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05/13/21

Triple-negative breast cancer more deadly for African American women

05/12/21

University joins NIH initiative to create diverse national biomedical data resource

05/11/21

WashU, Pitt awarded $10.7 million for Alzheimer’s disease research

05/07/21

Finding alternatives to traditional antibiotics aim of $11 million grant

05/06/21

Sugar-sweetened drinks linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer in women under 50

04/30/21

Elson elected to National Academy of Sciences

04/29/21

Team developing tool to handle big data generated by advanced imaging tool

04/28/21

Draining brain’s debris enhances Alzheimer’s therapies in mice

04/27/21

Stroke-recovery device using brain-computer interface receives FDA market authorization

04/22/21

Anti-aging compound that improves metabolic health in mice improves muscle glucose metabolism in people

04/22/21

Among COVID-19 survivors, an increased risk of death, serious illness

04/20/21

Personalized cancer vaccines for breast, pancreatic cancers show promise

04/16/21

Washington University researchers to design detectors of airborne SARS-CoV-2

04/16/21

Njoku named director of pediatric anesthesiology division

04/16/21

Women seeking help for unmet needs often overdue for cervical cancer screenings

04/15/21

Treatment not always needed to prevent vision loss in patients with elevated eye pressure

04/13/21

Consortium to investigate role of neurofilament light chain in neurodegenerative diseases

04/13/21

Odibo named director of maternal-fetal & ultrasound division in OB-GYN

04/09/21

Gordon receives Kober Medal

04/09/21

Genomic testing services in pathology & immunology department to be expanded

04/07/21

For malnourished children, a new type of microbiome-directed food boosts growth

04/06/21

For breastfeeding moms, COVID-19 vaccinations may also protect babies

04/01/21

Sacks named division director in plastic and reconstructive surgery

04/01/21

Mice with hallucination-like behaviors reveal insight into psychotic illness

04/01/21

Study predicts which kids hospitalized with RSV likely to worsen

03/31/21

Chemo for glioblastoma may work better in morning than evening

03/29/21

Brain Tumor Center established at Siteman Cancer Center

03/24/21

Scientists find genetic link to clogged arteries

03/24/21

Zika virus helps destroy deadly brain cancer in mice

03/19/21

COVID-19 transmission rare in schools with masking, distancing, contact tracing