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Philip Budge, MD, PhD, and Ramakrishna Rao, PhD, team up with international partners to test Portable 3-D scanner to assesses patients with elephantiasis

Device measures swollen limbs faster, more easily than other methods An estimated 120 million people worldwide are infected with lymphatic...

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...

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,...

2016 Recipient of the Victoria J. Fraser, MD Fellowship Award

The Victoria J. Fraser, M.D. Fellowship for Graduate Studies in Infectious Diseases was established with a generous donation by the...

Ramakrishna Rao, PhD receives the 2016 Anne Maurer-Cecchini Award

Ramakrishna Rao, PhD, an associate professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, recently received the...

Hilary Reno, MD, PhD and Kimberly Gray, EdD, MSN – Medical Consultants to the CDC

Hilary Reno, MD, PhD and Kimberly Gray, EdD, MSN, were selected to serve as medical consultants to the Division of...

Daniel E. Goldberg, MD, PhD announces T32 Training Grant Award

The ID division has been awarded a $4.2 M T32 training grant from NIAID. The Training Program, which has had...