Amit Amin study reveals ways to improve outcomes, reduce costs for angioplasty

KM1 and Patient Safety alumni, Amit Amin, MD finds hospitals can improve patient care and reduce costs associated with coronary angioplasty if cardiologists perform more procedures through an artery in the wrist and if they discharge patients on the same day, finds a new study led by the School of Medicine. Read more »

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 »