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Felthous Receives AAPL's Seymour Pollack Distinguished Achievement Award


Alan Felthous, M.D., director of forensic psychiatry at Saint Louis University has been named as the recipient of the Seymour Pollack Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL).
4-Jan-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

SLU Receives Grant to Reduce Food Insecurity, Connect Families to Community Resources


With a $580,000 grant from Missouri Foundation for Health, a team of Saint Louis University researchers aims to lower the rate of food insecurity while connecting families to available resources by improving screening practices and follow-up care.
15-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

In Lab Research, Scientists Slow Progression of a Fatal Form of Muscular Dystrophy


Saint Louis University researchers report that a new drug reduces fibrosis (scarring) and prevents loss of muscle function in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
8-Dec-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Good News from Trio of Phase One Zika Vaccine Trials


More than 90 percent of study volunteers in the 3 trials who received the investigational vaccine demonstrated an immune response to Zika virus.
5-Dec-2017 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

SLU Receives Grant to Provide Scholarships, Mentoring for Disadvantaged Nursing Students


Saint Louis University will receive $1.5 in federal funds over the next four years to support disadvantaged students by providing them student mentors, faculty mentors and pre-entry work experiences.
28-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover BRCA Cancer Cells’ Last Defense


Researchers hope their findings may lead to improved chemotherapy drugs and shed light on why some cells develop chemotherapy resistance.
27-Nov-2017 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sharks Evolved Aircraft-Like Attributes to Suit Habitats


Researchers report that shark species have evolved diverse physical attributes to help them thrive in different ocean ecosystems.
27-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

SLU Researcher Draws Bulls Eye Around Muscular Dystrophy Drug Targets


Saint Louis University scientist Francis M. Sverdrup, Ph.D., studies an inherited type of muscular dystrophy that typically begins with weakness in the face and shoulders before spreading to all skeletal muscles.
7-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Falls Researcher Breaks Ankle


A Saint Louis University nursing professor who studies the debilitating impact of falls became the victim of her own scholarship in August, when she slipped and broke her ankle. She shares lessons learned.
28-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST

@SLU_official Prof Optimistic @TheJusticeDept Police Force Database Further Understanding of Complex Problem


14-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Two Years After Ferguson, St. Louis Region Stares Down Toxic Stress as Presidential Candidates Debate


6-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Winter Weather Woes: SLU Expert Offers Tips to Protect Your Skin


Winter's arctic blast can wreak havoc on delicate skin. Nicole Burkemper, M.D., associate professor of dermatology at Saint Louis University, shares her tips for updating your skin regimen for the season.
8-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

SLU experts available to comment on #ZikaVirus

28-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST

SLU Public Health Expert, Former Homeland Security Official, Available to Comment on Zika Virus


27-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

@SLUCare #Cancer Expert Suzanne Mahon Runs Hereditary Cancer Program at Saint Louis University Cancer Center; Screens for BRCA 1, 2 Genes


24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Fore! Avoid Golf Injuries with Three Steps


Staying healthy comes down to three things, says Mike Markee, PT, ATC, instructor of physical therapy and athletic training at Saint Louis University. Markee spent time on the senior PGA tour and developed exercise and fitness programs for golfers.
15-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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