New research conducted by Theresa Gildner, assistant professor of archaeology in Arts & Sciences, suggests that parasitic disease was likely widespread in New England during 19th century, even in remote rural areas and in wealthy households.
Washington University in St. Louis announced details of its plan to adopt recommendations made in a recent Public Safety Committee report.
The charge was ambitious. Conditions were complicated. The results have been transformative. Here’s how the Lewis Collaborative reinvented a century-old University City landmark.
Elliot Elson, of Washington University School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Election to the academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a U.S. scientist or engineer.
This week, Class Acts celebrates three leaders in research — Churchill Scholar Jessika Baral, Spencer T. Olin Fellow Chelsey Carter and U.S Army veteran Alex Reiter.
Washington University in St. Louis alumnus and emeritus trustee John Dains has made an $8 million commitment to support an undergraduate student success fund at his alma mater, announced Chancellor Andrew D. Martin. It dramatically increases funding available to help students with financial need cover emergency and educational enrichment expenses.
New research in mice has shown that some investigational Alzheimer’s therapies are more effective when paired with a treatment geared toward improving drainage of fluid and debris from the brain, according to a study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine.
The Women’s Society of Washington University announced the winners of the Harriet K. Switzer Leadership Award and the Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholarships during the group’s annual membership meeting April 20. The group honored Ida Early with a fund and a named event.
A first-of-its kind device that helps people disabled by stroke regain significant control over their arm and hand function by using their minds has received market authorization from the Food and Drug Administration. The system developed by Neurolutions Inc., a WashU startup, relied on innovative multidisciplinary research at the university.
People rarely have just one motivation to do something. New research from the lab of Todd Braver at Washington University in St. Louis suggests how, and where, they combine.
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