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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...
Dr. Alan Permutt and patient

First multidisciplinary clinic in the world for patients with Wolfram syndrome

The first multidisciplinary clinic in the world for patients with Wolfram syndrome took place in August at Washington University Medical Center. M. Alan Permutt, MD, professor of medicine and of cell biology and physiolo...
Richard Bach, MD

Study finds no link between diabetes drug rosiglitazone and increased rate of heart attack

Now, in a post-trial analysis of results from an international clinical trial of 2,368 diabetes patients with cardiovascular disease, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and several major...