Sleeping pill reduces levels of Alzheimer’s proteins (Links to an external site)

Photo of KL2 alum, Dr. Brendan Lucey.

KL2 alum, Brendan Lucey, MD is the senior author of a recent small, proof-of-concept study published in the Annals of Neurology (April 20). Lucey and a team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine found that two doses of an FDA-approved sleeping pill reduced levels of Alzheimer’s proteins. The study hints at the potential […]

How to know when snoring is a sign of sleep apnea (Links to an external site)

Brendan Lucey, MD and KL2 alum

KL2 alum, Brendan Lucey, MD and associate professor of neurology and director of Washington University’s Sleep Medicine Center, sat down with St. Louis Magazine to discuss obstructive sleep apnea. Although snoring might sound innocent enough, Lucey discusses how loud snoring and sleep apnea carry a range of serious health risks and how to address those.

MTPCI and KL2 alum, Peter Kang, MD, MSCI named Adult Residency Program Director for the Department of Neurology (Links to an external site)

Picture of Dr. Peter Kang, MD, MSCI

Peter Kang, MD, MSCI, came to Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis for his neurology residency in 2012 and felt like he’d found a home. So, he moved on to a fellowship in neurocritical care and joined the Department of Neurology’s faculty afterwards where he has spent his time caring for patients, teaching […]

CRTC Info Day scheduled for Tuesday, Feb 28 (Links to an external site)

Photo of Dr. Jennie Kwon in her lab. Kwon is a KL2 and MTPCI alum.

The Clinical Research Training Center will be hosting an Information Day on Tuesday, February 28, from 11am – 1pm. The session will focus on two postdoctoral training programs: the TL1 Postdoctoral Program and the Mentored Training Program in Clinical Investigation (MTPCI), as well as the Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI).

Lung infections caused by soil fungi are a problem nationwide (Links to an external site)

Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, a former KL2 and MTPCI scholar, and Patrick Mazi, MD, MSCI, former MTPCI scholar, are part of a research team at Washington University School of Medicine who discovered that the three main kinds of soil fungi that cause lung infections have all expanded their ranges in recent decades. Reliance on outdated maps […]