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Gut Bacterium Supports Growth in Infants with Severe Acute Malnutrition

Gut Bacterium Supports Growth in Infants with Severe Acute Malnutrition About 18 million children under age 5 suffer from severe acute malnutrition, and over 3 million children die from it each year. Treatment with high-calorie supplemental foods and antibiotics can prevent deaths, but these interventions often have limited impact on

March 2022

Dr. Albert H. Kim Meet Dr. Albert H. Kim, Director of Brain Tumor Program, Surgical Director, Pituitary Center, and Professor of Neurosurgery, Genetics, Neurology, and Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Kim was recently named inaugural Danforth WashU Physician-Scientist Scholar. Dr. Kim’s research focuses

March 2022

Erin Tallon Our March WISER Woman is Erin Tallon. Erin is a graduate student in the MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics and was recently the lead author on a research paper about harnessing AI to advance knowledge of Type 1 diabetes. Erin has been a

Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

Stem Cell Therapy for Heart Disease: What You Need to Know Unfortunately, I don’t know of any current stem cell-based treatments for heart disease that are going to give a good chance of a clear benefit and low risk. That’s the reality today. The better news is that there are

Miniature Medical Robots Step Out from Sci-fi

Miniature Medical Robots Step Out from Sci-Fi Tiny machines that deliver therapeutic payloads to precise locations in the body are the stuff of science fiction. But some researchers are trying to turn them into a clinical reality. Read more...

Visionary Progress

Visionary Progress A retinal stem cell patch developed through a collaboration of researchers at UC Santa Barbara, University of Southern California and California Institute of Technology continues to make progress in its bid to secure approval from the Food and Drug Administration. Read more...

Research Connecting Noise, Hearing Loss and Migraines

Research Connecting Noise, Hearing Loss and Migraines Does everything seem extraordinarily loud? It could be a migraine settling in. The connection between migraines and the auditory system has often been overlooked. But new research at Missouri State University is making a big bang. Read more...

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