Amrita Aranake-Chrisinger receives FAER fellowship award

Dr. Aranake-Chrisinger is the recipient of a highly competitive $75,000 Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) fellowship award. She will begin her project “The association between postoperative delirium and intermediate-term postoperative cognitive outcomes” in July 2017. Read more »

Medical Student Research at WU Highlighted

For most medical students, there’s a major obstacle to doing research: being in medical school. Not at Washington University. Read more »

Roger Yusen studies portable oxygen treatment in COPD patients

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often receive portable oxygen therapy to allow them to breathe easier. But a major study published in The New England Journal of Medicine indicates that supplemental oxygen isn’t helpful for many patients. Read more »

TL1 Alumni, Michael Slade wins poetry contest

TL1 Alumni, Michael Slade won first place in a national competition sponsored by the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for his life on the brink of death inspired poem “Requiem.” Read more »

William Hawkins receives “Pedal the Cause” grant

Dr. William Hawkins, MTPCI alumni and current mentor, recently received a $10.4 million grant to help developing drugs that can get specifically to the cancer in a person’s body. Dr. Hawkins has also raised money and biked for “Pedal the Cause”.  Read more »

NIH Online Clinical Research Course Registration Open

The Clinical Research Training Center is again this year serving as a remote site for the NIH’s popular free online course “Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research.” The course will run September 12, 2016 – April 14, 2017. For more details or to register e-mail crtc@email.wustl.edu or see the NIH Website » 

Shayna Conner says there may not be an effect of pot on pregnancy

Based on unadjusted data, the review found a link between marijuana use and both low birth weight and preterm delivery. But when the researchers adjusted the data to account for confounding factors including tobacco — which is often used alongside marijuana — there was no association, says Shayna Conner, MTPCI alumni, in a recent interview with […]