The School of Medicine’s spring Art Show is now accepting submissions of artwork (paintings, sculpture, photography and more). Submissions are due by Jan. 12. The show will be held Jan. 16-Feb. 9 at the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center.
The Memory & Aging Project (MAP) is an ongoing research study at Washington University. Researchers are looking at the memory and thinking changes that occur as people age. Both healthy individuals and those with memory loss are sought to take part in tests that measure memory and thinking.
Radiation therapy often is used to treat cancer patients. Now, School of Medicine doctors have shown that radiation therapy — aimed directly at the heart — can be used to treat patients with a life-threatening heart rhythm.
The School of Medicine’s Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, has received the Sanofi-Institut Pasteur International Award for his role in founding and leading the field of gut microbiome research. The award recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions to biomedical research in fields that profoundly affect global public health.
When trying to help children lose weight, involving a parent in the treatment makes the entire family healthier, researchers at the School of Medicine have shown.
Nick Fisher, an administration expert who has 14 years of experience with academic clinical research and cancer center operations, has been named executive director of research and business administration at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have received a $3.9 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop bacteria that manufacture renewable biofuels — energy sources made from plants or microbes.
Research led by the School of Medicine has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to issue new treatment guidelines aimed at accelerating global elimination of lymphatic filariasis – a devastating tropical disease.
School of Medicine researchers have linked kidney disease to a higher risk of diabetes. They found that the likely cause is elevated urea levels.
Washington University faculty members Glenn C. Conroy and Kelle H. Moley, MD, along with businessman and philanthropist Jeffrey T. Fort, recently were honored with 2017 2nd Century Awards.