Nov. 25 2014
Nov. 14 2014
Washington University welcomes fall
Enjoy a quick walk around campus, from Brookings Hall to the South 40 in 39 seconds, and take in a bit of fall color.
Nov. 10 2014
Army vet turned student studies the tie between community service and veteran health
Army veteran Mike Pereira discovered that community service helped him cope with symptoms of PTSD. Now a University College student, he studies the connection between service and psychological health to help programs better serve other veterans.
Nov. 5 2014
Human skin cells reprogrammed directly into brain cells
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have described a way to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell affected by Huntington’s disease. They were able to demonstrate that these converted cells survived at least six months after injection into the brains of mice and behaved similarly to native cells in the brain.