Aerosols are bits of solid matter suspended in air. They can absorb and reflect light, contributing to the warming and cooling of the atmosphere. When they are below a certain size, particles known as PM2.5 can enter a person’s bloodstream and penetrate the lungs.
Addressing the complex health issues and health disparities facing the St. Louis region and the world.
Before even graduating from the Washington University School of Medicine, classmates Yang Jae Lee, MD 2021 and Gautum Adusumilli, MD 2021 were already committed to solving some of the most pressing problems in global health equity.
Brown School researcher Leopoldo J. Cabassa is part of a team that has received a five-year, $2.9 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study mental health intervention in Chile. The project’s aim is to improve outcomes and care for people in Chile who experience first-episode psychosis (FEP). First episode psychosis refers […]
In November of 2019, air quality in New Delhi reached such dangerous levels that schools closed, flights were cancelled, and local authorities declared a public health emergency.
Contributing to the reduction of poverty and improvement of public health outcomes for children, adolescents, and families in Sub-Saharan Africa and other developing nations.
In research supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Randall Martin and his colleagues proposed a way to obtain a broader, more accurate view of pollution.
The Social Policy Institute (SPI) at WashU provides a systems-level understanding of policy problems and promotes corresponding solutions.
Guillermo Rosas studies the economic consequences of political regimes and the effects of political institutions on political elite behavior, especially in Latin America.
Washington University’s long-running Death to Onchocerciasis and Lymphatic Filariasis (DOLF) Project is part of a large global effort to eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), which affect a billion people worldwide.