08/19- Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., professor of pharmacological and physiological science, has received a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate a pain signaling pathway that could open up a new avenue for pain medication research. Salvemini will collaborate with SLU's Gina Yosten, associate professor of pharmacological and physiological science.
08/16- Ramona Behshad, M.D. (Dermatology) was featured in a St. Louis Magazine story about changes in the field of medicine and the importance of her field.
08/15- Sidney Watson, J.D. (Law) was quoted in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article about funding for a political nonprofit focused on Medicaid expansion in Missouri.
08/15- Brent Haberman, M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed by KMOX about electronic devices and their impact on sleep.
08/14- Willis K. “Rick” Samson Ph.D., D.Sc., has been elected as the 33rd president of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behaviors (SSIB). SSIB is the world’s largest professional organization focused upon the social, environmental, biological and pathological aspects of ingestive behaviors.
08/13- David Hakanson and Kyle Collins (Information Technology Services), Flavio Esposito, Ph.D. (Computer Science), students Mateo Catano (Aviation Management), Callie Kariotakis (Nursing) and Justin Pointer (Aerospace Engineering) were all featured in a CNET story about the "Alexa at SLU" initiative, one of the latest pushes for innovation on campus.
08/12- Tobias Winright, Ph.D. (Health Care Ethics and Theological Studies) was interviewed in an Our Sunday Visitor article about Catholic responses to gun violence.
08/11- Christopher Tinson, Ph.D. (African-American Studies) was mentioned in a New York Times story about Ebony Magazine's photographic depictions of African-American life.
08/09- Sharon Frey, M.D., clinical director of the Center for Vaccine Development, spoke with KMOX about the Center's efforts to improve the efficacy of the flu vaccine. The Center is currently looking for volunteers for these studies.
08/08- Sharon Frey, M.D., clinical director of the Center for Vaccine Development, and Tammy Grant, business manager of the Center for Vaccine Development, discuss the Center's ongoing studies to the improve the flu vaccine.
08/08- James Fisher, Ph.D., professor of marketing, partnered with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to examine what factors influence consumers when they make buying decisions.
08/08- Saint Louis University is conducting federally funded clinical research that aims to boost the effectiveness of the seasonal flu vaccine.
08/08- Researchers at SLU's Center for Vaccine Development are currently seeking volunteers for a study to improve the flu vaccine.
08/07- Randall Edgell, M.D. (Neurology) was interviewed about a "revolutionary" non-surgical approach to treat brain aneurysms that is being used at Saint Louis University Hospital.
08/07- Robert Cardillo, former director of the NGA and distinguished geospatial fellow at the SLU Research Institute, was interviewed about his work alongside SLU researchers in building St. Louis into a national hub for geospatial science and research.
- SLU's Whitney Linsenmeyer Gives Advice on Teaching Children About Healthy Eating in the New York Times
08/01- Whitney Linsenmeyer, Ph.D. (Nutrition and Dietetics) was quoted in a recent guide from the New York Times about how to teach children about healthy eating.
07/30- A new five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services expands upon SLU's 30-year legacy of advancing geriatric care across Missouri.
07/29- Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D. (Infectious Diseases) was interviewed by KMOX-AM 1120 about kissing bugs.
07/29- A $3.75 million federal grant to Saint Louis University builds upon its 30-year legacy of educating, studying and caring for older adults to further advance geriatric care across Missouri.
07/28- John Ammann, J.D. and Brendan Roediger, J.D. were featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article about the aftermath of the death of Michael Brown. Ammann is the director of the School of Law Legal Clinics and Roediger is the director of the Litigation Clinics.
07/25- Ghazala Hayat, M.D. (Neurology) talks about how the ice bucket challenge has impacted care for patients with ALS, five years after the viral sensation.
07/25- St. Louis Magazine has released its 2019 Best Doctors issue, revealing the area's top physicians as selected by other doctors. The list includes physicians representing SLUCare Physician Group across more than 40 different specialties.
07/25- Research from SLU's Stephen Blake, Ph.D. (Biology) was featured on Science Daily. Blake found that elephant extinction impacts carbon levels and Earth's climate.
07/24- Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D. (Family and Community Medicine) discussed his research that found an association between metformin and decreased risk for dementia among younger African-American patients.
07/24- SLU's Stephen Blake, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, and his colleagues have found that elephant extinction could lead to higher carbon dioxide levels.
07/22- Amber Hinsley, Ph.D., associate professor of communication, and doctoral student Lauren Terbrock-Elmestad were interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio about emojis, online etiquette and evolving visual language.
07/22- Theresa Schwartz, M.D. (Surgery) and Kaitlin Farrell, M.D. (Surgery) were quoted in Town & Style about treating breast cancer.
07/19- Anne Sebert Kuhlmann, Ph.D., associate professor of behavioral science and health education, was highlighted in a St. Louis Magazine story about the St. Louisans fighting to end period poverty.
07/18- Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D. (Family and Community Medicine) wrote a column for the St. Louis American about criminalizing HIV.
07/18- As the world looks to the sky to remember man’s first steps on the moon, students and faculty from Saint Louis University’s Parks College of Engineering, Aviation and Technology are looking ahead to their next mission – the launch of Argus-2 this fall.
07/17- John Morley, M.D. (Geriatrics) was interviewed by KTRS AM 550 about treatable causes of memory problems. (See 'Dr. John Morley, 7-17-19.')
07/17- Nisha Mangalat, M.D. (Pediatric Gastroenterology) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about intravenous feeding. The Glennon Intestinal Rehabilitation and Feeding (GIRAF) team at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital is a one-of-a-kind program to help children with intestinal failure eat.
07/12- Ness Sandoval, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology and anthropology, was interviewed by the St. Louis Business Journal about a growing trend of young workers leaving St. Louis.
07/12- Jason Knouft, Ph.D., professor of biology, was interviewed by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about recent funding for biodiversity research projects in Missouri.
07/12- The School of Law was featured in an article in "Insight Into Diversity" about law schools with programs that assist immigrants.
07/11- Marcia McCormick, J.D. (Law) was quoted in a Newsweek story about a same sex couple whose business was refused by a wedding dress designer.
07/11- Ethel Frese, DPT, professor of physical therapy in Saint Louis University’s Program in Physical Therapy, has received the Lucy Blair Service Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
07/11- Krista Lentine, M.D. (Nephrology) was interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about new federal guidelines on kidney transplants. Lentine was in the room when President Trump signed the order.
07/11- Krista Lentine, M.D. (Nephrology) was interviewed about the sweeping changes coming to kidney care following President Trump's executive order on the issue. Lentine, who is the director of living donation at SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital, was in the room when the order was signed.
07/10- Jason Garnreiter, M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about 3D heart mapping.
07/09- Marcia McCormick, J.D. (Law) was interviewed as part of a KTVI-TV Ch. 2 story about a same sex couple whose business was refused by a wedding dress designer.
07/09- Fred Rottnek, M.D. (Family and Community Medicine) penned a piece for the Catholic Health Association's Health Progress about addiction.
07/09- Robert Herrmann, Ph.D., professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, was quoted by U.S. News & World Report in a story about the possibility of earthquakes in Missouri and the efficacy of earthquake insurance.
07/08- Robert Herrmann, Ph.D. (Earth and Atmospheric Sciences) was interviewed on KMOX-AM 1120 about recent earthquakes on the west coast.
07/08- Dana Malkus, J.D. (Law) was featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story about local nonprofits' efforts to combat vacant building blight in St. Louis.
07/08- Research from Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D. (Family and Community Medicine) and his colleagues was discussed in Healio that showed a connection between metformin and dementia risk.
07/03- Researchers in the College for Public Health and Social Justice are conducting a study to find out what people think about HPV and HPV vaccines. The researchers want to learn about the challenges people face in getting vaccinated.
07/02- Liz Chiarello, Ph.D. (Sociology) was quoted in U.S. News & World Report about the need for diverse viewpoint to address the opioid crisis. Chiarello, who is exploring health care and criminal justice strategies to fight the crisis, was recently named a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute.
07/01- The SLU Research Institute will award more than $740,000 in grants in its second round of funding to accelerate research growth at the University.
07/01- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 about heart disease.
06/27- When she started college, Saint Louis University student Julia Griffin never imagined she would celebrate the Fourth of July at a Peruvian barbecue, or that her love of Latin American culture and medicine would lead her to researching health care access in South America.
06/27- Ken Haller M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed on St. Louis Public Radio's "St. Louis on the Air" about the importance of vaccinating children, addressing parents' fears and vaccine studies at SLU.
06/27- The Summer 2019 issue of Universitas includes a cover story on Gerardo Camilo, Ph.D., professor of biology, who is studying the secret life of bees. Stories on the first round of Research Growth Fund recipients, the launch of COLLAB, and the SLU-NGA relationship are also included.
06/26- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about the death rate from cardiovascular disease.
06/26- A pediatric flu study is being conducted by Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D. (Infectious Diseases) at SLU.
06/25- Ken Haller, M.D. (Pediatrics) was interviewed about a recent study that found the whooping cough vaccine becomes less effective over time.
06/24- Joel Goldstein, J.D. (Law) wrote a piece for the U.S. Supreme Court's well-known "SCOTUSBlog" analyzing the court's decision in "The Dutra Group v. Batterton," a martime law case.
06/21- SLU Hospital's Andrea Navratil, DPT, was interviewed on KMOV about the connection between summer and adolescent scoliosis diagnoses.
06/20- On her first day at her assigned clinical site in Hardin, Illinois, SLU student Emily Sloan found herself helping its residents lay sandbags in an attempt to protect the town from the rising waters.
06/14- Ajay Jain, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and gastroenterology and hepatology, received over $227,000 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.
06/12- Kevin Scannell, Ph.D., professor of computer science, has received a Fullbright Award to develop computing resources in the Irish Language. Scannell will spend six months in Ireland for the project.
06/12- SLUCare pediatrician Ken Haller, M.D., discusses the effectiveness of the whooping cough vaccine and explains why children may need another.
06/12- A new study has found that more than half of jail correctional officers screen high for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Lisa Jaegers, Ph.D., assistant professor of occupational therapy, was the lead author of the paper.
06/12- Suzanne Mahon, DNSc (Cancer Center) discusses genetic screening for cancer, which attracts many patients to SLU Cancer Center. Mahon is the only nurse in Missouri certified in genetics and is an expert in interpretation, management, and test results.
06/10- As she pursues her doctorate in biology, Saint Louis University graduate student Danelle Haake spends hours crawling through storm water tunnels and exploring streams in an effort to discover how common chemicals used to treat roadways, like road salt, impact the St. Louis region’s streams and freshwater supplies.
06/10- As Roosevelt High School’s “Coach K,” SLU graduate student Kemba Noel-London helps high school athletes play sports safely while they learn about the health care system through sports medicine.
06/06- SLUCare audiologist Dave Harris, Aud, Ph.D., was interviewed on the Fox2Now segment "Health Watch" about when to consider hearing aids.
06/05- Graduate student James Hillis talked with St. Louis Public Radio about using geospatial technology to help guide the urban farming business he co-founded in North St. Louis.
06/05- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about the health benefits of eating white meat.
06/03- Joe Laramie, S.J., is on staff in the Department of Campus Ministry. "Abide in the Heart of Christ: A 10-Day Personal Retreat with St. Ignatius Loyola, Based on the 'Spiritual Exercises'," his first book, will be published by Ave Maria Press in September.
06/03- SLU’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) and the Research Growth Committee have announced the winners of the latest round of the Big Ideas competition. The multi-year competition offers increasing levels of investment for projects that demonstrate broad faculty engagement, strong leadership and compelling research plans.
06/01- Emily Lutenski, Ph.D., associate professor of American Studies, was named a National Humanities Center fellow for academic year 2019-20.
05/30- A collaborative study led by archaeologists, geneticists and museum curators is providing?answers to previously unsolved questions about life in sub-Saharan Africa thousands of years ago. The results were published online in the journal Science Thursday, May 30.
05/24- Saint Louis University has named former NGA director Robert Cardillo a Distinguished Geospatial Fellow at the SLU Research Institute. This assignment will begin on June 1st.
05/24- Saint Louis University and Washington University in St. Louis have opened COLLAB, a first-of-its-kind innovation center at Cortex. COLLAB will harness the power of the region's premier research universities.
05/23- SLU scientists, collaborating with colleagues at the University of California-Davis's School of Veterinary Medicine, have found another hint that time of day may play a role in how the body burns fuel, with implications for weight gain and heart health.
05/10- A team led by Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., professor of pharmacological and physiological science, has reported progress on this, as well as new understandings of neuropathic pain in "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)."
05/10- Research from SLU's Vasit Sagan, Ph.D., associate professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and Sean Hartling, a SLU graduate student, was featured on the National Science Foundation Website. Their research uses satellite imaging data to map local tree species and health.
05/09- Joseph Brunworth, M.D., a SLUCare otolaryngologist and rhinologist, was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 for the segment, "Health Watch."
05/07- John Morley, M.D. (Geriatrics) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about measles in Baby Boomers (13:20 mark).
05/06- In a study recently published in Sensors, Saint Louis University researchers paired satellite imaging data with machine learning techniques to map local tree species and health. The data generated by the project will help inform best practices for managing healthy green spaces as well as trimming programs to avoid power outages following storms.
05/06- Chris Prener, Ph.D., assistant professor of sociology, was interviewed by KSDK about the history and impact of street barriers in St. Louis.
- Saint Louis University Joins the National Academy of Medicine in Commitment to Countering the Opioid Epidemic
05/05- 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.
05/05- A recent study co-authored by SLU's Lisa Jaegers, Ph.D., assistant professor of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, surveyed about 300 jail officers in Missouri and found more than half reported symptoms consistent with PTSD.
05/05- A recent St. Louis University survey of about 300 jail officers in Missouri found more than half reported symptoms consistent with post-traumatic stress disorder. Lisa Jaegers, Ph.D., assistant professor of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy, co-authored the study.
05/02- Joseph Espiritu, M.D., SLUCare pulmonlogist and director of the sleep disorders center, was interviewed on KTVI-TV Ch. 2 for the segment, "Health Watch."
05/01- Following director John Singleton's death, Randall Edgell, M.D., director of the Stroke Program at SSM Health St. Louis University Hospital and SLUcare, joined Fox2Now to discuss why African Americans are more impacted by stroke than any other racial group in the United States.
05/01- Ken Haller, M.D., a SLUCare pediatrician at Cardinal Glennon Children`s Hospital, spoke with Fox2Now about the measles outbreak and preventative actions from the St. Louis City Health Department on the issue.
05/01- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about sleep aids.
05/01- Chris Prener, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology, discusses lessons St. Louis can learn from Indianapolis as local leaders pursue a merger between the city and county.
04/30- The Lived Religion project is co-directed by Rachel Lindsey, Ph.D., assistant professor, and Pauline Lee, Ph.D., associate professor, both in Saint Louis University’s Department of Theological Studies. Their work was recently highlighted by the STLMade movement, which tells stories about the people and places that lend vibrancy and character to St. Louis.
04/30- Those who were enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid were sicker, had more cognitive impairments and difficulty functioning, and needed more social support than those who were not enrolled in both government programs, Saint Louis University research found. Kenton Johnston, Ph.D., assistant professor of health management and policy, is the lead author of the paper, which was published in the April issue of Health Affairs.
- Wired Magazine: SLU's Ken Haller Discusses Importance of Vaccines and His Participation in SLU Vaccine Trials
04/29- Wired Magazine interviewed Ken Haller, M.D., an associate professor of pediatrics in the School of Medicine, about how he backs up his "pro-vaccination" stance by participating in clinical trials at SLU's Center for Vaccine Development.
04/29- Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., associate professor of Family and Community Medicine, has received a grant to study the pathways from chronic prescription opioid use to new onset mood disorder.
04/25- Sidney Watson, J.D. (Law) was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about processing errors found in Missouri's Medicaid system.
04/25- Joel Jennings, Ph.D., and Chris Prener, Ph.D., assistant professors of sociology and anthropology, studied the impact of road closings in St. Louis on crime rates. Their findings challenge conventional thinking on the issue.
04/24- Whitney Linsenmeyer, Ph.D. (Nutrition and Dietetics) was interviewed on KMOV-TV Ch. 4 about how changing your diet might be a more effective weight loss strategy than using diet pills.
04/24- Michael Lim, M.D. (Cardiology) was interviewed on KTRS-AM 550 about how gaming can affect boys and girls differently.
04/23- Katie Kelting, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of marketing at the Chaifetz School of Business, collected data to solve real-world problems, assisting the St. Louis Zoo to boost fundraising efforts.
04/17- Thomas Madden, Ph.D., Professor of History, was interviewed by KMOX-AM 1120 about the historic implications of the damage at Notre Dame Cathedral following a recent, devastating fire.