More...  Washington University responds to Ebola threat    

Washington University responds to Ebola threat

Ebola has grabbed national headlines in recent weeks, but efforts at Washington University to safely coordinate a response to the…

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More... Washington University receives new grant to host Amgen Scholars Program    

Washington University receives new grant to host Amgen Scholars Program

Washington University in St. Louis has received new funding from the Amgen Foundation to provide hands-on laboratory experiences to undergraduate…

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More... Breast cancer vaccine shows promise in small clinical trial    

Breast cancer vaccine shows promise in small clinical trial

A breast cancer vaccine developed at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is safe in patients with metastatic…

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More... The human eye can see ‘invisible’ infrared light    

The human eye can see ‘invisible’ infrared light

Any science textbook will tell you we can’t see infrared light. Like X-rays and radio waves, infrared light waves are…

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More... Wall recognized for work at Ethiopian university    

Wall recognized for work at Ethiopian university

L. Lewis Wall, MD, DPhil (right), professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine, receives a gold…

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More... New treatment for Marfan syndrome shows promise    

New treatment for Marfan syndrome shows promise

An investigational treatment for Marfan syndrome is as effective as the standard therapy at slowing enlargement of the aorta, the…

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More... Wickline receives chancellor’s innovation award    

Wickline receives chancellor’s innovation award

Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has been chosen to receive the Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Washington University in…

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Welcome To The Department of Medicine

fraser vickyWelcome to the Department of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. For over a century, Washington University's Department of Medicine has maintained a proud tradition of excellence. Its three-part mission of Research, Teaching, and Patient Care has formed an important core which ultimately brings the latest in medical technology and doctors of the highest standard to the patients in our hospitals and clinics.

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Women In Innovation & Entrepreneurship

WIEFemale faculty and post-docs are invited to join in a unique program that will provide insight into the WUSTL invention and commercialization process, as well as share resources seminal to inventing and translating research. Participants will engage with faculty entrepreneurs and other individuals who are involved at various stages of the commercialization process.

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Update on WUSM/BJH Ebola Preparedness

Update on BJH/WUSM preparedness October 16, 2014

Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University leadership want to ensure that we keep you updated on the plan for any patients with known or suspected Ebola. We currently have no cases of known or suspected Ebola at BJH. In an effort to keep you updated, we would like to answer some of the most common questions we have heard around the medical center over the past few days.

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Peterson and Kleiger honored by AWN

AWN imageDr. Linda Petersen and Dr. Robert Kleiger were recently honored by Academic Women's Network at Washington University.  Petersen, a cardiologist in the Departments of Medicine and Radiology was awarded the Mentoring Award.  Kleiger, a cardiologist in the Department of Medicine was honored with the Pillar of Support Award.

Castro named Wolff Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

By Julia Evangelou Strait

Mario Castro, MD, has been named the Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is a noted authority on asthma and other respiratory diseases.

Castro was installed as the Wolff Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine by Washington University Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton and Larry J. Shapiro, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine.

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Faculty News

DiPersio receives 2014 AACR Burchenal Award

John F. DePersio, M.D. was named recipient of the 2014 American Association for Cancer Research Joseph H. Burchenal Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievements in Clinical Cancer Research. The Award will be presented during the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, which…

Weiss Named Laureate of the American Board of Cardiology

Alan N. Weiss, M.D., F.A.C.C., Professor of Medicine has earned the recognition for life…

Wickline named Hornsby Family Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Wickline, a physician, scientist…