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Washington University medical students design reusable face shields

Third-year medical students are developing reusable face shields to help protect health-care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, the...

Possible COVID-19 treatment: transfusion of antibodies from recovered patients’ blood

Century-old idea applied to modern pandemic With no drugs or vaccines yet approved for COVID-19 and the number of U.S....

Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI will lead all COVID-19 related issues for WUSM Student and Occupational Health

Dr. Jennie H. Kwon, (ID fellow 2016) Assistant Professor of Infectious Disease in the Department of Medicine, Associate Medical Director...

Burnham Receives 2020 ASM Award

Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD, FIDSA, Professor of Pathology & Immunology, Molecular Microbiology, Pediatrics, and Medicine, receives the American Society for Microbiology...

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Address COVID-19

The Division of Public Health Sciences works to increase community knowledge amid growing concerns regarding coronavirus. Washington University in St....

Get the latest information from the CDC about COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – CDC Informational Website What you need to know about Keeping Workplaces, Homes, Schools, or Commercial...

2020 Distinguished Faculty Awards announced – Congratulations to Megan Baldridge, MD, PhD, Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, and Robyn Klein, MD, PhD

Medical School faculty honored for dedication, achievements Washington University School of Medicine faculty members nominate their peers for Distinguished Faculty...

Medical School researchers – building the toolkit to fight COVID-19

research for vaccines, drugs underway Across campus, a team led by Sean Whelan, PhD, the Marvin A. Brennecke Distinguished Professor...

Infectious Diseases Physicians at the School of Medicine tackle coronavirus

Clinical teams ready Soon after a novel coronavirus first appeared in China in late 2019, researchers, doctors and staff at...

ID Division welcomes Julia López, PhD, MPH, LCSW, instructor in medicine

Dr. López is a public health researcher who uses her clinical practice skills to further advance the field of sexual...

1 in 4 kids who get antibiotics in children’s hospitals are prescribed the drugs incorrectly

Overuse contributes to dangerous drug-resistant bacteria New research led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that...

Institute for Public Health and Washington University Join Effort to End AIDS

St. Louis City and County sign “Fast-Track Cities” Declaration As of Dec. 1, 2019, St. Louis is now one of...

Escota and George Finalists at IDSA IDEA Incubator Competition

The innovative work of Gerome Escota, MD, and Ige George, MD, both assistant professors of medicine, were honored during the...

Four Fellows present posters at IDWeek 2019

FELLOWS’ POSTER PRESENTATIONS AT IDWEEK 2019 Sasinuch Rutjanawech, MD, 1st year fellow – Poster#1699 Presentations and Outcomes of Histoplasma Capsulatum...

Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI joins European Confederation of Medical Mycology as a Fellow

The Academy of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology (ECMM) welcomed Andre Spec, MD, MSCI, assistant professor of medicine, as...

“It’s Not Just an Opioid Epidemic – It’s an Overdose Epidemic”

Study Shows Infections are a Common “Side Effect” of Intravenous Drug Use Infectious Diseases Fellow, Laura Marks MD, PhD sees it all...

For the first time in over thirty years in the HIV/AIDS epidemic, we can see on the horizon the possibility of eliminating HIV.

Washington University Capacity Building Assistance Program, in collaboration with relevant local stakeholders, will hold the first Missouri PrEP Institute on...

Immune responses to tuberculosis mapped across 3 species

A new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis lays out a genetic road map of...

Congratulations to our ID physicians recognized on the 2019 Best Doctors List

Congratulations to our ID physicians recognized on the 2019-2020 Best Doctors List. Washington University Physicians has more Best Doctors than...

Geng receives tenure

At the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting Dec. 6, Elvin Hsing Geng, MD, professor of medicine,...