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Dacey to be honored May 24 at Bishop Lecture

Ralph G. Dacey Jr., MD, will be the honoree and keynote speaker at the 62nd annual George H. Bishop Symposium in Experimental Neurology on Thursday, May 24. The symposium, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., will take place in Connor Auditorium in the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center on the Medical Campus.
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Blood type affects severity of diarrhea caused by E. coli

A new study from the School of Medicine shows that a kind of E. coli most associated with “travelers’ diarrhea” and children in underdeveloped areas of the world causes more severe disease in people with blood type A. The findings could lead to a vaccine that could potentially protect people with type A blood against the deadliest effects.

Take part in used shoe drive

Donate gently used shoes at collection spots on the Medical Campus by May 31. The Office of Sustainability and the School of Medicine Operations and Facilities Management Department is coordinating the effort with  Shoeman Water Projects. The nonprofit helps raise funds to provide clean water in developing countries.
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Bruchas named a neuroscience rising star

The Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences (MINS) at the University of Pennsylvania announced that Michael R. Bruchasis is the recipient of the inaugural Rising Star Award in neuroscience research. Bruchas is the Henry E. Mallinckrodt Professor in the departments of anesthesiology and neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Feibel honored with lectureship

Robert M. Feibel, MD, professor of clinical ophthalmology and visual sciences and director of the Center for History of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, recently was selected to present the 28th Snyder Lecture at the 31st annual meeting of the Cogan Ophthalmic History Society.

Gereau chosen for Pain Society fellowship

Robert W. Gereau IV, the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is one of 12 pain experts selected for the 2018-19 Mayday Pain & Society Fellowship.
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