Town Hall Discussions with the Chairman Dr. Vicky Fraser is inviting junior faculty (Instructors and Assistant Professors) in the Department...
The American Society for Virology Council has selected Dr. Jonathan Miner as one of the two ASV Ann Palmenberg Junior...
Gene therapy has gained momentum in the past year, following the federal government’s approval of the first such treatments for...Washington University School of Medicine
Many lifesaving advances in human health can be traced to physician-scientists, the professionals who treat patients while also conducting biomedical...Washington University School of Medicine
Position available for Co-Director of the Physician Scientist Training Program of the Department of Medicine at Washington University in St....
New research links outdoor air pollution — even at levels deemed safe — to an increased risk of diabetes globally,...Washington University School of Medicine
Washington University alumnus Kim D. Kuehner has committed $15 million through outright and planned gifts to support research that advances...Washington University School of Medicine
Some 50 to 80 percent of cancer patients taking powerful chemotherapy drugs develop diarrhea, which can be severe and in...Washington University School of Medicine
When Kim Morey was a young girl, a mysterious illness affected her family, striking relatives one by one at around...Washington University School of Medicine
Pew Selects 22 Scientists to Investigate Fundamental Biomedical Questions – Dr. Megan Baldridge of Washington University Named
PHILADELPHIA—The Pew Charitable Trusts named 22 early-career researchers today as the 2018 class of Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences....Pew Trusts
Dr. Sina Jasim joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research on October 1,...
Scientists have zeroed in on a culprit that spurs damaging inflammation in the heart following a heart attack. The guilty...Washington University School of Medicine
Sandor Kovacs, MD, PhD attended a ceremony in Lund, Sweden, during which he was given an honorary degree from Lund...
Most people with the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma die less than 18 months after diagnosis. But a multicenter clinical trial...Washington University School of Medicine
Losing weight can seem like an overwhelming undertaking, but even dropping just a few pounds can have a big impact...Reader's Digest
Two new studies of patients with difficult-to-control asthma show that the eczema drug dupilumab alleviates asthma symptoms and improves patients’...Washington University School of Medicine
A new study shows that a kind of E. coli most associated with “travelers’ diarrhea” and children in underdeveloped areas of the...Washington University School of Medicine
Chikungunya virus is a growing threat to the United States and other regions of the world as the mosquito that...Washington University School of Medicine
Faculty and fellows gathered to present the “Annual Gerald Medoff MD Visiting Professor” plaque to Dr. Medoff. Dr. Medoff is...
A $5 million grant from the Department of Defense will support research at Washington University School of Medicine in St....Washington University School of Medicine
Visceral fat differs from subcutaneous fat in that it releases fatty acids and inflammatory substances directly into the liver rather...Scientific American
For some people, particularly those who are elderly, even a light touch of the skin or contact with clothing can...Washington University School of Medicine
Washington University students are working closely with staff at Hawthorn Leadership School for Girls in north St. Louis to help...STL Public Radio
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An investigational drug in clinical trials for rheumatoid arthritis prevents a common, life-threatening side effect of stem cell transplants, new...Washington University School of Medicine
Researchers nationwide have reached a major milestone in describing the genetic landscape of cancer. Scientists at Washington University School of...Washington University School of Medicine
The National Advisory Committee of The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences has recommended that Dr. Megan Baldridge be...
Scientists have designed a new drug compound that dials down inflammation, suggesting possible future uses against autoimmune disorders such as...Washington University School of Medicine
People infected with West Nile virus can show a wide range of disease. Some develop life-threatening brain infections. Others show...Washington University School of Medicine
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For patients with difficult-to-treat, drug-resistant infections, seeing an infectious diseases specialist can be a lifesaver. Such patients experienced significantly lower...Washington University School of Medicine
Patients who developed infections that were resistant to antibiotics were much more likely to survive if doctors specializing in infectious...Consumer Reports
Infectious Diseases Consultation Reduces 30-Day and 1-Year All-Cause Mortality for Multidrug-Resistant Organism Infections
Abstract Background Multidrug-resistant organism (MDRO) infections are associated with high mortality and readmission rates. Infectious diseases (ID) consultation improves clinical...Oxford Academic
I am very pleased to announce Todd A. Fehniger, MD, PhD, as the new Medical and Scientific Director of the...
Despite public health campaigns aimed at reducing unnecessary prescriptions for antibiotics, the drugs continue to be prescribed at startlingly high...Washington University School of Medicine
A new study indicates that the kinds of microbes living in the gut influence the severity and recurrence of parasitic...Washington University School of Medicine
Three researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are being honored for their outstanding contributions to science by the Academy...Washington University School of Medicine
Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first cellular immunotherapies to treat cancer. These therapies involve collecting a...Washington University School of Medicine
Dr. Mark Udey joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology on June 1, 2017. Dr. Udey has...
Rupa Patel, MD, MPH, DTM&H, assistant professor of medicine, invited to speak and join technical discussions at the UNAIDS meeting March 7, 2018.
Dr. Patel will take part in a meeting entitled, “Working towards International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) Recommendations...Washington University School of Medicine
Megan Baldridge, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, is among 13 recipients to receive Kenneth Rainin Foundation “Innovator Awards”. The...Washington University School of Medicine
Trauma is the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 46. In the U.S., there are about...Washington University School of Medicine