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University receives new grant to fund Amgen Scholars Program

Washington University in St. Louis has received a new grant from the Amgen Foundation to provide hands-on laboratory experiences to...

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Dr. Miriam Jacome-Sosa joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Miriam Jacome-Sosa joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Geriatrics and Nutritional Science Division in November,...

Dr. Devesha Kulkarni joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Devesha Kulkarni joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Gastroenterology in October, 2018. She...

Philips named co-director of infectious diseases division

Tuberculosis expert Jennifer Philips, MD, PhD, an associate professor of medicine, has been named co-director of the Division of Infectious Diseases in the...

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Rates of chronic kidney disease, deaths outpace other diseases

Advances in treating cancer, heart disease and other major health conditions in recent decades have extended life spans for millions...

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Sadler honored by American Society of Hematology, colleagues

Renowned hematologist J. Evan Sadler, MD, PhD, has been awarded the 2018 Exemplary Service Award from the American Society of Hematology...

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$20 million gift boosts multiple myeloma research

The blood cancer multiple myeloma takes the lives of about 11,000 Americans each year. While treatment options and life expectancy...

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Dr. Benjamin Jennings joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Benjamin Jennings joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Hematology in October, 2018. Dr....

Dr. Valeria Tosti joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Valeria Tosti joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences in...

Dr. Maamoun Salam joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Maamoun Salam joined the Department of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid...

Dr. Patrick White appointed Division Chief of Palliative Medicine

Patrick White, MD, has accepted the position as Division Chief of the newly-formed Division of Palliative Medicine in the Department...

Dr. Rakhee Bhayani scholarship

Dr. Rakhee Bhayani, was recently one of four faculty selected this year to have a four year full tuition scholarship...

Brain, muscle cells found lurking in kidney organoids grown in lab

Scientists hoping to develop better treatments for kidney disease have turned their attention to growing clusters of kidney cells in...

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Dr. Jennifer Philips MD, PhD new Co-Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases

It is my pleasure to announce that Dr. Jennifer Philips MD, PhD, has accepted the position as Co-Director of the...

Dr. Marcos Rothstein receives the Neville Grant Award

The Division of Nephrology proudly announces that Professor of Medicine Marcos Rothstein, MD, has been chosen to receive the 2018 Dr....

Dr. Rajan Sah joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Rajan Sah joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Associate Professor in September, 2018....

$11.5 million supports innovation in leukemia research

Extending its standing as one of the top leukemia programs in the United States, Washington University School of Medicine in...

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Dr. Lily Huang joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Lily Huang joined the Department of Medicine with the VA Hospital as an Instructor in July, 2018. She completed...

Symposium Honoring Dr. John P Atkinson, November 12, 2018

Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award

The award will provide up to $460,000 over four years in financial support for the award recipient. In addition, the...

Relapsed leukemia flies under immune system’s radar

Patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive cancer of the blood, often are treated with stem cell transplantation, in...

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Dr. Will Ross expands his role as Associate Dean for Diversity Programs

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Will Ross has agreed to expand his role as Associate Dean for Diversity...

Dr. Nusayba Bagegni joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nusayba Bagegni joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Assistant Professor in August, 2018....

Meet and Greet with Dr. Sherree Wilson

Dr. Johannes Tanner joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Johannes Tanner joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Instructor in July, 2018. Dr....

Dr. Olivia Aranha joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Olivia Arahna joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Assistant Professor in December, 2017....

Dr. Wenners Ballard joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Wenners Ballard joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July, 2018....

Dr. Alex Thomas joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Alex Thomas joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an instructor in June 2018....

Dr. Peter Zhao joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Peter Zhao joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in June, 2018....

The Path to SBIR/STTR Funding Breakfast & Panel Discussion

Dr. Lakshmi Chelapareddy joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Lakshmi Ramya Chelapareddy attended medical school at Alluri Sitarama Raju Academy of Medical Sciences, under the NTR University of...

Dr. Dennis Chang joins the Department of Medicine

Dennis Chang, MD is an Associate Professor in the Division of Hospital Medicine and the Interprofessional Education (IPE) MD Thread...

Dr. Venkata Vosuri joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Venkata Vosuri joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an instructor in June, 2018....

Dr. Anjali Gupta joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Anjali Gupta joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine on July 1, 2018 as an...

Dr. Nhila Jagadeesan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nhila Jagadeesan joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in July of...

Dr. Stephanie Velloze joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Velloze is originally from Cleveland, OH, and graduated summa cum laude from Case Western Reserve University with a bachelor’s in Biology....

Dr. Jordan Atkins joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jordan Atkins joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July, 2018....

Dr. Tushina Jain joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Tushina Jain joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine  as an instructor in July, 2018....

Dr. Amir Esmaeeli joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Amir Esmaeeli joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine in July 2018 as an instructor....

Dr. Christine Heumann Joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Christine Heumann joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Assistant Professor in July,...

Dr. Jimmy Ma joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jimmy Ma joined the Department of Medicine in June, 2018.  Dr. Ma completed his undergraduate studies in 2011 and...

Dr. Joyce Ji Joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Joyce Ji joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Barnes Jewish...

Dr. Kathryn Filson Joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kathryn Filson is an Instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. She joined...

Dr. Eze Okeagu joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Eze Okeagu joined the Department of Medicine as an instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine in June, 2018....

Dr. Ivan Mugisha joins the Department of Medicine

Dr Ivan Mugisha joined the Department of Medicine in June, 2018 as an Instructor of Medicine with the Division of...

Dr. Stephen Chi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Stephen Chi joined the Department of Medicine in the Hospitalist division at Washington University in Saint Louis as an...

Dr. Zachary Morgan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Zachary Morgan joined the Department of Medicine in the Hospital Medicine division as an Instructor in June 2018 after...

Bonni, Diamond elected to National Academy of Medicine

Neuroscientist Azad Bonni, MD, PhD, and virologist and immunologist Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, both of Washington University School of Medicine in...

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Kathy Diemer selected for the 2018 AAMC Excellence in Medical Student Career Advising Award

“Please join me in congratulating Dr. Kathy Diemer who has been selected for the 2018 AAMC Excellence in Medical Student...

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Dr. Lin Liu joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Lin Liu joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hematology as an Instructor in March, 2018. During...