Gutmann receives Advocate of Hope award

Gutmann receives Advocate of Hope award

David H. Gutmann, MD, PhD, the Donald O. Schnuck Family Professor and vice chair for research affairs in the Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Advocate of Hope Award from the national Neurofibromatosis (NF) Network.
Lang honored by physical therapy association

Lang honored by physical therapy association

Catherine Lang, professor of physical therapy, among other roles at Washington University School of Medicine, has been named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow of the American Physical Therapy Association.
COVID-19 in-home monitoring program launched

COVID-19 in-home monitoring program launched

An in-home monitoring program for COVID-19 patients who are not sick enough to be hospitalized has been launched by the School of Medicine and BJC HealthCare. By keeping close watch over COVID patients, doctors hope to identify signs of deterioration early so that they can intervene and, ideally, keep more people out of the hospital.
Potential biomarker for autism identified in infants

Potential biomarker for autism identified in infants

A biomarker in newborns may signal autism spectrum disorder months or even years before troubling symptoms develop and such diagnoses typically are made. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and Stanford University found that some newborns had very low levels of a neuropeptide years before their diagnoses with autism spectrum disorder.
Maker Task Force works to protect front-line health-care workers

Maker Task Force works to protect front-line health-care workers

The COVID-19 WashU/BJC Maker Task Force has emerged as a central hub for St. Louis-area makers to help people in health-care settings stay safe as they care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The multidisciplinary group is working to develop everything from isolation gowns to ventilator replacement parts.