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Julia López, PhD, MPH, LCSW along with med students and community partners, are doing work to help disseminate COVID information to the Spanish-speaking community.

This week faculty and fellows in ID are taking turns on topics with Spanish-speaking podcasts to air on Soy De...

Podcast: Can plasma from COVID-19 survivors help others battle the disease? Henderson responds…

A new episode of our podcast “Show Me the Science” has been posted. At present, we are highlighting research and...

Infectious Disease faculty member, Steve Lawrence, MD, warns St. Louis has a brief window of opportunity to slow the coronavirus

Steven J. Lawrence, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Clinical Sciences, Office of Medical...

Drs. Bill Powderly, Jeff Milbrandt, and Sean Whelan lead COVID-19 research governance structure at Washington University

University creates COVID-19 research governance structure Basic and clinical research relevant to COVID-19 are essential activities at Washington University. Conducting...

WashU Expert: The architecture of virus transmission

Researchers propose new method for treating airborne pathogens The built environment often shapes the spread of disease. Many early cases...

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...