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Released: June 21, 2016
Funded by the NIH, SLU vaccine researchers are partnering with scientists from Puerto Rico to fight Zika.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: June 09, 2016
SLU’s Summer Geriatrics Institute covered a range of topics -- from the therapeutic benefits of dance to a non-drug treatment for dementia.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: June 01, 2016
MEDLaunch is the product of collaborative efforts between SLU School of Medicine, John Cook School of Business, Parks College of Engineering, Aviation, and Technology, and SLU School of Law.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: May 31, 2016
SLU's article in “Trends in Immunology” explained why using a more accurate animal model could improve cancer research.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: May 09, 2016
Betty Chen, a third-year student at the SLU School of Medicine, received a fellowship to research education levels of school age children, parents and teachers in the St. Louis area.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: April 26, 2016
The Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation will partner with SLU to provide clinical care, support and research for those with Charcot-Marie-Tooth and inherited neuropathies.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: April 26, 2016
Jeremy Goss was received the 2016 medical school student award that is named for a pioneering doctor who fought discrimination.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: April 22, 2016
Deborah Loman was selected by St. Louis Magazine as one of the top nurse educators in the region. She was tied for the top educator award with Elizabeth Alseth of St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: April 21, 2016
Public health faculty member Alexander Garza, M.D., MPH, receives one of UMKC’s most prestigious honors.
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Released: April 08, 2016
SLU's nursing school is among five in the nation to use an interactive tool to teach screening for alcohol abuse.
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Released: April 05, 2016
The Rodney M. Coe Distinction in Community Service Program is a longitudinal, faculty-mentored community service program at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: April 05, 2016
The SLU Health Sciences Collaborative Research Institute grants provide health science researchers from various disciplines seed money for research projects.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: April 01, 2016
Researchers examine human heart tissue to gauge smoking's damage.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: March 28, 2016
Cells have strategies to get back on track after replication stress.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: March 24, 2016
A SLU scientist is honored for advancing potential treatments in many areas.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: March 23, 2016
Funded by Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals, Fran Sverdrup, Ph.D., will continue promising research for a treatment for muscular dystrophy.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: March 23, 2016
Verna Hendricks-Ferguson, Ph.D., a national leader in caring for those who are critically ill, was one of only seven nurses in the nation to be honored.
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Released: March 22, 2016
Barbara Ulmasov, Ph.D., is the lead author of a paper that helps us better understand pancreatic disease.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: March 18, 2016
Each year SLU School of Medicine fourth-year students participate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). NRMP annually matches students with their preferred choice for residency programs.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: March 15, 2016
A Phase III clinical trial will enroll patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: March 15, 2016
New data grid allows researchers to leverage findings faster.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: March 14, 2016
Charles Huddleston, M.D., professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and a SLUCare surgeon at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, is the 2016 recipient of The Marfan Foundation's Hero with a Heart Award.
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Released: March 11, 2016
Ajay Jain, M.D., a SLUCare pediatric gastroenterologist, received a $703,620 grant from the National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to continue studying strategies for PN-associated disorders.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: March 09, 2016
Saint Louis University School of Medicine recently held its 51st annual Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society medical student research forum, showcasing the top research of medical students.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: February 29, 2016
Fresh Gathering diners didn’t recognize this quintessential survival food that was the mainstay of Thursday’s lunch.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: February 23, 2016
Rabia Rahman says the college-age population is particularly impacted by eating disorders.
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Released: February 22, 2016
The researchers' breakthrough will help improve HIV drugs.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: February 18, 2016
SLUCare OB/GYN Patrick Yeung, M.D., argues that while invasive procedures like in vitro fertilization can be successful, they don’t address the underlying health issues causing the infertility.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: February 10, 2016
Jin Huang, Ph.D., is a member of a SLU research team that studied smoking among teens in China.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: February 08, 2016
Nicole Burkemper, a SLUCare dermatologist and associate professor of dermatology at SLU, shares her tips for updating your skin regimen for the season.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: February 05, 2016
Alexander Garza, M.D. MPH, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice, as well as Chair and Professor in Environmental & Occupational Health at Saint Louis University's College of Public Health and Social Justice, said the challenge with Zika is that facts are still emerging and not much is known about the disease.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: February 04, 2016
Dr. George Thoma led SLU Medical Center from 1973-86.
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Released: January 29, 2016
A SLUCare clinical psychologist uses exposure therapy to counter the debilitating effect of fears and phobias.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: January 19, 2016
Julia Henderson-Kalb, an occupational therapist at Saint Louis University, recommends some simple steps to minimize fall risk.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: January 13, 2016
Expected to open in 2020, the $500 million project includes a hospital and ambulatory care center.
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Released: January 11, 2016
An analysis of new adult opioid uses supports the conclusion that opioids may cause short-term improvement in mood, but long-term use imposes risk of new-onset depression.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: January 11, 2016
John Morley, M.D., director of geriatrics at SLU, says it never occurred to him not to give patients his phone number.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: December 18, 2015
Research on police shootings by Keon Gilbert, DrPH, identifies solutions to address a timely problem.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: December 14, 2015
Mexico has approved the use of a vaccine discovered by a Saint Louis University researcher to protect people from dengue fever.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: December 14, 2015
More than 350 million people are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus. Of those infected, up to 1.2 million die from liver failure and liver cancer each year.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: December 08, 2015
Dawn Davis, M.D., an assistant professor of family and community medicine, offers some insider tips in order to make doctor's visits run more smoothly.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: December 07, 2015
Researchers believe that chlorinated lipids may hold the key to a quick diagnosis.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: December 02, 2015
A new drug developed by Thomas Burris, Ph.D., chair of pharmacology and physiology at SLU, and his lab, increases the expression of genes that are known to be low in the brains of autistic patients.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: December 01, 2015
A SLU expert offers eight tips for those with multiple sclerosis and their families.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: November 30, 2015
Dr. Donald Kennedy says if you don't know if you have the flu or a cold, you probably have a cold.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: November 24, 2015
SLU is conducting free geriatric screenings Saturday, Dec. 5.
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Released: November 19, 2015
Two Saint Louis University School of Medicine students were honored recently at the Mound City Medical Forum scholarship banquet.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: November 17, 2015
Among the tips to avoid overdoing Thanksgiving: bring something healthy, limit portions, gauge fullness as you eat, ask for a go box.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: November 16, 2015
Cor Jesu students visit SLU for a career immersion day.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: November 16, 2015
Food startups in the community are sprouting from SLU's Salus Center kitchen.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: November 12, 2015
Dr. Raymond Slavin is honored by St. Andrews Resources for Seniors System.
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Released: November 11, 2015
A SLU expert explains the mental health benefits of saying thanks.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: November 06, 2015
The new instrument can help doctors identify the best candidates for live kidney donation.
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Released: November 06, 2015
Every year, people donate their bodies to SLU School of Medicine's Gift Body Program to educate medical students, allied health students and residents. Med School students honored that donation at a service Nov. 6, 2015.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: November 05, 2015
Students who attended the APSA conference heard from top scientists about their work and careers in science.
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Released: November 03, 2015
Katherine Mathews, M.D., MPH, MBA, received a $76,547 grant from Missouri Foundation for Health to create an integrated program to help pregnant women and new mothers while reducing infant mortality.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: November 02, 2015
Helen Lach, Ph.D., and Verna Hendricks-Ferguson, Ph.D., were inducted as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: October 27, 2015
The Missouri Chapter of the March of Dimes recognized SLU nursing faculty and students at its 2015 Nurse of the Year gala.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: October 27, 2015
SLU’s vaccine center is one of two sites in the nation selected by the NIH to conduct omics research on infectious diseases.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: October 26, 2015
Each year, the Friends organization hosts the annual Diamonds Gala in support of the world-renowned Saint Louis University Liver Center and the life-saving research and treatment they provide to patients from all over the world.
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Released: October 26, 2015
A SLUCare eye doctor offers tips for seeing in the dark.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: October 23, 2015
Halloween can be a hard holiday for those wearing braces and other orthodontia.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: October 20, 2015
Ajay Jain, M.D., medical director of the pediatric liver transplant program at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center, received a $150,000 grant to study preventative strategies for total parenteral nutrition-associated disorders.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: September 29, 2015
Researchers will enroll participants with a condition called gastroparesis.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: September 28, 2015
A SLU biostatistician shares six tricks to interpret research findings.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: September 24, 2015
SLU researchers will search 100,000 small molecules for a protein mimic that triggers an immune response that dampens osteoporosis.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: September 24, 2015
Saint Louis University is participating in a Phase III clinical trial for a drug to treat early-onset preeclampsia in pregnant women that could increase the length of pregnancy, resulting in improved fetal outcomes and reduced infant mortality.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: September 08, 2015
SLU's John Morley, M.D., was the lead author of a consensus paper written by a global panel of aging experts.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: September 08, 2015
SLU physician Samer Alkaade, M.D., has been named the medical director of the Missouri NPF.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: September 04, 2015
Earlier this year, investigators at Saint Louis University enrolled the first U.S. patient in a worldwide Phase 3 clinical trial of a medication to treat patients who have a rare form of heart failure due to a gene mutation.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: September 03, 2015
SLUCare geriatrician Dulce Cruz Oliver, M.D., instills passion for caring for patients with life-altering illnesses.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: September 02, 2015
St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson and Mayor Francis Slay praised the expanded partnership between the two leading Catholic organizations.
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Released: September 01, 2015
The announcement comes as Saint Louis University and SSM Health celebrate the official start of their expanded partnership.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: August 31, 2015
A grant from the American Heart Association will allow scientists to build on their breakthrough research.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: August 25, 2015
A trauma patient’s stay in the emergency room makes no real difference in the patient’s mortality, emergency department doctors at Saint Louis University found in a recent study.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: August 20, 2015
Research by William Wold, Ph.D., suggests agents that enhance the Type 1 interferon signaling pathway could keep adenovirus from spreading.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: August 17, 2015
Dawn Hui, M.D., received a grant from the Greater Saint Louis Health Foundation to educate and screen the local Bosnian population for cardiovascular disease. St. Louis is home to the largest Bosnian population outside of Bosnia.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: August 12, 2015
Patients live longer lives and have better days with SLU's ALS clinic.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: August 07, 2015
Julie Gammack, M.D., is a SLUCare geriatrician and professor of geriatrics who studies nutrition in older adults.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: August 06, 2015
Kelly Everard, Ph.D., recently received a 'Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts' grant to fund a speakers series aimed at reconnecting medical school faculty with the Jesuit mission.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: August 05, 2015
Physicians and physician trainees in hospitals fail to identify or address overweight/obesity in over 90 percent of hospitalized children, according to new research from a Saint Louis University pediatric hospitalist. “Physicians and Physician Trainees Rarely Identify or Address Overweight/Obesity in Hospitalized Children” was published online Aug. 5 in The Journal of Pediatrics.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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Released: July 29, 2015
SLU will lead a multi-institution program that teaches primary care providers and students to care for older adults.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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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
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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
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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.
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Released: July 15, 2015
Daniela Salvemini intends to take the side effects out of opioids.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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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
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Released: June 26, 2015
The new drug takes aim at cancer metabolism and stops most kinds of cancer.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: June 19, 2015
Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D., has received funding from the Gates Foundation to research a potential vaccine against tuberculosis.
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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
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Released: June 11, 2015
Ghazala Hayat, M.D, was recognized for promoting understanding between different cultures and religions.
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Released: June 08, 2015
A SLUCare GI expert weighs in on managing the microbiome.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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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
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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
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Released: May 07, 2015
A SLUCare neurologist shares six important steps to reduce your risk.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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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
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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
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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.
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Released: April 19, 2015
St. Louis Magazine recognizes compassion, expertise of SLU nurses.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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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
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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
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Released: April 14, 2015
Four-way junctions hold answers to clearing DNA replication road blocks.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: April 13, 2015
A SLU researcher recommends caution with sodium supplementation.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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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
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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
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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
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Released: March 18, 2015
The endowed professorship in plastic surgery will boost research.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: March 16, 2015
Saint Louis University received a $75,000 grant to help combat food deserts in St. Louis.
Submitted by: Maggie Rotermund
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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
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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
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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
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Released: March 01, 2015
Mary McLennan, M.D., has been on the School of Medicine faculty since 1999.
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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
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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
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Released: February 17, 2015
SLU experts probe critical issues surrounding myths and fears about vaccines.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: February 17, 2015
Scientists developed a drug that stops fatty liver disease from causing inflammation and scarring.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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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
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Released: February 04, 2015
The SLU scientist is being honored for his work leading to blood-clotting breakthroughs.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: January 29, 2015
New research from a SLU scientist holds promise for type 2 diabetes treatment.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: January 23, 2015
Mee-Ngan F. Yap, Ph.D., discovered an evolutionary mechanism that allows bacteria to resist antibiotics.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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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
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Released: December 23, 2014
The finding has the potential to treat sleep disorders and anxiety by managing circadian rhythm.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: December 19, 2014
This year's contributions by SLU medical researchers includes efforts to end pain, defend against pandemics and cure diseases.
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Released: December 18, 2014
A SLU nutrition and dietetics faculty member suggests ways to eat healthy during the holidays.
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Released: December 18, 2014
A few simple changes can make an office more functional and comfortable, SLU PT students say.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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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
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Released: December 04, 2014
A new tradition at SLU launches nursing students into work with patients.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: December 02, 2014
Based on meat, produce and non-processed foods, the Paleo diet has its benefits but is hard to maintain, a SLU dietitian says.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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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
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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
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Released: November 17, 2014
Reassuringly, most women have uncomplicated pregnancies after donation.
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Released: November 13, 2014
Derek Tibbs Sr. had worked as a technician in the department of comparative medicine for 22 years.
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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.
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Released: November 11, 2014
Med student Peter Ireland received a prestigious research fellowship to study herpes simplex virus.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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Released: November 07, 2014
An interfaith service recognizes the generosity of those who donated their bodies to educate medical and allied health students.
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Released: November 06, 2014
A series of cartoons offers patients and their families information about important issues that affect older adults.
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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.
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Released: October 31, 2014
Joanne Langan, P.D., has a strong background in nursing administration and education.
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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
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Released: October 15, 2014
SLU and its hospital partners will take all necessary steps to make the care and learning environment safe for our patients, students and employees.
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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
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Released: October 02, 2014
Respiratory failure is the most common cause of death in ALS patients.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: September 25, 2014
A blinding disorder, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, affects overweight young women.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: September 23, 2014
New combination of drugs could decrease side effects, increase cure rate
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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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
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Released: September 19, 2014
SLU Researchers find higher expectations and lack of empathy toward children trigger abuse and neglect
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: September 15, 2014
Avoid injury and improve your golf game through muscle strength and proper form, SLU expert says.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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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
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Released: September 11, 2014
SLU Researchers will help parents apply strategies that could improve their child’s behavioral problems
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: September 02, 2014
Researchers propose authors should be more vigilant and follow a uniform practice in reporting errors
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: September 01, 2014
About 35 students worked with 20 SLU faculty on STEM projects this summer
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: August 28, 2014
Saint Louis University is internationally recognized for its vaccine research.
Submitted by: Nancy Solomon
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Released: July 09, 2014
Game-based educational tool will train physicians on emergency room pediatric cases
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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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
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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
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Released: June 24, 2014
Researchers will enroll participants with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease in a new research study.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: June 23, 2014
Investigators have discovered a pain pathway and a drug that may be able to stop it.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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Released: June 23, 2014
New initiatives on campus provide socks, hygiene kits to the homeless
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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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.
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Released: June 16, 2014
$3.1 Million Sub-Grant Supports Search to Treat Deadly Childhood Diarrhea
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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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
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Released: June 03, 2014
The tool now enables patients from across the St. Louis metro area to view profiles and video of SLUCare doctors.
Submitted by: Emily Clemenson
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Released: June 02, 2014
The clinic will provide care for medically underserved patients in St. Louis
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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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
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Released: May 22, 2014
A new grant will allow scientists to study a promising approach to HER2 breast cancers.
Submitted by: Carrie Bebermeyer
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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
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Released: May 20, 2014
Animal research by Susan Farr, Ph.D., suggests a strategy to explore for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
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Released: May 13, 2014
Three medical students were recognized for promoting and enhancing diversity on campus and beyond
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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Released: May 09, 2014
Former Department of Homeland Security medical officer reviews data from experiments
Submitted by: Riya V. Anandwala
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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: 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
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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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