A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS January 12, 2016
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Ask Well: Is mild cognitive impairment reversible?
New York Times
December 29, 2015
Dr. John C. Morris

Patients struggle with high drug prices
Wall Street Journal (subscription may be required)
December 31, 2015
Dr. John DiPersio

In defense of food
December 29, 2015
Dr. Jeffrey Gordon (appears at 1:24:14 in 2-hour documentary)

In Theory: Will lab-grown kidneys fix our transplant waiting lists?
Washington Post
December 31, 2015
Dr. Benjamin D. Humphreys

The most notable medical findings of 2015
New Yorker
December 23, 2015
WUSM research on PCSK9 gene

Lack of deep sleep may set the stage for Alzheimer’s
January 4, 2016
WUSM researchers 2009 study that showed amyloid plaques develop more quickly in sleep-deprived mice.
Other outlets: AOL News, Latinos Health, Regal Tribune
Related WUSM news release

Rival drug firms team up to test new approach to cancer treatment
January 11, 2016
Dr. Robert Schreiber

Mildred Eynon, 7-year-old heart patient, sets up nail salon at St. Louis hospital
NBC News
December 22, 2015
Kyle Lehman, RN at Washington University Heart Center

My friend Daisy
Huffington Post
December 31, 2015
WUSM Alzheimer’s clinical trial (DIAN-TU)

Revolutionary neuroscience technique slated for human clinical trials
Scientific American
January 5, 2016
Dr. Robert Gereau

Study of 12 types of cancer sheds light on how disease is inherited
Independent (UK)
December 23, 2015
Dr. Li Ding
Other outlets: Medical News Today
Related WUSM news release

Earlier first sexual intercourse tied to higher risk of STIs
December 31, 2015
Dr. Patricia A. Cavazos
Other outlets: Fox News, Huffington Post

Tethered to machine in hospital, babies pose quandary for doctors, heartache for families
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Front Page)
January 3, 2016
Dr. Sessions Cole

Mold threatens health of flood cleanup workers
January 6, 2016
Dr. H. James Wedner
Related WUSM news release

Christmas store making a difference for parents of kids in the hospital
KSDK-TV NewsChannel 5
December 23, 2015
SLCH Snowflake Village

Robert Clark of Clayco donates to Washington University for study of wife’s fatal disease
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 4, 2016
Dr. John Atkinson
Other outlet: St. Louis Business Journal
Related WUSM news release

Musicians play for patients at Barnes-Jewish
KSDK-TV NewsChannel 5
December 22, 2015
BJH – Michael Brooks, patient

High sugar diets linked to cancer
January 8,2016
Katie Lambert, RD, LD

Wash U Will put a balloon in your belly to lose weight
January 5, 2016
Dr. Shelby Sullivan
Related WUSM news release

Barnes-Jewish celebrates first baby of 2016
January 1, 2016
Other outlet: KMOX-AM

After Ebola outbreak in 2014, new guidelines developed for treating children
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
January 8, 2016
Dr. Indi Trehan
Other outlet: Infection Control Today
Related WUSM news release

New Treatments to Help Control Cancer
January 5, 2016
Dr. Tim Eberlein

Dietitian: Sugar not the problem, it’s the amount we eat
January 8, 2016
Connie Dieckman, RD

Logan Pulliam is a walking, talking miracle
Farmington Press
December 26, 2015
SLCH flight team nurses Chelsea Italiano and Jeff Atwood

Transport team provides expanded services out of AMH
December 23, 2015
SLCH transport team and Jason Hesman, SLCH EMS manager

Early depression may affect gray matter development
Medscape Medical News
January 5, 2016
Joan L. Luby
Related WUSM news release

Ebola medical team develops guidelines for treating infected children
Medical Xpress
January 8, 2016
Indi Trehan

St. Jude team introduces interactive tool for assessing pediatric cancer cases
Genome Web (free registration required)
December 30, 2015
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital-Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project (PCGP

Youngster finds her feet with the help of US surgery
The Press
December 30, 2015
Dr. T.S. Park
Other outlets: KentOnline, WalesOnline, Bay of Plenty Times, Simcoe.com, Scunthorpe Telegraph, Wiltshire Times, and The Herald

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