Louis Pasteur’s scientific discoveries in the 19th century revolutionized medicine and continue to save the lives of millions today

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries haven’t resulted in Nobel Prizes. Louis Pasteur, who lived from 1822 to 1895, is arguably the world’s best-known microbiologist. He is widely credited for…

Siteman, University of Missouri to collaborate on cancer research, with aim to improve care – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Collaboration also will extend efforts toward cancer prevention, education throughout Missouri Siteman Cancer Center and the University of Missouri will collaborate on cancer research, with the…

Gordon honored by National Academy of Medicine – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Gut microbiome pioneer to be recognized with newly established award Jeffrey Gordon, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, received the inaugural David…

Study offers insights into how pancreatic cancer develops – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Atlas of pancreas tumors reveals important new findings in treatment resistance, possible new therapies A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis…

Cardiovascular inflammation, heart failure focus of $6 million grant – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Immune system may be key to new therapies for cardiac diseases A new grant for researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis will…

Neural pathway key to sensation of pleasant touch identified – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Similar to itch, pleasant touch transmitted by specific neuropeptide and neural circuit Mice engage in grooming behavior, experiencing a phenomenon researchers call pleasant touch. Researchers from…

Damage early in Alzheimer’s disease ID’d via novel MRI approach – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub New method has potential for helping diagnose Alzheimer’s before symptoms develop An MRI scan of the hippocampus, the brain’s memory center, in an older person with…

Highly contagious omicron is a roller coaster – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

A new episode of our podcast, “Show Me the Science,” has been posted. At present, these podcast episodes are highlighting research and patient care on the Washington University Medical Campus…

Big cats at St. Louis Zoo test positive for coronavirus

Eight large cats at the St. Louis Zoo recently tested positive for the coronavirus, the first reported outbreak among animals at the Forest Park attraction. Zoo keepers tested all animals…

Benedict Cumberbatch charms as a cat-loving genius in Amazon’s showy “Electrical Life of Louis Wain”

Louis Wain, cat painter, illustrator, hobby inventor, hobbyist and would-be musician, was an unusual man. He was as scruffy as his hair, spoke a mile a minute, and moved kinetically…