The Becker Medical Library has begun The Next Century Photovoice Project. Medical Center workers or students are invited to share photos showing what inspires them about the center.
Brian P. Hackett, MD, PhD, a professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the Philip R. Dodge, MD, Scholar in Pediatrics.
A study led by researchers at the School of Medicine find that, even in this internet age, explicit efforts must be made to increase engagement among under-represented groups or current health-care disparities may persist.
The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Martha Bagnall, PhD, an assistant professor of neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, a Pew scholar in biomedical sciences. Bagnall is one of 22 exceptional early-career scientists in the biomedical sciences to receive the honor.
New research from the School of Medicine sheds light on what’s going on inside our heads as we decide whether to take a risk or play it safe.
Alexandra Keane, who this fall will begin her second year as a medical student at the School of Medicine, is among 50 recipients of a $5,000 summer research fellowship from the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society.
Jessie L. Ternberg, PhD, MD, a professor emerita of surgery and surgery in pediatrics, died July 9, 2016, of natural causes while on vacation in Zermatt, Switzerland. She was the first female surgical resident at Barnes Hospital and served for decades at the School of Medicine and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Ternberg, of Creve Coeur, was 92.
A detailed new map by researchers at the School of Medicine lays out the landscape of the cerebral cortex – the outermost layer of the brain and the dominant structure involved in sensory perception and attention, as well as distinctly human functions such as language, tool use and abstract thinking.
School of Medicine researchers have found how sensory nerve cells work together to transmit itch signals from the skin to the spinal cord, where neurons then carry those signals to the brain. Their discovery may help scientists find more effective ways to make itching stop.
Audrey R. Odom, MD, PhD, a noted malaria researcher at the Washington University School of Medicine, has received a five-year, $500,000 award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to further her research into the parasitic disease.