Study indicates the drug is effective in opioid users who also take benzodiazepines for anxiety, other conditions
Neuropathic pain affects millions of Americans every year. This fact combined with the nationwide crisis of opioid misuse reinforces the need for safer and more effective therapies to help those suffering from chronic pain. In tandem with efforts from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and in an effort to advance research in this […]
ICTS Associate Director Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD and ICTS investigator Jason Newland, MD are featured on the RADx-UP website in a video detailing the COMPASS-T project that works to improve school safety by providing routine COVID-19 testing to staff and students in the Special School District of St. Louis. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]
Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital awards 17 investigators as part of the 14th annual Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program (CTRFP). The CTRFP is the largest internal grant funding program of the ICTS. Applicants are required to submit proposals for projects that promote the translation […]
Medical school labs pivot to fight a common enemy
The proverbial saying ‘Necessity is the mother of invention’ is frequently used to explain how great innovations are made during times of urgent need. Never has the need been direr than when the COVID pandemic hit in March 2020 and health care providers were struggling to find treatments for patients fighting this new and deadly […]
Measuring mitochondrial DNA could predict who will need ICU care, intubation
January 13 blogpost, “Fight Against COVID-19 Aided by Sepsis Researchers” features Richard Hotchkiss, MD and Kenneth Remy, MD. Read the entire blog post here.