New School of Medicine research shows that international travelers often return home with new bacterial strains jostling for position within the gut microbiome. Such travel is contributing to the rapid global increase and spread of antimicrobial resistance.
Washington University investigators now have access to a new research tool that allows them to conduct clinical studies using synthetic patient data. Synthetic data produced by the new tool, called MDClone, accurately mimics real patient data without the privacy concerns.
“If vaccines or negative COVID-19 tests are required for attendees, 100% attendance is safe,” says the Washington University in St. Louis mathematician who helped derive the model used for fan-attendance risk analysis across many of America’s sports venues. “Without requiring vaccinations or testing, it’s not.”
Despite the pandemic, Washington University researchers collaborating with international colleagues continue to innovate and move their research forward.
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.
Matthew Kreuter, the Kahn Family Professor of Public Health at the Brown School, has received $1.9 million in grants to help increase COVID-19 vaccinations among the Black community in St. Louis City and County.
The School of Medicine has joined the All of Us Research Program, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) initiative that seeks to recruit 1 million volunteers to build a detailed biomedical data resource that reflects the breadth and diversity of the U.S. population.
A new system developed in the lab of Zhen (Jason) He uses bacteria to filter wastewater while creating electricity.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s proposed ban on menthol flavored cigarettes and all flavored cigars could be particularly beneficial for Black and young people, says an expert on tobacco control at Washington University in St. Louis.
David D. Limbrick, MD, PhD, the T. S. Park, MD, Professor of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the School of Medicine, has been appointed to the St. Louis Regional Health Commission as the representative from the School of Medicine.