Druley addresses childhood cancer at U.S. Capitol

Todd E. Druley, MD, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics, of genetics and of developmental biology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, represented pediatric cancer researchers in September at the U.S. Capitol in Washington for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Marcus Raichle

Washington People: Marcus Raichle

Marcus Raichle, MD, is a central figure in the history and science of brain imaging. He is noted for developing positron emission tomography (PET) techniques, explaining principles underlying functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and capturing some of the first snapshots of the brain at work.

Janetka wins American Chemical Society Award

James Janetka, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at Washington University School of Medicine, is this year’s St. Louis winner of the American Chemical Society Award.

Even light drinking increases risk of death

Analyzing data from more than 400,000 people, researchers at the School of Medicine have found that consuming one to two drinks four or more times per week — an amount deemed healthy by current guidelines — increases the risk of premature death by 20 percent.
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Udey named co-director of Physician Scientist Training Program

Mark C. Udey, MD, PhD, has been named co-director of the Oliver Langenberg Physician Scientist Training Program in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The program supports research-oriented careers in academic medicine for MD/PhDs.
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