The School of Medicine is accepting applications for the American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant to support junior investigators who have no national peer-reviewed research grant support.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine are leading a national, multicenter study exploring whether testosterone plus exercise can restore physical abilities in elderly women who have broken a hip. The study is funded with a $15.6 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant.
Denise Head, associate professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, is one of 11 female scientists from around the world awarded scientific heirlooms by their peers at the fifth Suffrage Science Awards for Life Sciences, held June 6 at the Academy of Medical Sciences, London.
John O. Holloszy, MD, whose research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis led to advances in the understanding of the body’s response to exercise, died July 18, 2018, at a nursing home in Town and Country, Mo., following a long battle with kidney disease. He was 85.
Allison King, whose mom worked in a renal lab at the School of Medicine, grew up in and around Washington University. Now, this associate professor of occupational therapy, of pediatrics and of medicine is a leading national expert on sickle cell disease in children and young adults.
Researchers from the School of Medicine and other institutions have sequenced the whole genomes of more than 100 metastatic prostate tumors, revealing new information about what drives the aggressive forms of this cancer.
Richard L. Wahl, MD, at the School of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2018 Georg Charles de Hevesy Award by the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
A payment system that provides financial incentives for hospitals that reduce health-care costs for Medicare patients did not lower costs as intended, according to a new study led by the School of Medicine.
Studying young children, researchers at the School of Medicine found that kids who possess tendencies toward perfectionism and excessive self-control are twice as likely as other children to develop obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by the time they reach their teens.
Researchers at the School of Medicine have found that in five states that decriminalized marijuana, there was no corresponding rise in the drug’s use among young people. In addition, marijuana-related arrests declined significantly.