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04/15/19

Safety-net hospitals fare better under new Medicare reimbursement rules

04/11/19

Up to $24 million will help to eliminate 2 tropical diseases

04/10/19

$10 million gift aimed at improving treatments for mental illness

04/08/19

Centene and Washington University collaborate to advance personalized medicine research

04/02/19

Connor named head of occupational therapy program

03/29/19

‘Jumping genes’ drive many cancers

03/26/19

Rineys give $15 million to develop, test therapies for neurodegenerative diseases

03/26/19

Probiotic bacteria evolve inside mice’s GI tracts

03/22/19

Obese mouse mothers trigger heart problems in offspring

03/21/19

Topical immunotherapy keeps skin cancer risk at bay

03/20/19

Bateman receives Potamkin Award for Alzheimer’s research

03/13/19

Mobile phone technology to screen, help treat college students

03/13/19

Blunting pain’s emotional component

03/11/19

$10 million to help study noise-induced hearing loss

03/06/19

Potential new therapy for Crohn’s, colitis identified

03/05/19

Young kids with suicidal thoughts understand concept of death

03/05/19

Fields named chief of surgical oncology section

02/28/19

$3.4 million aids effort to make a better flu vaccine

02/25/19

Woodard named Wilson Professor of Radiology

02/22/19

Wang named Loewentheil Distinguished Professor

02/21/19

Unnecessary testing for UTIs cut by nearly half

02/20/19

Needlemans commit $15 million aimed at therapies for chronic diseases

02/19/19

For adult scoliosis, surgery, other treatments are viable options

02/18/19

Warner named director of newborn medicine division

02/15/19

Lowe named Colten Professor of Pediatric Science

02/14/19

School of Medicine expands mission of McDonnell Genome Institute

02/13/19

People with persistent leg pain after blood clot needed for study

02/07/19

Nerve transfer surgery gives hope to children with rare paralyzing illness

02/05/19

Less anesthesia during surgery doesn’t prevent post-op delirium

02/04/19

Women’s brains appear three years younger than men’s