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$15 million supports quest for personalized leukemia therapies

Washington University investigators at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been awarded...

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Children with mild asthma can use inhalers as needed

A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis supports evidence that children with mild asthma can...

Gut makeup could make diarrhea less likely

Antibiotics are known to upset the balance of bacteria in the intestinal tract. In some cases, antibiotics can cause the...

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L. Michelle Bennett, PhD to lead Career Development Seminar August 27, 2019

Dr. Heidi Tastet joins the Department of Medicine

Heidi Tastet joines the Department of Medicine in the Division of Medical Education as an Instructor on September 4, 2019....

Dr. Joseph Rimando joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Joseph Rimando joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Medical Education as an Instructor on July 1,...

DOM Insider Volume I

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Department of Medicine newsletter, The DOM Insider.

Dr. Sandeep Sodhi joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Sandeep Sodhi joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Assistant Professor on July 1,...

Dr. Roland Njei joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Roland Njei joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine as an instructor on July 1,...

Dr. Zhen Ren joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Zhen Ren joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Immunology as an Instructor on July...

Dr. Bria Giacomino joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Bria Giacomino joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Assistant Professor on July 1,...

Dr. Elvin Geng joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Elvin Geng joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as a Professor on July 1,...

Dr. Melissa Berrien-Elliot joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Melissa Berrien-Elliott joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Instructor on August 1, 2019....

Dr. Adam May joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Adam May joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Assistant Professor on July 1,...

Dr. Joseph Ransdell joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Joseph Ransdell joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Instructor on July 1, 2019....

Dr. James White joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. James White joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor on July 1,...

Dr. Anubha Mutneja joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Anubha Mutneja joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology as an Assistant Professor on July 1,...

Dr. Kathleen Zhang joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kathleen Zhang joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology as an Assistant Professor on July 1,...

Siteman Cancer Center awarded $7.8 million to expand clinical trials access

Physicians at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been awarded a six-year,...

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Dr. Patel Namrata joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Namrata Patel joined the department of Medicine in the Division of Medical Education as an Instructor on June 10,...

Dr. Haris Murad joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Haris Murad joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology as an Assistant Professor on July 1,...

Dr. Joshua Dearborn joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Joshua Dearborn joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Instructor on June 1, 2019....

Dr. Bruce Rosa joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Bruce Rosa joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases Division as an Assistant Professor on...

Dr. Alex Wagner joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Alex Wagner joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Oncology as an Instructor on June 1, 2019....

Dr. Muthulingam Dharushana joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Dharushana Muthulingam joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor on July 1,...

Dr. Christopher Rigell joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Christopher Rigell joined the Department of Medicine on July 1, 2019 as an Instructor in the Division of Allergy...

Dr. Brandon Kayser joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Brandon Kayser joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Sciences as an Instructor on...

Dr. Kangyun Wu joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Kangyun Wu joined the Department of Medicine in the Division pf Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine as an Instructor...

Dr. Colin Diffe joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Colin Diffe joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology as an Instructor on July 1, 2019....

Dr. Cristina Vazquez Gilliamet joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Cristina Vazquez Gilliamet joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor on...

Dr. Carlos Mejia joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Carlos Mejia joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor on July 1,...

Dr. Jane O’Halloran joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Jane O’Halloran joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases ans an Assistant Professor on July...

Dr. Surachai Amornsawadwattana joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Surachai Amornsawadwattana joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as an Instructor on July 1, 2019....

Dr. Osama Altayar joins the Department of Medicine

Dr. Osama Altayar joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology as an Instructor on July 1, 2019....

Lavine receives presidential early-career award

Kory J. Lavine, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Washington University School of Medicine in...

School of Medicine news release

Three physician-scientists receive Doris Duke Charitable Foundation awards

Three physician-scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a 2019 Clinical Scientist Development Award from...

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Cardiovascular Division Leadership Announcement

Dr. Douglas L. Mann, the Tobias and Hortense Lewin Professor of Medicine, stepped down as Chief of the Cardiovascular Division effective...

Immune-boosting compound makes immunotherapy effective against pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer is especially challenging to treat – only eight percent of patients are still alive five years after diagnosis....

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Deadly tick-borne virus cured with experimental flu drug, in mice

Only a few cases of the newly discovered Bourbon virus have been reported, and two of them ended in death,...

Washington University School of Medicine

Heartburn drugs linked to fatal heart and kidney disease, stomach cancer

Extended use of popular drugs to treat heartburn, ulcers and acid reflux has been associated with an increased risk of...

Washington University School of Medicine

Powderly to lead Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences

William G. Powderly, MD, the Dr. J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St....

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Blanchard appointed vice chair for education

The Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has named Melvin Blanchard, MD, to the newly...

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Siteman Cancer Center announces first network affiliate in Illinois

The Siteman Cancer Network, a partnership with regional medical centers, has added a third member, the network’s first in Illinois. Alton Memorial...

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Unending trauma – With scarce resources, doctors address mental health needs of 1 million refugees

COX’S BAZAR DISTRICT, Bangladesh — From high atop barren hills and the crests of skinny, rutted roads, the views of...

Outlook Magazine

Seed funding – Research investment targets lesser-known form of cancer

Multiple myeloma remains largely incurable for most patients, despite improvements in treatment options. The blood cancer, which affects the plasma...

Outlook Magazine

OUTMed at St. Louis PrideFest

OUTmed, an organization for LGBTQIA-identified faculty, staff, trainees and allies at the School of Medicine, participated in St. Louis’ PrideFest...

Congratulations to Caline Mattar, MD

Caline Mattar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, has been named chair of the Expert Advisory Group for the Global Antimicrobial...

Welcome to Peggy Kendall, MD

We are pleased to announce that Peggy Kendall, MD will be the new Chief of the Division of Allergy and...

Biomarker predicts which pancreatic cysts may become cancerous

Cysts likely to become cancerous identified with 95% accuracy

School of Medicine news release

National Clinician Scholars Program

The National Clinician Scholars Program (NCSP) offers a two-year training experience with formal leadership and master’s level research training. Scholars...