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Jennifer A. Philips, MD, PhD, and Jeffrey P. Henderson, MD, PhD, associate professors of medicine and molecular microbiology, Infectious Diseases Division, both receive LEAP Awards.

Leadership in Entrepreneurial Acceleration Program, better known as the LEAP Inventor Challenge (LEAP) exists to propel Washington University intellectual property...

Steve Lawrence appointed Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Clinical Sciences

Steve Lawrence, MD, MSc, associate professor of medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, has been appointed to the position of Assistant Dean...

IDSA names Barnes-Jewish Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently designated Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis as an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of...

ETHealthWorld interviews Gary J Weil, MD, to learn more about latest drug treatment to eliminate lymphatic filiarisis

Shahid Akhter, editor, ETHealthworld spoke to Gary J Weil, MD, professor of medicine and molecular microbiology, to learn more about...

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, receives Outstanding Citizenship Award

Dr. Kwon, assistant professor of medicine, was selected to receive the 2018 CRTC Scholar Outstanding Citizen Award. The CRTC is...

Woeltje invited to participate in the AMIA task force

American Medical Informatics Association is the intersection between the work of stakeholders across the health and healthcare delivery system who...

Escota receives the 2018 J. Russell Little Clinical Education Award.

Gerome Escota, MD, assistant professor of meidicne, was selected by the current infectious diseases fellows to receive the 2018 J....

Baldridge named a 2018 Pew Biomedical Scholar

Megan T. Baldridge, assistant professor of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine, was named a Pew Biomedical Scholar...

See what the Washington Post says about St. Louis!

Born in St. Louis, Kate Silver, writes about things to do in St. Louis. Kate wasn’t raised here but she...

Senior author, Mike Diamond, MD, PhD, Why chikungunya, other arthritis-causing viruses target joints

Study finds molecular handle that viruses use to get inside certain cells

Senior author, James Fleckenstein, MD, Blood type affects severity of diarrhea caused by E. coli

Researchers ID protein responsible for blood-group difference

Senior author, Robyn Klein, MD, PhD, Memory loss from West Nile virus may be preventable

Study in mice paves way to treatments

Senior author, Jacco Boon, PhD, ID’ing features of flu virus genome may help target surveillance for pandemic flu

Findings may help health experts know which strains to watch

Dr. Medoff honored with plaque representing the annual Gerald Medoff, MD Visiting Professors

Faculty and fellows gathered to present the “Annual Gerald Medoff MD Visiting Professor”  plaque to Dr. Medoff.  Dr. Medoff is...

Antibiotic use increases risk of severe viral disease in mice

Killing gut bacteria with drugs weakens immune response

Infectious diseases docs may be lifesaving for patients with antibiotic-resistant infections

Consultation with ID specialists associated with lower patient mortality for some infections

The Frugal Traveler visits St. Louis where he finds art, music, food and Midwestern friendliness in a budget friendly environment

The city has all you could want — museums, green spaces, good music and exciting new restaurants — plus that...

Lead author, Michael Durkin, MD, and colleagues show no progress in reducing antibiotics among outpatients

overuse contributes to drug-resistant infections, excess costs

Senior author, Makedonka Mitreva, MD, PhD, and her colleagues find gut microbes influence severity of intestinal parasitic infections

Certain gut microbes also linked to repeat infections

Rupa Patel recognized among 40 Under 40 honorees for 2018

Dr. Rupa Patel receives wide acclaim for launching HIV prevention clinic