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In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. As the Ebola virus continues to spread across parts of Africa, a second doctor infected with the disease has arrived in the U.S. for treatment. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Expert: Experimental Ebola Serum Needs to Be Tested

A local infectious diseases specialist is closely following the progress of the two Americans who were given an experimental Ebola serum before being brought back to the United States.

08/05/2014

Fred P. Pestello makes brief comments as he is introduced as the new president of Saint Louis University in St. Louis on July 1, 2014. UPI/David Broom

Meet St. Louis University’s New President

Fred Pestello begins his first full week on the job.

07/06/2014

Photo: AFP/Getty/ Yoshikazu Tsuno

SLU Researchers Use Common Virus to Kill Breast Cancer

Saint Louis University researchers harness a common virus to kill breast cancer cells in mice.

05/23/2014

Photo: iStock

St. Louis University Rallies Against Hate Attacks

Students at St. Louis University hold a vigil Sunday night to stand up against racist acts on campus.

05/05/2014

George Grossberg, M.D. Photo: slu.edu

Medical Food Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Saint Louis University researchers are studying a medical food to help treat Alzheimer’s Disease.

04/07/2014

Photo: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images

Study Addresses Depression in Medical School

A new Saint Louis University study indicates that medical schools can go a long way in helping future doctors manage their own levels of stress and depression.

04/01/2014

Photo courtesy of SLU

SLU to Study Missouri Death Penalty

A new research program at Saint Louis University’s law school will analyze administration of the death penalty in Missouri over the past 25 years.

03/26/2014

Photo: lemoyne.edu

Fred Pestello Named SLU President

Dr. Pestello, a Roman Catholic, is currently the president of Le Moyne College, a comprehensive Jesuit liberal arts institution in Syracuse, N.Y.

03/21/2014

(4/26/13) More than 12,000 K-12 students from around the country, and around the globe, are gathered this weekend at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis for the FIRST Robotics Championship. Teams compete in different classes with robots they've built from the ground up over the past several weeks to perform different assigned tasks, like shooting a frisbee through a small slot or dragging themselves up a wall. (Photo: KMOX/Brett Blume)

FIRST Robotics Teaches Students Leadership, Innovation

Competition opened in the FIRST Robotics Regionals, featuring teams of high schoolers from throughout the Midwest showing off what their home-made robots can do.

03/14/2014

Photo: JEAN-SEBASTIEN EVRARD/AFP/Getty Images

Mini Heart Monitors Help Doctors and Patients

Cardiologists at Saint Louis University Hospital are now using a new mini-monitor that lets patients go about their lives while doctors keep track of their heart functions remotely.

02/24/2014

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