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June 2021

Dr. Eric Leuthardt Meet Dr. Eric Leuthardt, Chief of the Division of Neurotechnology, Professor of Neurosurgery, Neuroscience, Biomedical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, and Director at the Center for Innovation in Neuroscience and Technology at Washington University School of Medicine. His research has focused on

June 2021

Beth Prusaczyk, PhD, MSW This month's WISER Woman is Beth Prusaczyk, PhD, MSW, Instructor in Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine. Her research focuses on improving the health and healthcare of older adults, particularly vulnerable older adults such as those with dementia

Landmark Alzheimer’s Drug Approval Confounds Research Community

Landmark Alzheimer’s Drug Approval Confounds Research Community The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval yesterday of the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in 18 years was welcomed by some people looking for hope against an intractable condition. But, for many researchers, it came as a surprise — and

Microspheres Coated in Stem Cells Could Help Mend Broken Hearts

Microspheres Coated in Stem Cells Could Help Mend Broken Hearts It’s a cruel reality that the heart has such a limited capacity to heal itself, meaning that people who survive heart attacks often go on to have more. Now, researchers at University College London (UCL) have grown heart cells from

CIRM Board Approves New Clinical Trial for ALS

CIRM Board Approves New Clinical Trial for ALS The governing Board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) awarded $11.99 million to Cedars-Sinai to fund a clinical trial for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Read more...

Breakthrough Could Lead to Early Detection of Pregnancy Complications

Breakthrough Could Lead to Early Detection of Pregnancy Complications The quest to create safer, more successful pregnancies is one of the top goals of modern science. While pregnancy is better understood today than ever before, with improvements in technology helping to lower the risk of negative outcomes, there is much