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SLU Researchers Awarded Grant to Study Liver Transplant Rejection

The Mid-America Transplant Foundation has awarded a Clinical Innovation grant to Saint Louis University School of Medicine researchers to develop new methods for detecting rejection in liver transplant patients.
29-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Head and Neck Cancer Survivors at Increased Risk of Suicide

Despite improved survival rates among cancer patients, the risk of death by suicide remains high, especially among those treated for head and neck cancers (HNC).
25-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


$4.5 Million From NIH Will Help Find Solutions to ‘Chemo Brain’ Symptoms and Opioid Addiction

Pain researcher Daniela Salvemini, Ph.D., will embark on two new research projects, studying chemotherapy-induced cognitive impairment, or “chemo brain,” symptoms and unwanted side effects of opioids.
22-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Probation Lifted for SLU’s Medical School

The Saint Louis University School of Medicine no longer is on probation after successfully addressing all concerns raised by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME), the accrediting body for North American medical schools.
10-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Surgery Remains Best Option for Rare Bladder Cancer

Saint Louis University researchers reviewed data for patients with a rare type of bladder cancer, examining treatments and survival rates.
28-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Earthquake in China Linked to Reservoir Water

SLU scientists report that reservoir water played a role in causing earthquakes in the Three Gorges Reservoir Region of China.
10-Sep-2018 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


In Absence of Obesity, PTSD Patients Not at Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Saint Louis University research finds post-traumatic stress disorder does not directly lead to type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), instead, obesity in PTSD patients accounts for the increased risk.
9-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Is Surgery the Best Option for Penetrating Kidney Trauma?

SLU surgeon Sameer A. Siddiqui, M.D., and his research team examined patient records to study the best approach for renal trauma injuries.
13-Jul-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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SLU Expert Discusses Future of Testing and Treating Chlorine Gas Attacks

Future answers to quickly testing and treating those who may have been exposed to chlorine gas may lie in chlorinated lipids, says a Saint Louis University professor.
18-Apr-2018 2:25 PM EDT


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

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