Researchers at the School of Medicine have received a $5.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate immune responses to a cancer-causing virus after organ transplantation in children.
Researchers at the School of Medicine have identified a key step in the development of destructive tau tangles in the brain. The discovery could lead to new approaches to treating a group of neurodegenerative diseases known as tauopathies, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Multi-omics leverages the power of several different “omics” data types at once to build a detailed picture of factors that contribute to human health and disease. Under a $19.2 million grant award, Gary Patti, in Arts & Sciences, and Ting Wang, at the School of Medicine, will manage a new hub for multi-omics analyses at Washington University.
Teddy Bader, MD ’80, explains the best scientific evidence for any treatment — the randomized controlled trial.
Michelle Smirnova, AB ’06, argues that the ongoing opioid drug epidemic is the result of an endless cycle in which suffering is medicalized and drug use is criminalized.
Vikas R. Dharnidharka, MD, a professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been installed as the Alexis F. Hartmann Sr., MD, Professor of Pediatrics. He was installed in August on the Medical Campus.
Responding to complex health inequities in communities requires collaborative partnerships, according to a study from the Brown School.
Lindsay Clukies, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics, and Mariam Malik, MD, an assistant professor of radiology, have been named the 2023-25 Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellows at the School of Medicine.
Wayne Yokoyama, MD, director of the Division of Physician-Scientists at the School of Medicine, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to support early-career physicians interested in pursuing research in infectious diseases and immunology.
Fred Ssewamala, the William E. Gordon Distinguished Professor, and Byron Powell, co-director of the Center for Mental Health Services Research, both at the Brown School, have won a five-year $3.5 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH, for a new study in Uganda.