Brian P. Hackett, MD, PhD, a professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the Philip R. Dodge, MD, Scholar in Pediatrics.
Washington University Libraries recently appointed two people as associate university librarians: Nadia Ghasedi and Jackie Lorrainne.
The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Martha Bagnall, PhD, an assistant professor of neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, a Pew scholar in biomedical sciences. Bagnall is one of 22 exceptional early-career scientists in the biomedical sciences to receive the honor.
Alexandra Keane, who this fall will begin her second year as a medical student at the School of Medicine, is among 50 recipients of a $5,000 summer research fellowship from the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society.
The Center for the Humanities announced more than three dozen new and renewed grants in a variety of categories for faculty members and graduate students during the 2015-16 year.
Audrey R. Odom, MD, PhD, a noted malaria researcher at the Washington University School of Medicine, has received a five-year, $500,000 award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to further her research into the parasitic disease.
Four Washington University in St. Louis alumni have been selected to conduct research or teach English this year as participants in the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The program recognizes talented students who are committed to promoting global collaboration and understanding through research and teaching.
Celebrating innovation in St. Louis, the St. Louis Business Journal honored area individuals and companies with the publication’s third annual Innovation Awards in June. Among those honored were Washington University’s student-run IDEA Labs and Sasa Mutic, of the School of Medicine’s Department of Radiation Oncology.
Lee Epstein, the Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor, will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Law and Courts Section of the American Political Science Association at the association’s annual meeting in September in Philadelphia.
Six finalists for the Skandalaris Center’s 3rd annual Global Impact Award have been announced. The startups will compete for a prize of up to $50,000 in funding that will be awarded this November.