LGM Grand Rounds Trainee Talk Awardees

LGM Grand Rounds Trainee Talk Awardees

Congratulations to Dr. Robert Potter, Microbiology Fellow, co-recipient of the @WUSTLmed Laboratory and Genomic Medicine (LGM) award for delivering the outstanding trainee talk of the year for LGM Grand Rounds! Congratulations to Dr. Saravanan Raju, Clinical Pathology Resident, co-recipient of the @WUSTLmed Laboratory and Genomic Medicine (LGM) award for delivering the outstanding trainee talk of […]
Gordon receives Balzan Prize

Gordon receives Balzan Prize (Links to an external site)

Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, the Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is a recipient of this year’s Balzan Prize for his role in founding the field of human gut microbiome research and revolutionizing the understanding of gut microbes and their roles in human health and disease.
Gronowski Recognized by AACC

Gronowski Recognized by AACC

Recently, the History of Clinical Chemistry Division of the AACC recognized Ann Gronowski, PhD for her efforts to promote the heritage of clinical chemistry by presenting her with the Caraway-Meites Award. This award recognizes individuals whose efforts have documented and described the origins, development, and impact of clinical chemistry on the practice of medicine. In the February […]
Antibodies block specific viruses that cause arthritis, brain infections

Antibodies block specific viruses that cause arthritis, brain infections (Links to an external site)

Alphaviruses — mosquito-borne viruses that can trigger brain infections and arthritis — may have met their match. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified two antibodies that protect animals from disease caused by alphaviruses. The antibodies worked for every alphavirus tested, meaning they potentially could form the basis of treatments […]
‘Good cholesterol’ may protect liver

‘Good cholesterol’ may protect liver (Links to an external site)

The body’s so-called good cholesterol maybe even better than we realize. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that one type of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) has a previously unknown role in protecting the liver from injury. This HDL protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut bacteria.