Synthetic RNAs designed to fight cancer
In search of better cancer treatments, Xiaowei Wang, PhD, and his colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have designed synthetic molecules that combine the advantages of two experimental RNA therapies.
University's research key in new international guidelines for treatment of severe malnutrition
The World Health Organization has released new guidelines for the treatment of severe acute malnutrition, based in large part on research at the School of Medicine. Shown is the school's Mark Manary, MD, whose research helped spur the changes.
Heart disease, cancer and diabetes are chronic diseases that account for $1.1 billion in hospital charges, affecting many individuals and families. The need to better understand these issues is examined in the fifth and final policy brief from the groundbreaking study "For the Sake of All: A Report on the Health and Well-Being of African Americans in St. Louis.”
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