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Doctors test popular anti-depressant to see if it fights off Covid-19

Posted on January 11, 2021

Doctors are running a clinical trial to see if a popular anti-depressant might keep someone from becoming severely ill with Covid-19. Read More

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Colored light investigated to control irregular heartbeat noninvasively

Posted on January 8, 2021

A team led by Chao Zhou in biomedical engineering will use fruit flies to study a noninvasive stimulation and imaging technique to regulate an irregular heartbeat Read More

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Podcast: Vaccines have arrived but COVID-19 treatments progressing much more slowly

Posted on December 29, 2020

From the WashU School of Medicine News… A new episode of our podcast, “Show Me the Science,” has been posted. At present, these podcast episodes are highlighting research and patient care on the Washington University Medical Campus as our scientists and clinicians confront the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 vaccine development has been rapid and successful. Two vaccines that report more than 90% efficacy against the virus already are in use, with approval of more vaccines expected … Read More

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Common brain malformation traced to its genetic roots

Posted on December 28, 2020

Discovery could aid early screening, shed light on how Chiari malformation arises Read More

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Protein involved in removing Alzheimer’s buildup linked to circadian rhythm

Posted on December 18, 2020

Brain protein helps explain link between circadian rhythm, Alzheimer’s disease Read More

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