Linda J. Pike and Alexander S. Holehouse, in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at the School of Medicine, and Gary J. Patti, in Arts & Sciences and the School of Medicine, received a four-year grant totaling $1.45 million from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
A $10.7 million five-year grant will support a comprehensive study in which whole-genome sequencing will be used to address critical gaps in knowledge about Alzheimer’s disease. The project is led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh.
Researchers at the School of Medicine have received an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to find new ways to combat the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.
Michael D. Darcy, MD, professor of radiology and associate professor of surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been awarded a Gold Medal from the Society of Interventional Radiology.
Class Acts celebrates graduates who are working for health equity across the globe, in their neighborhoods and in examination rooms. Meet Gautam Adusumilli and Cory French, doctor of medicine candidates from the School of Medicine, and Keishi Foecke, who is set to earn an undergraduate degree from Arts & Sciences.
Jean Allman and Lilianna Solnica-Krezel will receive Washington University’s 2021 faculty achievement awards, Chancellor Andrew D. Martin announced. Also, Aaron DiAntonio and Jeffrey Milbrandt, at the School of Medicine, will be recognized for innovation and entrepreneurship.
A new study led by the School of Medicine has found a link between consuming sugary drinks and an increased risk of colorectal cancer among women under 50. The findings could help explain the rising rates of colorectal cancer among younger adults.
Michael Evan Hughes, a neuroscientist and chronobiologist highly respected for his research at the School of Medicine, died May 4 at his home in St. Louis after a six-year battle with brain cancer. He was 41. A public celebration of life will be held Saturday, May 8, in Olivette, Mo.
J. Gmerice Hammond, MD, a cardiologist and health policy research fellow in the Cardiovascular Division at Washington University School of Medicine, has received a Merck Fellowship Research Award from the Association of Black Cardiologists and the American College of Cardiology.
Elliot Elson, of Washington University School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Election to the academy is considered one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a U.S. scientist or engineer.
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