COVID-19 aggravates antibiotic misuse in India

COVID-19 aggravates antibiotic misuse in India

Antibiotic sales soared during India’s first surge of COVID-19, suggesting that the drugs were inappropriately used to treat mild and moderate COVID-19 infections, according to research led by the School of Medicine. Such overuse increases the risk for drug-resistant infections worldwide.
Developmental biologist receives NIH grant

Developmental biologist receives NIH grant

Kristen Kroll, professor of developmental biology at the School of Medicine, has received a four-year $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her project on human interneuron progenitor specification.
Researcher receives NIH grant for Alzheimer’s study

Researcher receives NIH grant for Alzheimer’s study

Cyrus Raji, MD, PhD, assistant professor of radiology and of neurology at the School of Medicine, received a three-year $2.3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research titled “Neuroinflammation and Alzheimer’s Disease Imaging Biomarkers in Midlife Obesity.”
Regina Abel, occupational therapy instructor, 70

Regina Abel, occupational therapy instructor, 70

Regina Abel, an instructor in occupational therapy and in medicine at the School of Medicine, died June 15 in St. Louis following a heart attack. She was 70. An expert in animal-assisted therapy, she focused on animals’ role in rehabilitation and education.
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