Thursday, July 19, 2012
Officials will explore the disease in people with diabetes, the St. Louis Business Journal reported.
A multimillion-dollar grant will help Washington University School of Medicine researchers study explore heart disease in people with diabetes, the St. Louis Business Journal reported. Washington University has a presence in University City, Clayton and St. Louis city. Quoting from the Business Journal article: "Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a $4.7 million grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study heart disease in patients with diabetes, the school said." Read more about what researchers hope to learn in the complete Business Journal article.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Research was done at Washington University School of Medicine.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Children with autism often have problems developing motor skills, such as running, throwing a ball or even learning how to write. But scientists have not known whether those difficulties run in families or are linked to autism. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis points to autism as the culprit. Their findings were reported in the journal Autism. “From our results, it looks like motor impairments may be part of the autism diagnosis, rather than a trait genetically carried in the family,” says lead author Claudia List Hilton, PhD, assistant professor in occupational therapy and an instructor in psychiatry. “That suggests that motor impairments are a core characteristic of the diagnosis.” The researchers …
Thursday, October 13, 2011
The new Washingto University diabetes research center will look at developing better ways to prevent and treat Type 2 diabetes in high-risk patients, including American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Washington University has received a five-year, $3 million grant to establish a new diabetes research center, according to a news release from the school. The center will focus on developing better ways to prevent and treat Type 2 diabetes in high-risk patients, including American Indians and Alaska Natives. Washington University was one of seven institutions awarded funding to establish this type of diabetes facility. “This grant will enable us to support research that addresses the root causes of diabetes and disparities,” said Debra Haire-Joshu, professor of public health at the Brown School and the School of Medicine and director of the new center. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, according to the American Diabetes …
Sunday, March 20, 2011
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