Wash U Researchers Dive Into Alzheimer's CausesWashington University researchers are using a $7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to understand the genetic architecture of Alzheimer's Disease.
$2.65 Million Granted to SIUE for Alzheimer's ResearchThe program will begin a period of developing, testing and retesting various drugs.
Woman With Deadly Form Of Tuberculosis Spent Time In MissouriHealth officials are trying to track down people who may have been in contact with a woman with a rare and deadly form of hard-to-treat tuberculosis.
NFL Star Junior Seau Suffered from Brain Disease
Washington U Medicine School Gets $50M Federal GrantWashington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $50 million federal grant aimed at helping researches turn scientific discoveries into ways to improve human health.
Junior Seau Brain Tissue Released for StudySeau's death echoed last year's suicide of former Chicago Bears defensive back Dave Duerson. Duerson left a note asking for his brain to be studied for signs of brain trauma.