Given the increased interest in sports and exercise around the Olympics underway in Tokyo, events such as the Summer Games represent an unrealized opportunity to improve global health, finds a new paper from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Faculty, staff and students at Washington University will now be able to use a COVID-19 exposure notification system through their smartphones. The university is piloting the system, called MO/Notify, launched with approval from the state of Missouri.
Washington University’s Meredith Jackrel and Jai Rudra and are researching nanofiber materials that will eliminate the need for vaccine adjuvants.
A new study from the School of Medicine shows that a type of “good cholesterol” called HDL3, when produced in the intestine, protects the liver from inflammation and injury.
New evidence supports the integration of physical activity promotion strategies as a key part of the action plan for achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, finds a new study led by Brown School researchers.
Adolescents and young adults living in rural versus metropolitan U.S. counties and those living farther from the hospital where they were diagnosed generally have worse outcomes than those living in metropolitan counties and closer to the reporting hospital, finds a new study from the Brown School.
Brazilian immunologist José Luís Fachi will join the laboratory of Marco Colonna, MD, the Robert Rock Belliveau, MD, Professor of Pathology at the School of Medicine, as a Pew Latin American Fellow in Biomedical Sciences. Fachi plans to study how metabolites produced by healthy gut bacteria promote intestinal immunity.
The Setton lab leads an interdisciplinary team researching potential treatments for intervertebral disc disease.
Research from the McKelvey School of Engineering highlights the interaction between MRI and focused ultrasound with microbubbles.
The stay-at-home orders during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 led to a decrease in children’s physical activity and in increase in screen time, finds two new studies from the Brown School.