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Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017

Top Stories

Medicare shift to quality over quantity presents challenges

A new study suggests it may be difficult to shift to a Medicare payment system that rewards the quality of health services over the quantity provided by physician practices. And the new system may disproportionately burden small practices, researchers found.

Uncovering the design principles of cellular compartments

Membraneless organelles are tiny droplets inside a single cell, thought to regulate everything from division to movement to its very destruction. New engineering research uncovers the principles underlying the organelles’ formation and organization.

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Campus Announcements

Brown School begins post-master’s certificate programs

The Brown School is launching a series of post-master’s certificate programs, beginning this spring with a course on creating effective supports for parents and families.

WashU in the News

What’s next for the tax bill?


We might absorb billions of viruses every day

The Atlantic

Can the president obstruct justice?


WashU hosts final Missouri opioid summit

KMOX (CBS St. Louis)

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Arthur D. Loewy, professor of anatomy and neuroscience, 74

in memoriam graphicArthur DeCosta Loewy, professor of anatomy and of neuroscience at the School of Medicine, died Dec. 2 of complications related to inflammatory bowel disease and other health issues. He was 74.

Campus Voices

‘GumGum partnership with Saints, Pelicans points to better measuring of sponsorship valuation’

Patrick Rishe, director of Olin’s Sports Business Program, writes in Forbes about the increasing role of analytics in sports beyond the playing field — in particular, to assess how much corporate sponsorships are worth.

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The American Association of Immunologists named Eugene M. Oltz the next editor-in-chief of The Journal of Immunology. Oltz is professor and vice chair for faculty development in the Department of Pathology and Immunology at the School of Medicine.

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