Shiming Chen, professor of ophthalmology at the School of Medicine, has received a 2021 Stein Innovation Award from Research to Prevent Blindness.
Allen Sclaroff, DDS, professor of clinical otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine, died Aug. 18 in St. Louis, following complications of multiple myeloma. He was 75.
Biomedical engineer Hong Chen at the McKelvey School of Engineering will use a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to find noninvasive tools to treat the brain.
Washington University School of Medicine will serve as the data and administrative coordinating center for a national effort to investigate how variations in the human genome sequence affect how the genome functions. Such information is critical for understanding human health and diseases.
Janice L. Robertson, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at the School of Medicine, received a four-year $1.39 million renewal grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her research titled “Driving forces of membrane protein assembly in membranes.”
With a goal of developing rheumatoid arthritis therapies with minimal side effects, School of Medicine researchers have genetically engineered cells that, when implanted in mice, will deliver a biologic drug in response to inflammation.
Bo Zhang, at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $1.89 million Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a research project involving the human genome.
Research from the lab of Jonathan Silva at the McKelvey School of Engineering leveraged computational models to analyze 70 years of arrhythmia-related data.
Nearly 90% of people taking immunosuppressants to treat autoimmune conditions produce an antibody response to COVID-19 vaccination, but the response is weaker than those generated by healthy people, according to a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine.
Deborah Veis, MD, PhD, professor of medicine in the Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases at the School of Medicine, has been appointed the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research Plus. Her five-year term begins Sept. 1.