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Researchers Investigate Hormonal Links Between Diet and Obesity

Scientists have found another hint that time of day may play a role in how the body burns fuel, with implications for weight gain and heart health.
23-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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In Lab, SLU Researchers Flip Pain Switch in Spinal Cord Cells

Facing an urgent need for safer and more effective therapies for those suffering from debilitating pain in the midst of an opioid crisis, Saint Louis University researchers are on a mission to find a non-narcotic off-switch for pain.
9-May-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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When a Tree Falls in St. Louis, Will the Power Go Out?

Saint Louis University researchers paired satellite imaging data with machine learning techniques to map local tree species and health.
6-May-2019 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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SLU Researcher Receives $3.2 Million NIH Grant to Study Chronic Opioid Use, Mood Disorders

A Saint Louis University researcher has received a grant to study the pathways from chronic prescription opioid use to new onset mood disorder. Jeffrey Scherrer, Ph.D., a professor in Family and Community Medicine, received $3,254,485 from the...
29-Apr-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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SLU Starts Family Clinic for Queer and Trans Youth

The Center for Counseling and Family Therapy at Saint Louis University will offer family group therapy for queer and transgender youth and their caregivers. The sessions are open to adolescents ages 13-20 and a parent/guardian.
4-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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With NSF Grant, SLU Engineer Brings STEM to the Visually Impaired

Thanks to a million dollar National Science Foundation CAREER award, SLU's Jenna Gorlewicz, Ph.D., aims to help bridge the divide through robotics and touchscreen technology.
7-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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SLU Study: Mediterranean Diet Boosts Endurance Exercise Within Days

Researchers at Saint Louis University have found that eating a Mediterranean diet can improve athletes' endurance exercise performance after just four days.
6-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

SLU Awarded $580,000 Grant To Develop Missouri’s First Academic Health Department

Saint Louis University’s Pamela Xaverius, Ph.D., associate professor of epidemiology, and Darcy Scharff, Ph.D., associate professor of behavioral science and health education, have received a $580,000 grant from Missouri Foundation for Health...
5-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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.@KenHallerMD, a @slusom pediatric professor, explains how he backs up his pro-vaccination views by participating in vaccine trials at SLU's Center for Vaccine Development

29-Apr-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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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

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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

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@SLU_official Prof Optimistic @TheJusticeDept Police Force Database Further Understanding of Complex Problem

14-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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Two Years After Ferguson, St. Louis Region Stares Down Toxic Stress as Presidential Candidates Debate

6-Oct-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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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

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SLU Public Health Expert, Former Homeland Security Official, Available to Comment on Zika Virus

27-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

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