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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...

Lawrence Receives Infectious Diseases Teacher of the Year Award

Steven J. Lawrence, associate professor of medicine, was honored at the annual senior lunch celebrating the graduating Internal Medicine residents...

Save the Date: Center for Neuroimmunology and Neuroinfectious Diseases Annual Symposium

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 8:30 am – 3:15 pm Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) 320 S. Euclid Avenue St. Louis, MO...

Gateway to Care: Rupa Patel, MD is fighting social stigma and barriers to prevent HIV infections worldwide

In 1978, during the infancy of the AIDS epidemic, reports about isolated cases of gay men suffering from a rare...

Jason P. Burnham, MD, 2nd year fellow, recipient of the Jonathon Freeman Award

The Scholarship was established by SHEA to promote the training of outstanding infectious disease fellows who demonstrate interest in the...

Rupa Patel, MD, will be a speaker at CDC and CPN PrEP webinar, June 22.

Dr. Patel, MD MPH DTM&H, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Director, PrEP Program at Washington University...

Diamond named Gasser Professor of Medicine

Honor recognizes groundbreaking work on emerging viral infections Michael Diamond, MD, PhD, recognized internationally for his research involving Zika and...

Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD, former ID fellow, is inducted in Hall of Fame, Royal College of Physicians in Thailand

Former fellow, Anucha Apisarnthanarak, MD, was inducted into the Hall of Fame of Royal College of Physicians of Thailand (RCPT)...