Ross Brownson, the Bernard Becker Professor and director of the Prevention Research Center at the Brown School, has been awarded a $2.9 million grant from National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute for a five-year project aimed at promoting physical activity in rural communities.
An experiment designed by an engineering team at Washington University in St. Louis soon will be performed in space. The experiment, called Flame Design, was on board a SpaceX Dragon rocket that launched into orbit June 3.
Eggs significantly increased growth and reduced stunting by 47 percent in young children, finds a new study from a leading expert on child nutrition at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. This was a much greater effect than had been shown in previous studies.
Researchers from the School of Medicine have found that the immune system may be triggered to treat atherosclerosis and possibly other metabolic conditions, including fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes.
The National Institutes of Health awarded a biomedical engineer at Washington University in St. Louis a 4-year, $1.7 million grant to attempt to develop a new way to image airflow in lungs. The research could someday make diagnoses of lung disease easier and more cost-effective.
Washington University in St. Louis is one of 24 schools selected to receive $1 million grants as part of a new HHMI initiative to help colleges and universities foster success in science for all students, especially undergraduates who enter four-year institutions via nontraditional pathways.
On behalf of Washington University, Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton issued a statement regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Change Accord.
A new study by anesthesiologists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of Michigan Medical School sheds new light on the drug ketamine.
A team of biomedical engineers at Washington University in St. Louis recently completed a study offering profound implications for how sensory information may be encoded in the brain.
Philanthropists Anne and John McDonnell became the 18th couple awarded the annual Jane and Whitney Harris St. Louis Community Service Award, which honors a St. Louis husband-and-wife team who contributed in an outstanding manner to the civic and cultural well-being of the region.