When I enter any building on Washington University’s campus, I enter the ninth circle of hell. Ice grips my soul. My heart rate slows. I am left shaking on the floor in the fetal position.
A shooting took place on the Washington University Medical Campus near 600 S. Taylor Ave on Monday. The incident involved two groups of youths and resulted in a teenage boy being treated at St. Louis Children’s Hospital for a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
This month, Washington University announced Dr. David H. Perlmutter as the new dean of the medical school, taking over for Dr. Larry Shapiro on December 1.
Larry Shapiro, the executive vice chancellor and dean of the Washington University School of Medicine, announced that he will be stepping down from those positions when his replacement is found.
As the final administration of the current MCAT exam approaches, pre-medical school students are conflicted about which version of the exam to take.
Pictures of cats with banners declaring, “I am not lab equipment” and “On humans, it’s torture. On animals, it’s research?” dotted the corner of Skinker Boulevard and Forest Park Parkway in small protest against Washington University’s use of live cats in a medical school course.
Washington University’s top-paid employees don’t have offices on the Danforth Campus—they work at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The University’s 2010 tax filings reveal that the top-paid University employee is Richard H. Gelberman, the Fred C.
A series of proposed changes to the MCAT would add additional material to the test and make it longer than the current version. The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the group in charge of the test, announced the suggested changes last week.
For millions of people who suffer chest pain, testing for blocked arteries that can cause fatal heart attacks is a long and expensive process. A new nanoparticle invented by researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine, however, can find blood clots and make them visible on a new type of CT scanner.
Scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine are gaining national recognition for new breakthrough discoveries in body mechanisms that may lead to blood vessel damage in diabetics.