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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

03/07/22

Novel treatment makes pancreatic cancer susceptible to immunotherapy, mouse study shows

03/02/22

Damage early in Alzheimer’s disease ID’d via novel MRI approach

03/01/22

Risk of schizophrenia assessed with new screening tool

02/28/22

New way viruses trigger autoimmunity discovered

02/27/22

Antibiotic doesn’t prevent future wheezing in babies hospitalized with RSV

02/25/22

Does improving sleep reduce signs of early Alzheimer’s disease?

02/23/22

Risk, resiliency in aging brain focus of $33 million grant

02/22/22

Blood test for Alzheimer’s highly accurate in large, international study

02/16/22

COVID-19 survivors face increased mental health risks up to a year later

02/15/22

Antibodies improve in quality for months after COVID-19 vaccination

02/11/22

Diabetes, metabolic syndrome in mice treated with novel class of compounds

02/10/22

Washington University participates in clinical trial of Moderna omicron booster

02/09/22

Researchers unravel omicron’s secrets to better understand COVID-19

02/08/22

Promoting resilience in health-care workers aim of new grant

02/07/22

COVID-19 infections increase risk of heart conditions up to a year later

02/03/22

COVID-19 exposure-alert system that uses smartphones expands in Missouri