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To Build Better Tuberculosis Vaccines, Saint Louis University Researchers Develop a New Model by Leveraging an Old Vaccine

In a paper published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Daniel Hoft, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Saint Louis University Center for Vaccine Development, and colleagues report a promising new approach to speed vaccine testing for TB.
29-Nov-2023 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Saint Louis University Receives $5.96 Million Grant to Bolster Teacher Ranks in Underserved School Districts

Saint Louis University’s School of Education received a $5.96 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to address teacher shortages in underserved communities.
29-Nov-2023 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

SLU Researcher Finds Help for Alzheimer’s-Associated Agitation with New FDA-Approved Treatment

George T. Grossberg, M.D., and colleagues were instrumental in developing the first and only Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved treatment for agitation associated with Alzheimer's dementia.
21-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Saint Louis University, Taylor Geospatial Institute Ramp Up Hiring of Geospatial Faculty

Saint Louis University will hire 20 new faculty members in core geospatial science and related fields in an ambitious cluster hiring initiative. The new positions, which will be filled over a three-year span, will be hired in collaboration with the...
20-Nov-2023 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Saint Louis University Professor Named 2024 NIH Climate and Health Scholar

Saint Louis University professor Ricardo Wray, Ph.D., was named a 2024 Climate and Health Scholar by the National Institutes of Health, beginning a year-long research fellowship to combat climate change and its public health consequences.
16-Nov-2023 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Saint Louis University Helps Students Thrive with Sensory Room

SLU’s sensory room, located in the Busch Student Center, is a safe space designed to provide room for individuals with a sensory processing disorder to decompress and cope with sensory issues in a productive way.
15-Nov-2023 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

SLU, St. Louis Arc Hosts Adapted Toy Distribution Event

SLU students in the occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech, language and hearing sciences programs worked interprofessionally to adapt off-the-shelf toys and distribute them to children with disabilities and their families.
8-Nov-2023 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Saint Louis University, Lincoln University Partner to Create Accelerated Student Pathways in Strategic Intelligence and Cybersecurity

Saint Louis University and Lincoln University announce a partnership that will benefit students in STEM fields and serve as an engine for workforce and educational development in Missouri.
24-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Bridging the Gap: SLU Speech Pathologist Advocates for Underrepresented Minorities in Rising Career Field

Though the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) to grow 19% from 2022 to 2032, a Saint Louis University speech pathologist says there aren’t enough students majoring in the profession,...
20-Sep-2023 12:05 PM EDT

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SLU Ophthalmologist: Fireworks, Eye Safety Tips You Need to Know

Fourth of July celebrations and fireworks-related emergencies are here. Gabriela Espinoza, M.D., professor of ophthalmology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, has eye safety tips you need to know.
27-Jun-2023 1:05 PM EDT

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Kids Don’t Always Outgrow Stuttering, SLU Experts Say, But Speech Therapy Can Help

For the parents of children who stutter, managing the communication disorder alone can be stressful and isolating. At Saint Louis University’s Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic, one mother discovered a team to help her daughter communicate more...
26-May-2023 1:40 PM EDT

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With SPOTS Program, SLU Med Students Encourage Skin Cancer Awareness for Young People

New, unusual-looking growths or changing spots on your skin are important indicators that it is time to see a dermatologist, says Sofia Chaudhry, M.D., associate professor of dermatology at Saint Louis University’s School of Medicine.
28-Mar-2023 6:10 PM EDT

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SLU Geriatric Psychiatrist: African Americans at Highest Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

Now that the holiday season has concluded, perhaps you’ve noticed the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia in aging family members. George Grossberg, M.D., the Samuel W. Fordyce professor and director of geriatric...
24-Feb-2022 12:45 PM EST

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