The Washington University campus community is making headlines every day. Members of the School of Medicine are regularly featured in local, national and international news stories. Department of Surgery faculty, staff and medical students are leaders in their specialties, and share their expertise when called upon. Campus Catch-Up collects some of these stories and celebrates members of the community who are receiving recognition.
$7.5 million to study elusive cell type important in aging, cancer, other diseases
From WashUMed News
Washington University School of Medicine is joining a new NIH network focused on the study of senescent cells. Surgical oncologist Ryan Fields, MD, will be a co-principal investigator at the Washington University Senescence Tissue Mapping Center.
Learning with National Leaders: A discussion on breast and gynecologic cancer awareness
Surgical oncologist Katherine Glover-Collins, MD, PhD, participated in this Siteman Cancer Center discussion on breast and gynecologic cancer awareness with fellow Washington University Physicians.
African American breast cancer patients less likely to receive genetic counseling, testing
From The Source
Researchers at the School of Medicine, including several Public Health Sciences faculty, were featured for their work on differences in genetic counseling and testing between Black women and white women with breast cancer.
Teleflex Completes Enrollment in Cardiac IDE Study
Marc Moon, MD, was featured in this article about the completion of his clinical study evaluating the performance of a device for mild to moderate bleeding in cardiac procedures as compared to standard gauze.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital adds specialty center in south St. Louis County
This article features the new Children’s Specialty Care Center in South County, which has officially opened. This warm and inviting environment just for kids and teens houses 15 pediatric specialties, including pediatric surgery.