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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,...

Jane O’Halloran, MD, 1st year fellow receives CROI 2017 Young Investigator Scholarship Award

Jane O’Halloran, MD, 1st year fellow received a Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2017 Young Investigator Scholarship Award....

Mary Horgan, MD, elected 142nd and first female President of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

Mary Horgan, M.D, has recently been elected as President Designate of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland.  Dr. Horgan will...

Brett W. Jagger, MD, PhD co-authors manual chapter

Brett W. Jagger, MD, PhD, 2nd year fellow co-authored the chapter “Cellulitis” in The Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series, General...

William G. Powderly, MD, will serve as inaugural Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute of Public Health

The directorship of the Institute for Public Health at Washington University in St. Louis has been named in honor of...

HilaryBabcock, MD, MPH elected Vice President of SHEA

Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH, an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School...

Kwon Named National Academy of Medicine Fellow

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, has been selected as a 2016 National Academy of Medicine Fellow in Osteopathic Medicine. Kwon,...

Patel featured on the “Pulse of St. Louis”

On January 14, 2017, the Pulse of St. Louis, took a closer look at the state of HIV and AIDS...

Study sheds light on parasite that causes river blindness

Data provides clues toward goal of eliminating worm infection The parasite that causes river blindness infects about 37 million people...

Division Newsletters

William G. Powderly is Named IDSA President

Pledging to continue the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)’s commitment to improving the health of all people, communities and...

Mattar Elected Chair of the Junior Doctors Network of the World Medical Association

Caline Mattar, MD, has been elected to serve as Chair of the The Junior Doctors Network (JDN), a network of...

Michael Lane, MD, MPHS, MSc appointed to the National Quality Forum

Dr. Lane, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was appointed to the National Quality Forum’s Infectious Disease Standing Committee for evaluation of...

Courtney D. Chrisler, MD, named to IDSA’s Clinical Affairs Committee

During ID Week, Dr. Courtney Chrisler, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was selected to serve on the Infectious Diseases Society of...

Antibody protects developing fetus from Zika virus, mouse study shows

First intervention shown to prevent maternal-fetal transmission The most devastating consequence of Zika virus infection is the development of microcephaly,...