Neurologist Yo-El Ju, MD, a physician-scientist whose discoveries have illuminated the complex relationship between sleep and neurodegenerative disease, has been named an inaugural Barbara Burton and Reuben M. Morriss III Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
GatewaySeq, a genetic test that identifies cancer mutations in solid tumors and that was developed by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been approved for reimbursement by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Lund University in Sweden showed that a blood test is as good at identifying people in early stages of the disease as cerebrospinal fluid tests approved by the Food and Drug Administration for Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
Tafelmusik, “one of the world’s top Baroque orchestras” (Gramophone magazine), and “perpetually fabulous” (Boston Globe) violinist Aisslinn Nosky, will present “Passions Revealed,” a program exploring Baroque music’s potential to stir the soul, March 3 as part of the Great Artists Series at Washington University in St. Louis.
The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences will present William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” in Edison Theatre Feb. 23 to March 3.
A team of Olin Business School professors, students and staff helped four local entrepreneurs win 2023 Arch Grants. With this year’s competition underway, they are again providing applicants with valuable feedback. The deadline to submit application materials for review is March 3.
Rice feeds the world, but a look-alike weed can outcompete the crop. A study led by biologist Ken Olsen in Arts & Sciences shows how weedy rice gets its edge in tropical regions of the world.
Physicians at Siteman Cancer Center, based at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, will be among the first in the nation to administer a new cell-based immunotherapy to eligible patients with melanoma.
Kahlil Robert Irving (MFA ’17) will present “Archaeology of the Present,” a 2,000-square-foot installation exploring our relationship to the city street, at Washington University’s Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum beginning Feb. 23.
Researchers at Olin Business School used a machine-learning model to test a better system for sharing medical supplies such as ventilators across the country in an emergency. Their work was published in the journal Annals of Operations Research.
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