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Colonna joins Cure Alzheimer’s Fund research consortium

Marco Colonna, MD, the Robert Rock Belliveau, MD, Professor of Pathology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been invited to join Cure Alzheimer’s Fund’s research consortium.

Bagnall honored with McKnight Scholar Award

Martha Bagnall, an assistant professor of neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a McKnight Scholar by the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience. 

Popular heartburn drugs linked to higher death risk

Popular heartburn drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have been linked to a variety of health problems, including serious kidney damage, bone fractures and dementia. Now, a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that longtime use of the drugs also is associated with an increased risk of death.

Carpenter honored by geriatric emergency medicine society

Christopher Carpenter, MD, an associate professor of emergency medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been awarded the 2017 Gerson Sanders award by the Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine.

Siteman Cancer Center opens north St. Louis County location

Siteman Cancer Center will begin seeing patients July 1 at its newest satellite location, Christian Hospital in north St. Louis County. Siteman Cancer Center is based at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, and the new location is Siteman’s fifth in the St. Louis area.
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Burnham named a top young pathologist

Carey-Ann Burnham, an associate professor of pathology and immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named to the American Society for Clinical Pathology’s 40 Under Forty list of accomplished pathologists and laboratory medicine professionals.