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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Washington University & Barnes-Jewish Hospital Adult PH Program

Our PH center just received accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association as a “Center of Comprehensive Care,” which is their highest achievable tier.  Patterned after the CF Centers of Excellence, this is a new program for accrediting centers in the US. Click here for the Jan 2015 PHCC Announcement Release. Click here for the Notification Letter to Wash U Barnes-Jewish Hospital Adult PH Program.

2015 Faculty Recognition Event

2015 Distinguished Faculty Award Ceremony - Wednesday, February 18. Please RSVP by Friday, January 30, 2015 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 286-0071. For more information, click here.

 

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.

WIE Flyer - Kick Off

WIE Internal Registration Flyer

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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Faculty News

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 St. Louis. Wickline, the James R. Hornsby Family Professor of Biomedical Sciences, will be presented with the honor at…

DiPersio receives 2014 AACR Burchenal Award

John F. DiPersio, M.D. was named recipient of the 2014 American Association for Cancer…

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…

Fellowship Program Video