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School of Medicine expands mission of McDonnell Genome Institute

The McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is entering a new era of genomic medicine, expanding...

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Teaching Scholars Program

Dear Department Heads, Assistants to Chairs, Course and Clerkship Directors and Office of Education Community: The Office of Education presents...

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Office of Education February 2019 Newsletter

Gordon honored with Frontiers of Knowledge Award

Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been recognized with the Frontiers of...

Teitelbaum awarded 2019 King Faisal International Prize in Medicine

Steven Teitelbaum, MD, the Wilma and Roswell Messing Professor of Pathology and Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in...

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Dr. Wang-Sik Lee joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Wang-Sik Lee joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hematology as an Assistant Professor on January 22,...

Dr. Sumanth Gandra joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Sumanth Gandra joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor on January...

White named director of Division of Palliative Medicine

Patrick White, MD, an assistant professor of medicine, has been named director of the newly formed Division of Palliative Medicine...

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Dr. Hrishikesh Kulkarni joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Hrishikesh Kulkarni joined the Department of Medicine in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division as an Instructor on...

New hope for stem cell approach to treating diabetes

Scientists working to develop more effective treatments for diabetes are turning to stem cells. Such cells can be transformed into...

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Gerald Medoff, former director of infectious diseases division, 82

Gerald Medoff, MD, an emeritus professor of medicine and former director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and vice chair...

Dr. Laneshia Tague joins the Department of Medicine

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

Dr. Humaira Khalid Naseer joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Humaira Naseer joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology as an Instructor on January 1, 2019....

$9 million supports deep dive into breast, pancreatic cancers

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health...

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Dr. Bethany Prudner joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Bethany Prudner joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Instructor on January 1, 2019....

Dr. Karolyn Oetjen joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Karolyn Oetjen joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Instructor on January 1, 2019....

Dr. Shail Mehta joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Shail Mehta joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine as an Assistant...

Medication for severe acne alters skin microbiome

Isotretinoin, a form of vitamin A, has been prescribed to treat acne for decades. It reduces oil production in the...

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Diamond honored with 2019 Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award

Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, an infectious diseases specialist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been...

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Dr. Gerald Dorn receives 2019 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award

The 2019 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award recipients are: Robert Anderson, MD, PhD—University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Treating systemic diseases with...

J. Evan Sadler, director of hematology, 67

Dear colleagues, It is with great sadness that I write to inform you that Dr. Evan Sadler died peacefully at...

Artificial intelligence and the future of medicine

Washington University researchers are working to develop artificial intelligence (AI) systems for health care, which have the potential to transform...

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Siteman Cancer Center plans 2020 opening at Memorial Hospital East

Siteman Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the region, has received all necessary approvals to...

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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....