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Dear Department Chairs, Course Directors, Clerkship Directors and Thread Leaders: Please distribute to interested faculty. The Office of Medical Student...

Physician’s call to action: Compassionate medicine

HUY MACH Barbara Lutey, MD, an assistant professor in the Division of Medical Education at Washington University School of Medicine...

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Rupa Patel Earns St. Louis Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award

Study of smoking and genetics illuminates complexities of blood pressure

Analyzing the genetics and smoking habits of more than half a million people has shed new light on the complexities...

Washington University School of Medicine

Cancer weapon

While Zika virus causes devastating damage to the brains of developing fetuses, it one day may be an effective treatment...

Washington University School of Medicine

Despite odds, fish species that bypasses sexual reproduction is thriving

The very rare animals that reproduce asexually — only about one in 1,000 of all living vertebrate species — are...

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Forum for Women in Medicine boosts female physicians, trainees

During an informal gathering with female medical residents a few years ago, Rakhee K. Bhayani, MD, recognized a familiar refrain. Many...

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ID’ing features of flu virus genome may help target surveillance for pandemic flu

The current influenza outbreak – the worst across the United States in nearly a decade – is worrisome but still...

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Illinois oncology group joins Washington University Physicians practice

The physicians of Illinois Oncology Ltd. in Swansea, Ill., are joining the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine in...

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Light-triggered nanoparticles show promise against metastatic cancer

A new anti-cancer strategy wields light as a precision weapon. Unlike traditional light therapy — which is limited to the...

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Genetic lung disease’s molecular roots identified

Respiratory infections peak during the winter months, and most people recover within a few weeks. But for those with a...

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New inpatient towers cater to women, infants, cancer patients

The first moments of life for critically ill infants born at Barnes-Jewish Hospital entail an urgent transport from the labor and delivery...

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Joining forces to stop cycle of violence in St. Louis

The Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis will launch the regional St. Louis Area Hospital-Based Violence...

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Town Hall Discussions with the Chairman Monday, June 25, 2018, 2018 5-6:30PM

Town Hall Discussions with the Chairman As a reminder, Dr. Fraser is inviting junior faculty (Instructors and Assistant Professors) in...

Dr. John Gorcsan joins the Division of Cardiology

Dr. John Gorcsan III is a Professor of Medicine with tenure and Director of Clinical Research, Division of Cardiology at...

Memory loss from West Nile virus may be preventable

More than 10,000 people in the United States are living with memory loss and other persistent neurological problems that occur...

Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Michael Rauchman joins the Nephrology Division

Michael I. Rauchman, MDCM, is Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Nephrology.  He joined the...

Cancer Weapon: Zika virus kills glioblastoma stem cells in early research

Zika virus kills glioblastoma stem cells in early research BY TAMARA BHANDARI While Zika virus causes devastating damage to the...

Outlook Magazine

Leading with empathy: the transformative influence of a doctor who hasn’t forgotten his past

Will Ross knows he should be dead. Before his teen years, he had been beaten and bloodied countless times and...

Outlook Magazine

Dr. Jeannine Basta joins the Nephrology Division

Dr. Jeannine Basta joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology on January 1, 2018.  She was previously...

Study prompts new ideas on cancers’ origins

Rapidly dividing, yet aberrant stem cells are a major source of cancer. But a new study suggests that mature cells...

Washington University School of Medicine

Faculty Recruit Seminar

Highlights from December

Our glioblastoma-Zika paper made it in the top 100 Altmetric list of most popular research of 2017. In collaboration with...

Local families give Washington U. students a ‘home away from home’

CLAYTON • It’s a little bit of faith and a lot of matchmaking, with a baseball theme. “How St. Louis is...

STL Today

Study prompts new ideas on cancers’ origins

Rapidly dividing, yet aberrant stem cells are a major source of cancer. But a new study suggests that mature cells...

Washington University School of Medicine

New standards promote healthy learning environment for physicians

Developing requirements for residency training is a complicated job. It requires balancing a belief in medicine as a profession that...

Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Liang Shan

Dr. Shan joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in...

Deadly heart rhythm halted by noninvasive radiation therapy

Radiation therapy often is used to treat cancer patients. Now, doctors at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis...

Washington University School of Medicine

Medical School faculty named to National Academy of Inventors

Noted innovators Samuel Achilefu, PhD, David Holtzman, MD, and Eric Leuthardt, MD – faculty members at Washington University School of...

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WashU research spurs new WHO guidelines for disabling tropical disease

Research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to issue...

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Kidney disease increases risk of diabetes, study shows

Diabetes is known to increase a person’s risk of kidney disease. Now, a new study from Washington University School of...

Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Michael Bennett

Dr. Michael Bennett joined the Department of Medicine as Instructor in the Division of Gastroenterology on September 1, 2017.  Though...

Dr. Sabrina Nunez selected as a 2017 Samuel R. Goldstein Leadership Award recipient

Dr. Sabrina Nunez, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Medical Education Division of the Department of Medicine was selected by...

Installation of Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi

Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD (Endocrinology/Metabolish/Lipid Research) was installed as the inaugural Philip E. and Carolyn E. Cryer Professor of Medicine on...

Dr. Karl Staser

Karl Staser, MD, PhD joined the Department of Medicine as Instructor in the Division of Dermatology on July 1, 2017....

Installation of Dr. Weilbaecher

Katherine N. Weilbaecher, MD was installed as the Oliver M. Langenberg distinguished Professor of the Science and Practice of Medicine...

Dean Perlmutter hosts the School of Medicine’s Annual Dean’s Update

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...

Washington University School of Medicine

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....