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Stopping Zika: Saint Louis University to Launch Human Vaccine Trial


Saint Louis University's vaccine center has been tapped by the National Institutes of Health to conduct a human clinical trial of a vaccine to prevent the Zika virus, which can cause devastating birth defects in babies.
23-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Medical Students Form Incubator to Foster Biomedical Innovation


Founded by SLU School of Medicine students, MEDLaunch is a non-profit, biomedical and entrepreneurship incubator partnering with Saint Louis University and other organizations in the area. The program is the product of collaborative efforts between...
1-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Studies Should Include Overweight, Elderly Mice


Saint Louis University's article in "Trends in Immunology" explains why using a more accurate animal model could improve cancer research.
31-May-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Med Student Explores Why Missouri Has Low HPV Vaccination Rates


Betty Chen, a third-year student at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, wanted to know what made Missouri's HPV vaccine rates so low compared with other U.S. states. She was recently awarded the 2016 Alpha Omega Alpha Carolyn L. Kuckein...
9-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

SLU Scientists Ask if Smoking Takes Toll on Ticker


A Saint Louis University scientist, Jane McHowat, Ph.D., will study how smoking impacts cardiac health beyond injury to the body’s arteries by damaging the heart muscle itself.
31-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stressed Out: SLU Scientist Details Cells’ Response to Lesions


In the paper, SLU scientist Alessandro Vindigni, Ph.D., details several coping strategies cells use when they face replication stress: the cellular version of choosing yoga, meditation or a trip to the movies after a stressful event.
28-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ultragenyx Funds Saint Louis University Researcher’s Quest to Treat His Daughter’s Disease


Funded by Ultragenyx Pharmaceuticals, Saint Louis University’s Fran Sverdrup, Ph.D., will continue promising research to find a treatment for a form of muscular dystrophy.
23-Mar-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Protecting the Pancreas: Compound Fights Fibrosis in Animal Model


SLU scientists identify a group of proteins as new and important players in the mechanism that causes pancreatic scarring, which is associated with chronic pancreatitis.
22-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

President Offers Best Worst Solution as Strategy for ISIS Defeat, Says SLU Expert


11-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on Dangerous Radioactive Substance Stolen in Mexico


4-Dec-2013 3:00 PM EST

A Few Substitutions Transforms Thanksgiving Dinner


Add colorful fruits and vegetables to make Thanksgiving dinner healthier and lighter, a Saint Louis University assistant professor of nutrition and dietetics suggests.
20-Nov-2013 12:00 PM EST

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