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05/23/22

Emergency department plays key role in evaluating COVID-19 tests

05/23/22

Washington University School of Medicine notifies patients & participants of privacy incident

05/20/22

Pagliarini named Hugo F. and Ina C. Urbauer Professor

05/19/22

Epilepsy drug stops nervous system tumor growth in mice

05/17/22

Protein linked to intellectual disability has complex role

05/12/22

Clinical and translational research receives $61 million grant support

05/11/22

Smoking-cessation program that targets cancer patients effective

05/10/22

Medication that lowers risk of overdose underused

05/09/22

Lenze named head of Department of Psychiatry

05/04/22

Goldberg elected to National Academy of Sciences

05/02/22

Cardiovascular inflammation, heart failure focus of $6 million grant

05/02/22

Recurrent UTIs linked to gut microbiome, chronic inflammation

04/28/22

Neural pathway key to sensation of pleasant touch identified

04/27/22

Synthetic data mimics real patient data, accurately models COVID-19 pandemic

04/21/22

Race of people given Alzheimer’s blood tests may affect interpretation of results

04/21/22

Calming overexcited neurons may protect brain after stroke

04/14/22

Risky driving behaviors increase as common sleep disorder worsens

04/13/22

Gut bacterium supports growth in infants with severe acute malnutrition

04/13/22

3 doses of COVID-19 vaccine important for patients who undergo solid organ transplants

04/12/22

Poverty, crime linked to differences in newborns’ brains

04/05/22

Gordon receives scientific innovator award

03/29/22

Surgeon-scientist Olson named head of surgery

03/24/22

COVID-19 infection linked to higher risk of neuropathy symptoms

03/24/22

Serendipity unites physicians, researchers, families to fight rare genetic disease in kids

03/18/22

New strategy reduces brain damage in Alzheimer’s and related disorders, in mice

03/17/22

In U.S., alcohol use disorder linked to 232 million missed workdays annually

03/16/22

For accuracy, brain studies of complex behavior require thousands of people

03/11/22

Leonard to lead pediatric otolaryngology division

03/09/22

Department of Pediatrics names 2 new vice chairs

03/07/22

Kim named inaugural Danforth WashU Physician-Scientist Scholar