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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

Hibernating Ribosomes Help Bacteria Survive


In the second of two high-profile articles published in recent weeks, SLU scientist Mee-Ngan F. Yap, Ph.D, continues to uncover the secrets of how ribosomes hibernate under stressful conditions.
10-Oct-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Engineering Students to Build Full-Scale Projects in New Lab


Civil engineering students at Saint Louis University soon will be able to design and test steel beams and concrete frames at full-scale, thanks to a recent National Science Foundation (NSF) grant.
12-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Researcher Discovers How Hibernating Ribosomes Wake Up


Saint Louis University scientist Mee-Ngan F. Yap, Ph.D.,has uncovered the way a bacterial ribosome moves from an inactive to an active form, and how that "wake up call" is key to its survival.
12-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

NIH Funds Saint Louis University Research of Possible Treatment for Drug-Resistant TB


Saint Louis University has received a $6.4 million task order from NIAID/NIH to study a treatment for MDR-TB, a worsening, deadly global health threat.
25-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Biologist Receives $480,000 to Study Singing Insects’ Serenades


Saint Louis University scientist Kasey Fowler-Finn, Ph.D., and her research team will study treehoppers to learn how changing temperatures affect singing insects' ability to recognize the songs of potential mates.
17-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Chemist Asks ‘Could Life Begin in Oil?’


A $597,380 grant from the National Science Foundation will fund SLU scientist Paul Bracher, Ph.D., and his research team as they study what life might look like on other planets - or, here on earth - if it began in oil.
16-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Surgeons Study “Awake Aneurysm Surgery” for Better Outcomes


Saint Louis University researchers are encouraged by study results which they hope can reduce the risks associated with this type of brain surgery.
14-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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