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Halting opioid abuse aim of several grants from NIH, CDC

Tapped for their work aimed at stemming opioid abuse and halting what has become an epidemic in the United States,...

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Dr. Mark Thoelke to step down as Director of Division of Hospital Medicine

Mark Thoelke, MD, SFHM is stepping down as Director of the Division of Hospital Medicine, as of Jan 1, 2020...

Gut microbes alter characteristics of norovirus infection

The highly contagious norovirus causes diarrhea and vomiting and is notorious for spreading rapidly through densely populated spaces, such as...

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Medical students celebrate their teachers, mentors

Washington University School of Medicine students recently honored faculty and residents with Distinguished Service Teaching Awards for the 2018-19 academic...

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Heart pump devices associated with serious complications in some patients shortly after heart stent procedure

In critically ill patients who require a heart pump to support blood circulation as part of stent procedures, specific heart...

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Jason Burnham, MD WashU in the News: Deadly superbugs pose greater threat than previously estimated

Jason Burnham, MD, assistant professor of medicine

Washington Post

Victoria J. Fraser, MD WashU in the News: Dangerous superbugs kill more people than previously thought

Victoria Fraser, MD, the Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine

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Dominique Cosco, MD – Medicine Residency Program Director

Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Dominique Cosco has agreed to accept the role of Program Director for...

Physician whose parents survived Holocaust gratified to treat veterans

Michael Rauchman, MD, is Canadian, but his mother and father raised him to honor America, too. As a child, he...

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New clues found to help protect heart from damage after heart attack

Studying mice, scientists have shown that boosting the activity of specific immune cells in the heart after a heart attack...

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Peggy Kendall, MD Kendall named director of allergy and immunology division

Peggy Kendall, MD, was named director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology in the Department of Medicine at Washington...

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Washington People: Benjamin D. Humphreys – Physician-scientist a leading innovator in kidney research

Benjamin D. Humphreys’ hobbies include experimenting with international cuisine in his kitchen, harvesting heirloom tomatoes in his backyard, and growing...

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Dr. Syed Hasan joins the Department of Medicine

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

Dr. Ian Green joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Ian Green originally hails from Tampa, Florida. He received his Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude with honors,...

Dr. Kathleen Evans joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kathleen Evans grew up in Spring, Texas and attended the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma for her undergraduate...

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...

Outlook Magazine

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...

Outlook Magazine

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,...

Outlook Magazine

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

School of Medicine news release

$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...

Washington University

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...

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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...

Washington University

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...

Washington University

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...

Washington University

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...

Washington University

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,...

Washington University

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...

Washington University

$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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