Rajendra Apte, MD, PhD, the Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor in the John F. Hardesty, MD, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the School of Medicine, has received a $300,000 Research to Prevent Blindness/American Macular Degeneration Foundation Catalyst Award.
The Association for Psychological Science has recognized three members of the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis — Calvin Lai and Renee Thompson as fellows and Jessie Sun as a “Rising Star.”
About 40 engineering and occupational therapy students collaborated during Washington University in St. Louis’ inaugural Assistive Tech Make-A-Thon, designing products for St. Louisans with mobility and other physical challenges.
The Office of Technology Management at Washington University in St. Louis recently celebrated a milestone of 100 university startups.
Chao Zhou, a professor of biomedical engineering in the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has been awarded an up to $20 million contract from the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health to improve optical coherence tomography systems that can conduct high-resolution imaging of the eyes.
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2024 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science from Northwestern University.
Two Washington University professors — Julie Bugg and Leonard Green — have been named fellows of the Society of Experimental Psychologists.
School of Medicine scientists have discovered a brain structure that allows fluid waste to leave the brain. The researchers think these structures, and the cells and molecules positioned around them, may help lead to new therapies for neuroinflammatory diseases.
The School of Medicine has received a $7.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support a radiation oncology center that will aim to understand the biologic effects of radiation therapy in cancer treatment. Julie K. Schwarz, MD, PhD, and Clifford G. Robinson, MD, will lead the center.
Inconsistent Medicaid enrollment was found to be associated with higher risk of death in pediatric cancer patients, according to a new study from the Brown School.