Research in the labs of Nate Huebsch and Guy Genin at the McKelvey School of Engineering creates software to enable experiments for learning how electrical and mechanical heart functions relate. Their study is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Jaebok Choi, PhD, and Russell Pachynski, MD, both of the School of Medicine, have received Research Scholar Grants from the American Cancer Society to support their research in oncology. Both investigators are research members of Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the School of Medicine.
Crustaceans, insects and mushrooms are rich sources of the dietary fiber chitin, which activates the immune system and benefits metabolism, according to a new study, in mice, led by researchers at the School of Medicine.
Led by principal investigator David Mutch, MD, researchers at the School of Medicine have received a prestigious Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant in endometrial cancer from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Gaya Amarasinghe, the Alumni Endowed Professor of pathology and immunology at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $16.8 million grant renewal from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for Ebola virus research.
Neuroscientist Steven Mennerick, the John P. Feighner Professor of Neuropsychopharmacology at the School of Medicine, has been named director and associate dean of the Roy and Diana Vagelos Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences.
Researchers led by the School of Medicine’s Linda J. Richards published a study describing some of the earliest events in brain development. The findings lay the groundwork for understanding the roots of brain conditions such as epilepsy, autism and intellectual disability.
“The Golden Bachelor,” this fall on ABC, has the potential to help normalize the desire for love at any age, with a few caveats, said a Washington University expert on productive engagement of older adults.
Thomas M. Maddox, MD, a professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, has been invited to become an active participant of the National Academy of Medicine’s Digital Health Action Collaborative Stakeholder Network.
Fewer than half of people worldwide who have already had one heart attack or stroke take daily aspirin to prevent a second one, according to a new study led by researchers at the School of Medicine. Increasing daily aspirin use in such patients could reduce cardiovascular deaths.