Drug reduces risk of pneumonia in newborn mice

Drug reduces risk of pneumonia in newborn mice

Premature infants are at high risk of developing life-threatening lung infections, partly because their lungs are underdeveloped at birth. A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found, in mice, that an inhaled drug promotes the development of lung immunity and reduces the risk of pneumonia.
Parking team offers updates, reminders

Parking team offers updates, reminders

Parking & Transportation Services at Washington University in St. Louis is reminding the campus community of the latest changes to Metro bus routes; parking during high-volume events such as Parents and Family Weekend; and vehicle storage options in advance of the holidays. 
University partners for Grow Solar STL program

University partners for Grow Solar STL program

Washington University in St. Louis is partnering with area organizations to offer more affordable solar panel installation for homeowners in several St. Louis areas. Learn more during a “Solar Power Hour” Oct. 23 in Schnuck Pavilion.
Jill Biden, alumna Brittany Packnett headline ‘She Leads’ conference

Jill Biden, alumna Brittany Packnett headline ‘She Leads’ conference

Jill Biden (left), wife of former Vice President Joe Biden and a lifelong educator, will deliver the keynote address of “She Leads,” a two-day event organized by the Olin Fellowship featuring female leaders in technology, public service, medicine and other fields. Alumna Brittany Packnett’s talk Oct. 24 in Graham Chapel will kick off the conference.
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