Wayland Cheng, MD, PhD, assistant professor of anesthesiology at the School of Medicine, has received the 2021 Frontiers in Anesthesia Research Award from the International Anesthesia Research Society. The prestigious $750,000 award, which is given only once every three years, funds projects with an eye toward developing future leaders in anesthesiology.
“Let It Be Morning,” a new film based on the 2006 novel by Sayed Kashua, a doctoral candidate in comparative literature in Arts & Sciences, will compete at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.
A new report from the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association lists Washington University among the top 100 worldwide granted U.S. patents in 2020.
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts has received a two-year $100,000 grant from the Brabson Library and Education Foundation to support Fox Fridays, the school’s series of free interdisciplinary workshops.
Poets & Writers has awarded the 2021 Jackson Poetry Prize to Carl Phillips, professor of English in Arts & Sciences.
Six winners have been selected for the 2021-22 Big Ideas Competition award. The competition identifies and supports high-priority, novel projects from collaborative teams developing innovations in informatics and health-care delivery.
Garrett King, a graduate student in the Department of Physics in Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship by the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration.
Maia Cohen and Ellie Moreland, who graduated in May, each received named prizes in special recognition for their academic achievement.
Maria Piarulli, assistant professor of physics in Arts & Sciences, was selected by the Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program for her research program, “From Atomic Nuclei to Infinite Nucleonic Matter within Chiral Dynamics.”
Benjamin D. Humphreys, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Nephrology at Washington University School of Medicine, has been named vice president of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, a medical honor society that advances research by physician-scientists.
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