Gavin Dunn, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of neurosurgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award. The three-year award will support his investigations into how the body’s immune system can be harnessed to fight brain cancer.
Crystal Ellis, a first-year graduate student working toward a master’s in public health at the Brown School, has received a Newman Civic Fellowship, a one-year national fellowship for student leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to challenges facing communities throughout the country.
Ali Taheri Araghi, a Washington University in St. Louis PhD student in comparative literature in Arts & Sciences, has received Prairie Schooner’s Virginia Faulkner Award for Excellence in Writing for his story “Snow,” published in the journal’s fall 2016 issue.
Faculty and graduate students from Olin Business School will be presenting at the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research conference, which takes place in St. Louis July 20-22.
Washington University Libraries has announced the winners for the 30th annual Neureuther Student Book Collection Essay Competition.
Gary J. Patti, associate professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has received a 2017 Agilent Early Career Professor Award. The honor includes a $100,000 research award and is given to those who have made “significant original research contributions” and have “outstanding potential for future research.”
Marco Colonna, MD, the Robert Rock Belliveau, MD, Professor of Pathology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been invited to join Cure Alzheimer’s Fund’s research consortium.
Martha Bagnall, an assistant professor of neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a McKnight Scholar by the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience.
Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive received a grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to preserve “Code Blue,” a 1972 recruitment film aimed at bringing minorities into the medical profession.
Two students at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received accolades for research and essay writing from the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society.