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Released: July 22, 2015
More than 170 SLUCare physicians in more than 40 different specialties have been recognized by St. Louis Magazine as best doctors of 2015.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
Tagged: 1_News|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|SLUCare
Released: July 17, 2015
SLU researchers showed a relationship between mom’s weight during her first uncomplicated pregnancy and problems with subsequent babies.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom
Released: July 16, 2015
Susan Hoffstetter, Ph.D., is a SLUCare women's health nurse practitioner named as one of the 20 best in her field.
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: July 15, 2015
Daniela Salvemini intends to take the side effects out of opioids.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|School_of_Medicine|Research|Newsroom|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|Health|Home-RSS
Released: July 14, 2015
The $460,000 HRSA grant funds stipends for students in the ‘clinical practice with children and youth’ specialization, launched in January by associate professor Michael Mancini, Ph.D.
Submitted by: Kimberley Donoghue
Tagged: 1_News|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice|Home-RSS|School_of_Social_Work|Jesuit_Mission
Released: July 06, 2015
Teri Murray, Ph.D., R.N., is one of only 21-23 chosen to serve on the National Advisory Council for Nurse Education.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Nursing
Released: July 02, 2015
Penn State’s Dr. Collins O. Airhihenbuwa is a global leader in research on health, identity and culture.
Tagged: 1_News|Home-RSS|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice
Released: June 26, 2015
The new drug takes aim at cancer metabolism and stops most kinds of cancer.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Research|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Med_Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|School_of_Medicine
Released: June 25, 2015
Valued at more than $1.2 million, the scholarships are the result of a successful matching initiative led by Dean Philip Alderson, M.D., to help students cover the costs of medical school tuition.
Submitted by: Stacey Hutchens
Tagged: 1_News|Home-RSS|School_of_Medicine
Released: June 19, 2015
Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D., has received funding from the Gates Foundation to research a potential vaccine against tuberculosis.
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: June 18, 2015
As temperatures and allergy season heat up, it isn't just the mold and pollen counts that are making St. Louisans sneeze. Dust allergies can trigger itchy red eye and runny noses.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom
Released: June 11, 2015
Ghazala Hayat, M.D, was recognized for promoting understanding between different cultures and religions.
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: June 08, 2015
A SLUCare GI expert weighs in on managing the microbiome.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine
Released: June 05, 2015
The St. Louis MetroMarket and Saint Louis University are celebrating the delivery of a retired Metro transit bus which will soon be converted into St. Louis MetroMarket's first mobile farmers market. The bus was delivered Tuesday, June 2, to its new home at Salus Center on the Saint Louis University Med Center campus.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom
Released: May 12, 2015
Sean Smith received the 2015 Gladney award, given to a medical school student for promoting understanding and diversity.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Newsroom|Med_Newsroom|School_of_Medicine
Released: May 07, 2015
A SLUCare neurologist shares six important steps to reduce your risk.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Medical_Center|School_of_Medicine
Released: May 06, 2015
Edward Weiss, Ph.D., and colleagues found that both methods have positive effects on insulin sensitivity, especially when combined. Though this may seem obvious, Weiss says, the benefits of each method are distinct.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences
Released: May 05, 2015
SLU celebrates the accomplishments of the late John Gladney, M.D., with its 15th annual diversity awards reception.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Home-RSS|School_of_Medicine
Released: April 27, 2015
SLU researchers are investigating a new vaccine approach that could be an important step in ending the need for annual flu shots.
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|SLUCare|School_of_Medicine
Released: April 19, 2015
St. Louis Magazine recognizes compassion, expertise of SLU nurses.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|Home-RSS|School_of_Medicine|School_of_Nursing|SLUCare|Newsroom|Med_Newsroom
Released: April 17, 2015
A Saint Louis University study finds text messaging is a viable way to supplement care for mothers suffering from post-partum depression.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
Tagged: 1_Media Advisory|1_Press_Release|1_News|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|Research|SLUCare
Released: April 16, 2015
The laboratory study turns off pain signals in the spinal cord to provide relief from chronic pain.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center
Released: April 14, 2015
Four-way junctions hold answers to clearing DNA replication road blocks.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_Press_Release|1_News|Home-RSS|Health|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine|Newsroom
Released: April 13, 2015
A SLU researcher recommends caution with sodium supplementation.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Research|Newsroom|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom
Released: April 13, 2015
Grant Farmer, Ph.D., M.P.H., an adjunct professor in the Saint Louis University Center for Outcomes Research, died April 8, 2015.
Tagged: 1_In_Memoriam|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice|Home-RSS
Released: March 30, 2015
Researcher Daniel Hawiger, M.D., Ph.D., hopes that these breakthroughs will open the door to design better treatments for autoimmune diseases.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine
Released: March 24, 2015
Saint Louis University School of Medicine fourth-year medical students received their residency matches during the National Residency Match Program's Match Day 2015. The event was held Friday, March 20, at Busch Stadium.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|Home-RSS
Released: March 24, 2015
A research review article by Brian Boutwell, Ph.D., suggests we're wired to break up and move on.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Social_Work
Released: March 18, 2015
The endowed professorship in plastic surgery will boost research.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine
Released: March 16, 2015
Saint Louis University received a $75,000 grant to help combat food deserts in St. Louis.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
Tagged: 1_News|Med_Newsroom|SLU_in_the_Community|Newsroom|Medical_Center|1_Press_Release|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences|Home-RSS
Released: March 13, 2015
Under the guidance of SLU, Ferguson-Florissant high school students help cook school lunches for 11,000.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences|SLU_in_the_Community
Released: March 10, 2015
SLU programs have earned high honors in the newly-released 2016 edition, including the No. 1 program in health law in the nation.
Submitted by: Jeanette Grider
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences|Graduate_School|Health|Home-RSS|John_Cook_School_of_Business|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Law|School_of_Medicine|School_of_Nursing|University_Awards_Rankings
Released: March 06, 2015
Geoffrey Gorse, M.D., led a recent study of an enhanced vaccine to protect people from influenza.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine
Released: March 01, 2015
Mary McLennan, M.D., has been on the School of Medicine faculty since 1999.
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Newsroom|Med_Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: February 24, 2015
C-STARS (Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills) is the first program in the country to prepare U.S. Air Force medical technicians, nurses and doctors to take care of traumatic injuries to patients during war time.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
Tagged: 1_News|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine
Released: February 19, 2015
A 14-member committee, chaired by School of Nursing Dean Teri Murray, Ph.D., will lead the search for the next dean of the College for Public Health and Social Justice.
Submitted by: University Communications
Tagged: 1_Announcement|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice|Home-RSS
Released: February 17, 2015
Scott Fosko, M.D., is chair of dermatology and focuses on treating patients who have skin cancer.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: February 17, 2015
SLU experts probe critical issues surrounding myths and fears about vaccines.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Law|School_of_Medicine
Released: February 17, 2015
Scientists developed a drug that stops fatty liver disease from causing inflammation and scarring.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|Research
Released: February 05, 2015
A study of chronic pain patients led by Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., found that patients who increased opioid painkiller doses were more likely to experience an increase in depression.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine
Released: February 04, 2015
The SLU scientist is being honored for his work leading to blood-clotting breakthroughs.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_Press_Release|1_News|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|Research
Released: January 30, 2015
Hilary Stepansky and Jose Mendez, students in the Doisy College of Health Sciences, describe their behind-the-scenes experiences with the Rams.
Submitted by: Corey Mauer
Tagged: 1_News|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences|Home-RSS
Released: January 29, 2015
New research from a SLU scientist holds promise for type 2 diabetes treatment.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Medical_Center|School_of_Medicine
Released: January 23, 2015
Mee-Ngan F. Yap, Ph.D., discovered an evolutionary mechanism that allows bacteria to resist antibiotics.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine
Released: January 20, 2015
A new approach developed by researcher Thomas Burris, Ph.D., stops the destruction of beta cells and preserves insulin production.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|Research
Released: December 23, 2014
The finding has the potential to treat sleep disorders and anxiety by managing circadian rhythm.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine
Released: December 19, 2014
This year's contributions by SLU medical researchers includes efforts to end pain, defend against pandemics and cure diseases.
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine
Released: December 18, 2014
A SLU nutrition and dietetics faculty member suggests ways to eat healthy during the holidays.
Tagged: 1_News|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences
Released: December 18, 2014
A few simple changes can make an office more functional and comfortable, SLU PT students say.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_Press_Release|1_News|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Home-RSS
Released: December 17, 2014
Brent Neuschwander-Tetri, M.D., shared findings on a common liver disease in The Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|SLUCare|School_of_Medicine
Released: December 17, 2014
Carole Vogler, M.D., Chair of the SLUCare Compensation Committee, will present “Compensation Plans: What’s In It for You?”
Submitted by: Matt Olwig
Tagged: 1_Event|School_of_Medicine
Released: December 16, 2014
Shalini Paruthi, M.D., shares three top tips for improving sleep habits.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
Tagged: Health|Newsroom|Medical_Center
Released: December 04, 2014
A new tradition at SLU launches nursing students into work with patients.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Nursing
Released: November 25, 2014
Amy Moore, Ph.D., says color is key to making Thanksgiving dinner healthier and lighter.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom
Released: November 19, 2014
Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D. and colleagues have discovered a way to block a pain pathway in animal models of chronic neuropathic pain suggesting a promising new approach to pain relief.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine
Released: November 18, 2014
A New England Journal of Medicine paper co-authored by Angela Sharkey, M.D., found two drugs worked to treat Marfan syndrome.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Newsroom|Med_Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: November 17, 2014
Reassuringly, most women have uncomplicated pregnancies after donation.
Tagged: 1_Press_Release|1_News|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|Research
Released: November 13, 2014
Derek Tibbs Sr. had worked as a technician in the department of comparative medicine for 22 years.
Tagged: Newsroom|Med_Newsroom|Home-RSS|1_News|School_of_Medicine
Released: November 12, 2014
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Friends of the SLU Liver Center, which supports the research efforts of the world-renowned Saint Louis University Liver Center for the treatment and cure of liver diseases.
Tagged: 1_News|Health|Newsroom|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|School_of_Medicine
Released: November 11, 2014
Med student Peter Ireland received a prestigious research fellowship to study herpes simplex virus.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine
Released: November 07, 2014
An interfaith service recognizes the generosity of those who donated their bodies to educate medical and allied health students.
Tagged: 1_News|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|School_of_Medicine|Home-RSS|Newsroom
Released: November 03, 2014
Hubert Ritter, M.D., who was a former acting chair of ob/gyn from 1976-78, passed away at age 90.
Tagged: 1_News|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine
Released: October 31, 2014
Joanne Langan, P.D., has a strong background in nursing administration and education.
Tagged: 1_News|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Nursing
Released: October 28, 2014
Statistics show that 75 percent of the population will have at least one episode of back pain in their lifetime.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Health|Newsroom|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|Home-RSS
Released: October 07, 2014
Robert Belshe, M.D., is the lead author of a JAMA study about a potential vaccination strategy to protect people from pandemic bird flu.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: Newsroom|Med_Newsroom|Home-RSS|1_Press_Release|1_News|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: October 02, 2014
Respiratory failure is the most common cause of death in ALS patients.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Health|Home-RSS|School_of_Medicine|Research|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|SLUCare
Released: September 25, 2014
A blinding disorder, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, affects overweight young women.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine
Released: September 23, 2014
New combination of drugs could decrease side effects, increase cure rate
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare|School_of_Medicine
Released: September 23, 2014
James Drake, M.D., a dedicated physician, beloved teacher and longtime medical school faculty member, passed away at age 68.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: September 19, 2014
SLU Researchers find higher expectations and lack of empathy toward children trigger abuse and neglect
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: September 15, 2014
Avoid injury and improve your golf game through muscle strength and proper form, SLU expert says.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|1_Press_Release
Released: September 15, 2014
Not all genetics tests that screen for cancer risk are the same, says Suzanne Mahon, DNSc, a genetics counselor at SLU Cancer Center.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|SLUCare|School_of_Medicine
Released: September 11, 2014
SLU Researchers will help parents apply strategies that could improve their child’s behavioral problems
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: September 09, 2014
The special sessions for nursing and Doisy College of Health Sciences students will be held Sept. 9-11 and Sept. 16-18.
Submitted by: Student Success Center- Medical Center
Tagged: 1_Event|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences|School_of_Nursing
Released: September 03, 2014
The event is sponsored by the School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development, and WIMS@SLU.
Submitted by: Matt Olwig
Tagged: 1_Event|School_of_Medicine
Released: September 02, 2014
Researchers propose authors should be more vigilant and follow a uniform practice in reporting errors
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: September 01, 2014
About 35 students worked with 20 SLU faculty on STEM projects this summer
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: August 28, 2014
Saint Louis University is internationally recognized for its vaccine research.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Newsroom|Med_Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: August 05, 2014
Scientists try to stay a step ahead of HIV in order to combat drug resistance and to develop better treatments.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|School_of_Medicine|Research|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom
Released: July 31, 2014
At a ceremony at the White House on World Hepatitis Day, Dr. Adrian Di Bisceglie was honored for his contributions to fighting the liver disease.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_Press_Release|1_News|School_of_Medicine|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom
Released: July 28, 2014
More than 160 SLUCare Physicians have been chosen as St. Louis Magazine's 2014 'Best Doctors'
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: July 17, 2014
SLU's Center for World Health and Medicine investigates treatments and cures for diseases that afflict children in the developing world.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_Press_Release|1_News|Home-RSS|Newsroom|Med_Newsroom|School_of_Medicine
Released: July 10, 2014
Researchers used x-ray crystallography to publish the first image of prothrombin. The protein’s flexible structure is key to the development of blood-clotting.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Medical_Center|School_of_Medicine|Research
Released: July 09, 2014
Game-based educational tool will train physicians on emergency room pediatric cases
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: July 01, 2014
Inspired by a family's tragic loss and his Jesuit background, Anthony Scalzo, M.D., crusaded against K2 – a mission “in my genes.”
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: June 24, 2014
The Center for Vaccine Development's Geoffrey Gorse, M.D. is the principal investigator at SLU studying an experimental vaccine to protect people from anthrax disease.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: June 24, 2014
Researchers will enroll participants with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease in a new research study.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|School_of_Medicine|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Research
Released: June 23, 2014
Investigators have discovered a pain pathway and a drug that may be able to stop it.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|School_of_Medicine|Newsroom|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|Home-RSS|1_Press_Release|Health
Released: June 23, 2014
New initiatives on campus provide socks, hygiene kits to the homeless
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: June 23, 2014
A champion for the underserved, Margaret Benz was awarded the AANP State of Missouri Excellence Award for her teaching and clinical expertise.
Tagged: 1_News|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Nursing|Home-RSS
Released: June 16, 2014
$3.1 Million Sub-Grant Supports Search to Treat Deadly Childhood Diarrhea
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: June 06, 2014
Research by Jean Krampe, Ph.D., supports dance to relieve hip pain, improve walking in older adults.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Nursing|Home-RSS
Released: June 06, 2014
Erin Bakanas, M.D., is interim director of SLU's Bander Center for Medical Business Ethics.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|School_of_Medicine
Released: June 02, 2014
The clinic will provide care for medically underserved patients in St. Louis
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: May 30, 2014
Since 2007, SLU has received more than half a million dollars from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support students who are under-represented in nursing.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Nursing
Released: May 22, 2014
A new grant will allow scientists to study a promising approach to HER2 breast cancers.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|School_of_Medicine|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Research
Released: May 21, 2014
Researchers Sergey Korolev, Ph.D., and Enrico Di Cera, M.D., sent their work into space to solve two difficult problems. The answers could lead to better therapies in several areas of medicine.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Med_Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|Research
Released: May 20, 2014
Animal research by Susan Farr, Ph.D., suggests a strategy to explore for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
Tagged: 1_Press_Release|1_News|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: May 13, 2014
Three medical students were recognized for promoting and enhancing diversity on campus and beyond
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: May 09, 2014
Former Department of Homeland Security medical officer reviews data from experiments
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice
Released: May 08, 2014
Norma Metheny,Ph.D., receives an AACN grant to study ways to confirm correct placement of feeding tubes in critically ill infants.
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Released: May 05, 2014
Epidemiologist explores which patients are more susceptible to depression
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: May 02, 2014
The associate dean in the Office of Multicultural Affairs receives Stellar Performer in Health Care award
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: May 01, 2014
Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the SLU Liver Center, which supports the research efforts of the Saint Louis University Liver Center for the treatment and cure of liver diseases.
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Released: April 25, 2014
Raul Artal, M.D., seldom discusses his struggles as a Holocaust survivor, which have shaped his decision to become an obstetrician.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: April 24, 2014
SLU nurses were recognized as tops in the educator, non-neonatal pediatric and mental and behavioral health categories.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: April 23, 2014
Raul Artal, M.D., will serve as a champion for the Center for Medicine after the Holocaust.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: April 22, 2014
Directed by Chris Sebelski, DPT, SLU's orthopedic physical therapy residency offers advanced training to practitioners.
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Released: April 21, 2014
Because the cold weather extended into the spring, the allergy season will likely be more intense.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: April 21, 2014
Visit the Microsoft Facebook page to vote for Jeremy Goss' idea for a mobile farmer's market
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: April 11, 2014
Epidemiologist explores which patients are more susceptible to depression
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: April 10, 2014
Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D. will be honored at the Missouri Athletic Club Luncheon on April 11
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: April 08, 2014
Multiple sclerosis, a chronic disease of the central nervous system, occurs when some of the immune system’s “T-cells” mistake the nerve fiber coating called myelin as a foreign tissue to be destroyed.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: April 07, 2014
Researchers will test a medical food as a source of ketone bodies, which can substitute for glucose as an energy source for neurons.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: April 01, 2014
The screening will be held on Friday, April 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: March 31, 2014
Studies find drug therapies that could treat the disease in patients with Type 2 diabetes
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: March 28, 2014
The study aims to understand the natural history and progression of the disease
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: March 28, 2014
An international expert in bone marrow transplant and professor of internal medicine at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Friedrich G. Schuening, M.D. passed away on March 27.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: March 26, 2014
Research led by Stuart Slavin, M.D., M. Ed., shows med students learn more and are mentally healthier when pressure is reduced.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: March 26, 2014
All 160 medical students matched into residency programs this year.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: March 25, 2014
Scientists will scour drug libraries for the one to do the trick.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: March 19, 2014
A champion of community service passes away
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: March 19, 2014
Basketball has the potential to offer a multitude of all-around health benefits.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|SLUCare|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences
Released: March 14, 2014
SLU researcher to ask moms about obtaining consent for studies involving treatment of newborns.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: March 13, 2014
SLU medical students are holding their annual auction to fund the operation of their free clinic for those who are uninsured.
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Released: March 06, 2014
SLU Cancer Center is hosting a community session to teach therapeutic songwriting, which empowers patients.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: February 28, 2014
Known for her feeding tube research, Norma Metheny, Ph.D., has been selected to receive an international honor.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: February 26, 2014
The link between illnesses may help doctors catch some cancer earlier.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: February 18, 2014
SLU and Washington University researchers seek feedback on their report on the health and well-being of local African Americans.
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Released: February 17, 2014
Angela Sharkey, M.D., will be recognized by The Marfan Foundation for her research and clinical care of children who have Marfan syndrome.
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Released: February 13, 2014
Celebrate Valentine's Day and heart month by eating heart shaped foods that are good for your cardiovascular system.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: February 11, 2014
Saint Louis University pediatric cardiologist says heart health should be lifelong pursuit
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: February 07, 2014
Freter’s clinical and research interests are in benign and malignant hematology.
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Released: February 07, 2014
Nasrallah’s main research focus is schizophrenia and related psychoses.
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Released: February 05, 2014
SLU school lunch program demonstrates the tasty benefits of eating local while offering hands-on education for tomorrow's dietitians.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: February 03, 2014
The Reinert Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery honors two brothers who played significant roles at SLU.
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Released: January 31, 2014
Avoid germs by carefully choosing your menu and prevent guests from double-dipping their chip or veggie back into the common bowl of dip.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: January 29, 2014
The Fellows Award, which recognizes a distinguished individual for outstanding achievement in science, will be given to Salvemini for her contribution to our understanding of pain.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: January 22, 2014
A study led by William Ferguson, M.D., investigates a treatment for children and young adults suffering from a sickle cell pain crisis.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: January 15, 2014
Behrents is the Director and Lysle E. Johnston, Jr. Professor of Orthodontics at CADE
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: January 13, 2014
Carole Vogler, M.D., chair of pathology at SLU, says her labs' re-accreditation is an assurance of quality.
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Released: January 10, 2014
Richard Bucholz, M.D., has been named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: January 09, 2014
Angela Sharkey, M.D., is chair of the steering committee of the Association of Americn Medical Colleges' Group on Women in Medicine.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: January 09, 2014
Formerly from Cleveland Clinic, Wolf Stapelfeldt, M.D., is the new chairman of anesthesiology at Saint Louis University.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: Med_Newsroom|Home-RSS|1_Press_Release|1_News|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: January 08, 2014
This year, take advantage of the latest knowledge about cancer prevention, a SLU doctor urges.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|Medical_Center|Newsroom|SLUCare
Released: January 01, 2014
SLU family physician says simple changes to lifestyle can relieve stress
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: December 19, 2013
Researchers have found evidence that some chronic sinus issues may be the result of inflammation.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: December 19, 2013
Researchers have found evidence that some chronic sinus issues may be the result of inflammation.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: December 17, 2013
Saint Louis University dermatologist offers five skincare essentials for men
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: December 16, 2013
With grants from the NIH and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, pain researcher Daniela Salvemini studies a debilitating side effect of anti-cancer drugs.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: December 12, 2013
SLU nursing faculty and students receive special preparation to protect members of the community in case of a bioterror attack.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Nursing
Released: December 12, 2013
Chief pathology resident Matthew Prall, M.D., will present “Lean Management.”
Submitted by: Elizabeth Torno
Tagged: 1_Event|School_of_Medicine
Released: December 09, 2013
A recent study used diffusion tensor imaging, a type of highly sensitive magnetic resonance image (MRI), to examine the way water moves throughout the brain’s white matter.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: December 05, 2013
Keith Elder, Ph.D., collaborated on a policy brief that examined cancer, diabetes and heart disease in St. Louis.
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Released: December 04, 2013
Berton Moed, M.D., was named an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
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Released: December 03, 2013
Nursing instructor Julie Bertram found mental health nurses lend valuable perspective in treating troubled teens in foster care.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: December 02, 2013
SLU experts offer two ways to battle the holiday bulge.
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Released: November 27, 2013
The student-run free clinic, which has served patients for two decades, has moved to a larger, more modern space.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: November 25, 2013
Germ expert Donna Duberg offers food safety tips for a healthy Thanksgiving dinner.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: November 25, 2013
Preliminary findings show bitter melon reduces cancer cell growth in animal model.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: November 14, 2013
Susan Farr, Ph.D., found that antioxidant extracts from spearmint and rosemary fight mild cognitive impairment in an animal model.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: November 12, 2013
Margaret Bultas, Ph.D., and Verna Hendricks-Ferguson, Ph.D., were recognized for their professional achievements by the March of Dimes.
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Released: November 11, 2013
A SLU pediatrician offers advice to military families.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: November 11, 2013
Scientists have identified a pathway that regulates fibrosis, suggesting a possible pharmacologic approach to treat patients with a broad range of fibrotic diseases.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: November 11, 2013
All money raised by the organization stays in the St. Louis area to perform life-saving research and treat patients.
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Released: November 07, 2013
SLUCare orthopaedic surgeon Howard Place, M.D., captures SLU School of Medicine's alumni community service award.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: November 07, 2013
Nearly 1,400 People Expected to Attend the Memorial Service at Saint Xavier College Church.
Submitted by: Debbie Humiston
Tagged: 1_Event|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine|Health
Released: November 06, 2013
SLU public health researcher Keon Gilbert, DrPH, collaborated on a policy brief about racism in St. Louis and health.
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Released: November 06, 2013
The study has discovered a link between chronic use of pain-relieving medication and increase in the risk of developing major depression.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: October 31, 2013
Brett Emo, Ph.D., MPH, was awarded $25,000 towards his research on sustainable methods for water and soil contamination removal.
Submitted by: Colleen Hamilton
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice|Newsroom|Research
Released: October 30, 2013
SLU Orthodontics resident offers tips to maintain good oral health during the holiday season
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: October 30, 2013
6:30 p.m. - The Lodge Des Peres
Submitted by: Colleen Hamilton
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Released: October 29, 2013
Stuart Slavin, M.D., has won one of four top teaching awards given by the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: October 29, 2013
Dennis Mollman, M.D., Ph.D, will explain a new minimally invasive image guided approach to spinal surgery during the "For Your Health" seminar series.
Submitted by: Colleen Hamilton
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Released: October 24, 2013
Richard Lee, M.D., will share the science behind a new approach to treating atrial fibrillation during the "For Your Health" seminar series.
Submitted by: Colleen Hamilton
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Released: October 21, 2013
Halloween stories can help children learn many important moral concepts.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: October 15, 2013
Domestic violence takes an enormous toll on the health and well-being of those who experience it.
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Released: October 11, 2013
William Keenan, M.D. and Donna Halloran, M.D. in the department of pediatrics were honored at the award ceremony.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: September 30, 2013
Terri Rebmann, Ph.D., of the Institute for Biosecurity, says many routine business operations in an organization depend on having disaster plans.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: September 25, 2013
Robert Belshe, M.D., directs SLU's Center for Vaccine Development, which has received what likely is the largest research contract or grant in the University's history.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: September 20, 2013
Helen Lach, Ph.D., has studied ways to prevent falls for 20 years.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: September 18, 2013
While researchers expected that the pond turtle’s eyes would operate like other animals with eyes on the side of their heads, this particular species of turtle appears to have characteristics of both front and side-eyed animals.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|School_of_Medicine|Research|Medical_Center|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Home-RSS|1_Press_Release
Released: September 18, 2013
Sharon Frey, M.D., is clinical director of Saint Louis University’s Center for Vaccine Development, one of eight institutions funded by the NIH to study a vaccine for a lethal strain of bird flu.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: September 13, 2013
Saint Louis University’s Center for World Health and Medicine has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to investigate a treatment for malaria, which annually kills more than a million people worldwide.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Medicine
Released: September 05, 2013
Alexander Garza, M.D., formerly the chief medical officer in the Department of Homeland Security and a new faculty member in the College for Public Health and Social Justice, talks about the recent chemical attacks in Syria.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: August 14, 2013
A new, non-invasive option to diagnose liver disease uses an ultrasound-like technique rather than an invasive biopsy.
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Released: August 12, 2013
Saint Louis University Surgeon Dr. William Sasser shares lessons from his longtime career: Treat every patient as family.
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Released: August 06, 2013
Researchers hope to combine new RECQ1 inhibitors with existing drugs to create more effective therapies with fewer toxic side effects.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Health|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|Medical_Center|Research|School_of_Medicine|SLUCare
Released: August 06, 2013
Medical school students will take their free clinic on the road Aug. 18 to provide school physicals and vaccinations.
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Released: August 06, 2013
A pioneer of pediatric surgery passes away
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: August 02, 2013
Patients will undergo a heart catheterization procedure to have the therapy delivered
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: August 01, 2013
The treatment will use combination of two drugs for children in the immune tolerant phase of hepatitis B
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: July 26, 2013
More than 200 death investigators gathered at SLU to discuss advancements in the forensic science world.
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: July 22, 2013
Saint Louis University best doctors share their golden piece of advice for healthy living
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: July 22, 2013
SLUCare’s redesigned website is easier for patients and physicians to use.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|School_of_Medicine
Released: July 17, 2013
Thomas Burris conducts research in chemical biology and nuclear receptors.
Tagged: 1_Announcement|1_News|1_Press_Release|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Research|School_of_Medicine
Released: July 15, 2013
Mario Schootman, Ph.D., studies the impact of neighborhoods on cancer.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|College_for_Public_Health_and_Social_Justice
Released: July 12, 2013
An undergraduate degree in investigative and medical sciences gave a SLU medical student a strong foundation in human health and pathology
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|Home-RSS|Health|Research|SLUCare
Released: July 09, 2013
Instructors of health informatics and information management Julie Howe and Teresa Neal offer advice we all can use as we prepare to make the most of our visits to a physician.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Doisy_College_of_Health_Sciences|Health|Home-RSS|Med_Newsroom|Medical_Center|Newsroom|SLUCare
Released: July 03, 2013
Alexander Garza, M.D., MPH, the official who managed medical and health security issues for the nation, will become Associate Dean for Public Health Practice at SLU’s College for Public Health and Social Justice.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
Tagged: 1_News|1_Press_Release|Health|Med_Newsroom|Newsroom|School_of_Public_Health
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