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01/20/17

New insight into origin of stomach cancer

01/20/17

New genetic engineering technique could help design, study biological systems

01/16/17

Persistent infection keeps immune memory sharp, leading to long-term protection

01/09/17

Medical School leadership team recruits new physician executive

12/29/16

Many smokers with serious mental illness want to kick habit

12/28/16

Low levels of manganese in welding fumes linked to neurological problems

12/22/16

Study helps explain why tuberculosis vaccines are ineffective

12/20/16

Study details molecular roots of Alzheimer’s

12/19/16

Landmark Alzheimer’s prevention trial to evaluate third drug

12/14/16

Depressed children respond differently to rewards than other kids

12/14/16

Novel approach shows promise against UTIs

12/13/16

Lodge elected to National Academy of Inventors

12/13/16

Female hormones increase risk of vision loss in rare genetic disease

12/12/16

Cori Nobel Prize medals donated to Washington University

12/09/16

Surgery, even if delayed, can restore vision in patients with brain injuries

12/05/16

Gene linked to metabolism drives deadly brain cancer

12/01/16

Hard-to-treat depression in seniors focus of $13.5 million study

12/01/16

New director of pediatric critical care medicine division named

11/23/16

In highly lethal type of leukemia, cancer gene predicts treatment response

11/22/16

Study sheds light on parasite that causes river blindness

11/21/16

New topical immunotherapy effective against early skin cancer

11/21/16

AAAS names 3 faculty as 2016 fellows

11/18/16

Weight loss may help prevent multiple myeloma

11/17/16

Washington University invests $25 million in imaging sciences

11/15/16

National trial to assess drugs for severe seizures

11/10/16

Researchers launch first clinical trial for Wolfram syndrome

11/07/16

New technique aids search for genetic roots of disease

11/07/16

Antibody protects developing fetus from Zika virus, mouse study shows

11/02/16

$34 million effort aims to image brain from childhood through old age

11/02/16

Cause of inflammation in diabetes identified

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