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Category: Division Announcements

Key malaria parasite findings could lead to new treatments

Resistance to malaria drugs is a growing problem Sebastian Nasamu, an MD/PhD student at Washington University School of Medicine in...

William G. Powderly Installed as Larry J. Shapiro Director

William G. Powderly, MD, was installed as the Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health during a ceremony...

Many U.S. Medical Students, Healthcare Providers Unaware of HIV Prevention Treatment

New York City PrEP Prescriptions Increase Nearly 1,000 Percent, But Disparities Remain Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) prescriptions in New York City...

Antibiotics warranted for kids with minor staph infections

The overuse of antibiotics has left some doctors questioning whether to give such drugs to children diagnosed with uncomplicated staph...

Antibody protects against both zika and dengue, mouse study shows

Treating pregnant women before infection may protect fetuses from Zika Brazil and other areas hardest hit by the Zika virus...

The good of bacteriuria? A group led by division Faculty Jeffrey P Henderson, M.D., Ph.D., identified a drug-like molecule made by E.coli.

Recent Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences graduate, Shannon Ohlemacher, is a first author along with professor Jeff Henderson on...

Assistant Professor Rupa Patel’s study cited in the NY Times Sunday opinion piece

My Struggle to Take Anti-H.I.V. Medicine By DARYL HANNAHSEPT. 21, 2017 I am a 30-something African-American gay man in New...

Zika virus kills brain cancer stem cells. Virus potentially could be used to treat deadly disease

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

Megan Baldridge, MD, PhD, receives 2017 Young Investigator Grant from Global Probiotics Council.

The Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee formed by Danone Nutricia Research and YAKULT HONSHA CO., LTD., announced the three...

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

NIH grant nurtures translational research By Juliea Evangelou Strait – August 30, 2017 Washington University School of Medicine in St....

Welcome to the ID Division Jason Burnham, MD

Jason Burnham, MD, Instructor in Medicine Jason was born and raised in Houston, Texas and remained in Texas for college...

Victoria Fraser Honored by St. Louis Business Journal

Victoria Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine, former co-director of the Infectious Diseases Division and current Chair of the...

Welcome faculty member Anne Mobley Butler, PhD, MS

Anne Mobley Butler, PhD, MS, Instructor in Medicine Anne grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where she once aspired to be...

Congratulations to junior faculty recently promoted!

We congratulate Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, Andrej Spec, MD,  Michael J. Durkin, MD, MPH, Ige A. George, MD, MS,...

Gerome Escota, MD, Is First Recipient of the J. Russell Little, MD Clinical Education Award

The ID Division has decided to recognize both clinical teaching and the career of Russ Little by creating the Dr....

Reflections of the ID Division Over the Past Year

As the 2016-17 academic year comes to a close, we would like to reflect on the highlights and accomplishments of...

Klein named vice provost and associate dean for graduate education

Robyn S. Klein, MD, PhD, a physician-scientist recognized internationally for her work on the brain’s immune system, has been named...

Length of Service Awards

Congratulations to the following ID faculty and staff for their years of service to Washington University School of Medicine. 10...

Jeffrey Henderson, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, is lead author on study that suggests ways to ‘starve’ hard-to-treat E. coli infections

Aggressive UTI bacteria hijack copper, feed off it Copper has long been known for its ability to kill bacteria and...

Barrette receives dedication to resident teaching award

E-P Barrette, associate professor of medicine, was honored at the annual senior lunch celebrating the graduating Internal Medicine residents on...