School of Medicine announces plans for new research building

The School of Medicine plans to construct an energy-efficient, multistory research building dedicated to interdisciplinary research. Positioned along McKinley Avenue just west of Taylor Avenue, the six-story building eventually will house 138,000 square feet of highly flexible, open laboratories. Shown is a rendering of the building.

Simple blood test may diagnose deadly Niemann-Pick type C disease

A fatal genetic disorder that frequently takes years to diagnose may soon be detectable with a simple blood test, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the National Institutes of Health report this week in Science Translational Medicine.

Patient research supported in third grant cycle

Twenty-four research groups have received funding through a joint Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program offered by the Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation (BJHF).
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