Research collaboration details molecular knowledge, step toward personalized medicine Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are among the leaders of a multi-institution research team that has built an atlas focused on the kidney’s myriad cells. The aim of the kidney tissue atlas is to further the understanding of kidney injury and disease.
Honored for global leadership in informatics, data science Philip R. O. Payne, a global leader in informatics and data science, has been named an inaugural Janet and Bernard Becker Professor at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Among his many leadership roles, Payne oversees the university’s Institute for Informatics, Data Science and Biostatistics as well […]
Total Information AM goes in-depth with Philip Payne, Associate Dean and Chief Data Scientist for the Washington University School of Medicine
Recognized for work on gut viruses and how they cause disease Siyuan Ding, PhD, an assistant professor of molecular microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2023 Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Award from the American Society of Virology.
The ABC Science Collaborative and RADx-UP have published a special supplement to the research journal Pediatrics focused on lessons learned while navigating the K-12 school environment during the pandemic. ICTS Associate Director Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD and Integrating Special Populations co-lead Jason Newland, MD, MEd, are included in this body of work with their study “Recommendations for […]
Studies in mice and in human immune cells link low prenatal vitamin D in mothers to insulin resistance in offspring Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a process in immune cells that links vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy to an increased risk of Type 2 diabetes in offspring. The […]
Virginia McKay, a research assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, is leading a five-year $3.5 million project to test whether an effort to improve cancer treatment for children in Latin America is sustainable over the long term. A partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., the […]
Once a freak occurrence, fungi resistant to standard drugs now threaten millions of vulnerable Americans It took doctors a month to figure out a fungus had infected Glenda Brame’s bloodstream. The delay likely led to her death. The 56-year-old died in September, felled by a fungus that kills between 30% and 60% of people it […]
The Alpha Omega Alpha Executive and Selection committees announce the new faculty, alumni and house officers to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Class of 2023.
William G. Powderly and Lori A. Setton will receive Washington University in St. Louis’ 2023 faculty achievement awards, Chancellor Andrew D. Martin announced.