Faculty, staff and students at Washington University will now be able to use a COVID-19 exposure notification system through their smartphones. The university is piloting the system, called MO/Notify, launched with approval from the state of Missouri.
A new study from the School of Medicine shows that a type of “good cholesterol” called HDL3, when produced in the intestine, protects the liver from inflammation and injury.
The Department of Cell Biology & Physiology at the School of Medicine has named Sheila Stewart, the Gerty Cori Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology, to the newly created position of vice chair.
Brazilian immunologist José Luís Fachi will join the laboratory of Marco Colonna, MD, the Robert Rock Belliveau, MD, Professor of Pathology at the School of Medicine, as a Pew Latin American Fellow in Biomedical Sciences. Fachi plans to study how metabolites produced by healthy gut bacteria promote intestinal immunity.
The Setton lab leads an interdisciplinary team researching potential treatments for intervertebral disc disease.
Research from the McKelvey School of Engineering highlights the interaction between MRI and focused ultrasound with microbubbles.
Julie O’Neal, assistant professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, received a $250,000 award from the International Myeloma Society. The award will be used to develop novel immunotherapy treatments for multiple myeloma, a common blood cancer.
A research team at Washington University School of Medicine has identified potential new treatment targets for Alzheimer’s disease, as well as existing drugs that have therapeutic potential against these targets.
The Division of Physician-Scientists at the School of Medicine has selected four physicians for its second class of Dean’s Scholars. The program provides up to two years of financial support and mentorship to aspiring, early-career physician-scientists, along with dedicated time for conducting laboratory research.
A multidisciplinary team led by McKelvey School of Engineering researchers will probe the dynamic brain cell mechanisms on which artificial intelligence is based with a nearly $4 million grant from the U.S. Army.
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