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Grand Rounds  Apr 18

Improving Home Medication Compliance for Kids with Cancer

Having a child sick with cancer can be an overwhelming and emotional experience.

Grand Rounds  Apr 15

Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University open new outpatient facility in South County

 Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University Physicians are increasing options for patients to access outpatient care with a new 84,500-square-foot facility in south St. Louis County. The Center for Advanced Medicine – South County opens to…

Grand Rounds  Apr 04

SLU Scientists Ask if Smoking Takes Toll on Ticker

With the help of a new award from the Lottie Caroline Hardy Charitable Trust, SLU scientist Jane McHowat, Ph.D., will study how smoking impacts cardiac health beyond injury to the body’s arteries by damaging the heart muscle itself.

Grand Rounds  Mar 25

SSM Health Opens New $10.4 million Outpatient Care Center in Wentzville

SSM Health has opened a new $10.4 million outpatient health care facility near the campus of SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Wentzville to provide convenient health care access to the growing population in western St. Charles, Warren and Lincoln…

Grand Rounds  Mar 15

SLU Tests New Drug for Rare Neurological Disease with No Treatment

As part of a multi-center phase III clinical trial, Saint Louis University is enrolling participants with a particular subtype of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease in a study of a potential new medication to see if it is safe and effective.

Grand Rounds  Mar 15

SLU Scientist Helps Move Structural Biology Into “Big Data” Era

In a recent paper published in Nature Communications, structural biologists detailed how a new data sharing consortium is helping scientists more quickly share and benefit from findings in their field.

Grand Rounds  Mar 07

Preemies’ Gut Bacteria Reveal Vast Scope of Antibiotic Resistance

A new study reveals extensive antibiotic resistance in the gut bacteria of premature infants. The researchers say these findings…

Grand Rounds  Mar 01

$11.9 Million from NIH Funds Glaucoma Study

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received four grants totaling $11.9 million from the…

Grand Rounds  Feb 24

Dietary Link to Stunted Growth Identified

Study links inadequate intake of amino acids to debilitating condition that affects millions

Grand Rounds  Feb 22

In Obese Patients, 5 Percent Weight Loss has Significant Health Benefits

For patients with obesity trying to lose weight, the greatest health benefits come from losing just 5 percent of their body weight, according to a new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Grand Rounds  Jan 27

Lung Cancer Services Expand with Newly Developed Screening Program

St. Anthony’s Cancer Care Center is expanding the care it provides for the treatment of lung cancer with the addition of a newly developed, low-dose Computed Tomography (CT) screening program for lung cancer and the addition of a lung cancer nurse…

Grand Rounds  Jan 26

Logan University Appoints New Assistant Director of Admissions for College of Health Sciences

Logan University welcomes Jordan LaMarca, MBA, as its new assistant director of admissions for the College of Health Sciences.

Grand Rounds  Jan 26

SSM Health SLU Hospital Offering New Synergy Stent

Cardiac specialists at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital are first in the region to commercially offer patients the Synergy stent, a new alternative designed to promote faster healing and reduce complications from previous stents such as vessel r

Grand Rounds  Jan 19

St. Luke’s Hospital Launches Affiliation with Cleveland Clinic

St. Luke’s Hospital announces an affiliation with Cleveland Clinic’s Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute.

Grand Rounds  Jan 18

Mercy’s Sorensen Elected Chairman of American Medical Group Association

Donn E. Sorensen, president of Mercy’s east Missouri region, began a one-year term as chair of the American Medical Group…

Grand Rounds  Jan 18

Lovell Communications Expands Team and Opens Louisiana Office

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lovell Communications, a strategic public relations, marketing and crisiscommunications firm, is expanding its footprint with the opening of an office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and has hired veteran healthcare marketing and public…

Grand Rounds  Jan 15

Mercy Hospital St. Louis Earns 2015 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award

For the second time, The Leapfrog Group named Mercy Hospital St. Louis to its annual list of Top Hospitals, one of only 98 hospitals across the country and the only in Missouri.This coveted and respected recognition showcases Mercy’s commitment to…

Grand Rounds  Jan 15

Silverman Named Head of Pediatrics

Gary A. Silverman, MD, PhD, has been named the Harriet B. Spoehrer Professor and head of the Department of Pediatrics at Washington…

Grand Rounds  Jan 15

Mercy Hospital St. Louis Named to Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

Selected from more than 1,000 U.S. hospitals, Mercy Hospital St. Louis was recently named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics.TMThe study, now in its 17th year, identifies the nation’s best providers of…

Grand Rounds  Jan 15

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Liver Transplant Program Celebrates 30 Years

It was one of the first programs of its kind in the country. Now the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish liver transplant program is celebrating 30 years of changing lives.In 1985, Barnes-Jewish Hospital became the 16th hospital in the world with a…

Grand Rounds  Jan 15

Clinical Trial in Trauma Patients to Evaluate Drug

In trauma patients experiencing severe bleeding, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis will evaluate a drug already approved to minimize blood loss in people suffering from hemophilia — a genetic clotting disorder — or…

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