In patients with early Alzheimer’s, disruptions in brain networks emerge about the same time as chemical markers of the disease appear in the spinal fluid.
On Aug. 16, 2012, 34-year-old William Drabant II of Baldwin City, Kan., became the first adult to receive a combination liver-double lung transplant at the center. Only 56 of the surgeries have been performed in the U.S.
New medical students at Washington University in St. Louis are stepping outside the classroom to see a side of the city far different than the exclusive private school’s leafy campus.
While at Washington University, Johnson met research partner and future husband William Masters. The two developed the first tools for measuring sexual arousal in humans.
A Washington University School of Medicine study finds a more effective way for treating anxiety among senior citizens.
Washington University’s Richard Grucza tracked data from a National Cancer Institute monitoring program and found tough state laws and policies helped stop teens from buying tobacco.
Dr. Stuart Sweet says 85 to 90 percent of lung transplant patients are still alive one year later, but the five year survival rate is 50%.
A committee decided to grant access to children under 12 through a review board process to increase their priority within the allocation sequences for adolescents and adult lung donors.
Thomson Reuters announced its list of 2013′s hottest researchers. At the top of the list is Washington University’s Richard K. Wilson.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has been protesting the practice since 2008. Justin Goodman of PETA says the group is “thrilled” by Washington University’s decision.