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Ofer Zimmerman, MD receives $100,000 Physician Scientist Fellowship Award

10.18.19 Ofer Zimmerman, MD, a clinical fellow in the Department of Medicine at the School of Medicine, received a $100,000...

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$3.7 million supports crowdsourced database of cancer genomics

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes...

Dr. Jack El Sawda joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jack El Sawda joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in Medicine for the Division of Hospital Medicine...

Dr. Hanan Dihowm joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Hanan Dihowm joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July, 2019....

Uncommon weight-loss surgery best for reducing diabetes risk

As obesity rates climb, so do the number of people receiving weight-loss surgery. One of the most frequently performed weight-loss...

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Laurie H. Glimcher, MD The Stanley J. Korsmeyer Memorial Lectureship

The Stanley J. Korsmeyer Memorial Lectureship was established in 2005 at the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University...

Reflection of values – The School of Medicine pledges $100 million to offset tuition through scholarships and revise the curriculum

On a crisp autumn Saturday two years ago, the newly appointed senior associate dean for education began getting ready for...

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Servant leader – Native St. Louisan Lee Kling is thinking about his city’s needs now and in the future

Throughout the St. Louis region, underserved and low-income patients cannot obtain quality health care. Many live in poverty without access...

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Food for thought – Understanding obesity by examining nutrition and metabolism

At nearly 250 pounds, Linda DeCosta had tried everything — and failed — to lose weight: prescription drugs, exercise programs,...

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Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy with Adia Wingfield, PhD.

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in partnership with the Department of Medicine, Barnes Jewish Hospital’s Center for Diversity...

Dr. Anthony Dao joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Anthony Dao joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine in July, 2019. Dr. Dao was...

Dr. Benjamin Buettner joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Benjamin Buetner joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine in July, 2019. Dr. Buettner was...

Dr. Natalia Brito Rivera joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Natalia Brito Rivera joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine in July, 2019. Dr. Brito...

Dr. Sydney Blount joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Sydney Blount joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor on July 1,...

Dr. Faris Bakeer joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Faris Bakeer joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in Medicine in...

Atkinson Atkinson awarded Presidential Gold Medal from rheumatology society

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$4.6 million supports increasing diversity in biomedical research

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received two grants totaling $4.6 million to support a training and...

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Dr. Kelly MacArthur joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kelly MacArthur joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology as an Assistant Professor on August 1,...

School of Medicine establishes Division of Physician-Scientists

Addressing a nationwide shortage of physician-scientists, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has established a Division of Physician-Scientists...

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Dr. Melvin Blanchard earns Missouri Laureate Award from ACP

Missouri Chapter of the ACP Laureate Award The Laureate Award honors ACP (American College of Physicians) Fellows and Masters who have...

Siteman Northwest Grand Opening

For hospitalized patients with fungal infections, specialists save lives

Bloodstream infections caused by the fungus Candida are among the most common and deadly infections in hospitals, with 25,000 such cases seen...

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Position available for Co-Director, Office of Faculty Development (OFD) Department of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis

2019 Career Development Fall Seminar Schedule

November 12th – “Submitting an R Grant: What to Know When You Apply” December 3rd – “Patient Recruitment for Research:...

Dr. Aaron Ver Huel joins the Department of Medicine

Aaron Ver Heul, MD, PhD joined the Department of Medicine on July 1, 2019 as an Instructor in the Division...

Dr. Rodrigo Vazquez Guillamet joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Rodrigo Vazquez Guillamet joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine as an...

For gut microbes, not all types of fiber are created equal

Certain human gut microbes with links to health thrive when fed specific types of ingredients in dietary fibers, according to...

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Applications due by November 1st for MTPCI and MSCI programs

ADVANCED TRAINING IN CLINICAL INVESTIGATION The Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC) is accepting applications for programs providing advanced training in...

School of Medicine receives award to develop physician-scientists

Aiming to encourage and inspire more physicians to develop careers that blend scientific research with patient care, the Burroughs Wellcome...

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Cause of rare, fatal disorder in young children pinpointed

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis appear to have solved a decades-long mystery regarding the precise...

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Dr. Mohammed Abbasi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Mohammed Abbasi joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care medicine in July, 2019....

Radiation therapy effective against deadly heart rhythm

A single high dose of radiation aimed at the heart significantly reduces episodes of a potentially deadly rapid heart rhythm,...

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Cresci spearheads precision medicine statement for heart failure

Sharon Cresci, MD, an associate professor of medicine and of genetics in the Cardiovascular Division at Washington University School of Medicine in...

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$5 million grant endows research to advance blood disorder therapies

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $5 million grant from the Edward P. Evans Foundation...

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Academy of Educators member induction ceremony

Please plan to join us on Tuesday, September 24 from 4-5p (with reception to follow) for the Academy of Educators...

Melvin Blanchard, MD – Division of Medical Education

Dear colleagues, Dr. Melvin Blanchard has taken an important new leadership position at the Baltimore Medical Center and will be...

Halting spread of HIV in Midwest is aim of new network

The battle against HIV increasingly looks winnable, and Washington University in St. Louis is helping lead the charge. Rupa Patel, MD,...

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DOM Faculty and Family Day at the Zoo – October 13th, 2019

The Office of Faculty Development in the Department of Medicine will be hosting DOM Faculty and Family Day at the...

$7.5 million to fund pioneering approaches to respiratory disease

Michael J. Holtzman, MD, director of the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St....

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Zika diagnostic test granted market authorization by FDA

Zika virus can cause babies to be born with devastating brain damage. But the signs of Zika infection in adults...

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Rood gives keynote at ostomy conference

Richard P. Rood, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis,...

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Mattar named a chair of group aimed at combating antimicrobial resistance

Caline Mattar, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in...

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Arthritis-causing virus hides in body for months after infection

Since chikungunya virus emerged in the Americas in 2013, it has infected millions of people, causing fever, headache, rash, and...

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Women Leading in Medicine & Science Symposium: Forging Ahead

Please join us for the inaugural WUSM symposium aimed at the professional development of women in academic medicine to provide...

Veterans Townhall Meeting

Monday, September 23, 2019 5 pm – 7 pm Ministries United 14550 New Halls Ferry Road Florissant, MO 63033 View...

2019 Transgender Spectrum Conference

REGISTER NOW! Join us for the 2019 Transgender Spectrum Conference Friday, November 8 and Saturday, November 9 Washington University in...

Dr. Kahee Mohammed joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Mohammed joined the Department of Medicine as an instructor in the Division of Hospital Medicine in July 2019. He...

Dr. Gregory Ogunnowo joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Gregory Ogunnowo joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an Instructor in July, 2019....

Dr. Janice Hanson joins the Department of Medicine

Janice L. Hanson, Ph.D., Ed.S., M.H., is Director of Education Scholarship Development in the Office of Education, Washington University School...

Dr. Luigi Adamo joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Luigi Adamo joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Instructor in July, 2019. Dr....