The National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded researchers at Washington University School of Medicine a five-year $9.1 million grant to study resilience in older adults before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the pandemic’s cognitive and emotional effects on older adults.
The Great Artists Series presents intimate recitals with some of the world’s finest classical musicians. The 2022 series will feature soprano Angel Blue; piano duo Kirill Gerstein and Garrick Ohlsson; the Attacca Quartet; and pianist Seong-Jin Cho.
Chuan Wang’s lab at the McKelvey School of Engineering has developed a way to print stretchy LEDs on unconventional surfaces using an inkjet printer.
Merck Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to establish two endowed assistant professorships supporting early-career physician-scientists from populations that are historically underrepresented in medicine and biomedical sciences.
New Arts & Sciences research shows that voters are surprisingly objective in how they assess the economy. Voters will actually hold the president accountable for the state of the world, Andrew Reeves said.
Using a novel technology, the lab of Michael Vahey at the McKelvey School of Engineering uncovered shape-shifting properties of a common respiratory virus.
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has joined the NIH’s SenNet, a national research network focused on understanding senescent cells, an elusive but important cell type that plays key roles in the diseases of aging.
Ryan Calcutt and Ram Dixit in Arts & Sciences and their collaborators created the first artificial scaffolds that can support the growth of individual plant cells — a discovery that will make it possible to study how forces such as gravity affect the way that plant cells form and grow.
New research from Washington University suggests that psychotic-like experiences in children may predict risk for mental illness.
Older adults who sleep short or long experienced greater cognitive decline than those who sleep a moderate amount, even when the effects of early Alzheimer’s disease were taken into account, according to a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine.
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