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Second year fellow, Garyathri Krishnan, MD, creates online platform for women professionals in the field of Infectious Diseases

Women in Infectious Diseases (WIID) is created for women professionals in ID to collaborate, promote, support, advocate, embrace, encourage and...

ID Fellows create video to show prospective fellow candidates what fellowship is like at WashU

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is prepared to conduct virtual interviews of potential...

Rachel Presti, MD, PhD uses ICTS resources for COVID-19 research and clinical trial efforts

The CTSA program was developed to accelerate new treatments from the lab to patients, enabled to a large extent by...

COVID-19 dual-antibody therapies effective against variants in animal study

LMtV Podcast: examining SARS-CoV-2 colonization of the maternal-fetal interface

How does COVID-19 impact pregnancy? ‘Let’s Meet the Virologists’, hosted by Larissa Thackray, PhD, associate professor of Infectious Diseases, talks...

Jeff Henderson, MD, PhD lead author of study that shows blood cancer patients with COVID-19 fare better with convalescent plasma

Retrospective study also indicates outcomes of critically ill patients in ICU improve when given antibodies from recovered COVID-19 patients A...

COVID-19 vaccine generates immune structures critical for lasting immunity – ID clinical researchers, Presti and O’Halloran collaboration with pathology & immunology researchers, Ellebedy and Turner

Vaccines likely induce strong, persistent immunity to COVID9  

Congratulations to our class of 2021 graduating fellows!

We are so proud of this graduating class of fellows. Their achievements are many and mentioned below in a brief...

LMtV Podcast: Let’s ‘meet’ the clinical epidemiologist Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly examining the acute and long-term burden of COVID19 disease.

What are the potential long-term effects of COVID-19? ‘Let’s Meet the Virologists’, hosted by Larissa Thackray, PhD, associate professor of...

Mild COVID-19 induces lasting antibody protection

Podcast: What to make of CDC’s new masking guidelines

The latest episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast focuses on the CDC’s new masking guidelines. Guest William G....

George Kyei, MD, PhD assistant professor of medicine, will discuss “HIV and COVID in Ghana” Monday, May10 at 1 pm

Washington University Clinical Trials Unit to participate in the first polyclonal antibody for treatment of COVID-19

ACTG Adds First Polyclonal Antibody to ACTIV-2 Outpatient Treatment Study for COVID-19 The AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG), the largest...

The ID Division celebrates the Drs. Gerald and Medoff Professorship in ID, held by Dr. Gary Weil

Gerald Medoff, MD, a physician scientist and one of the founding leaders of the Mycosis Study  Group, was the ID...

Zika virus helps destroy deadly brain cancer in mice – senior author, Mike Diamond, MD, PhD, co-first author Sharmila Nair, PhD

LMtV Podcast: Let’s ‘meet’ the virologist Dr. Sebastien Felt who is studying defective viral genomes or DVGs and how they modulate the clinical outcome of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a significant cause of pediatric respiratory disease.

RSV infects most children before the age of two and leads to a wide range of disease outcomes from asymptomatic...

DOLF project shares several recent publications from clinical trials and community studies of alternative treatments for lymphatic filariasis. All with open access.

The DOLF project is pleased to share several recent publications from clinical trials and community studies of alternative treatments for...

Kwon named committee vice chair of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Research Committee.

SHEA is the foremost professional organization promoting health-care epidemiology and infection prevention. As vice chair, Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI, assistant...

LMtV Podcast: Let’s ‘meet’ the clinician Dr. Jeannie Kelly examining the risk of COVID-19 during pregnancy and the benefit of vaccination for both pregnant women and their babies in utero and after birth through breast milk.

Clinical research is essential for developing optimal intervention and treatments for COVID-19 patients. ‘Let’s Meet the Virologists’, hosted by Larissa...

Rachel Presti, MD, PhD, urges public to take first vaccine available.

Rachel Presti, MD, PhD, an infectious disease physician who led WashU Med’s participation in the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine...