Ying (Maggie) Chen, MD, PhD, at the School of Medicine, has received a match grant of $30,000 from the Center for Drug Discovery at Washington University. The grant will help fund proof of concept and related research directed toward targeting a novel receptor to treat uromodulin-associated chronic kidney disease.
Researchers at the School of Medicine have received a $5.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate immune responses to a cancer-causing virus after organ transplantation in children.
Natalie M. Niemi, an assistant professor at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research on mitchondrial function.
Researchers at the School of Medicine have identified a key step in the development of destructive tau tangles in the brain. The discovery could lead to new approaches to treating a group of neurodegenerative diseases known as tauopathies, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Multi-omics leverages the power of several different “omics” data types at once to build a detailed picture of factors that contribute to human health and disease. Under a $19.2 million grant award, Gary Patti, in Arts & Sciences, and Ting Wang, at the School of Medicine, will manage a new hub for multi-omics analyses at Washington University.
Six Washington University in St. Louis faculty members are being honored by the Academy of Science – St. Louis for their outstanding contributions to the field. They will be recognized at an awards dinner Sept. 20 at the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Vikas R. Dharnidharka, MD, a professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been installed as the Alexis F. Hartmann Sr., MD, Professor of Pediatrics. He was installed in August on the Medical Campus.
Lindsay Clukies, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics, and Mariam Malik, MD, an assistant professor of radiology, have been named the 2023-25 Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellows at the School of Medicine.
Wayne Yokoyama, MD, director of the Division of Physician-Scientists at the School of Medicine, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to support early-career physicians interested in pursuing research in infectious diseases and immunology.
Jaebok Choi, PhD, and Russell Pachynski, MD, both of the School of Medicine, have received Research Scholar Grants from the American Cancer Society to support their research in oncology. Both investigators are research members of Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the School of Medicine.
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