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Monday, Dec. 11, 2017

Top Stories

Alzheimer’s damage in mice reduced with compound

School of Medicine researchers have identified a compound that targets the APOE protein in the brains of mice and protects against damage induced by the Alzheimer’s protein amyloid beta.

Brain networks that help babies learn to walk identified

School of Medicine scientists have identified brain networks involved in a baby’s learning to walk — a discovery that eventually may help predict whether some infants are at risk for autism.

WashU Expert: Incentivizing new uses for off-patent drugs

Generic medications could be an effective way to improve health outcomes while lowering costs — but the drug patent system is poorly designed to motivate such discoveries, health law expert Rachel Sachs said.

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5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11

Hannah Klemm spotlight talk

6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11

‘Whose Streets?’ film screening

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Campus Announcements

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The Office of Sustainability is closing in on the university goal of reaching 100 certified Green Offices by Dec. 31. Learn more, and help by certifying your office today.

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WashU in the News

William H. Gass, acclaimed postmodern author, dies at 93

The New York Times

Michael Flynn’s guilty plea sends Donald Trump’s lawyers scrambling

The New Yorker

Study: powerful clot-busting drugs not useful after leg blockages

The Philadelphia Inquirer | HealthDay

Dignity Period: girl power

Ladue News

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Faculty members Glenn C. Conroy and Kelle H. Moley, MD, along with businessman and philanthropist Jeffrey T. Fort, recently were honored with 2017 2nd Century Awards. The awards recognize those whose long-term commitment and participation have made a difference at the School of Medicine.

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