Washington University School of Medicine is part of a major international study aimed at identifying causes and effects of the early stages of schizophrenia in young people, with the goal of improving early diagnosis and treatment. Daniel Mamah, MD, is the lead investigator at the WashU site.
A new study co-authored by biologist Jonathan Myers in Arts & Sciences provides key insights into how and why tree populations migrate in response to climate change. The research was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Steven Lawrence, MD, an infectious disease specialist at the School of Medicine, explains how proper masking, along with vaccines and daily self-screening, help protect the WashU community. The university now recommends people wear isolation masks.
A survey of health-care providers reveals challenges communicating and sharing information about COVID-19 with patients whose primary language in not English.
A new analysis led by geophysicist Anne M. Hofmeister in Arts & Sciences provides an alternative to the mantle convection hypothesis. The study is published in a special paper of the Geological Society of America.
An investigational cancer drug that starves tumors of their energy supply also shows evidence of improving whole body metabolism, according to a new study in mice from Washington University School of Medicine.
For the first time, researchers can infer levels of nitrogen dioxide on scales as small as a square kilometer thanks to a new method developed in the lab of Randall Martin.
In cynical times, optimism gets a bad rap. But in her new book “Infrastructural Optimism,” Linda C. Samuels argues that optimism is not simply a reflexive emotional state, but a critical driver of public investment, societal progress and — perhaps — democracy itself.
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine shows that treatment with an immune-boosting protein called interleukin 7 (IL-7) in combination with radiation improves survival in mice with glioblastoma.
Researchers at the McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine at Washington University are launching the Women’s Health Technologies Initiative, which will focus on innovative therapies supporting female reproductive health.
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