Two students at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been named top young entrepreneurs by Forbes magazine.
A new study, led by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, suggests proton therapy is as effective as traditional X-ray radiation therapy while causing fewer serious side effects.
A study from the School of Medicine may help explain why previous attempts to develop a staph vaccine have failed, while also suggesting a new approach to vaccine design that focuses on activating an untapped set of immune cells.
Katie Plax, MD, professor of pediatrics and director of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Job Lewis Smith Award for outstanding community service from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
School of Medicine physicians Jeannie Kelly, Steve Liao, Hayley Friedman, Barbara Cohlan, Cynthia Rogers and Michael Wenzinger, together with nurses and social workers at Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospitals, received the Dr. Corinne Walentik Provider/Practitioner Champion Award from Generate Health.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have found a way to increase protein production up to a thousandfold, a discovery that could aid production of proteins used in the medical, food, agriculture, chemical and other industries.
A new study from the School of Medicine showed a correlation between the types of bacteria in the upper airway and severity of asthma symptoms. The study will lead to future research seeking possible ways to alter the airway microbiome to reduce asthma severity.
New School of Medicine research suggests that physicians evaluating young patients with hip pain should consider more than physical health. They also should consider screening for clinical depression and anxiety — impairments that can have a negative impact on outcomes following hip surgery.
The School of Medicine’s James DuBois, DSc, PhD, helps researchers from all over who have had lapses in laboratory compliance or research ethics, providing strategies and resources to help them get back on track.
An international study led by the School of Medicine and CHU Sainte-Justine hospital in Montreal has found no benefit in using fresh red blood cells that have been stored for up to seven days in blood transfusions for critically ill children, compared with using older red blood cells stored for nearly four weeks.