Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Neurons help to flush out waste from the brain during sleep

Neuronal dynamics guide brain waste clearance for Cerebrospinal fluid perfusion.

Link found between Cholesterol and Alzheimer’s-like brain damage in mice

Targeting cholesterol potentially could help treat Alzheimer’s, related dementias.

Fiber from crustaceans, insects, and mushrooms aids digestion

A stomach immune circuit handles chitin-rich diets in mammals.

Surgeons perform the first successful robotic liver transplant in the U.S.

This extends to liver transplants the advantages of minimally invasive robotic surgery.

The new approach focuses on norovirus, the world’s leading cause of foodborne infection

Dual vaccine generates antibodies against diarrhea-causing viruses.

The blood plasma of COVID-19 patients shows who is most likely to become very ill

Proteins may help predict which patients need ventilators and die of the virus.

Covid-19 boosters may be necessary to keep the virus in check

To be effective, boosters should target variants widely different from the COVID-19 virus's original strain

T cells’ role in Alzheimer’s suggests a new treatment strategy

Drug development possibilities for brain diseases linked to tau protein.

Adding meds to an antidepressant may help older adults with treatment-resistant depression

For some patients, two different medications are better than antidepressants alone.

The disrupted flow of brain fluid may underlie neurodevelopmental disorders

New imaging technique reveals circulation patterns in the developing brain.

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