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Potential new therapy relieves chronic itch

The roots of chronic itching have long remained a mystery. Meanwhile, those with the condition suffer from an unrelenting and...

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Zika virus used to treat aggressive brain cancer

A harmful virus that can cause devastating brain damage in babies could offer up a surprising new treatment for adult...

BBC News

Endowed Professor Installation – Joseph Friedman, Professorship in Renal Diseases in Medicine

Comprehensive Spine Care Conference

The course offers 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Registration fee is $250 for physicians and $200 for Allied Health...

$46 million supports research likely to result in new therapies, improve health care

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $46 million grant from the National Institutes of Health...

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Gordon recipient of Massry Prize

Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, will share the 2017 Massry Prize with...

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Gordon receives Jacobæus Prize

Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, the Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St....

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Test uses nanotechnology to quickly diagnose Zika virus

Washington University in St. Louis researchers have developed a test that quickly detects the presence of Zika virus in blood.

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Natural compound coupled with specific gut microbes may prevent severe flu

A new study shows that a particular gut microbe can prevent severe flu infections in mice, likely by breaking down...

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Loeb Teaching Fellows announced

Patricia F. Kao, MD, and Sabrina Nunez have been named the 2017-19 Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellows...

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Aggressive UTI bacteria hijack copper, feed off it

A new study from the School of Medicine demonstrates how E. coli collect trace amounts of copper in the urine...

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Robyn Klein named vice provost and associate dean for graduate education for DBBS

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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Join OUTmed for 2017 st. louis pride festival parade – sunday, june 25

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Type of sugar may treat atherosclerosis, mouse study shows

A new study shows that a type of natural sugar called trehalose triggers an important cellular housekeeping process in immune...

Washington University School of Medicine

Rare gene mutations inspire new heart drugs

What if you carried a genetic mutation that left you nearly impervious to heart disease? What if scientists could bottle...

New York Times

Molecular Microbiology special seminar – Dr. Yu-Min Chuang – Wednesday, June 7 – 12:00 Noon

Eva Aagaard, MD to join Department of Medicine faculty as senior associate dean for education

Eva Aagaard, MD, a noted physician and educator at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been named senior...

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Thomas Maddox, MD new faculty member in Department of Medicine – inaugural director of health systems innovation lab

Thomas Maddox, MD, is leading the new Health Systems Innovation Laboratory, a partnership between BJC HealthCare and Washington University School...

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Rupa Patel, MD, MPH 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...

Washington University School of Medicine Outlook Magazine

Cancer drug may help patients with severe asthma

A new study co-authored by Mario Castro, MD, suggests a targeted cancer drug called imatinib (Gleevec) may help some patients...

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New imaging technique aims to ensure surgeons completely remove cancer

A new imaging technique based on light and sound produces images doctors can use to distinguish cancerous breast tissue (below...

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Transplant center grand rounds – Thursday, May 18, 2017, 2 pm, Wohl auditorium

Transplant Center Flyer

DiPersio honored by leukemia & lymphoma society

John DiPersio, MD, PhD, the Virginia E. and Samuel J. Golman Endowed Professor of Oncology and director of the Division...

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MTS protocol chemo/biotherapy dose rounding – May 9, 2017 implementation

MTS Protocol-Bio-Chemotherapy Dose Rounding_FINAL 2017 (doc) Physician Memo_Chemotherapy-Biotherapy Dose Rounding_2017 (pdf)

Siteman cancer center opens expanded st. charles county facility

Siteman Cancer Center will open its newly expanded and renovated outpatient facility at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital in St. Charles...

Washington University School of Medicine

IMSD career pathways seminar: a discussion on careers in science policy and academia. Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – 5:30 pm – Moore Auditorium

Millman receives career development award from diabetes foundation

Jeffrey R. Millman, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipid Research at Washington University...

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Semenkovich recipient of 13th annual outstanding faculty mentor award

Clay Semenkovich, MD, recipient of the 13th Annual Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from the Washington University Postdoctoral Society.

Kao selected as Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb teaching fellow

Patricia Kao, MD, selected as a Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellow for 2017-2019. 

Nunez selected as Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb teaching fellow

Sabrina Nuñez, PhD, selected as a Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellow for 2017-2019.

Semenkovich featured as Max Miller lecturer in diabetes research

Clay Semenkovich, MD, featured as the 57th Annual Max Miller Lecturer in Diabetes Research at the Metabolism Club at the...

What you should know about the rising problem of antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic-resistant infection is a rising issue in American society and thousands of people die each year when they develop infections...

St. Louis Public Radio

Study: accomplished female scientists often overlooked

Conference organizers invite male speakers over equally qualified women

Washington University School of Medicine

Diamond named Gasser Professor of Medicine

Michael Diamond, MD, PhD, recognized internationally for his research involving Zika and related viruses, has been named the Herbert S....

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Rogue breast tumor proteins point to potential drug therapies

Such treatment options are missed by genomic sequencing.

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Antibiotic Resistance Affects All Surgical Specialties: A lecture by Michael S. Gilmore, PhD, Thursday, April 20, 2017