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Friday, June 21, 2019

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Helping schools with suicide prevention

With the goal of preventing youth suicide by helping schools set up a student support system, the Brown School hosted the Hope Policy Academy June 6.

The fractal brain, from a single neuron’s perspective

Arts & Sciences physicists studying the brain have shown how measuring signals from a single neuron may be as good as capturing information from many neurons at once using big, expensive arrays of electrodes.

Aging delayed in older mice

School of Medicine researchers have shown that supplementing older mice with an enzyme from the blood of younger mice extends life spans in the older ones.

Single-celled parasites caught in the act

The single-celled parasite Leishmania can reproduce sexually, according to a new study from the School of Medicine and the NIH. The finding could lead to improved treatment for deadly infections.

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7–9 p.m. Saturday, June 22

Missouri Chamber Music Festival finale

Noon–1 p.m. Wednesday, June 26

Olin lunch and learn: MBA tuition assistance

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WashU in the News

Women working longer hours, sleeping less, as they juggle commitments

Wall Street Journal

So far, the tax overhaul isn’t living up to many of its promises

NPR’s Marketplace

How telemedicine helps rural residents with Parkinson’s

Next Avenue/PBS

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Campus Voices

At the intersection of art and civic engagement

Roseann Weiss, a lead educator for the Gephardt Institute’s Arts as Civic Engagement Program, shares reflections on the program aimed at bringing together area university students in support of the arts.

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Amanda F. Cashen, MD, associate professor of medicine, has been named executive chair of the university’s Institutional Review Board, the multidisciplinary group that reviews and approves protocols for research studies that involve human subjects. The group is responsible for protecting the rights and welfare of anyone participating in a research study conducted by university investigators.

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