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Grand Rounds  May 19

Cancer Researchers Named to Federal Moonshot Committees

Two researchers at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis — Robert Schreiber, PhD, and Graham Colditz, MD, PhD — have been named as advisers to the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

Clinical  Apr 06

Surgeons Test Technology with Potential to Expand Lung Transplant Donor Pool

Organ transplant patient Michele Coleman receives a follow-up exam a few months after surgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis gave her a new set of lungs.

Clinical  Mar 29

AMA on Ending Opioid Epidemic

Opioid and heroin abuse have skyrocketed in America prompting new guidelines and regulations from the CDC and FDA. The AMA weighed in…

Clinical  Mar 28

Cells Have Strategies to Get Back on Track After Replication Stress

In a recent review paper published in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University scientist Alessandro Vindigni, Ph.D., describes the strategies cells use when their DNA faces replication stress, challenges that may derail a…

Clinical  Mar 03

Findings may guide design of new drugs

Genetic errors identified in a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may reduce risk of heart attacks…

Clinical  Feb 24

Technology may improve treatment for deadly brain cancer

Using a laser probe, neurosurgeons at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have opened the brain’s protective…

Clinical  Feb 23

Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Read the Feb. 22 joint statement by National Governors Association Health & Human Services Committee Chair Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker; Vice Chair New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan; American Medical Association Chair-Elect Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA

Clinical  Feb 08

Prevent, Protect, Improve

Healthways and Dr. Dean Ornish have teamed up on a secondary intervention proven to not only treat heart disease but also to reverse…

Clinical  Feb 08

The 7th Character

How important is the 7th character for Medicare/Medicaid claims?

Clinical  Feb 04

Scientists More Effectively Control Pain by Targeting Nerve Cell’s Interior

New research indicates that the location of receptors that transmit pain signals IS important in how big or small a pain signal will…

Clinical  Jan 26

New Outpatient Care Center Under Construction in South St. Louis County

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) are building a new outpatient facility in south…

Clinical  Jan 26

Bhayani Named Holekamp Family Chair in Urology

Sam Bhayani, MD, who recently was appointed chief medical officer of the Faculty Practice Plan at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the Holekamp Family Chair in Urology at Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH) and the School

Clinical  Jan 18

Team Develops Wireless, Dissolvable Sensors to Monitor Brain

A team of neurosurgeons and engineers has developed wireless brain sensors that monitor intracranial pressure and temperature and then…

Business  Jan 15

Cybersecurity and Healthcare

The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is aimed at protecting the nation’s data.

Business  Jan 15

Washington University Alumni Have Human Periscope at Events

Washington University alumni now have a new proxy at St. Louis business mixers.

Business  Jan 15

Midwest Healthcare Leaders Converge To Discuss Cutting-Edge Innovation

Physicians, investors and entrepreneurs directly exchange ideas at unique business mixer in heart of America.

Research  Jan 15

Social Media May Provide Key Health Information

Could your Facebook posts be the clue to your health?

Research  Jan 15

Mercy Offers a Nationwide Cancer Trial

Could chemotherapy become a thing of the past?

Grand Rounds  Jan 08

Study Uncovers Inherited Genetic Susceptibility Across 12 Cancer Types​

Researchers long have known that some portion of the risk of developing cancer is hereditary and that inherited genetic errors are…

Research  Jan 06

Findings on Fat Cell Metabolism

A new study shows simple sugars are not the only favored nutrient of fat cells.

Business  Jan 06

Evidence-based Design: Marrying Form & Function on the Front Line

Evidence-based design experts know that outfitting healthcare facilities is about much more than just selecting attractive furnishings…

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