Category: Division Announcements
Senior author, Mike Diamond, MD, PhD, Why chikungunya, other arthritis-causing viruses target joints
Study finds molecular handle that viruses use to get inside certain cells
Researchers ID protein responsible for blood-group difference
Study in mice paves way to treatments
Senior author, Jacco Boon, PhD, ID’ing features of flu virus genome may help target surveillance for pandemic flu
Findings may help health experts know which strains to watch
Faculty and fellows gathered to present the “Annual Gerald Medoff MD Visiting Professor” plaque to Dr. Medoff. Dr. Medoff is...
Killing gut bacteria with drugs weakens immune response
Consultation with ID specialists associated with lower patient mortality for some infections
Lead author, Michael Durkin, MD, and colleagues show no progress in reducing antibiotics among outpatients
overuse contributes to drug-resistant infections, excess costs
Senior author, Makedonka Mitreva, MD, PhD, and her colleagues find gut microbes influence severity of intestinal parasitic infections
Certain gut microbes also linked to repeat infections
Dr. Rupa Patel receives wide acclaim for launching HIV prevention clinic
Registration & abstract submission open for annual Global Health and Infectious Disease Conference – April 6, 2018
Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 12:30 PM – Friday, April 6,...
Dr. Rupa Patel joins health law panel: Legal Determinants of Health Outcomes hosted by OUTLaw at Washington University School of Law
13th Annual Midwest LGBTQ Rights Conference Queer and Present Danger – Hosted by OUTLaw at Washington University School of Law...
Zika virus kills glioblastoma stem cells in early research
Honored for expertise in infectious diseases, microbiology
Rupa Patel, MD, MPH, DTM&H, assistant professor of medicine, invited to speak and join technical discussions at the UNAIDS meeting March 7, 2018.
Working toward UNAIDS Fast Track Cities Inititative on PrEP Implementation to end HIV/AIDS
Washington University hosts forums for India, Greater China
Thomas C. Bailey, MD, professor of medicine, was honored for his outstanding contributions to the patient care
A recognized expert in the field of mycobacterial diseases, Bailey’s compassionate manner, superb clinical diagnostic skills and generosity of spirit...
Like Zika, West Nile virus causes fetal brain damage, death in mice. Jonathon Miner, MD, PhD, with help from Michael Diamond, MD, PhD, infected human placentas with one of four viruses or zika virus.
Two viruses closely related to Zika – West Nile and Powassan – can spread from an infected pregnant mouse to...
Caline Mattar, MD, instructor of medicine and ID fellow ’16 joins faculty of “Beyond Boundaries” interdisciplinary program
Archeologists teach alongside engineers. Artists collaborate with doctors. Senior citizens and teenagers share in discussion groups. The Beyond Boundaries interdisciplinary...
Jeff Henderson, MD, PhD named co-director of new graduate program in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences
Jeffrey Henderson, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine and molecular microbiology was recently named co-director of the the new Biochemistry,...