Peter M. Burgers, at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $3.5 million renewal grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research titled “Mechanisms of DNA replication and maintenance in eukaryotes.”
A multidisciplinary team at Washington University led by Hong Chen has developed a new brain stimulation technique using focused ultrasound that is able to turn specific types of neurons in the brain on and off and precisely control motor activity without surgical device implantation.
New research from Washington University School of Medicine has found that postponing lung cancer surgery for more than 12 weeks from the date of diagnosis with a CT scan is associated with a higher risk of recurrence and death.
Despite the pandemic, Washington University researchers collaborating with international colleagues continue to innovate and move their research forward.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and Stanford University have found that normal exposure to light can drive the formation and growth of optic nerve tumors in mice — and maybe people — with a genetic predisposition. Such tumors can lead to vision loss.
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine suggests that, among men, low testosterone levels in the blood are linked to more severe COVID-19.
Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine, has been named vice president of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, a medical honor society that advances research by physician-scientists.
Months after recovering from mild cases of COVID-19, people still have immune cells in their body pumping out antibodies against the virus that causes COVID-19, according to a study from researchers at Washington University School of Medicine.
Jennie H. Kwon, DO, assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, has been named the vice chair for the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Research Committee.
Eating a Western diet impairs the gut’s immune system in ways that could increase risk of infection and inflammatory bowel disease, according to a study from the Washington University School of Medicine and Cleveland Clinic.