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The Foundation Hosts Third Annual Nicholas T. Kouchoukos Research Day

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Because Dr. Kouchoukos feels so passionately about research and training the next generation, he established The Nicholas T. Kouchoukos, MD, Endowed Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital in 2018.

“We need to train cardiothoracic surgeons who are both good surgeons and good clinical investigators,” Dr. Kouchoukos says. “It’s critical to have people in the field who are innovative, continue to push the limits, and make advances that enhance patient care.”

Leading Edge Medicine with Dr. Prabhu

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Heart failure is a leading cause of disability in the United States, contributing to more than 35% of all deaths from cardiovascular disease. Nearly a million new cases are diagnosed annually. In the last few years, we have uncovered important links between immune system activation and the progression of heart failure.

Sparking Knowledge, Sparking Change

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Most people have to visit an average of seven different doctors and face several years of misdiagnoses to finally discover they have a rare condition known as thoracic outlet syndrome, or TOS. Shana Baldwin lived that painful experience and is now trying to change that for others.

Chair Installation of Tsuyoshi Kaneko

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Donor gifts allow The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital to support more than 30 endowed chairs and deanships at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing.