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SLCH Mourns Passing of Jessie L. Ternberg, MD

In 1954, when Jessie L. Ternberg, MD, PhD, became the first female surgical resident at what was then Barnes Hospital ...

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Pearson Appointed Medical Director, Pediatric Cerebral Palsy Center

The department of neurology, division of pediatric neurology, together with St. Louis Children’s Hospital, recently announced the appointment of Toni ...

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Patient Profile: Standing Tall

As Loewy Noud stood next to her hospital bed for the first time after undergoing surgery to correct scoliosis, her ...

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Odom Receives Prestigious Award to Further Malaria Research

Audrey R. Odom, MD, PhD, has received a five-year, $500,000 award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to further her research ...

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Magnetic Grow Rods for Scoliosis Treatment Reduce Surgeries

A standard treatment of care for severe, progressive scoliosis involves surgery to implant adjustable metal rods that brace the spine ...

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Unraveling Autism

Washington University School of Medicine researchers are using three major approaches to unravel the physical and psychological underpinnings of autism. ...

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Zika Virus | Pregnancy Precautions

Warnings about the Zika virus made news several years ago. Expectant mothers were put on high alert and were advised ...

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Case Study: "Chips Ahoy Matey"

The following case study was used by Andrew J. White, MD, the James P. Keating, MD Professor of Pediatrics and ...

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Brain Tumor Program Joins Exclusive Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium

Expands treatment options for children with brain tumors By Kristina Sauerwein/Washington University School of Medicine In less than a year, ...