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Michele Pergadia, PhD

Researchers identify DNA region linked to depression

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and King’s College London have independently identified DNA on chromosome 3 that appears to be related to depression. Major depression affects approxim...
Jeffrey I. Gordon, M.D.

Scientists grow personalized collections of intestinal microbes

An article featuring Jeffrey Gordon, M.D., appearing in the WUSTL Newsroom is available . Scientists grow personalized collections of intestinal microbes....
Helen Piwnica-Worms, Ph.D.,

Helen Piwnica-Worms named head of cell biology and physiology

Helen Piwnica-Worms, Ph.D., the Gerty T. Cori Professor, has been named head of the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. An article featuring Helen Piwnica-W...
Raphael Kopan, PhD

Raphael Kopan, Ph.D. seeks to discover how cells communicate

An article featuring Ralph Kopan, Ph.D.  appearing in the WUSTL Newsroom is available Washington People: Raphael Kopan.  Kopan seeks to discover how cells communicate....
Clay F. Semenkovich, MD

Mouse Study Reveals Mechanism behind Diabetes Blood Vessel Damage

A Scientific American article featuring Clay F. Semenkovich, M.D.  is available online:  Mouse Study Reveals Mechanism behind Diabetes Blood Vessel Damage. Researchers identify an enzyme crucial to healthy blood vessels ...
Philip E. Cryer, M.D.

Philip E. Cryer, M.D. receives Distinguished Faculty Award

Philip E. Cryer, M.D was one of eleven faculty members from Washington University School of Medicine who were honored Feb. 9 at the 2011 Distinguished Faculty Awards ceremony at the Eric P. Newman Education Center. The a...
Xiaochao Wei, PhD

Researchers discover root cause of blood vessel damage in diabetes

A key mechanism that appears to contribute to blood vessel damage in people with diabetes has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Reporting in the Journal of Biologica...
Kelle Moley MD

Kelle Moley, MD, has received a grant from the Children’s Discovery Institute

Kelle Moley, MD, has received a grant from the Children’s Discovery Institute to facilitate research among Washington University researchers on pregnancy, maternal-fetal interaction and pediatric diseases. The project, t...