A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS November 5, 2020
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Citizen scientists make history in the quest to cure coronavirus
October 27, 2020
Dr. Greg Bowman

More Americans are being infected with the coronavirus than at any time during the pandemic, but people are too tired to care
Business Insider
October 26, 2020
Dr. Matifadza Hlatshwayo
Other outlets: MSN, Yahoo

Ailments in Covid-19 trials raise questions about vaccine method
October 19, 2020
Dr. Michael Kinch
Other outlets: International Business Times (Singapore)

The accuracy of death certificates has never been more important
Los Angeles Times
October 22, 2020
Dr. Jason Burnham
Other outlets: Yahoo Finance

The pandemic is rewriting the rules of science. But at what cost?
Washington Post (subscription required)
October 19, 2020
Dr. Eric Lenze

We are doctors. Trump and Barrett threaten to put politics over patients
October 26, 2020
Dr. Edward Sheen

‘Molecular signature’ in blood may indicate coronavirus disease severity
October 22, 2020
Dr. Pratik Sinha

The Pulse of St. Louis talks about flu season amid COVID and Dance The Vote
The Pulse/FOX2
October 25, 2020
Dr. Mati Hlatshwayo Davis

According to a new study, patients are texting, smoking, or tweeting during appointments
October 28, 2020
Dr. Jessica Gold

Falls are associated with markers of neurodegeneration in cognitively normal adults
Neurology Today
October 22, 2020
Drs. Beau M. Ances, Susan Stark
Other outlets: Being Patient
Related news release

Two Washington U. professors named to National Academy of Medicine
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (subscription required)
October 20, 2020
Dr. Randall J. Bateman

How to cope with reemergence anxiety during COVID
October 20, 2020
Dr. Jessica Gold

Can China become a leading producer of Covid-19 vaccines?
South China Morning Post
October 27, 2020
Dr. Michael Kinch
Other outlets: Yahoo

This Is Us star Mandy Moore on portraying Rebecca's dementia, season 5, and flash-forward hints
Entertainment Weekly
October 21, 2020

Washington U. seeking up to 500 St. Louis area residents for COVID-19 vaccine trial
October 30, 2020
Dr. Rachel Presti
Other outlets: KTVI-TV FOX2News, St. Louis Business Journal (subscription required), KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
Related news release

Lilly to acquire axon-loss-prevention start-up disarm therapeutics
Chemical & Engineering News
October 24, 2020
Drs. Jeffrey Milbrandt, Aaron DiAntonio
Related news release

St. Louis biotech startup PercayAI teams up with Wash U in effort to identify Covid-19 drugs
St. Louis Business Journal (subscription required)
October 28, 2020
Dr. Phillip Payne

St. Louis company makes progress with blood test for Alzheimer's disease
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 29, 2020
Drs. David Holtzman, Randall Bateman

A MacArthur ‘genius’ will likely use his grant to support his wife’s work — in the name of science
October 29, 2020
Dr. Bradley Schlaggar

5 advances in Alzheimer’s research and treatment that could make a difference
Boston Globe (subscription required)
October 29, 2020

Poll finds only 51% of Missourians would get a coronavirus vaccine
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
October 16, 2020
Dr. Hilary Babcock

Wash U's Dr. Tiffany Osborn busts some mask myths
97.1 FM Talk
October 28, 2020
Dr. Tiffany Osborn

A&E Council awards $115K in Arts and Healing grants - Missouri Foundation for Health partners in funding 13 organizations
St. Louis American
October 19, 2020

Psychiatrist from Brentwood honored for work to improve diversity in Alzheimer’s research
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 28, 2020
Dr. Collins Lewis

Risk levels for popular Halloween activities
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
October 29, 2020
Dr. Andrew Janowski

Washington University doctor answers your COVID-19 questions
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
October 29, 2020
Dr. Jason Newland

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