Scientists alter fentanyl, aim to make it less lethal, less addictive – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub The goal is to reduce dangerous side effects of potent opioid pain reliever A research team, led by scientists at the Center for Clinical Pharmacology at…

How do tired animals stay awake? – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Fruit flies yield clues to a good night’s sleep, insomnia The dorsal fan-shaped body pictured is a structure in the brains of fruit flies that controls…

$9 million to fund study of ‘jumping genes’ in Alzheimer’s – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Researchers from several labs to study role of transposable elements Investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and at the University of Texas…

WashU COVID-19 nasal vaccine technology licensed to Ocugen – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Aim is for commercialization in US, Europe, Japan Washington University in St. Louis has licensed the rights to develop, manufacture and commercialize its proprietary COVID-19 nasal…

Scientists ID pathway that triggers mice to scratch when they see others do the same – Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Visit the News Hub Behavior surprisingly does not require brain’s visual cortex Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a pathway in the brains of…

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…