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04/09/20

Clinical trial launches to evaluate antimalarial drugs for COVID-19 treatment

04/03/20

Medical clinic shifts approach to patient care to defend against COVID-19

04/03/20

Richards named head of neuroscience

04/01/20

Lifestyle trumps geography in determining makeup of gut microbiome

03/31/20

Washington University School of Medicine notifies oncology patients of privacy incident

03/26/20

Insight into Alzheimer’s early stages provides clues to treatment strategies

03/26/20

Pagliarini named BJC investigator

03/23/20

Possible COVID-19 treatment: transfusion of antibodies from recovered patients’ blood

03/20/20

National clinical trial to settle debate on managing airways in emergencies

03/19/20

Immunotherapy using ‘young cells’ offers promising option against cancer

03/19/20

Crowdsourced supercomputing project sets sights on coronavirus

03/16/20

Breast milk may help prevent sepsis in preemies

03/11/20

Heaney named vice chancellor for medical advancement

03/09/20

Beverley named Ernest St. John Simms Distinguished Professor

03/09/20

Cancerous tumors, surrounding cells illuminated by new imaging agent

03/06/20

Washington University to break ground on major neuroscience research hub

03/05/20

School of Medicine physicians, researchers tackle coronavirus

03/03/20

Immune cells play surprising role in heart, mouse study suggests

03/03/20

Radiation therapy for colon cancer works better when specific protein blocked

02/26/20

Revving up immune system may help treat eczema

02/24/20

Diabetes in mice cured rapidly using human stem cell strategy

02/18/20

Why Zika virus caused most harmful brain damage to Brazilian newborns

02/13/20

Fight against endometrial cancer boosted with new molecular road map

02/12/20

Collaboration with SLU leads to purchase of $5 million microscope

02/10/20

Investigational drugs didn’t slow memory loss, cognitive decline in rare, inherited Alzheimer’s, initial analysis indicates

02/06/20

Abu-Amer named J. Albert Key Professor

02/05/20

Breast cancer prevention trial underway

02/05/20

Gene ID’d as potential therapeutic target for dementia in Parkinson’s

02/03/20

Noise-induced hearing loss blocked with drug compound

01/29/20

Immune responses to tuberculosis mapped across 3 species