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05/26/20

Experts urge caution in interpreting COVID-19 antibody tests

05/21/20

$5 million supports research into neglected tropical diseases

05/20/20

COVID-19 study looks at genetics of healthy people who develop severe illness

05/18/20

Global study to test malaria drug to protect health workers from COVID-19

05/08/20

Gene therapy in mice builds muscle, reduces fat

05/08/20

Flies sleep when need arises to adapt to new situations

05/08/20

Stroke evaluations drop by nearly 40% during COVID-19 pandemic

05/05/20

COVID-19 in-home monitoring program launched

05/01/20

Obesity prevented in mice treated with gene-disabling nanoparticles

05/01/20

New targets for childhood brain tumors identified

04/27/20

Potential biomarker for autism identified in infants

04/22/20

Diabetes reversed in mice with genetically edited stem cells derived from patients

04/16/20

COVID-19 survivors needed to donate blood plasma

04/13/20

Study to evaluate antidepressant as potential COVID-19 treatment

04/09/20

Clinical trial launches to evaluate antimalarial drugs for COVID-19 treatment

04/03/20

Medical clinic shifts approach to patient care to defend against COVID-19

04/03/20

Richards named head of neuroscience

04/01/20

Lifestyle trumps geography in determining makeup of gut microbiome

03/31/20

Washington University School of Medicine notifies oncology patients of privacy incident

03/26/20

Insight into Alzheimer’s early stages provides clues to treatment strategies

03/26/20

Pagliarini named BJC investigator

03/23/20

Possible COVID-19 treatment: transfusion of antibodies from recovered patients’ blood

03/20/20

National clinical trial to settle debate on managing airways in emergencies

03/19/20

Immunotherapy using ‘young cells’ offers promising option against cancer

03/19/20

Crowdsourced supercomputing project sets sights on coronavirus

03/16/20

Breast milk may help prevent sepsis in preemies

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