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Mar 23, 2016, 12:37 ET Ultragenyx Funds Saint Louis University Researcher's Quest To Treat His Daughter's Disease

 Ultragenyx, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for rare and ultra-rare diseases, is funding the efforts...


Mar 22, 2016, 15:45 ET Protecting the Pancreas: Compound Fights Fibrosis in Animal Model

 Saint Louis University researchers have found that a type of compound that disrupts the process that causes fibrosis (scarring) in the lungs...


Sep 09, 2015, 18:02 ET Routinely Screen Those Older Than 70 For Brain Health, World Expert Panel Advises

A panel of world experts in aging convened at Saint Louis University recommended that everyone 70 and older should have their memory and reasoning...


Mar 18, 2015, 17:10 ET With $500,000 Gift To Saint Louis University, Pandrangi Family Aims To Improve The Human Condition

Thanks to a generous gift from Dr. Vasu and Lisa Pandrangi, Saint Louis University will invest in the future of plastic surgery research. The...


Sep 13, 2013, 15:02 ET Saint Louis University Receives $566,000 In NIH Funding For Malaria Research

 Saint Louis University's Center for World Health and Medicine has received a three-year $566,640 grant from the National Institutes of Health...


Aug 30, 2013, 14:20 ET Former Department of Homeland Security Medical Official Discusses the Chemical Attack in Syria

 The following is being released by Saint Louis University Medical Center: The chemical attacks in Syria could lower the bar for use of...


Jul 03, 2013, 08:13 ET SLU Recruits Dept. of Homeland Security's Former Chief Medical Officer

The former Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer for the Department of Homeland Security is joining the faculty of Saint...


Nov 25, 2011, 09:30 ET SLU's First Endowed Chair in Public Health Honors James Kimmey

Saint Louis University announces that its first endowed chair in its School of Public Health will be named after James R. Kimmey, M.D., MPH, the...


May 06, 2011, 09:30 ET Researchers Join Forces To Cure Deadly Childhood Disease

The Center for World Health and Medicine at Saint Louis University and the Institute for OneWorld Health have established a joint research...


Apr 08, 2011, 12:17 ET Outsmarting Cancer Cells: Researchers Learn How They Spread

Saint Louis University researchers have identified a novel mechanism to control the traffic of cells and fluid from tissues to lymphatic vessels....


Feb 18, 2011, 12:44 ET Saint Louis U Scientists Partner on Malaria Research

 The Center for World Health & Medicine at Saint Louis University and China's Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health (GIBH) are...


Jun 18, 2010, 13:54 ET Investigators Perfect New Version of Blood-Regulator Thrombin

In research led by a Saint Louis University investigator, molecular biologists have discovered a way to harness the enzyme thrombin's anti-blood...


Jun 09, 2006, 01:00 ET Building Named in Honor of Nobel Laureate Following $30 Million Gift

ST. LOUIS, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout five decades as a professor at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Edward A. Doisy, Ph.D.,...