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02/15/18

Study of smoking and genetics illuminates complexities of blood pressure

02/14/18

Cutting off cervical cancer’s fuel supply stymies tumors

02/12/18

Despite odds, fish species that bypasses sexual reproduction is thriving

02/05/18

Altering Huntington’s disease patients’ skin cells into brain cells sheds light on disorder

01/31/18

Stroke recovery improved by sensory deprivation, mouse study shows

01/31/18

Like Zika, West Nile virus causes fetal brain damage, death in mice

01/31/18

ID’ing features of flu virus genome may help target surveillance for pandemic flu

01/30/18

Illinois oncology group joins Washington University Physicians practice

01/29/18

Sun Pharma Advanced Research Co. commits $10 million to drug development

01/29/18

Body clock disruptions occur years before memory loss in Alzheimer’s

01/24/18

Light-triggered nanoparticles show promise against metastatic cancer

01/23/18

Genetic lung disease’s molecular roots identified

01/22/18

Holy named Wolff Professor of Neuroscience

01/17/18

Major Alzheimer’s study aims to predict who will develop the disease

01/16/18

Pediatric physician-scientists struggle for funding

01/11/18

Memory loss from West Nile virus may be preventable

01/08/18

Initiative to help cancer patients quit smoking

01/04/18

In new year, resolve to learn your risks of cancer, Type 2 diabetes, other diseases

01/02/18

Viruses exacerbate disease caused by Leishmania parasite

01/02/18

Formula made with cow’s milk does not increase diabetes risk

12/27/17

Lack of sleep boosts levels of Alzheimer’s proteins

12/15/17

Study prompts new ideas on cancers’ origins

12/13/17

Deadly heart rhythm halted by noninvasive radiation therapy

12/13/17

Gordon receives Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Award

12/12/17

A key to tackling childhood obesity: Involve families and follow up

12/12/17

Medical School faculty named to National Academy of Inventors

12/11/17

$3.9 million supports research to turn bacteria into biofuel producers

12/11/17

WashU research spurs new WHO guidelines for disabling tropical disease

12/11/17

Kidney disease increases risk of diabetes, study shows

12/07/17

Brain networks that help babies learn to walk ID’d

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