Tuberculosis expert Jennifer Philips, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, has been named co-director of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Pioneering hematologist J. Evan Sadler, MD, PhD, a world-renowned expert in the study and treatment of blood clotting disorders and director of the Division of Hematology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died Thursday, Dec. 13, at his home in Clayton, Mo., following a brief illness. He was 67.
An international team of researchers, led by the School of Medicine, has found that a lone mutation in a single gene that causes an inherited form of frontotemporal dementia makes it harder for neurons in the brain to communicate with one another, leading to neurodegeneration.
Artificial intelligence has the potential to transform medicine. Two School of Medicine experts discuss how AI may change health care and what challenges need to be addressed before it can become part of routine care.
School of Medicine neuroscientist Valeria Cavalli studied mice neurons to learn how cells regrow after injury. Her findings could one day lead to better treatments for spinal cord injury.
A team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has been funded by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to study the root causes of neurodegenerative disorders.
With the help of a five-year, $6.3 million NIH grant, School of Medicine radiologist Robert J. Gropler, MD, aims to help PET technology reach its potential by expanding the community of PET researchers.
Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a new tool described as a “flight data recorder” for developing cells, illuminating the paths cells take as they progress from one type to another.
Tracy Spitznagle, professor at the School of Medicine, is a physical therapist who has evolved during her career into an advocate for women who have had difficult births, both in the U.S. and in Africa.
An abundance of high-sugar, high-salt foods in many American diets and obesity-related health problems such as diabetes are likely driving an increase in kidney disease cases, including in young adults, according to School of Medicine researchers.