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Journal of Infectious Diseases publishes supplement 2020 Inclusion, Diversity, Access and Equity in Infectious Diseases: Nurturing the Next Generation of Clinicians, Scientists and Leaders

A new collection of articles, now available online, highlights the critical importance of nurturing a diverse next generation of infectious diseases...

Independent scientists are calling on drugmakers to be more transparent about COVID-19 clinical trials and safety concerns. Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH joins several media outlets to discuss facts over fear.

Dr. Hlatshwayo Davis, ID fellow alumna ’18 and instructor of medicine, speaks to NBC News Now about COVID-19 vaccine transparency...

Novel clinical trial launched to test multiple therapeutics to treat COVID-19

The Infectious Disease Clinical Research Unit at Washington University School of Medicine has launched the ACTIV-2 Outpatient Monoclonal Antibodies and...

Baldridge named infectious diseases investigator

Megan Baldridge, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been...

Matifadza Hlatshwayo Davis, M.D., MPH, shares her opinion with Newsweek “Rushing a COVID-19 Vaccine Risks Leaving Behind the People Most at Risk”

Matifadza Hlatshwayo Davis, M.D., MPH, ID alumae ’18, is a clinical instructor in infectious diseases at Washington University School of...

WUSM ID Fellows, Miguel Chavez and Nathanial Nolan, launch ID Fellows Network on Twitter (#ID_fellows), an educational space for fellows by fellows

Inspired by all the fantastic #MedEd content provided by #IDtwitter community, several fellows have joined resources to create the ID...

Gerome Escota, MD, honored with “Sidney S. Pearl, MD, ’32 Clinical Teacher of the Year”

In 1979, Sidney S. Pearl, MD, alumnus of the class of 1932, established an award for inspirational teaching to be...

Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, clinical instructor, discusses CoVID, vaccine developments and marginalized populations

Dr. Mati Hlashwayo Davis, ID fellow alumnae 2018, was invited by CNN to participate in a podcast along with infectious...

IDSA honors Rachel Presti, MD, PhD, among distinguished physicians, scientists with FIDSA Designation

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the nation’s leading infectious diseases professional society, recognizes the distinguished physicians and scientists...

ID-CRU launches novel clinical trial to test multiple therapeutics to treat COVID-19

The Infectious Disease Clinical Research Unit at Washington University School of Medicine has launched the ACTIV-2 Outpatient Monoclonal Antibodies and...

Join us on Sept. 24, 2020 for a CME event: Telemedicine in Infectious Diseases during a Pandemic

The ID Society  of St. Louis, in partnership with the Washington University Infectious Diseases Division and joint providership with the...

Spec selected Deputy Editor of Mycoses

Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, assistant has accepted the role as deputy editor of Mycoses. Dr. Spec is also an associate...

More than 2300 employees and student volunteers take part in rapid COVID-19 saliva study

On short notice, the School of Medicine put out a call for volunteers — with the hope of recruiting 2,000...

Podcast: Where does life in the U.S. stand six months into the pandemic?

This episode of ‘Show Me the Science’ looks at where the nation has come and where we may be headed...

Washington University develops COVID-19 saliva test

Test is faster, simpler than nasal, oral swab tests and enables screening on a massive scale A new saliva test...

Nasal vaccine against COVID-19 prevents infection in mice

Nasal delivery produces more widespread immune response than intramuscular injection Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis...

Washington University, St. Louis County collaborate on COVID-19 survey

Washington University in St. Louis, the St. Louis County Department of Public Health and other collaborators are conducting a survey of St....

William Powderly, MD, the Larry J. Shapiro Director of the Institute for Public Health discusses the effect that racism has on public health

In his presentation to the 2020 Summer Research Program- Public & Global Health Abbreviated Track, Dr. Powderly, Dr. J. William...

Meet our ID Fellowship Program Leaders

The Infectious Diseases Division introduces the leaders of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program. Gerome Escota, MD has been named co-director...

Rachel Presti, MD, PhD leads Washington University effort to conduct COVID-19 vaccine trials in collaboration with Saint Louis University

As U.S. scientists ramp up a national effort to evaluate COVID-19 vaccine candidates at clinical trial sites across the country,...