The School of Medicine has joined with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals in a collaborative research partnership aimed at pursuing new therapies for patients with complex medical conditions, especially rare diseases that may have few or no treatment options. The global pharmaceutical company will fund up to $10 million over five years.
William Yeoh, of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, is designing algorithms to run the smart homes of the future – and he’s making sure they won’t bother us too much.
By looking into the brains of locusts, researchers in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis have determined how one smell can affect another, and how a locust can recognize a smell even though its brain activity looks different depending on the context.
Amit Pathak, a mechanical engineer at Washington University in St. Louis who specializes in mechanobiology, plans to take a closer look at various aspects of cell group behavior — and their implications for diseases such as cancer — with a prestigious five-year, $1.9 million grant for early-stage investigators from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine are leading a national, multicenter study exploring whether testosterone plus exercise can restore physical abilities in elderly women who have broken a hip. The study is funded with a $15.6 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant.
United Way of Greater St. Louis has named Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton as a co-chair of its 2018 community campaign. He will serve alongside co-chair Jeff Fox, chairman and CEO of Harbour Group, for the annual fundraiser.
Eligible individuals can now purchase permits for the Occasional Parking Program or Bearly Drivers Carpool for the 2018-19 academic year. Updates also included on permit holds, a new Metrolink station and gate-arm technology in parking garages.
Biologists at Washington University in St. Louis have published a first-of-its-kind look at the physical characteristics of lizards that seem to make the difference between life and death in a hurricane, as reported July 25 in the journal Nature.
A team of international researchers led by engineers at Washington University has developed a way to use a light field to trigger a mechanical movement that will generate an acoustic wave.
We may not be able to change recent events in our lives, but how well we remember them plays a key role in how our brains model what’s happening in the present and predict what’s likely to occur in the future, finds new research in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.