A device aimed at enabling physicians to perform noninvasive blood-based biopsies in adults with brain tumors has received Food and Drug Administration “Breakthrough Device” designation. The device includes Washington University technology.
Janice Robertson, of the School of Medicine, received a two-year $155,500 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Ronald C. Rubenstein, MD, PhD, a professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine, has been installed as the Robert C. Strunk Endowed Chair for Lung and Respiratory Research.
Sarah D. Ackerman, Gabor Egervari, MD, PhD, and Tao Xie, all of the School of Medicine, have been named 2023 Young Investigator grantees by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. The funding supports promising early-career scientists in neuropsychiatry with innovative ideas in mental health research.
Jose Moron-Concepcion, a professor of anesthesiology, of neuroscience and of psychiatry, was installed recently as the Henry Elliot Mallinckrodt Professor of Anesthesiology at the School of Medicine.
A widespread Medicare program that aims to improve health care and lower costs by providing financial incentives to doctors and hospitals resulted in no improvements in mental health care, according to a study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and the Yale School of Public Health.
Anne Fagan, an internationally recognized expert on fluid biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease and a professor of neurology at the School of Medicine, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award by the Alzheimer’s Association.
Scientists at the School of Medicine have analyzed the epigenomes of tumor cells across 11 cancer types and revealed important roles for this regulatory system of the genome in the way cancer forms, grows and spreads.
An interdisciplinary team of WashU researchers developed CATCH, a potentially powerful automated tool for mitigating the spread of infectious diseases among front-line health-care workers.
Washington University is partnering with the St. Louis Integrated Health Network on a five-year $3.8 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The funding aims to help improve health, prevent chronic diseases and reduce health disparities.
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