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10/21/21

Merck Foundation to fund professorships for early-career physician-scientists

10/20/21

$7.5 million to study elusive cell type important in aging, cancer, other diseases

10/20/21

Hit the sleep ‘sweet spot’ to keep brain sharp

10/18/21

Achilefu, Luby elected to National Academy of Medicine

10/18/21

Drug helps sensory neurons regrow in the mouse central nervous system

10/18/21

African American breast cancer patients less likely to receive genetic counseling, testing

10/18/21

Park named Margery Campbell Fort Professor of Neurological Surgery

10/18/21

Emotional aspects of chronic pain isolated in brain circuitry

10/12/21

Common respiratory virus manipulates immune genes to protect itself

10/11/21

Antiviral compound blocks SARS-CoV-2 from entering cells

10/07/21

$12.2 million to fund new Conte Center to study neurosteroids

10/06/21

Pediatric COVID-19 vaccine trial underway

10/05/21

$35 million to support study of sleep disorder linked to neurodegeneration

10/05/21

NIH awards 4 medical school scientists prestigious ‘high-risk, high-reward’ grants

09/30/21

Blood marker could help ID those at risk of debilitating peripheral artery disease

09/30/21

Most cases of never-smokers’ lung cancer treatable with mutation-targeting drugs

09/24/21

Radiation therapy reprograms heart muscle cells to younger state

09/23/21

Deadly virus’s pathway to infect cells identified

09/16/21

Time until dementia symptoms appear can be estimated via brain scan

09/15/21

Schneider named leader of new rhinology division

09/13/21

Gordon receives Balzan Prize

09/09/21

$7 million to support research into how human genome works

09/02/21

Rockwell-Hopkins named associate vice chancellor for operations, facilities

09/01/21

Rheumatoid arthritis treated with implanted cells that release drug

09/01/21

COVID-19 transmission at school rare for children with disabilities

09/01/21

Early COVID-19 shutdowns helped St. Louis area avoid thousands of deaths

09/01/21

COVID-19 long-haulers at risk of developing kidney damage, disease

08/31/21

Liquid biopsies may aid diagnosis, treatment of bladder, nerve tumors

08/31/21

Fall-prevention program can help reduce harmful in-home falls by nearly 40%

08/30/21

COVID-19 vaccine elicits antibodies in 90% taking immunosuppressants