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Britt Andersen, graduate student in Dr. Weil’s Lab, and colleagues uncover molecular changes associated with treating lymphatic filariasis

The Global Program to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis delivers mass drug administration to 500 million people each year, and adverse events...

Dr. Escota, Lawrence and Kirmani receive distinguished service teaching awards

Distinguished Service Teaching Awards were awarded for the 2018-2019 academic year. Three of our infectious diseases faculty were recently honored...

For hospitalized patients with fungal infections, specialists save lives

Infectious disease physicians cut death rates by 20%. Bloodstream infections caused by the fungus Candida are among the most common...

Molecular determinant of fluke’s switch from intestinal to hepatic habitat in humans

Dr. Makedonka Mitreva  and colleagues find novel insights into the genome evolution of the intestinal and liver flukes of Fasciolidae; flukes...

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, receives Emerging Leader Award from her alma mater

The Emerging Leader Award is granted annually to a Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Midwestern University (CCOM) alumnus who has...

Don’t miss Matifadza G. Hlatshwayo, MD, MPH, instructor of medicine, presentation U=U at the Rep Sept 25

Join the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis for a dynamic exploration into the past, present and future of HIV/AIDS treatment...

Dr. Jonathan H. Sheehan joins the Infectious Diseases Division

Jonathan Sheehan, PhD joined the  Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor on July...

Dr. Jane O’Halloran joins the infectious Diseases Division

Dr. Jane O’Halloran joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases ans an Assistant Professor on July...

Dr. Carlos Mejia joins the Infectious Diseases Division

Dr. Carlos Mejia joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor on July 1,...

Dr. Cristina Vazquez Gilliamet joins the Infectious Diseases Division

Dr. Cristina Vazquez Gilliamet joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor on...

Dr. Muthulingam Dharushana joins the Division of Infectious Diseases

Dr. Dharushana Muthulingam joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor on July 1,...

Dr. Bruse Rosa joins the Division of Infectious Diseases

Dr. Bruce Rosa joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases Division as an Assistant Professor on...

Dr. James White joins the Division of Infectious Diseases

Dr. James White joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor on July 1,...

Dr. Aaloke Mody joins the Division of Infectious Diseases

Dr. Aaloke Mody joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Instructor on July 1,...

Gary Weil, MD, receives $2.4 Million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Fund DOLF Project in Papa New Guinea

The DOLF project has received a 2.4 million dollar grant to support studies to assess the impact of an IDA...

Drs. Rupa Patel and Brad Stoner will lead network to provide advice, support for local groups providing medicine that prevents HIV

The battle against HIV increasingly looks winnable, and Washington University in St. Louis is helping lead the charge. Rupa Patel, MD,...

Michael Diamond, MD, PhD and Daved Fremont, PhD, co-inventors of Zika diagnostic test granted market authorization by FDA

Test based on Washington University research can detect signs of Zika infection in serum

Congratulations to Caline Mattar, MD, selected chair of Expert Advisory Group for Global Antimicrobial Resistance hub based in Germany.

Caline Mattar, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, has been named chair of the Expert Advisory Group for the Global Antimicrobial...

Congratulations to our Faculty 2019 Promotions

Professors of Medicine Hilary M. Babcock, MD, MPH Makedonka Mitrevea, PhD Associate Professors of Medicine Jacco Boon PhD Eva Istvan,...

Philip Budge, MD, PhD, amoung three physician-scientists to receive Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Awards

Three physician-scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a 2019 Clinical Scientist Development Award from...