Washington University is partnering with the St. Louis Integrated Health Network on a five-year $3.8 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The funding aims to help improve health, prevent chronic diseases and reduce health disparities.
Washington University and St. Jude research groups have uncovered the rules for organization of cellular condensates implicated in ALS.
Red colobus monkeys are the most threatened group of African monkeys. With a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a Washington University team will model viral transmission dynamics among red colobus monkeys and their human neighbors near Kibale National Park, Uganda.
Anesthesiologist Justin G. Knittel, MD, at the School of Medicine, volunteers for the nonprofit organization Doctors Collaborating to Help Children. The medical team provides care for Ukrainian children with burn injuries, and the need has grown since Russia’s invasion.
A study in Nature Cardiovascular Research by researchers at the School of Medicine explores a new, noninvasive imaging technique that helps scientists visualize immune cells in the human heart.
A new study led by Gautam Dantas, at the School of Medicine, shows that the concerns of increasing antibiotic resistance have merit but that the long-term benefits may outweigh the short-term risks. The findings were published Oct. 19 in The Lancet Microbe.
Washington University has launched the AI for Health Institute to design data-driven tools to characterize complex diseases, support clinical decisions and drive precision health. The institute was introduced at the AI & Digital Health Summit, held Oct. 18-19 at the university.
Shripad Bhagwat, a drug development expert with decades of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, has been named the inaugural senior director of the university’s Needleman Program for Innovation and Commercialization.
Researchers at the School of Medicine have received a prestigious grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support research and clinical trials aimed at improving therapies for pancreatic cancer.
The university’s Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law announced the appointment of a new faculty co-director from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Richard Cote, MD, the Edward Mallinckrodt Professor of Pathology.