Jennifer Gartley, a professional flutist who has performed with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, serves as programming and public outreach director for the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences. It’s just one of the notes she plays at Washington University.
New research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis sheds light on how the superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is introduced into households and how it can spread among family members.
A new book from Washington University in St. Louis cultural anthropologist Rebecca Lester explores eating disorders — a topic that impacts and kills almost as many people in the United States as the opioid crisis yet receives a fraction of the sympathy, support or funding.
A new School of Medicine study reveals details about how gut microbes interact with norovirus infection in the mouse gut. The research opens up new ways of thinking about potential therapies for this intestinal infection.
School of Medicine researchers have received an $11.5 million grant to lead a multicenter effort to understand how brain development in babies with Down syndrome differs from that in other babies. The effort will provide a foundation that may lead to therapies to counter developmental delays in children with the condition.
With a $1 million grant from NASA, the McKelvey School of Engineering’s Randall Martin is combining satellite data with measurements on the ground to better understand the pollution that makes us ill.
Senior Sean Dunnsue is leading the Men’s Project at Washington University, one of a growing number of student groups across the country that is examining concepts of masculinity.
The Parking & Transportation Services team at Washington University in St. Louis and the Washington University Police Department are informing the campus community about the Motorist Assist Program and reminding faculty, staff and students about vehicle storage options during breaks.
Scientists at the School of Medicine and Harvard have revealed the first detailed look at the inner structure of cilia. Cilia perform diverse tasks required to keep the body healthy, but when these whiplike appendages on cells malfunction, the consequences can be devastating.
Is music universal? To answer that question, Christopher Lucas, assistant professor of political science, worked with colleagues from Princeton and Harvard to analyze music from 315 societies from across the planet. Their findings are published in the Nov. 21 issue of Science.