$5 million supports innovative breast cancer trial (Links to an external site)

A $5 million grant from the Department of Defense will support research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis aimed at improving breast cancer therapies. The research focuses on HER2-positive breast cancer. Such tumors are dotted with an overabundance of so-called HER2 receptors. About 20 percent of women with breast cancer have HER2-positive […]

Dr. Megan Baldridge named 2018 Pew Scholar

The National Advisory Committee of The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences has recommended that Dr. Megan Baldridge be named a 2018 Pew Scholar.  The recommendations of the committee will be presented to the board of The Pew Charitable Trusts at it’s meeting in June, after which Pew will issue a national press release […]

Morris, Humphreys receive Chan Zuckerberg Initiative funding (Links to an external site)

Samantha A. Morris, PhD, an assistant professor of developmental biology and of genetics, and Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD, the Joseph Friedman Associate Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine, each have received one year of support to conduct what is called single-cell RNA sequencing with a focus on cells in the kidney, liver and small intestine. Work in […]

CD2H Grant Announcement

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce our participation in the CTSA Program Data to Health Coordination Center (CD2H) has been awarded to Oregon Health & Science University, Northwestern University, University of Washington, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Sage Bionetworks, together with The Scripps Research Institute, Washington University in St. Louis, The University […]