nurses honored

2017 Excellence in Nursing Awards announced

Four School of Medicine nurses have received the 2017 Excellence in Nursing Award from St. Louis Magazine, and six others were finalists in the program. The awards honor local nurses who have made a difference in the lives of their patients and colleagues.
Bradley Schlaggar discusses a brain scan with a student

Washington People: Bradley Schlaggar

Bradley Schlaggar, MD, PhD, a pediatric neurologist, studies brain development at the School of Medicine. And he has a lot of empathy for patients and their families. A series of medical challenges his own family has endured in recent years deepened his understanding of what it means to be a doctor.

DiPersio honored by Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

John DiPersio, MD, PhD, the Virginia E. and Samuel J. Golman Endowed Professor of Oncology and director of the Division of Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a 2017 Legacy Leadership Award honoree by the Gateway Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Moron-Concepcion, Rodebaugh receive Brain & Behavior research grants

Washington University in St. Louis researchers Jose A. Moron-Concepcion and Thomas Rodebaugh are among 40 scholars selected to receive 2017 Independent Investigator grants from the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, one of the top nongovernmental funders of mental health research grants.

Antibiotic resistance circumvented in lab

As dangerous bacteria grow more savvy at evading antibiotics, researchers are seeking new ways to counterattack. Rather than design new drugs from scratch, some scientists are searching for ways to block the microbes’ evasive maneuvers. If resistance can be shut down, current drugs should remain effective. That concept is demonstrated in a new study from the School of Medicine.
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