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Philip Budge, MD, PhD, amoung three physician-scientists to receive Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Awards

Three physician-scientists from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a 2019 Clinical Scientist Development Award from...

Elvin H. Geng, MD, MPH joins the Infectious Diseases Division faculty as professor of medicine

The Department of Medicine and the Institute for Public Health are delighted to announce the appointment of Elvin H. Geng,...

Diamond honored with 2019 Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award

Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, an infectious diseases specialist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been...

Jeffrey Henderson, MD, PhD and colleagues find signature molecule that may help to identify people at high risk for developing C. diff

Antibiotics are known to upset the balance of bacteria in the intestinal tract. In some cases, antibiotics can cause the...

Powderly honored with Distinguished Graduate Award by University College Dublin (UCD) Medical Graduates Association

William G. Powderly, MD, the J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine & Co-director, Infectious Diseases Division, received the UCD Medical...

New study published by Dr. Mitreva and collaborators identified inhibitors of key chokepoint enzymes that share potentially pan-intestinal and pan-phylum efficacy!

A new study published by Dr. Mitreva and collaborators identified 17 inhibitors of key chokepoint enzymes that share efficacy across...

Welcome First-Year Infectious Diseases Fellows!

We would like to introduce you to our incoming 2019 ID fellows. We are looking forward to working with you!...

DOLF project, headed by Gary Weil, MD, professor of medicine, announces major publication in PLOS Medicine

The DOLF Project is proud to announce publication in PLOS Medicine of results from major safety study investigating the use...

Powderly to lead Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences

Powderly to lead Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences

Medicine residency house staff honor Gerome Escota, MD, assistant professor of medicine, infectious diseases

Congratulations, Gerome Escota, for being awarded not one, but two, Teaching Faculty of the Year Awards, in Infectious Disease and...

Kwon named to health policy committee

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been...

Congratulations, Rupa Patel, MD, MPH, DTM&H, assistant professor in ID, on receiving the Ethic of Service Award from Washington University!

Washington University in St. Louis and the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement presented the 16th annual Gerry and...

With scarce resources, Rupa Patel, MD, assistant professor of medicine, ID division, with Anne Glowinski, MD, MPE, address mental health needs of 1 million refugees

COX’S BAZAR DISTRICT, Bangladesh — From high atop barren hills and the crests of skinny, rutted roads, the views of...

Mike Diamond, MD, PhD, co-senior author of data that could lead to drugs, vaccines for viral arthritis caused by chikungunya

Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected more than 1 million people in the Americas since 2013,...

Second year fellow, Kap Sum Foong, MD (center), receives SHEA Award

Pictured with Dave Warren, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, professor of medicine,  Kap Sum Foong,...

Rachel Presti, MD, PhD and the Infectious Diseases Clinical Research Team collaborate in $3.4 million effort to make a better flu vaccine

The flu vaccine’s protection against influenza only lasts a few months. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St....

Up to $24 million will help to eliminate two tropical diseases

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports research to fight elephantiasis, river blindness Research from Washington University School of Medicine in...

Rupa Patel, MD, MPH, DTM&H among three St. Louisans selected to national list of influential young executives

Dr. Patel of Washington University School of Medicine, Mark Bini of Express Scripts, and Amy Schnettgoecke of Emerson have been...

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, appointed Chair of SHEA Awards Committee

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI, an assistant professor of medicine, Infectious Diseases, recently accepted a three year appointment of the...

Dr. Sumanth Gandra joins the Infectious Diseases Division

Dr. Sumanth Gandra joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor on January...