Medical imaging scientist Samuel Achilefu and child psychiatrist Joan L. Luby, MD, both of Washington University School of Medicine, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in health and medicine.
Marco Colonna, the Robert Rock Belliveau Professor of Pathology and Immunology at the School of Medicine, received a four-year $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a one-year $1.6 million grant from the National Institute On Aging of the NIH.
Scott J. Hultgren, the Helen L Stoever Professor of molecular microbiology at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $2.4 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have figured out how respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) undermines the body’s defenses, a step toward understanding why the virus is capable of causing serious illness in vulnerable populations.
School of Medicine scientists have developed a compound that prevents SARS-CoV-2 and related coronaviruses from entering cells. The researchers are collaborating with the NIH to test the compound in animal models of COVID-19.
Matthew A. Cruz, a predoctoral scholar in biochemistry and molecular biophysics and in the laboratory of Gregory Bowman at the School of Medicine, received a three-year $95,910 fellowship award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
As artificial intelligence becomes more incorporated into the medical field, rigorous evaluation of these methods is needed before they are introduced into clinical practice, a team led by Washington University researchers Abhinav Jha and Barry Siegel, MD, proposed.
The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded James Fitzpatrick a $600,000 grant to purchase a cutting-edge optical microscope for the Washington University Center for Cellular Imaging, expanding super-resolution imaging to a broader range of wavelengths.
Jhullian Jamille Alston, a predoctoral trainee in biochemistry and molecular biophysics and in the laboratories of Alex Holehouse and Andrea Soranno at the School of Medicine, received a predoctoral-to-postdoctoral fellow transition award from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Four researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have been awarded “high-risk, high-reward” grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant program aims to inspire scientific discovery by providing support for highly innovative research. The grant recipients are (from left) Linda J. Richards; Brian J. Laidlaw, Anthony W. Orvedahl and Leonid Shmuylovich.