Inappropriate antibiotics for nonhospitalized kids cost US at least $74 million

Antibiotics inappropriately prescribed to nonhospitalized children resulted in at least $74 million in excess health-care costs in the U.S. in…

Abnormal development of brain’s visual system may contribute to autism

A research team, led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the University of North Carolina (UNC)…

Leingang takes leadership role with Toastmasters regional group

Karen Leingang, application developer lead in Information Technology Enterprise Applications at Washington University in St. Louis, was elected and installed…

Long COVID poses risks to vaccinated people, too

Even vaccinated people with mild breakthrough COVID-19 infections can experience debilitating, lingering symptoms that affect the heart, brain, lungs and…

Genetic roots of three mitochondrial diseases ID’d via new approach

When something goes wrong in mitochondria, the tiny organelles that power cells, it can cause a bewildering variety of symptoms…

Protein delivery may help treat diabetic limb problems

About 12 million people in the U.S., particularly those with diabetes, experience obstructed arteries in their limbs. This condition, known…

Taylor to conclude deanship June 30

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Mance receives Gloria White honor

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin surprised Rachel Mance of the School of Law with the Gloria W. White Distinguished Service Award.…

Miao named a Udall Undergraduate Scholar

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Emergency department plays key role in evaluating COVID-19 tests

More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, most Americans likely share the experience of anxiously awaiting the results of…

Zhao receives grant to study proteomics in the brain

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Lew lab sheds new light on cell membranes

Research from the lab of Matthew Lew at Washington University in St. Louis offers entirely new ways to see the…

05.23.22

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Looking up

After being lauded for learning to solve problems on shaky ground and being urged to look up at the sky…

Undergraduate student speaker Noor Ghanam’s address to the Class of 2022

Undergraduate student speaker Noor Ghanam, who earned a degree from Arts & Sciences, delivered her message to the Class of…

Graduate student speaker Bryanna Brown’s address to the Class of 2022

Bryanna Brown,a MBA graduate from Olin Business School, delivered her message to the Class of 2022 at Washington University in…

Chancellor Martin’s message to the Class of 2022

Chancellor Andrew D. Martin delivered his message to the Class of 2022 at Washington University in St. Louis during the…

Mass spectrometry center opens on Medical Campus

The Mass Spectrometry Technology Access Center (MTAC) has opened at the McDonnell Genome Institute on the Medical Campus. The MTAC…

CRE2 announces new faculty fellowships

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Yang wins German research award

Lan Yang, at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected to receive the…

Campus is ready to celebrate

Washington University’s 161st Commencement ceremony begins at 9 a.m. today in its new location on Francis Olympic Field. And for…

First-year farewell

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Epilepsy drug stops nervous system tumor growth in mice

People with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) develop tumors on nerves throughout their bodies. These tumors are usually benign — meaning…

Stark wins American Academy in Rome fellowship

Christopher Stark, associate professor of composition and director of undergraduate studies in music in Arts & Sciences at Washington University…

Kass, Gordon receive Hellen Keller Prize for Vision Research

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Washington University Commencement is 9 a.m. Friday, May 20

WHAT: Washington University’s 161st Commencement. The university will bestow academic degrees on approximately 3,800 members of the Class of 2022.…

Walker wins Quantrano Prize, other honors

Caitlind Walker, a candidate for a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University…

Women’s Society honors students with awards, scholarships

The Women’s Society of Washington University announced the winners of the Harriet K. Switzer Leadership Award and the Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholarships…

Student speakers to honor spirit of Class of 2022

Commencement student speakers Bryanna Brown, of Atlanta, and Noor Ghanam, who has lived in cities across the globe, took different…

Big Ideas Competition winners announced

The winners of the Big Ideas Competition were announced May 16. The program supports novel and innovative projects in informatics…