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08/19/20

Major weight loss — whether from surgery or diet — has same metabolic benefits

08/19/20

New center to explore brain, immune system connections

08/12/20

Drug development for severe respiratory diseases supported with $3.9 million grant

08/11/20

Clinical trial focuses on reducing overactive immune response in COVID-19

08/11/20

Experimental COVID-19 vaccine prevents severe disease in mice

08/11/20

Immunotherapy-resistant cancers eliminated in mouse study

08/10/20

Washington University, St. Louis County collaborate on COVID-19 survey

08/04/20

Boosting immune system a potential treatment strategy for COVID-19

07/28/20

Alzheimer’s protein in blood indicates early brain changes

07/22/20

Specific bacteria help explain stunted growth in malnourished children

07/22/20

2 immunotherapies merged into single, more effective treatment

07/21/20

COVID-19 vaccine trials to be conducted at Washington University, Saint Louis University

07/20/20

Lab-made virus mimics COVID-19 virus

07/14/20

Gut bacteria protect against mosquito-borne viral illness

07/09/20

Search for cure for common parasitic infection focus of $5.5 million NIH grant

07/09/20

Bennett named chief of breast imaging section

07/09/20

Global wildlife surveillance could provide early warning for next pandemic

07/08/20

Experimental drug shows early promise against inherited form of ALS, trial indicates

07/08/20

Newest form of proton therapy offered at Siteman Cancer Center

07/06/20

Study to examine social media’s effects on stress during COVID-19 pandemic

07/01/20

Effort to screen potential COVID-19 antiviral drugs underway

06/25/20

Folding@home’s fight against COVID-19 enlists big tech, gamers, pro soccer

06/25/20

Neidorffs commit $5 million to honor distinguished clinicians

06/22/20

Schizophrenia, other psychotic disorders focus of new clinic for teens, young adults

06/18/20

Siteman Cancer Center earns highest federal rating

06/18/20

Stroke survival rates worse in rural areas, study says

06/18/20

COVID-19 antibody tests evaluated as diagnostic test in low-resource settings

06/16/20

Oral antibiotics work, shorten hospital stays for IV drug users with infections

06/16/20

Previously undetected brain pulses may help circuits survive disuse, injury

06/12/20

Scientists map how human retinal cells relay information to brain