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Friday, Oct. 27, 2017

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Key malaria parasite findings could lead to new treatments

MD/PhD student Sebastian Nasamu battled malaria while growing up in Ghana. Now, he, Daniel Goldberg, MD, PhD, and School of Medicine colleagues have identified how the malaria parasite gets into and out of red blood cells and the compounds that block the process.

Music for Frankenstein

The Washington University Symphony Orchestra will present four world-premiere student compositions inspired by Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, in the E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

WashU Expert: Opioid crisis more than ‘public health emergency’

President Donald Trump’s announcement yesterday that the opioid epidemic is a “public health emergency” rather than a “national emergency” goes against most authorities’ understanding, argued the Brown School’s David Patterson Silver Wolf.

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8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28

PAD performs ‘Urinetown’

4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30

Assembly Series: Norman Ornstein

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WashU in the News

Deformed and elderly 50,000-year-old skeleton proves Neanderthals cared about each other


How scientists hope to treat diseases by editing our RNA

Los Angeles Times

Don’t tell me why I should buy your product, show me


Glendale honors Nobel Prize winners

Webster-Kirkwood Times

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Campus Voices

Steps to lower breast cancer risk

Graham Colditz, MD, PhD, of the School of Medicine, writes a blog post on the Gateway Region YMCA site offering eight tips to reduce your risk of breast cancer.

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Research Wire

Kimberly Parker, an incoming assistant professor at the School of Engineering & Applied Science, received a four-year, $469,227 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study the environmental fate of a pesticide that uses RNA interference biotechnology.

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