Gordon is honored for his studies of human gut microbial communities which have led to a fundamental shift in the way scientists understand the relationship between microbes, health and disease. His discoveries have shed new light on, among other things, the origins of two pressing global health problems: obesity and childhood malnutrition.
Two new engineering buildings are part of a major transformation of the east end of the Danforth Campus.
President Trump touts his interest in promoting American greatness. I implore him and his team to champion the scientific process as a necessary pillar in achieving such greatness.
As a student, senior Deko Ricketts explored new technologies to make solar power safer and more efficient. He is among many who launched businesses and developed technologies while earning a degree.
An international team led by the School of Medicine has selected a third investigational drug to be tested in a worldwide clinical trial — already underway — aimed at finding treatments to prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
America spoke in November, one month after the candidates collided in the presidential debate held Oct. 9 at Washington University in St. Louis. In the days that followed the historic 2016 election, faculty experts across campus offered their perspectives on the economy, the legislative responses, the cultural and global ripple effects. Now a cluster of […]
School of Medicine researchers developed an online “knowledgebase” intended to gather and organize the vast body of knowledge known as cancer genomics. The hope is that clinicians can better identify mutations in tumors and targeted drugs.