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FDA review confirms safety, efficacy of Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccine; under leadership of Rachel Presti, MD, PhD WashU IDCRU was a trial site

The FDA has confirmed a third vaccine is effective and safe in protecting against COVID-19. The vaccine, manufactured by Johnson...

Women are treated for UTIs with wrong antibiotics nearly half the time according to lead author, Anne Mobley Butler, PhD

ID fellow alumnae, Judith A. Aberg, MD, appointed Dean of System Operations for Clinical Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dennis S. Charney, MD, the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean and President for Academic Affairs at Mount Sinai Health System...

New Treatment Study for COVID-19 Positive Adults

Washington University School of Medicine announces a new clinical trial for COVID-19 positive patients, STOP COVID Trial. Many patients testing...

LMtV Podcast: Let’s ‘meet’ the virologist, Dr. Sharmila Nair, who is harnessing viruses for cancer therapy

Use of viruses to target tumors has a long history. ‘Let’s Meet the Virologists’, hosted by Larissa Thackray, PhD, associate...

Mike Diamond, MD, PhD and colleagues lead study that could help improve design of next generation COVID-19 antibody drugs

Of the nine treatments and preventives for COVID-19 authorized for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration, three are...

Caline Mattar, MD, assistant professor of medicine, infectious diseases helps with study of fluvoxamine; may help COVID patients avoid serious illness

Dr. Matifadza Hlatshwayo, MD, MPH highlighted by IDSA Foundation during Black History Month

HIGHLIGHTING MEMBERS DURING BLACK HISTORY MONTH This Black History Month, the IDSA Foundation highlighted members that make this month even...

Liang Shan, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, and colleagues identified a potential way to eradicate the latent HIV infection that lies dormant inside infected immune cells

Let’s Meet the Virologist, episode 20, features Dr. Tristan Jordan who has been encouraging vaccine uptake in friends and family

‘Let’s Meet the Virologists’, hosted by Larissa Thackray, PhD, associate professor of Infectious Diseases, talks in Episode 20 with Tristan...

Matifadza Hlatshwayo Davis, clinical instructor, discusses HIV, COVID-19, systematic racism

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received $2.95 million Gates Foundation grant to develop better diagnostic tests for worm infections

Rachel Presti, MD, PhD joins Larissa Thackray, PhD to discuss COVID-19 vaccines on LMtV podcast

Meet the people behind today’s virology headlines. People just like you working to understand viruses and how they affect you....

Gerald Medoff Visiting Professor grand rounds lecture series features Dr. Fauci providing an update on COVID-19 to School of Medicine faculty, staff, students

Anthony Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH),...

Historic, hopeful moment arrives as COVID-19 vaccinations begin on Medical Campus

Employees with close patient contact begin receiving Pfizer vaccine; older ages prioritized As part of a historic effort to end...

Barrette, Henderson, Hunstad, Liang, Reno named fellows of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Five faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been elected fellows of the Infectious Diseases...

Congratulations to Dr. Matifadza Hlatshwayo Davis, who has been appointed to the City of St. Louis Board of Health!

Matifadza Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH, has been appointed as a member of the Board of Health of St. Louis by...

Gary J. Weil, MD will be the inaugural recipient of the Drs. Gerald and Judy Medoff Professorship In Infectious Disease

Victoria J. Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine, Jennifer A. Philips, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Molecular...

Podcast: COVID-19 vaccines around the corner with Rachel Presti, MD, PhD and Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH

This episode of ‘Show Me the Science’ reports on progress toward a vaccine and how to stay safe before vaccines...

Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, MD, MPH, co-chair Fast Track Cities St. Louis, announces launch of new data dashboard