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Study sheds light on parasite that causes river blindness

Data provides clues toward goal of eliminating worm infection The parasite that causes river blindness infects about 37 million people...

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William G. Powderly is Named IDSA President

Pledging to continue the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)’s commitment to improving the health of all people, communities and...

Mattar Elected Chair of the Junior Doctors Network of the World Medical Association

Caline Mattar, MD, has been elected to serve as Chair of the The Junior Doctors Network (JDN), a network of...

Michael Lane, MD, MPHS, MSc appointed to the National Quality Forum

Dr. Lane, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was appointed to the National Quality Forum’s Infectious Disease Standing Committee for evaluation of...

Courtney D. Chrisler, MD, named to IDSA’s Clinical Affairs Committee

During ID Week, Dr. Courtney Chrisler, Assistant Professor of Medicine, was selected to serve on the Infectious Diseases Society of...

Antibody protects developing fetus from Zika virus, mouse study shows

First intervention shown to prevent maternal-fetal transmission The most devastating consequence of Zika virus infection is the development of microcephaly,...

2016 Recipient of the Victoria J. Fraser, MD Fellowship Award

The Victoria J. Fraser, M.D. Fellowship for Graduate Studies in Infectious Diseases was established with a generous donation by the...

Ramakrishna Rao, PhD receives the 2016 Anne Maurer-Cecchini Award

Ramakrishna Rao, PhD, an associate professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, recently received the...

Hilary Reno, MD, PhD and Kimberly Gray, EdD, MSN – Medical Consultants to the CDC

Hilary Reno, MD, PhD and Kimberly Gray, EdD, MSN, were selected to serve as medical consultants to the Division of...

Daniel E. Goldberg, MD, PhD announces T32 Training Grant Award

The ID division has been awarded a $4.2 M T32 training grant from NIAID. The Training Program, which has had...

IDWeek 2016 Presenters & Posters

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$8M dollar grant aids effort to eliminate elephantiasis

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a two-year, $8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda...

Kwon named National Academy of Medicine fellow

Fellowship will focus on critical issues in medicine and public health Jennie H. Kwon, DO, has been selected as a...

Zika Virus Testing in St. Louis Area

The purpose of this communication is to address any questions or concerns regarding Zika virus testing in the Saint Louis...

To curb antibiotic use, researchers study an unlikely prescriber: dentists

Research underway at Washington University seeks to reduce antibiotic use by focusing on a prescriber who doesn’t get too much...

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Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, among lead team of investigators at the newly named Bursky Center

  Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $10 million gift to support research that harnesses...

Knowlton Incentive Award for Excellence

Brett Jagger, MD, PhD and Jason Burnham, MD, 2nd year fellows, each received a Knowlton Incentive Award for Excellence from...

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI and Jeff Henderson, MD, PhD among principal investigators of $2 million award to help prevent antibiotic resistance.

Funding is part of $14 million awarded by CDC to curb growing threat Four research teams at Washington University School...

Rupa Patel, MD, MPH, DTM&H named advisor to the pre-exposure (PrEP) Clinical Services of JHPIEGO

Dr Rupa Patel, Director of the PrEP Program at the WUSTL ID Clinic, has been named the HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis...