Medical student receives fellowship to study degenerative arthritis

Medical student receives fellowship to study degenerative arthritis

Dongyeon “Joanna” Kim, a second-year medical student at the School of Medicine, is one of 50 recipients of a $5,000 summer research fellowship from the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. Kim is researching osteoarthritis, a common, degenerative joint disease that afflicts tens of millions of adults nationwide.
Hallahan named a National Academy of Inventors senior member

Hallahan named a National Academy of Inventors senior member

Radiation oncologist Dennis E. Hallahan, MD, of the School of Medicine, has been elected a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors. Hallahan is the Elizabeth H. and James S. McDonnell III Distinguished Professor of Medicine and head of the Department of Radiation Oncology. 
Halting spread of HIV in Midwest is aim of new network

Halting spread of HIV in Midwest is aim of new network

As part of a federal initiative to end the HIV epidemic, Washington University in St. Louis will establish a center to provide guidance and support to local organizations working to reduce HIV infection rates in their communities. Among other things, the center will help organizations provide PrEP, a medicine that prevents HIV infection.
Big Idea: Cortex

Big Idea: Cortex

Welcome to Cortex, an innovation community started in 2002 thanks to a lead investment from Washington University. Drone footage takes you through the formerly blighted industrial complex that is now a hip mixed-use space and home to more than 5,800 jobs. This is Cortex.
Mattar named a chair of group aimed at combating antimicrobial resistance

Mattar named a chair of group aimed at combating antimicrobial resistance

Caline Mattar, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been appointed a chair of the Expert Advisory Group for the Global Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Development Hub.
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