research http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Boeing To Add Hundreds Of Research Jobs In St. Louis County http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/boeing-add-hundreds-research-jobs-st-louis-county <p>Boeing has been on the minds of the Show-Me State's political figures lately, thanks to the effort to lure the manufacturing of the 777X&nbsp;airplane to Missouri. &nbsp;Now, the company is planning to bring several hundred research and development jobs to the St. Louis region.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:32:04 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 32215 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Boeing To Add Hundreds Of Research Jobs In St. Louis County Boeing Adding Hundreds of Research Jobs to St. Louis County http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/boeing-adding-hundreds-research-jobs-st-louis-county <p>With the effort to lure Boeing’s 777X on the minds of the Show Me State’s political figures, the company is planning to bring several hundred research and development jobs to the St. Louis region.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:02:19 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 32214 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Boeing Adding Hundreds of Research Jobs to St. Louis County St. Louis Researchers Connect African-American Health Problems To Poverty, Lack Of Education http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-researchers-connect-african-american-health-problems-poverty-lack-education <p><em>First Brief: For the Sake of All</em><em> </em></p><p>A disproportionate number of African Americans in St. Louis live in poverty and lack a high school education. African-American St. Louisans also have a higher death rate than white St. Louisans.&nbsp; According to a <a href="http://forthesakeofall.org/" target="_blank">multi-disciplinary study currently under way in St. Louis</a>, there is a connection between the two trends.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 21:57:31 +0000 Camille Phillips 29757 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Researchers Connect African-American Health Problems To Poverty, Lack Of Education Despite Funding Challenges, St. Louis Researchers Find Ways To Study Rare Diseases http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/despite-funding-challenges-st-louis-researchers-find-ways-study-rare-diseases <p>Just as with most things in life, when it comes to researching diseases, there is strength in numbers. Most funding goes to researching well-known and wide-spread diseases such as cancer and heart disease.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 21:30:01 +0000 Camille Phillips 29644 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Despite Funding Challenges, St. Louis Researchers Find Ways To Study Rare Diseases St. Louis To Participate In National Cancer Study http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-participate-national-cancer-study <p>The American Cancer Society is launching <a href="http://www.cancer.org/research/researchprogramsfunding/epidemiology-cancerpreventionstudies/cancerpreventionstudy-3/index">a nationwide study</a> to try to better understand the genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that contribute to causing cancer.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 17:52:05 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 9443 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis To Participate In National Cancer Study Wash U. Gets $50M To Help Turn Research Findings Into Better Health http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wash-u-gets-50m-help-turn-research-findings-better-health <p>Washington University School of Medicine has received a $50 million federal grant aimed at turning research findings into improvements in human health.</p><p>The grant is the renewal of an award from the National Institutes of Health. It will support Wash U's <a href="http://icts.wustl.edu/about/default.aspx">Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences</a> (ICTS), one of 60 such centers in the U.S.</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 18:41:11 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 6334 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Wash U. Gets $50M To Help Turn Research Findings Into Better Health Wash U. Gets $20M For Psychiatric Research http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wash-u-gets-20m-psychiatric-research <p>Washington University School of Medicine has received a $20 million donation to establish a new center for psychiatric research.</p><p>The Taylor Family Institute for Innovative Psychiatric Research will focus on developing new and more effective therapies for psychiatric disorders. Researchers will start by studying neurosteroids, chemicals in the brain that help regulate thinking and emotion. Changes in levels of neurosteroids can be linked to mood disorders, chronic pain, epilepsy, or Alzheimer’s disease.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:04:32 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 5148 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Wash U. Gets $20M For Psychiatric Research New research out about Mo. support of red light cameras http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-research-out-about-mo-support-red-light-cameras <p>New research from the <a href="http://saferoadssavelives.org/">National Coalition for Safer Roads</a>, a group advocating for the use of red light cameras, shows that 71 percent of Missouri&#39;s registered voters support the use of the cameras at dangerous intersections.</p> Wed, 23 Feb 2011 19:47:17 +0000 Julie Bierach 593 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New research out about Mo. support of red light cameras