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Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

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Medical history can point to earlier Parkinson’s diagnosis

Researchers at the School of Medicine have analyzed Medicare claims data of more than 200,000 people to develop an algorithm to predict whether a patient one day will be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

Olin to host Sports Business Summit next week

The third annual Olin Sports Business Summit will take place Friday, Sept. 29. The kickoff to the 2017-18 Joseph S. Lacob Sports Speaker Series, the event plays out from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in Knight Hall’s Emerson Auditorium.

Employees encouraged to support United Way campaign

Employees are encouraged to give their time and financial support to the annual United Way Campaign. Human Resources and the Gephardt Institute again are helping employees find volunteer opportunities in the St. Louis region.

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7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20

Women’s soccer vs. Fontbonne

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21

Employee flu shot clinic at West Campus

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Campus Announcements

Public health conference planned next week

Researchers will gather Wednesday, Sept. 27, on the Medical Campus to discuss evidence-based public health at the 10th annual conference of the university’s Institute for Public Health. The conference is free, but registration is requested.

WashU in the News

Bump in U.S. incomes doesn’t erase 50 years of pain

The New York Times

HP Labs seeks to regain its former glory

San Francisco Chronicle

Painted jade mask discovered in Maya tomb


Stockley not-guilty verdict no surprise for legal experts

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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Campus Voices

Das discusses her book on Katherine Dunham

Dance historian Joanna Dee Das, of Arts & Sciences, discusses her recently published book, “Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora,” offering insights about the dancer and activist, in a podcast on the New Books Networks website.

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Farrokh Dehdashti, MD (center), Robert C. McKinstry, MD, PhD, and Pamela Woodard, MD, have been named division directors at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at the School of Medicine. Dehdashti now leads Nuclear Medicine, McKinstry heads Diagnostic Imaging and Woodard oversees Radiology Research Facilities.

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