Kuehner Provides $15 Million for Personalized Cardiovascular Research

Kuehner Provides $15 Million for Personalized Cardiovascular Research

In order to strengthen Washington University’s ability to advance lifesaving discoveries that transform heart disorders into manageable conditions, alumnus Kim Kuehner has committed $15 million to establish and endow the Kim D. Kuehner Program for Personalized Cardiovascular Medicine in the School of Medicine.

Pledge Brings Farrells’ Support for Alzheimer’s Disease Research to $10 Million

A personal connection inspired Emeritus Trustee David Farrell and his late wife, Betty, to provide generous support for Alzheimer’s disease research at Washington University. Their latest pledge brings the Farrells’ total contributions for Alzheimer’s research at the university to $10 million. The gift will provide expendable funds to further the work of faculty members who are investigating the tau protein, which has emerged as a major culprit in Alzheimer’s.

Healthier Future: Rineys Donate $35 Million for Medical Research

Healthier Future: Rineys Donate $35 Million for Medical Research

During their 40 years of marriage, Roadger and Paula Riney have experienced many of life’s joys together. The founder of low-cost brokerage firm Scottrade and his wife have raised a family, built a successful business, and worked to serve the St. Louis community. They also have faced difficult challenges, including Mr. Riney’s cancer diagnosis and […]

Alumna Aims to Advance the Fight Against Pancreatic and Prostate Cancer

Alumna Aims to Advance the Fight Against Pancreatic and Prostate Cancer

Anita Artstein-Dunsay, AB ’65, knows firsthand what it’s like to lose loved ones to cancer. Her father died in 2003 after battling pancreatic cancer, and her husband of 28 years, Richard, died in 2017 after fighting prostate cancer. “This disease affects everyone, whether directly or through a friend or family member,” says the retired clinical […]

Couple Honors Father With Pledge for Research

Couple Honors Father With Pledge for Research

Last December, 85-year-old Robert Klump joined members of his family for a gathering on the Washington University Medical Campus with Ramaswamy Govindan, MD, the physician who treats him for lung cancer. Unbeknownst to Mr. Klump, the December 22 event was more than a celebration of his good health. His son, Michael, also brought the group […]