A research team that includes School of Medicine and pharmacy scientists has altered the chemical properties of fentanyl. The research holds promise for developing safer opioid drugs that still relieve pain.
Research from Quing Zhu’s lab at the McKelvey School of Engineering yields a novel method to use ultrasound to enhance machine learning’s ability to accurately diagnose — or rule out — ovarian cancer.
Fred Ssewamala and his research team here and in Uganda are creating and implementing poverty alleviation and public health interventions that are making a huge difference in the lives of children, families and communities in the African country.
Washington University engineers, scientists and physicians team up to advance imaging science and improve human health.
A new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine found that undergoing more frequent computed tomography (CT) scans was not associated with improved outcomes following lung cancer surgery.
Janet S. Lee, MD, a highly regarded physician-scientist in pulmonary and critical care medicine, has been chosen to lead the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the School of Medicine. Her appointment is effective Jan. 3.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have discovered a biomarker for a rare, deadly brain disease known as corticobasal degeneration (CBD). The biomarker could accelerate efforts to develop treatments for CBD.
A drug compound attacks hard-to-treat prostate cancer on several fronts, according to a School of Medicine study in mice and human cells. It triggers immune cells to attack, helps the immune cells penetrate the tumor and cuts off the tumor’s ability to burn testosterone as fuel.
Nancy Morrow-Howell, the Betty Bofinger Brown Distinguished Professor of Social Policy at the Brown School and director of the Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging in the Institute for Public Health, is the recipient of the 2022 Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Contributions to Health Aging from the Gerontological Society of America.
Washington University medical experts share how students, faculty and staff can stay healthy this holiday season. They note that masks not only slow the spread of COVID-19, but also can stop dangerous viruses such as the flu and RSV, which are currently raging throughout the St. Louis region.