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Monday, March 5, 2018

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Simplifying samples

Using nanotechnology, a team of university researchers has eliminated the need for refrigeration for biomarkers used in medical diagnostic testing. The researchers recently gave their new tech a real-world test by sending it through the mail.

Renowned surgeon restores mobility in children

T.S. Park, MD, is a world-renowned, uniquely qualified neurosurgeon who specializes in treating spastic diplegic cerebal palsy. Families come from all over the world for a surgery he performs at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Trustees meet, hear from School of Medicine researchers

At the Board of Trustees meeting March 1 and 2, the trustees heard from scientists at the School of Medicine and from Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, who gave updates on admissions, athletics, construction, research and faculty honors.

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Campus Announcements

Reminder: Health center offers text reminders

In an effort to decrease missed appointments, the Habif Health and Wellness Center is encouraging students to sign up for text message appointment reminders.

The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Legal defense fund for Trump aides launches amid questions about donor transparency

The Washington Post

One patient at a time, WashU program works to reduce gun suicides

St. Louis Public Radio

Use of private firm for Greitens investigation questioned

The Associated Press

St. Charles County working to honor Archer Alexander

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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in memoriam graphic

Obituary: Katrina Banks, of Office of Undergraduate Research, 31

Faculty, staff and students are mourning the death of Katrina Banks, administrative coordinator for the Office of Undergraduate Research and a student in University College in Arts & Sciences. She was 31. Visitation will be Thursday, March 8, and the funeral will be Friday, March 9.

Ari Berlin photo

Ari Berlin, medical school graduate, pediatric intern, 27

Ari Nachum Berlin, MD, a pediatric intern at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and a 2017 graduate of the School of Medicine, died Feb. 23 in St. Louis after a 2 ½-year battle with pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer. He was 27. A memorial service is planned Tuesday, March 6, on the Medical Campus.


The first cohort of Sustainability Leadership awardees was recognized at the Green Carpet Awards ceremony last month.

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