MU Study Identifies Mutations Specific to Omicron Variant

MU Study Identifies Mutations Specific to Omicron Variant While the Omicron variant continues to infect people around the world, researchers at the University of Missouri have identified the highly prevalent, specific mutations that are causing the Omicron variant’s high rate of infection. Read more...

Antidepressant May Prevent Severe COVID-19, Follow-up Study Indicates

Antidepressant May Prevent Severe COVID-19, Follow-up Study Indicates In the largest study yet to evaluate a common, low-cost antidepressant as a treatment for COVID-19, researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and from Canada and Brazil have found that the drug fluvoxamine prevents some of the most

Meet a SLU Researcher: Edwin Antony, Ph.D.

Meet a SLU Researcher: Edwin Antony, Ph.D. Edwin Antony, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Antony’s research includes how enzymes function within cells and how they recognize damage to DNA that can cause diseases such as cancer. Antony includes SLU undergraduate students in this vital research.

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

Laughing Gas Relieves Symptoms in People with Treatment-Resistant Depression

Laughing Gas Relieves Symptoms in People with Treatment-Resistant Depression A single, one-hour treatment that involves breathing in a mixture of oxygen and nitrous oxide — otherwise known as laughing gas — significantly improved symptoms in people with treatment-resistant depression, according to new data from researchers at Washington University School of

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