WashU’s Gratitude Project Features Internal Medicine Residency Program

WashU’s Gratitude Project Features Internal Medicine Residency Program
The Internal Medicine Residency Program was featured in a recent episode of the Gratitude Project, a program focused on highlighting stories of how WashU faculty, staff and students are rising up for the greater good. The episode details how the internal medicine chief residents with residency program leadership worked together to build camaraderie among the […]

Dr. Debra Parker Oliver joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Debra Parker Oliver joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Debra Parker Oliver joined the Division of Palliative Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as a Professor of Medicine in October of 2020. She also has an appointment in the Goldfarb School of Nursing. She was born in St. Joseph, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri with a Master’s degree in […]

Dr. Alexis McKee joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Alexis McKee joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Alexis McKee joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology as an Assistant Professor in December, 2020. Dr. McKee grew up in the St. Louis area. She received her Bachelor of Science in Cellular & Molecular Biology from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Following this, she completed her medical education at […]

Dr. Jaehyung Cho joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jaehyung Cho joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Jaehyung Cho joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hematology as a Professor in August, 2020. Dr. Cho had his Ph.D. training in the laboratory of Deane Mosher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Using proteomics and confocal microscopy, his study revealed the novel mechanism by which plasma fibronectin stabilizes platelet adhesion and […]

Dr. Pallavi Chandra joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Pallavi Chandra joins the Department of Medicine
Dr. Pallavi Chandra joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor in March, 2021. Tuberculosis (TB) is the world’s leading infectious disease, claiming a million lives every year. The current treatments are lengthy, toxic and limited due to the rise of multi-drug resistant infections. Thus, there is a pressing […]

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals /Washington University Collaboration – Call for Challenge Grant Proposals

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals /Washington University Collaboration – Call for Challenge Grant Proposals
Washington University and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals are pleased to announce a second call for Challenge Grant proposals. Challenge Grants are intended for projects where a compelling therapeutic target has been identified, but additional validation is required. This program focuses on platforms such as Oligonucleotides, small molecules, peptides, drug/device combinations and other innovative scientific technology platforms. Specific […]