Families with long, healthy life spans focus of $68 million grant

Families with long, healthy life spans focus of $68 million grant

With the help of a grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers at the School of Medicine are leading the Long Life Family Study, which includes several generations of families with unusual concentrations of long-lived individuals. The goal is to uncover genetic factors that play roles in long life spans.
Medical students celebrate their teachers, mentors

Medical students celebrate their teachers, mentors

Washington University School of Medicine students recently honored faculty and residents with Distinguished Service Teaching Awards for the 2018-19 academic year. The awards, which were first given in 1991, reflect the students’ appreciation for dedication, patience and skill in training future physicians.

Big Ideas competition open

The School of Medicine’s Institute for Informatics and BJC Healthcare’s Healthcare Innovation Lab are again holding the Big Ideas competition. Letters of intent are due Dec. 13.
Kendall named director of allergy and immunology division

Kendall named director of allergy and immunology division

Peggy Kendall, MD, has been named director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She joined the university from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
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