Getting ready for Clinical Trials (Links to an external site)

Kathy Grange and Colin Nichols have received a 2-year NIH award to prepare for a full clinical trial of sulfonylurea drugs as therapy for Cantu Syndrome. This award will support efforts, through the WU Cantu Research Clinic, to validate clinical measures that will be used to assess benefit of drugs that directly counter the overactive […]

Washington People: Kathy Grange (Links to an external site)

Every summer as a child, Dorothy Katherine Grange looked forward to digging for skeletons. Sometimes she found other things in the dirt, such as weapons or tools. Although those discoveries thrilled her, skeletons provided the most excitement because the bones resembled puzzle pieces — and her father, an archeologist and anthropologist, showed Grange how to […]

What we can do for Cantu (Links to an external site)

FOR SEVEN YEARS, Randall and Rachel Lamfers struggled to get a diagnosis for their son, Noah, who was born prematurely, had problems with pulmonary hypertension and needed a breathing tube. In November 2013, analysis of Noah’s DNA finally gave them a diagnosis: a rare condition called Cantu syndrome.

Nichols elected to Royal Society (Links to an external site)

Colin Nichols, PhD, the Carl F. Cori Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected to the Royal Society, an honorary English organization equivalent to the National Academy of Sciences in the United States.