Camillo Padoa-Schioppa, professor at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research titled “Neuronal mechanisms of good-based economic decisions.”
Vijay K. Samineni, assistant professor of anesthesiology at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Three science writers in Medical Public Affairs at the School of Medicine were honored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for writing excellence at the organization’s recent Group on Institutional Advancement’s annual meeting.
Daniel E. Goldberg, MD, PhD, a renowned researcher in molecular parasitology at Washington University School of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
A new grant awarded to School of Medicine researchers will fund research investigating the role of the immune system in heart failure. Finding ways to harness beneficial immune cells could lead to new therapies that encourage the heart to heal after injuries.
The American Diabetes Association announced that Janet B. McGill, MD, a professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, will receive the organization’s 2022 Outstanding Physician Clinician in Diabetes Award.
A study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard suggests that women who get recurrent urinary tract infections may be caught in a vicious cycle in which antibiotics given to eradicate one infection predispose them to develop another.
Kenneth M. Murphy, MD, PhD, the Eugene Opie First Centennial Professor of Pathology & Immunology at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for T cell research.
Qin Liu, associate professor at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research on respiratory allergies.
Researchers from the Washington University Center for the Study of Itch and Sensory Disorders have identified a specific neuropeptide and a neural circuit that transmit pleasant touch from the skin to the brain. The findings eventually may help scientists better understand and treat disorders characterized by touch avoidance and impaired social development.
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