At the end of high school, twins Akhil and Rohith Kesaraju were ready to go their own ways. Then they visited Washington University, and everything changed. Now, preparing to graduate, the Kesaraju twins have grown both apart and together on parallel paths of service and research.
Data scientists from Olin Business School have developed a powerful machine learning tool that can immediately take aim at the country’s decadeslong opioid epidemic.
Research led by the School of Medicine has demonstrated that analyzing synthetic data generated from real COVID-19 patients accurately replicates the results of the same analyses conducted on the real patient data. The school has been a national leader in deploying and evaluating technology for the production of synthetic data, which is key for data-sharing collaborations.
WashU infectious diseases doctors and engineers have worked with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and other cultural institutions on how to safely reopen and continue performances following the COVID-19 pandemic global shutdown in 2020.
Scanning the brains of newborns, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that maternal exposure to poverty and crime can influence the structure and function of young brains even before babies make their entrances into the world.
The International Center for Child Health and Development at the Brown School has received a five-year $5 million Launching Future Leaders in Global Health training grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Washington University is expanding access to MO/Notify, a smartphone system that privately sends pop-up alerts to users in Missouri when they have spent time near someone who later tests positive for COVID-19.
Fathers older than age 34 were more open to having their child vaccinated against COVID-19, while younger Black and white mothers were the least open to it, finds a new survey of Medicaid recipients from the Brown School.
Countries in sub-Saharan Africa have experienced considerable political and social instability. They also have the highest rates of HIV/AIDS and malaria globally, resulting in a myriad of physical and cognitive consequences for young people. The burden of mental health problems among children and adolescents in Africa is significant, and the treatment gap in mental health […]
A survey of health-care providers reveals challenges communicating and sharing information about COVID-19 with patients whose primary language in not English.