Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis plan to use a new imaging technique to get a better look at breast tumors and reduce unnecessary biopsies.
At the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting Dec. 7, a few faculty members were appointed, promoted or granted tenure, effective that day unless otherwise noted.
In studying a bacterium that causes disease in hospitalized people, researchers at the School of Medicine have figured out a key step in the transmission of antibiotic resistance from one bacterium to another. Their insight suggests a new strategy for stopping the spread of antibiotic resistance.
The overabundance of fast fashion — readily available, inexpensively made clothing – has created an environmental and social justice crisis, claims a new paper from an expert on environmental health at the Brown School.
A new study from the School of Medicine has found that decreased deep sleep is associated with early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.
The School of Medicine has received a $9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the life histories of breast and pancreatic cancers. The grant is part of the NIH’s Human Tumor Atlas Network, a large-scale effort to better understand tumors.
Federico Ardila, professor of mathematics at San Francisco State University, will deliver the Loeb Undergraduate Lecture in Mathematics, “Using geometry to move robots quickly,” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, in Brown Hall, Room 100, on the Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis.
The Black Rep will present the world premiere of the drama “Canfield Drive” in Edison Theatre Jan. 9. The play, some four years in the making, runs through Jan. 27 and explores how two powerful journalists from very different ideological perspectives grapple with the 2014 death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Fashion icon Gabriel Asfour, architect Georgina Huljich and artist David Humphrey are among the international array of cutting-edge visual thinkers who will visit Washington University in St. Louis as part of the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts’ spring Public Lecture Series.
Researchers at the School of Medicine — working with mice with sleep problems similar to those experienced by people with the genetic disease neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) — believe the animals will help shed light on insomnia linked to NF1 or other factors.