Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have developed an approach to estimating when a person who is likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, but has no cognitive symptoms, will start showing signs of Alzheimer’s dementia.
As many School of Medicine employees are now required to wear red, black and gray scrubs, the Operations & Facilities Management Department, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability and MedNik Riverbend Textiles, is hosting a scrubs collection until Oct. 10.
Shiming Chen, professor of ophthalmology at the School of Medicine, has received a 2021 Stein Innovation Award from Research to Prevent Blindness.
Daniel Mamah, MD, associate professor of psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine, has received the 2021 Dr. John M. Anderson Excellence in Mental Health Award from the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund, in partnership with The St. Louis American Foundation.
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, at Washington University School of Medicine, is a recipient of this year’s Balzan Prize for his role in founding the field of human gut microbiome research and revolutionizing the understanding of gut microbes and their roles in human health and disease.
Andrew Yoo, associate professor of developmental biology at the School of Medicine, has received two research grants for work on Alzheimer’s disease and neurodegenerative pathways.
Carmen R. Bergom, MD, PhD, associate professor of radiation oncology at Washington University School of Medicine, has been elected to a three-year term as a councilor-at-large for the Radiation Research Society.
Allen Sclaroff, DDS, professor of clinical otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine, died Aug. 18 in St. Louis, following complications of multiple myeloma. He was 75.
Biomedical engineer Hong Chen at the McKelvey School of Engineering will use a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to find noninvasive tools to treat the brain.
Melissa Rockwell-Hopkins, whose position has her overseeing more than $1 billion in construction projects at the School of Medicine, has been named the school’s associate vice chancellor for operations and facilities management.
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