with ready access to civic and social organizations displayed higher cognitive scores than those who lived in neighborhoods with no immediate access to such organizations, finds a new study by researchers at Washington University in St. Louis and University of Michigan.
An international phase 3 clinical trial for a drug developed to treat a rare, inherited form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) showed that it reduced molecular signs of the fatal disease, but at six months did not improve motor control and muscle strength, according to Washington University School of Medicine researchers.
A discovery in the lab of Amit Pathak at the McKelvey School of Engineering connects mechanobiology to nuclear condensates in healthy cells.
Siteman Cancer Center and the University of Missouri will collaborate on cancer research, with the aim to improve care throughout Missouri.
Washington University School of Medicine’s Jeffrey Gordon, MD, has received the inaugural David and Beatrix Hamburg Award for Advances in Biomedical Research and Clinical Medicine from the National Academy of Medicine. Gordon is regarded as the father of the field of microbiome research.
St. Louis CITY Soccer Club has chosen physicians with Washington University Orthopedics as the club’s official team doctors and BJC HealthCare as medical services provider.
Research from a multi-institutional team, including Randall Martin at the McKelvey School of Engineering, estimated sugarcane fires in South Florida produce harmful emissions in quantities on par with vehicles — and play a role in the region’s mortality rates.