Philip R. O. Payne, director of the Institute for Informatics at the School of Medicine, has been elected a fellow of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics.
Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, at the School of Medicine, has received a five-year $3.36 million renewal grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her project “Inductive and Morphogenetic Processes Shaping the Zebrafish Embryonic Axes.”
The Office of Public Affairs’ magazine, multimedia and news teams recently received gold and silver 2021 Circle of Excellence Awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Cyrus Raji, MD, PhD, assistant professor of radiology and of neurology at the School of Medicine, received a three-year $2.3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research titled “Neuroinflammation and Alzheimer’s Disease Imaging Biomarkers in Midlife Obesity.”
Four Arts & Sciences undergraduate students have been selected for the Expanding Diversity in Economics Summer Institute inaugural cohort, hosted by the University of Chicago.
Four members of the Washington University community are among the 73 individuals selected by Focus St. Louis from the private, public and nonprofit sectors for its 46th Leadership St. Louis class.
Two researchers from the McKelvey School of Engineering received funding from NASA for atmospheric data research
Catherine Lang, professor of physical therapy at the School of Medicine, has been appointed to serve on a national child health council for the Eunice Kennedy Schriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Tae Seok Moon, associate professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has been elected to the council of the Engineering Biology Research Consortium.
Chancellor Emeritus Mark S. Wrighton received a 2021 Moonshot Award this month from LaunchCode, a St. Louis-based nonprofit focused on teaching people to code, in recognition of his work on the STL2030 Jobs Plan.