Philip D. Stahl, the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Professor Emeritus of Cell Biology and Physiology and former director of the Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has received a Special Achievement Award from the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles.
Researchers at the School of Medicine are recruiting volunteers for a national study that is exploring whether strategies to improve cardiovascular health also reduce the risk of dementia in those at risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
Sasa Mutic, professor of radiation oncology, has been named vice chair of medical physics and clinical strategy at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has identified immune signaling molecules that are essential for activating neurons in the skin to cause chronic itching.
Scientists at the School of Medicine have converted skin cells from healthy adults directly into motor neurons without going through a stem cell state.
The TL1 Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program is recruiting postdoctoral researchers to fill training grant slots under the Clinical Translational Science Awards. Funding is available to trainees.
Matthew A. Ciorba, MD, of the Division of Gastroenterology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named chief of the division’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program.
New research from the School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of California San Diego School of Medicine shows that the Zika virus can kill brain cancer stem cells, the kind of cells most resistant to standard treatments.
Sean J. English, MD, an assistant professor of surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the 2017 Wylie Scholar by Vascular Cures, a nonprofit organization that works to advance research in vascular disease.
Washington University in St. Louis will host a series of programs in early October featuring David J. Morris, a leading authority on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Morris will be joined by other local experts to examine the devastating effects of PTSD on society, as well as to discuss current therapies.