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Monday, Nov. 9, 2020

Top Stories

Improving emergency care for people with dementia

The School of Medicine is one of four institutions to receive a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to study how to improve emergency care for adults with dementia. Experts in emergency medicine, geriatrics and dementia will identify and address gaps in care.

Masks save lives, boost economy, study finds

The economy and coronavirus pandemic were two of the top issues for voters in the 2020 election, according to exit poll surveys. Notably, 52% of voters said controlling the pandemic was more important. But what if we didn’t have to choose?

Trustees grant faculty appointments, promotions

At the university’s Board of Trustees meeting last month, several faculty members were appointed or promoted with tenure or granted tenure, with most taking effect that day. Review the list.

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3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11

Skandalaris startup webinar: pitch workshop

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WashU in the News

NBA’s return by Christmas appears to be on track despite COVID


Zombie lizards may not be falling from trees as often as they used to. Here’s why

The Kansas City Star

Jones announces candidacy for St. Louis city mayor

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Campus Voices

‘The path to the National Academy of Medicine’

In this Q&A, Deanna Barch, part of the faculty of Arts & Sciences and the School of Medicine, discusses her path to a research career, the importance of interdisciplinary inquiry in health and medicine, and the big questions that drive her work.

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Research Wire

Gideon Erkenswick, a postdoctoral researcher, and Jennifer Philips, MD, PhD, associate professor, both at the School of Medicine, are taking part in a two-year project to establish a global model for wildlife population surveillance and pathogen screening. The project is supported by a $1.6 million grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

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