Siteman Cancer Center, based at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the School of Medicine, has earned a prestigious Merit Extension Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), recognizing continued excellence in cancer care, research, training, prevention and community outreach.
Washington University School of Medicine’s Alpha Omega Alpha chapter has chosen 24 faculty members, alumni and house officers-in-training to be new members of the medical honor society.
Research from mechanical engineers Ruth Okamoto and Philip Bayly at the McKelvey School of Engineering finds that the brain’s vulnerability to head motion depends on the direction and frequency, not just impact strength.
Brown School students Kate Gershwin and Will Hutson have been named to the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health “This is Public Health” ambassador cohort.
Adina Talve-Goodman, AB ’09, was born with a congenital heart condition and survived multiple operations over the course of her childhood, including a heart transplant at age nineteen. In these seven essays, she tells the story of her chronic illness and her youthful search for love and meaning, never forgetting that her adult life is […]
People with Down syndrome are at very high risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. A project led by Jason Hassenstab, at the School of Medicine, aims to develop tools to measure cognitive function in people with Down syndrome-associated Alzheimer’s disease.
Members of minoritized racial or ethnic groups and people who live in less affluent neighborhoods are less likely than others to receive specialized care for dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, a new study from the School of Medicine indicates.
A new study by researchers at the Prevention Research Center and colleagues surveyed public health departments in the U.S. to understand current health equity-related work practices and identify ways to bolster equity-focused work in chronic disease prevention and control efforts.
Philip R.O. Payne, at the School of Medicine, has joined the steering committee of a National Academy of Medicine working group to draft a code of conduct for artificial intelligence in health, medical care and health research.
Scientists at Washington University have developed a breath test that quickly identifies those who are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. The device requires only one or two breaths and provides results in less than a minute.