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Pictured, from left, are Matthew Simpson, MPH, Jennifer Brinkmeier, M.D., Haley Bray, M.D., and Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, BDS, Ph.D., MPH, of SLU’s Department of Otolaryngology.  Photo by Maggie Rotermund

SLU Research: Incidence of Head and Neck Melanoma in Younger Patients Up 51 Percent
10/03 - The findings by a Saint Louis University School of Medicine team of Haley Bray, M.D., Matthew Simpson, MPH, Jennifer V. Brinkmeier, M.D., and Nosayaba Osazuwa-Peters, BDS, Ph.D., MPH, of SLU’s Department of Otolaryngology, were published in the latest issue of the journal JAMA Otolaryngology.


Robert Wilmott, M.D.

Wilmott Named to Lead School of Medicine, SLUCare
6/20 - Saint Louis University President Fred P. Pestello, Ph.D., has appointed Robert Wilmott, M.D., as Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the University School of Medicine, effective August 14. His term will run until Dec. 31, 2021.


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Saint Louis University Medical Student Featured on the Today Show 
6/27 - Saint Louis University medical student, Aaron Dotson, was on the Today Show earlier this morning to discuss his work with Black Men In White Coats.


Ajay Jain, M.D., is an associate professor in gastroenterology and hepatology and the medical director of the pediatric liver transplant program at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. Photo by Ellen Hutti.

Saint Louis University Researcher Awarded NIH Grant to Study the Gut Microbiome
6/14 - Ajay Jain, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and gastroenterology and hepatology, received $227,250 from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health to study the role of gut microbiota in mediating total parenteral nutrition (TPN) associated injury.


Gunnar Esiason's Message at Saint Louis Univeristy School of Medicine Pre-Commencement Ceremony

Gunnar Esiason's Message at Saint Louis Univeristy School of Medicine Pre-Commencement Ceremony
05/20 - Read the inspiring message from Gunnar Esiason given at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine Pre-Commencement Ceremony.


Pratap Chand, M.D., professor of neurology at Saint Louis University

SLU Researchers Enroll Patients in Clinical Trial to Test Botulinum Toxin for Rare Neurologic Disorder
05/15 - As a part of a multi-center, phase 3 clinical trial, Saint Louis University (SLU) is enrolling participants in a study to examine the safety and efficacy of a new type of botulinum toxin, called daxibotulinumtoxinA (commonly known as DAXI), for a chronic neurologic disorder. 


LeRoy Fink, M.D

Cancer Center Receives $4.5 Million Donation from Alumnus Estate
05/14 - Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine has received a $4.5 million gift from the estate of alumnus LeRoy Fink, M.D. (Med ’56), to support the Saint Louis University Cancer Center. Fink’s gift is one of the largest in the School of Medicine’s history.


Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and physiology and director of The Henry and Amelia Nasrallah Center for Neuroscience at Saint Louis University

In Lab, SLU Researchers Flip Pain Switch in Spinal Cord Cells
05/09 - Facing an urgent need for safer and more effective therapies for those suffering from debilitating pain in the midst of an opioid crisis, Saint Louis University researchers are on a mission to find a non-narcotic off-switch for pain.


Front of Schwitalla Hall

Saint Louis University Joins the National Academy of Medicine in Commitment to Countering the Opioid Epidemic
05/09 - Saint Louis University joins the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and more than 100 other organizations to declare a commitment to reversing national trends in opioid misuse and overdose. The announcement was made at a meeting of NAM's Action Collaborative on Countering the U.S. Opioid Epidemic.


Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., is a professor in Family and Community Medicine.

SLU Researcher Receives $3.2 Million NIH Grant to Study Chronic Opioid Use, Mood Disorders
04/29 - A Saint Louis University researcher has received a grant to study the pathways from chronic prescription opioid use to new onset mood disorder. Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., a professor in Family and Community Medicine, received $3,254,485 from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).


School of Medicine Student Service Projects Aim to Increase Diversity in Health Professions

School of Medicine Student Service Projects Aim to Increase Diversity in Health Professions
03/29 - Sixteen members of the Saint Louis University School of Medicine Class of 2019 were honored Wednesday for their four-year commitment to the Ignatian model of serving the needs of others in the community. 


Fourth-year medical student Clare Brady, right, opens her match letter as her boyfriend and her father look on.  Brady matched into family medicine at Northwestern University. Photo by Ellen Hutti.

SLU SOM Students Celebrate Residency Program Matches
03/15 - Fourth-year students from Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine participated Friday in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). NRMP annually matches students with their preferred choice for residency.


A SLU faculty member since 1982, Professor Raymond Tait, Ph.D., has a 40-year career in which he has served as a pain researcher, clinician and program administrator.

Tait Honored by American Pain Society
02/14 - Saint Louis University professor Raymond Tait, Ph.D., acting chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience in the School of Medicine, has been recognized by the American Pain Society (APS) for his achievements in advancing the clinical study of pain.