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Medical clinic shifts approach to patient care to defend against COVID-19

Just six weeks into her job as medical director of the Washington University Complete Care Clinic, Jennifer Schmidt, MD, had to completely...

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Dr. Michael Paley joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Michael A Paley joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology as an Instructor in July, 2019....

Dr. Mateusz Opyrchal joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Mateusz Opychal, MD, PHD is an Associate Professor of Medicine on the Clinician Track in the Division of Oncology...

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First cell treatment to fight the coronavirus awaits FDA approval for clinical trial

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Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 8:00 am – Clopton Auditorium  

Podcast: Infectious diseases expert on the current state of the novel coronavirus

A new podcast about work involving the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 launches today. We highlight some of the heroic efforts in...

Department of Medicine Clinic Director Adapts FEMA Guidelines in Light of COVID-19

Just six weeks on the job, Jennifer Schmidt, MD, medical director at the Washington University Complete Care Clinic, found herself...

Match Day 2020 goes virtual

  Reluctantly, faculty and students at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis added social distancing to this year’s...

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Possible COVID-19 treatment: transfusion of antibodies from recovered patients’ blood

With no drugs or vaccines yet approved for COVID-19 and the number of U.S. cases increasing by the thousands every...

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Immunotherapy using ‘young cells’ offers promising option against cancer

Immunotherapy that involves treating cancer with the body’s own immune cells, or those of a matched donor, shows promise in...

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Dr. Rim Hasan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Rim Hasan joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research as an Instructor...

Dr. Brian Muegge joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Muegge was born and raised in Springfield, Missouri. He earned his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Princeton University. Dr....

Dr. Julia Lopez joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Julia López joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases in February, 2020. Dr. López is...

Breast milk may help prevent sepsis in preemies

A component of breast milk may help protect premature babies from developing sepsis, a fast-moving, life-threatening condition triggered by infection....

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WashU in the News: MSNBC The Beat With Ari Melber – Coronavirus

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Coronavirus Information from Dr. Hilary Babcock

Dr. Hilary Babcock, an infectious disease specialist at Washington University School of Medicine and BJC’s director of infection prevention, shares...

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WashU in the News: KMOV Ask the Expert – Coronavirus

So many questions are surfacing regarding the Coronavirus so we called in Dr. Hilary Babcock from Barnes-Jewish Hospital to answer...

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National Hospitalist Day

Division of Hospital Medicine celebrating National Hospitalist Day.  

School of Medicine physicians, researchers tackle coronavirus

Soon after a novel coronavirus first appeared in China in late 2019, researchers, doctors and staff at Washington University School...

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Immune cells play surprising role in heart, mouse study suggests

New research in mice suggests that certain immune cells may help guide fetal development of the heart and play a...

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Dr. Rajaa Almourani joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Rajaa Almourani joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology in August, 2019. Dr. Almourani’s journey with...

Dr. Amber Afzal joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Amber Afzal joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hematology as an Instructor in July, 2019. Dr....

Radiation therapy for colon cancer works better when specific protein blocked

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis appear to have discovered a way to make radiation therapy...

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Revving up immune system may help treat eczema

The aggravating skin condition eczema is most commonly treated by suppressing the immune system, but not all patients get relief....

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Diabetes in mice cured rapidly using human stem cell strategy

Researchers have converted human stem cells into insulin-producing cells and demonstrated in mice infused with such cells that blood sugar...

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Dr. Patricia Prusaczyk joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Patricia Prusaczyk joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medical Sciences in August, 2019. Dr. Prusaczyk...

Dr. Monique Bruinsma joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Monique Bruinsma joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor on November 1,...

Dr. Jennifer Schmidt joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Schmidt joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an Assistant Professor in February,...

Dr. Erin Bakanas joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Erin Bakanas joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Palliative Medicine as a Professor on August 1,...

Dr. Patrick Lyons joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Patrick Lyons joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine as an Instructor...

Dr. Daniel Paget joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Daniel Paget joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in Medicine for the Division of Palliative Medicine in...

Dr. Maureen Lyons joined the Department of Medicine

Dr. Maureen Lyons joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an Assistant Professor in January,...

We are the academy – Teaching support, resources ramp up in advance of curriculum renewal

In less than a year, the School of Medicine will debut a new curriculum — known as the Gateway Curriculum —...

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Fight against endometrial cancer boosted with new molecular road map

A new study that reveals the dozens of molecular changes that bring about endometrial cancer offers insight into how physicians...

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Dr. Jonathan Sheehan joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jonathan Sheehan joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as Associate Professor in August, 2019....

Dr. Spencer Willet joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Spencer Willet joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as an Instructor in October, 2019. Dr....

Dr. Katherine Clifton joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Katherine Clifton joined the Department of medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Assistant Professor in September, 2019....

Dr. Steven Funk joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Steven Funk joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology as an Instructor in November, 2019. Dr....

Dr. Nickole Forget joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nickole Forget joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an Assistant Professor in October,...

Dr. Shivani Tripathi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Shivani V. Tripathi joined the Department of Medicine an Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Washington University in St. Louis...

Dr. Nathan Singh joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nathan Singh has joined the Department of Medicine as an assistant professor on the investigator track in the Division...

Dr. Melissa Reimers joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Reimers completed her undergraduate training at Washington University in St. Louis with a double major in Biology and German...

Dr. Alessandro Vindigni joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Alessandro Vindigni joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as a Professor in August, 2019. Dr....

Dr. Annabel Quinet joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Annabel Quinet joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Instructor in August, 2019. Dr....

Dr. Reema Syed joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Reema Syed joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology as an Associate Professor in September, 2019....

Dr. James Watson joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. James Watson joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an instructor in July 2019....

Dr. Elaine Shao joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Elaine Shao joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine in July 2019....

Dr. Mark Pinkerton joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Mark Pinkerton joined the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine as an Instructor in July...