Washington University School of Medicine

Washington University School of Medicine is listed as Washington University in St. Louis: School of Medicine. The school of medicine is part of the Washington University Medical Center which covers about 137 acres in St. Louis, Missouri. The Center has numerous centers for medical research, teaching hospitals for physicians, graduate school in medical related fields and center for advanced research in medical technologies for rehabilitation and treatment of hearing conditions.

660 S. Euclid Ave. St. Louis, MO 63110
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Vaccines may make war on cancer personal

In the near future, physicians may treat some cancer patients with personalized vaccines that spur their immune systems to attack malignant tumors. New research led by scientists at Washington University School of Medicine ...

Nov 26, 2014
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Neuroscience: Why scratching makes you itch more

Turns out your mom was right: Scratching an itch only makes it worse. New research from scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that scratching causes the brain to release serotonin, ...

Oct 30, 2014
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Epigenome orchestrates embryonic development

The early stages of embryonic development shape our cells and tissues for life. It is during this time that our newly formed cells are transformed into heart, skin, nerve or other cell types. Scientists are finding that this ...

Feb 23, 2015
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