The Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) hosted their 5th annual Symposium and Poster Display on Thursday, May 18, 2023. This year’s theme, “Advancing Clinical/Translational Science at an Academic Healthcare System” focused on how academic institutions, hospitals, and communities can partner in clinical and translational research to improve patient outcomes and, ultimately, […]
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ICTS awards winning entries in 2nd Annual Virtual Poster Display
The ICTS has awarded five awards to investigators in the ICTS’ 2nd annual virtual poster display and contest. As part of the 5th annual ICTS Symposium, 38 posters were submitted and reviewed by 17 ICTS faculty from Washington University in St. Louis, University of Missouri – Columbia, and Saint Louis University. Posters showcased translational research […]
Findings may lead to improved insulin-secreting cells derived from stem cells (Links to an external site)
Researchers ID shortcomings in stem cell-derived beta cells, paving way to improved diabetes treatments Diabetes researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have uncovered at least one reason insulin-secreting cells made from stem cells in the lab don’t work as well as natural cells. The discovery could help speed progress toward making […]
Red flags indicate risk for early-onset colorectal cancer (Links to an external site)
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified four important signs and symptoms that signal an elevated risk of early-onset colorectal cancer. These red flags may be key to earlier detection and diagnosis of early-onset colorectal cancer among younger adults. The number of young adults with colorectal cancer has nearly doubled […]
Colorado Voices: Ellie White (Links to an external site)
Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD is featured in the Rocky Mountain PBS documentary “Colorado Voices: Ellie White” for his ICTS-supported research on Wolfram Syndrome.
Woodard named head of Department of Radiology (Links to an external site)
Pamela K. Woodard, MD, a national leader in cardiothoracic imaging, has been named head of the Department of Radiology, director of Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) and the Elizabeth E. Mallinckrodt Professor of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She will begin her new role July 1.
COVID-19 patients’ blood plasma shows who is most likely to become severely ill (Links to an external site)
Studying blood plasma samples from COVID-19 patients, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified specific proteins that may help predict which patients may need to be placed on ventilators to breathe and which are most likely to die of the virus.
Institute for Public Health center transforms by adding research arm, new mission and new name (Links to an external site)
Effective April 4, the Center for Health Economics and Policy at the Institute for Public Health is undergoing a transformation that will feature a broader mission and a new name: the Center for Advancing Health Services, Policy and Economics Research. The new center will retain what is valuable to students, faculty and the community and add a research […]
An, Elson named 2023 AIMBE fellows (Links to an external site)
Two faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis — Hongyu An, PhD, a professor of radiology at the School of Medicine’s Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR), and Elliot L. Elson, PhD, an emeritus professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics — have been named fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological […]
Partnership Development and Sustainability Support Program (PDSS) 2023-2024 Awardees
The Center for Community Health Partnership and Research is pleased to announce two partnerships were selected to receiving funding through the 2023-2024 Partnership Development and Sustainability Support (PDSS) program. PDSS awards provide up to $10,000 in funding for investigators and their community partner(s) to support their new or existing partnership efforts over a 12-month period. The […]