A scientific grand slam

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It’s a scientific grand slam for researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. In the past week, they published papers in Nature, The New England Journal of Medicine, Science and JAMA – all among the world’s most prestigious scientific journals.

Their innovative research – on topics ranging from Alzheimer’s disease and treatment-resistant depression, to rising rates of diabetes, hypertension and obesity among young people, and a potential treatment strategy for a rare bone marrow failure syndrome – drives the discoveries that will improve the health of people in our region and the world.