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11/17/19

Heart pump devices associated with serious complications in some patients shortly after heart stent procedure

11/13/19

Kipnis named BJC Investigator

11/04/19

López named BJC Investigator

11/01/19

Washington University School of Medicine notifies patients of privacy breach

11/01/19

New clues found to help protect heart from damage after heart attack

10/28/19

New antidepressants on horizon

10/24/19

Flu antibody protects against numerous and wide-ranging strains

10/23/19

Arthritis risk linked to obesity may be passed down through generations

10/23/19

Clues to improve cancer immunotherapy revealed

10/23/19

Surgeon weighs in on textured breast implants

10/22/19

Dementia patients’ adult kids diagnosed earlier than their parents

10/18/19

Grant to help train researchers on mental health disparities in U.S., abroad

10/16/19

$7.6 million funds center to fight cancer disparities in Missouri, Illinois

10/15/19

$3.7 million supports crowdsourced database of cancer genomics

10/14/19

Drug reduces risk of pneumonia in newborn mice

10/10/19

Targeting immune cells may be potential therapy for Alzheimer’s

10/09/19

NIH gives major boost to microbiome research on Medical Campus

10/09/19

Human gut microbes could make processed foods healthier

10/04/19

Scientists find timekeepers of gut’s immune system

10/03/19

Uncommon weight-loss surgery best for reducing diabetes risk

10/01/19

$4.6 million supports increasing diversity in biomedical research

10/01/19

Brestoff, Theunissen recognized by NIH for innovative research

09/27/19

School of Medicine establishes Division of Physician-Scientists

09/25/19

NIH funds centers to improve, diversify reference human genome

09/24/19

For hospitalized patients with fungal infections, specialists save lives

09/19/19

Childhood obesity in low-income Missouri families aim of CDC grant

09/19/19

For gut microbes, not all types of fiber are created equal

09/17/19

School of Medicine receives award to develop physician-scientists

09/16/19

Cause of rare, fatal disorder in young children pinpointed

09/16/19

McNeill named Larry J. Shapiro and Carol-Ann Uetake-Shapiro Professor