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03/11/20

Heaney named vice chancellor for medical advancement

03/09/20

Beverley named Ernest St. John Simms Distinguished Professor

03/09/20

Cancerous tumors, surrounding cells illuminated by new imaging agent

03/06/20

Washington University to break ground on major neuroscience research hub

03/05/20

School of Medicine physicians, researchers tackle coronavirus

03/03/20

Immune cells play surprising role in heart, mouse study suggests

03/03/20

Radiation therapy for colon cancer works better when specific protein blocked

02/26/20

Revving up immune system may help treat eczema

02/24/20

Diabetes in mice cured rapidly using human stem cell strategy

02/18/20

Why Zika virus caused most harmful brain damage to Brazilian newborns

02/13/20

Fight against endometrial cancer boosted with new molecular road map

02/12/20

Collaboration with SLU leads to purchase of $5 million microscope

02/10/20

Investigational drugs didn’t slow memory loss, cognitive decline in rare, inherited Alzheimer’s, initial analysis indicates

02/06/20

Abu-Amer named J. Albert Key Professor

02/05/20

Breast cancer prevention trial underway

02/05/20

Gene ID’d as potential therapeutic target for dementia in Parkinson’s

02/03/20

Noise-induced hearing loss blocked with drug compound

01/29/20

Immune responses to tuberculosis mapped across 3 species

01/28/20

1 in 4 kids who get antibiotics in children’s hospitals are prescribed the drugs incorrectly

01/23/20

‘Jumping genes’ help stabilize DNA folding patterns

01/23/20

High-protein diets boost artery-clogging plaque, mouse study shows

01/17/20

Walter named Edward P. Evans Endowed Professor

01/16/20

$29 million for new phase of international Alzheimer’s study

01/15/20

Mutations in donors’ stem cells may cause problems for cancer patients

01/13/20

Khabele named head of obstetrics and gynecology

01/13/20

Investigational drugs block bone loss in mice receiving chemotherapy

12/26/19

Proton therapy as effective as standard radiation with fewer side effects

12/24/19

Why isn’t there a vaccine for staph?

12/18/19

Scientists find way to supercharge protein production

12/17/19

White named chair in palliative medicine and supportive care