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02/01/22

Possible new method identified to assess severity of TB infection

01/31/22

Researchers solve medical mystery of deadly illness in young child

01/26/22

Home-monitoring program for COVID-19 is effective, bridges digital divide

01/24/22

WashU part of $65 million NIH study of schizophrenia in young people

01/19/22

Drug mimics beneficial effects of fasting in mice

01/14/22

Boosting T cells improves survival in mice with glioblastoma

01/12/22

Study examines risk factors for severe health problems in kids with COVID-19

01/12/22

New treatment target ID’d for radiation-resistant cervical cancer

01/10/22

Improving health of mothers, infants aim of imaging tech to monitor contractions

12/23/21

What makes an mRNA vaccine so effective against severe COVID-19?

12/21/21

Grants fund drug development for devastating tropical diseases

12/20/21

New Alzheimer’s prevention trial in young people

12/20/21

$11.5 million commitment supports new Alzheimer’s prevention clinical trial

12/14/21

Racial equity in Alzheimer’s research focus of $7 million in grants

12/10/21

For children, young adults with recurrent AML, immunotherapy shows promise

12/10/21

Asthma may reduce risk of brain tumors — but how?

12/09/21

School of Medicine to expand Lipstein BJC Institute of Health building

12/08/21

Majerus, Oh tapped to co-lead hematology division

12/07/21

Covey, Milbrandt, Moran named to National Academy of Inventors

12/07/21

CDC initiative to combat antimicrobial resistance, infectious diseases

12/06/21

Antipsychotic drugs may increase risk of breast cancer

12/01/21

Drug compound makes pancreatic cancer cells more vulnerable to chemo

11/24/21

De Fer named director of Division of General Medicine

11/23/21

Prenatal, early-life influences on child brain development focus of new study

11/23/21

Ultrashort-pulse lasers kill bacterial superbugs, spores

11/19/21

Washington University joins major NIH effort to advance health data science in Africa

11/19/21

Drug has minimal effects in stopping excessive bleeding in trauma patients

11/19/21

COVID-19 vaccine elicits weak antibody response in people taking immunosuppressant

11/18/21

Reducing lung transplant rejection aim of clinical trial funded with $22 million grant

11/17/21

Lodge to depart Washington University