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‘A journey of a lifetime’ – Students embark on medical journeys during pandemic, new curriculum rollout

By itself, beginning medical school is a major milestone. But the entering class of 2024 also experienced several significant firsts...

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Victoria J. Fraser: Missouri has much to show our lawmakers about our coronavirus needs

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Dr. Nicole Droz joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Nicole Droz joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology as an Assistant Professor in September, 2020....

Dr. Dennis Chen joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Dennis Chen joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as an Assistant Professor in August, 2020....

Dr. Massini Merzkani joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Massini Merzkani joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology as an Assistant Professor in July, 2020....

Asthma: New Discoveries and Therapies in the Age of COVID

Dr. Ofer Zimmerman joins the Department of Medicine

Ofer Zimmerman, MD, joined the Department of Medicine on July 1, 2020 as an Instructor in the Division of Allergy...

Dr. Elyse Everett joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Elyse Everett joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Palliative Medicine as an Instructor on July 1,...

Dr. Christine Schafer joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Christine Schafer joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology as an Assistant Professor in September, 2020....

Study provides insight on how to build a better flu vaccine

Flu season comes around like clockwork every year, and sooner or later everyone gets infected. The annual flu shot is...

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Dean’s Scholars Program 2021 – Request for Applications

The Division of Physician-Scientists announces the 2021 request for applications for the Dean’s Scholars Program. In an effort to provide...

Mati Hlasthwayo Davis, MD, MPH

Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH was recently featured in several media channels speaking on COVID-19, community engagement and advocacy for...

Heart Team Summit 2020 Lecture Series

The Heart Team Summit joins Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery faculty at Washington University, St. Louis, Ascension/St. Vincent in Indianapolis, and...

$10 million in grants aimed at preventing organ rejection after transplantation

Transplant surgeons and researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received two grants totaling $10 million...

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Voting registration details

Missouri deadline, on or before October 7, 2020. Illinois deadlines: mail: post marked by Tues. Oct. 6 Online: Sun., Oct....

Study provides insight on how to build a better flu vaccine

Flu season comes around like clockwork every year, and sooner or later everyone gets infected. The annual flu shot is...

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Identifying emerging diseases focus of new international collaboration

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are establishing a new international collaboration that aims to help...

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Cardiology training at Washington University School of Medicine – Summary Video

21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

Nasal vaccine against COVID-19 prevents infection in mice

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a vaccine that targets the SARS-CoV-2 virus, can...

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Major weight loss — whether from surgery or diet — has same metabolic benefits

Gastric bypass surgery is the most effective therapy to treat or reverse type 2 diabetes in severely obese patients. Many...

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Academy of Educators Workshops

The Academy of Educators hosts workshops to enhance faculty development and teaching pedagogy. These workshops will be held throughout the...

FOREVER LEARNING. Youth Enrichment Program (YEP)

The Gateway Region YMCA is stepping up to fulfill a need for enrichment-based licensed child care for students whose schools...

Dr. Patrick Grierson joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Patrick Grierson attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine graduating in 2014. He then matriculated to...

Dr. Ramzi Abboud joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Ramzi Abboud attended medical school at the University of Rochester where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha in 2014. He...

Dr. Ingrid Eshun-Wilson joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Ingrid Eshun-Wilson joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor in July, 2020....

Four steps to a healthy WashU community

With the start of the academic year, each and every member of the Washington University in St. Louis community who...

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COVID-19: Overview and Research Response

WUSM’s Infectious Disease Interest Group is proud to host a talk titled “COVID-19: Overview and Research Response,” presented by Dr. Andrea Lerner,...

Dr. Peter McDonnell joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Peter McDonnell joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an Instructor in July, 2020....

Dr. Sharmila Nair joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Sharmila Nair joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor in July, 2020....

Drug development for severe respiratory diseases supported with $3.9 million grant

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a $3.9 million development award supporting new technologies...

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Clinical trial focuses on reducing overactive immune response in COVID-19

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are investigating whether a drug approved by the Food and...

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Experimental COVID-19 vaccine prevents severe disease in mice

An experimental vaccine is effective at preventing pneumonia in mice infected with the COVID-19 virus, according to a study from...

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Washington University, St. Louis County collaborate on COVID-19 survey

Washington University in St. Louis, the St. Louis County Department of Public Health and other collaborators are conducting a survey of St....

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Dr. Maanasi Samant joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Maanasi Samant joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care as an Assistant Professor...

Dr. Brian Laidlaw joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Brian Laidlaw joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Immunology in July, 2020. Dr. Laidlaw’s...

Pandemic acts as dress rehearsal for new medical school curriculum

Dozens of faculty, students and staff at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have committed countless hours over...

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Dr. Mary Clare McGregor joins the Department of Medicine

Mary Clare McGregor, MD joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical...

Dr. Andrew Michelson joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Andrew P. Michelson joined the Department of Medicine in the division of Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine as an...

Payne named associate dean for health information and data science

Philip R.O. Payne, PhD, director of the Institute for Informatics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named...

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Global wildlife surveillance could provide early warning for next pandemic

The virus that causes COVID-19 probably originated in wild bats that live in caves around Wuhan, China, and may have...

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Specific bacteria help explain stunted growth in malnourished children

Many children treated for childhood malnutrition in developing countries never fully recover. They suffer from stunted growth, immune system dysfunction...

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2 immunotherapies merged into single, more effective treatment

Some of the most promising advances in cancer treatment have centered on immunotherapies that rev up a patient’s immune system...

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Gut bacteria protect against mosquito-borne viral illness

Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected millions of people in the Americas since 2013, when mosquitoes...

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COVID-19 vaccine trials to be conducted at Washington University, Saint Louis University

As U.S. scientists ramp up a national effort to evaluate COVID-19 vaccine candidates at clinical trial sites across the country,...

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Dr. Jonathan Moreno joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jonathan Moreno joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Instructor in July, 2020. Dr....

Dr. Ben Rogers joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Ben Rogers joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as an Instructor in July, 2020. Dr....

Dr. Jose Alvarez-Cardona joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jose Alvarez-Cardona joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Assistant Professor in July, 2020....

WUSM Campus Ballot Notary Initiative

We are offering notaries at the WUSM campus to notarize ballots before the August election.