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12/29/20

Ross named Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine

12/28/20

Common brain malformation traced to its genetic roots

12/16/20

Protein involved in removing Alzheimer’s buildup linked to circadian rhythm

12/15/20

COVID-19 patients at higher risk of death, health problems than those with flu

12/15/20

Garcia to head Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

12/09/20

Toxin provides clues to long-term effects of diarrhea caused by E. coli

12/08/20

Monitoring labor in pregnancy aim of grant to develop imaging technology

12/08/20

Bateman, Diamond, Hultgren named to National Academy of Inventors

12/07/20

Novel form of Alzheimer’s protein found in spinal fluid indicates stage of the disease

12/03/20

Washington University to offer genetic counseling master’s program

12/01/20

Gene that protects against osteoarthritis identified

11/24/20

Severe scoliosis in African Americans focus of $3.2 million grant

11/19/20

Young people with disabilities focus of COVID-19 testing grant

11/19/20

Clinical trial to evaluate sepsis treatment in children

11/18/20

Lethal brain infections in mice thwarted by decoy molecule

11/13/20

Study: Respiratory failure in COVID-19 usually not driven by cytokine storm

11/12/20

Fluvoxamine may prevent serious illness in COVID-19 patients

11/10/20

Making cancer cells more susceptible to dying

11/04/20

Improving emergency care for people with dementia is focus of new grant

11/03/20

Cornea appears to resist infection from novel coronavirus

11/02/20

New insight into how brain neurons influence choices

10/30/20

Washington University begins recruiting participants for phase 3 COVID-19 investigational vaccine clinical trial

10/22/20

Alzheimer’s in adults with Down syndrome focus of multicenter NIH grant

10/21/20

Uncovering genetic roots of marijuana use disorder

10/16/20

Immune modulator drugs for COVID-19 focus of major NIH clinical trial

10/15/20

Neuroscientist Ponce named a 2020 Packard fellow

10/13/20

Role of gut viruses in inflammatory bowel disease is focus of $8.5 million grant

10/12/20

Racial differences in Alzheimer’s research focus of $15 million grant

10/09/20

New discovery could help improve cancer vaccines

10/06/20

Brain inflammation in Parkinson’s disease focus of $3.2 million grant