The School of Medicine’s eastern border will look strikingly different in 2023, when the 11-story neuroscience research building is complete. At this point, more than 106 drilled concrete piers have been poured, and the interior columns and floor in the basement’s western half are complete.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced two research groups led by Washington University in St. Louis faculty were named Frontiers of Imaging grantees.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine, working in mice, have found that a molecule previously linked to diabetes, cancer and muscle atrophy also seems to be involved in the development of osteoarthritis. It may offer a useful treatment target.
David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor at Washington University School of Medicine, is a recipient of the 2020 Neuro-oncology Scientific Award from the American Academy of Neurology. The award recognizes singular scientific achievement that has advanced the field of neuro-oncology.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a five-year $3.2 million grant to study the genetic basis of the musculoskeletal disorder scoliosis, and particularly how it affects African Americans and other underrepresented minorities.
Seven faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis are among 489 new fellows selected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society.
Washington University’s Mentored Training for Dissemination and Implementation Research in Cancer program, the first of its kind in cancer prevention and control, has resulted in an uptick in skills, grants, publications, networking and even some practice changes.
School of Medicine researchers have received a grant allowing them to offer 50,000 saliva tests for the SARS-CoV-2 virus to students, teachers and staff in the six special education schools operated by the Special School District of St. Louis County.
School of Medicine scientists have identified a molecule that protects mice from brain infections caused by Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, a mosquito-borne virus notorious for causing fast-spreading, deadly outbreaks in Mexico, Central America and northern South America.
Barry A. Siegel, MD, professor of radiology and of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Gold Medal Award from the American College of Radiology for his more than 40 years of leadership in the nuclear medicine community.