Dr Benjamin Humphreys appointed Chief of Renal Division

Dr Benjamin Humphreys appointed Chief of Renal Division

Dr. Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital has accepted the…

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 Scientists team up to fight Zika

Scientists team up to fight Zika

Researchers Michael Diamond, MD, PhD, and Daved Fremont, PhD, began investigating Zika virus several months ago, after learning of birth…

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Govindan named Anheuser-Busch Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology

Govindan named Anheuser-Busch Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology

Noted expert treats lung cancer patients, co-chairs effort to describe genomic alterations of lung cancer

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Goldberg named Kipnis Distinguished Professor

Goldberg named Kipnis Distinguished Professor

Daniel E. Goldberg, MD, PhD, a renowned researcher in molecular parasitology, has been named the inaugural David M. and Paula…

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Distinguished Faculty Awards

Distinguished Faculty Awards

2016 Distinguished Faculty Awards Ceremony - Nominated by their peers, School of Medicine faculty were honored for their dedication, talent…

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$4.1 million Clayco Foundation gift aids research into rare disease

$4.1 million Clayco Foundation gift aids research into rare disease

Clayco’s chairman and CEO, Robert G. Clark, along with the company’s partners, have committed $4.1 million to Washington University School…

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Shared symptoms of Chikungunya virus, rheumatoid arthritis may cloud diagnosis

Shared symptoms of Chikungunya virus, rheumatoid arthritis may cloud diagnosis

A mosquito-borne virus that has spread to the Caribbean and Central and South America and has caused isolated infections 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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Addressing Diversity at Washington University School of Medicine

Recent racially motivated incidents at the University of Missouri-Columbia are not unique to that institution and could happen on any campus in the country. For Washington University School of Medicine, they are a stark reminder of the importance of continuing our longstanding and sincere commitment to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, students and staff and to maintaining the supportive, welcoming atmosphere for which we are so well known.(Read More)

 

A conversation with Stuart Kornfeld

KornfeldStuart Kornfeld, of Washington University School of Medicine, is best known for his research in glycobiology, in particular his work describing pathways involved in oligosaccharide biosynthesis, processing,and maturation. These actions are critical in mediating proper folding and transport of proteins. Kornfeld (Figure 1) also discovered how lysosomal enzymes are routed from where they are produced to where they are needed in lysosomes, which help rid cells of macromolecules. See the full interview on the JCI website (http://www.jci.org/videos/cgms) for more of Kornfeld’s stories about his first experiment, stuttering, and why St. Louis has such magnetism. (Read More)

 

 

Academic Womens Network 25th Anniversary

AWN imageThe purpose of the Academic Women's Network is to promote professional and social interactions among the female academic faculty with the intent to discover and support mutual goals and to assist and mentor female junior faculty and trainees in the pursuit of their goals. Here is the link to the video from AWN 25th Anniversary. Click Here

Department of Medicine Letterhead

TO: DOM Faculty, Division Administrators and Division Chiefs’ Assistants

We have seen an increase in electronic letterhead being used outside of WUSM approved standards. To address this issue, an electronic letterhead template has been developed that is compliant with WUSM approved standards.

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