• Unraveling autism

    January 3, 2017 | By Rebecca Boyle

    A multifaceted approach aims to detect, treat and even reverse the disorder.

  • Sparking curiosity

    January 2, 2017 | By Kristin Baird Rattini

    For 25 years, an outreach program has shared the wonder — and career prospects — of science with local youth.

  • Key drivers

    January 1, 2017 | By Hilary Davidson

    Investments in basic science are fundamental to biomedical discovery.

  • Personalizing medicine

    September 16, 2016

    A leadership vision for advancing human health by leveraging core strengths at the School of Medicine.

  • Resistance is inevitable

    September 16, 2016 | By Julia Evangelou Strait

    Nature can ­­­— and will — overcome any antibiotic. Researchers are working to ensure we stay one step ahead.

  • Learning labs

    September 16, 2016 | By Deb Parker

    For most medical students, there’s a major obstacle to doing research: being in medical school.
    Not at Washington University.

  • Physical therapy researchers use advanced technology to study movement in 3D. Cameras with near-infrared light capture motion-reflective markers placed on patients with musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders.

    Movement redefined

    September 16, 2016 | By Gaia Remerowski

    By adopting movement science as a central tenet, the Program in Physical Therapy has reshaped its profession.

  • Harnessing immunity

    September 16, 2016 | By Julia Evangelou Strait

    A $10 million gift establishes Bursky Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy

  • Researcher in motion: Community engagement is all in a day's play for Denise Wilfley, PhD, center, an advocate for evidence-based weight management strategies involving patients, families, physicians and communities.

    America’s growing problem

    May 31, 2016 | By Deb Parker & Brenda Murphy-Niederkorn

    Averting the lifelong health risks and spiraling social costs of childhood obesity

  • Rewiring the body

    May 31, 2016 | By Deb Parker & Kristina Sauerwein

    Severing the brain’s critical link to a peripheral nerve can render an arm useless. Pioneering surgeries reroute neural impulses and redefine hope for paralysis.