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Seven faculty are 2017 AAAS Fellows

Seven faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis are among 396 new fellows selected by the American Association for...

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“Translating Your Clinical Research into Policy – the Next Step!” By William Powderly, MD

Please join us for our upcoming meeting of CHEPAR (The Collaborative of Health Economics and Policy Analysis Researchers).  This meeting...

Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell received the Gloria Anzaldúa Advocacy at Intersections Award

Dr. Kara Sternhell-Blackwell received the Gloria Anzaldúa Advocacy at Intersections Award at the 10th Annual WUSTL James L. Holobaugh Honors Ceremony, on November...

Installation of Dr. Gregory Lanza

Gregory M. Lanza, MD, PhD was installed as the James R. Hornsby Family Professor of Biomedical Sciences on October 23,...

Dr. Kathleen Nemer

Dr. Kathleen Nemer joined the Department of Medicine as an instructor at Washington University School of Medicine in the Division...

Aggressive testing provides no benefit to patients in ER with chest pain

Patients who go to the emergency room (ER) with chest pain often receive unnecessary tests to evaluate whether they are...

Distinguished Service Teaching Awards Photos – 2017

 

Dr. Mahshid Mohseni

Dr. Mohseni completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Marshall University School of Medicine in Huntington, WV and fellowship training...

Dr. Ali Javaheri

Dr. Ali Javaheri joined the Department of Medicine as Instructor of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Division on August 11, 2017. ...

Dear faculty: On behalf of the iTeach planning committee, it is my pleasure to invite you to register for iTeach, Washington...

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$6 million supports leukemia research

John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a $6 million outstanding...

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Danish Ahmad, M.D.

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

William McCoy, MD, PhD

William McCoy IV, MD, PhD joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology on July 1, 2017. Dr....

Dr. Baosheng Chen

Dr. Baosheng Chen joined the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology on July 1, 2017. He has extensive research experience...

George Christophi, MD, PhD

Dr. George Christophi joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology on September 1, 2017. Dr. George Christophi...

Cynthia Cherfane, M.D.

Cynthia Cherfane, M.D. joined the Department of Medicine in the division of Gastroenterology on August 1, 2017. Dr. Cherfane completed...

Key malaria parasite findings could lead to new treatments

Sebastian Nasamu, an MD/PhD student at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, battled successive bouts of malaria as...

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Installation of Deborah C. Rubin, MD as the William B. Kountz Professor of Medicine

Deborah C. Rubin, M.D. was installed as the William B. Kountz Professor of Medicine on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in the...

Haojia Wu, PhD

Haojia Wu, PhD, joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Nephrology on September 1, 2017....

Dr. Frank J. O’Brien

Frank J. O’Brien, MBBCh, MRCPI, joined the Department of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Nephrology at Washington...

Fadi A. Tohme, MD

Fadi A. Tohme, MD, joined the Department of Medicine as an Assistant Professor, with dual appointments in the Division of...

Patrick Aguilar, M.D.

Dr. Patrick Aguilar joined the Department of Medicine as an Assistant Professor on October 1, 2017 in the division of...

Gateway to care: Fighting social stigma and barriers, doctor seeks to prevent HIV infections worldwide.

In 1978, during the infancy of the AIDS epidemic, reports about isolated cases of gay men suffering from a rare...

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Sixth Annual Cardiovascular Research Day

Christopher Prater, MD

Christopher Prater, MD joined the Department of Medicine on August 1, 2017 as in Instructor in the Division of Medical...

Save the Date – Red Dress Affair on January 13, 2018

Drs. Fraser and Lewis receive Equality Award

The Equality Award recognizes the outstanding efforts of those who dedicate time, energy, spirit and whole-hearted commitment to better the...

Daniel Lenihan, M.D.

Daniel Lenihan, M.D. joined the Department of Medicine on September 1, 2017 as a Professor in the Cardiovascular Division. Dr....

New gene-altering treatment offered for certain blood cancers

“This is the beginning of a new era of cancer therapy,” said Washington University oncologist Armin Ghobadi, MD, an assistant professor...

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Morris, Humphreys receive Chan Zuckerberg Initiative funding

Samantha A. Morris, PhD, an assistant professor of developmental biology and of genetics, and Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD, the Joseph...

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Maya R. Jerath, MD, PhD

Maya R. Jerath, MD, PhD joined the Department of Medicine as a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy...

Peter G. Ruminski

Peter G. Ruminski joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Oncology on October 1, 2017....

Miriam Y. Kim, M.D.

Miriam Y. Kim, M.D. joined the Department of Medicine as an Instructor in the Division of Oncology on August 15,...

Medical School leadership team recruits new physician executive

Paul J. Scheel Jr., MD, a highly regarded physician-leader at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been named associate...

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Thomas M. Maddox, M.D.

Thomas M. Maddox, M.D. joined the Department of Medicine as a Professor of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Division on June...

Randi E. Foraker, Ph.D.

Randi E. Foraker, Ph.D. joined the Department of Medicine as an Associate Professor of Medicine on July 1, 2017. Randi Foraker,...

Karen E. Joynt Maddox, M.D.

Karen E. Joynt Maddox, M.D. joined the Department of Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor of...

Portable 3-D scanner assesses patients with elephantiasis

An estimated 120 million people worldwide are infected with lymphatic filariasis, a parasitic, mosquito-borne disease that can cause major swelling...

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CD2H Grant Announcement

Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce our participation in the CTSA Program Data to Health Coordination Center (CD2H) has...

The installation of Dr. Humphreys as the Joseph Friedman Professor of Renal Diseases in Medicine

Benjamin D. Humphreys, M.D., Ph.D., was installed on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Eric P. Newman Education Center as...

Breathing dirty air may harm kidneys

Outdoor air pollution has long been linked to major health conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, asthma and chronic...

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Genetic testing helps set safe dose of common blood thinner

Warfarin is a blood thinner that is commonly prescribed to patients to prevent life-threatening blood clots. Despite its longtime use,...

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Scientists find way to convert bad body fat into good fat

There’s good fat and bad fat in our bodies. The good fat helps burn calories, while the bad fat hoards...

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Chemo-loaded nanoparticles target breast cancer that has spread to bone

Breast cancer that spreads often infiltrates bone, causing fractures and intense pain. In such cases, chemotherapy is ineffective because the...

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Antibody protects against both Zika and dengue, mouse study shows

Brazil and other areas hardest hit by the Zika virus – which can cause babies to be born with abnormally...

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Pet, pest allergens linked to reduced asthma risk

A new study of children living in inner-city areas and at high risk of developing asthma suggests that exposure to...

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Annual Distinguished Service Teaching Awards Invitation

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Klein named vice provost and associate dean for graduate education

Robyn S. Klein, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist recognized internationally for her work on the brain’s immune system, has been named...

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Engage Conference featuring Nobel Laureate Dr. Walter Gilbert

9/28  8:30AM- 5PM FLTC Connor Auditorium (520 S. Euclid Ave) Engage Conference featuring Nobel Laureate Dr. Walter Gilbert Reminder: Abstracts...

Does improving cardiovascular health reduce risk of dementia?

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are recruiting volunteers for a national study that is exploring...

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