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Cutting NIH budget could cripple drug development

New research indicates that more than 90 percent of the newest and most widely prescribed drugs on the market needed National Institute of Health (NIH) funding early in their development. The researchers believe proposed cuts to the NIH budget could cripple future development of new, life-saving drugs.

New orthopedic clinic opens

Washington University Orthopedics has opened a new clinic at Progress West Hospital in O’Fallon, Mo. Physicians at the new location will offer diagnosis and treatment for general orthopedics, with a focus on pediatric patients.

Carter named National Academy of Medicine fellow

Ebony B. Carter, MD, of the School of Medicine, has been selected as the 2017-19 Norman F. Gant/American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellow at the National Academy of Medicine.
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