St. Louis American honors Jolly, Wilson

The St. Louis American Foundation will honor Andwele Jolly and Frank Wilson of Washington University in St. Louis at its seventh annual Salute to Young Leaders Awards Thursday, Feb. 23, at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Apply for SPORE research grants

Applications are now being accepted for the Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grants. The deadline is May 1.

Tan named president-elect of EMS organization

David K. Tan, MD, an associate professor of emergency medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected president-elect of the National Association of EMS Physicians.

Link connecting garages to medical buildings opens March 1

The link connecting four Medical Campus garages to other campus buildings will open March 1. The link will be accessible from the St. Louis Children’s Hospital staff, Duncan Central, Duncan-Taylor and Metro garages.

New collaboration with Pfizer aimed at speeding drug discovery

Washington University in St. Louis is collaborating with the biopharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. on research aimed at speeding the development of new drugs. The university is the first academic institution in the Midwest to join Pfizer’s Centers for Therapeutic Innovation’s (CTI) collaborative network.

Siteman survivor symposium March 2

The Siteman Cancer Center is holding a Spring Symposium on Survivorship from noon to 4:30 p.m. March 2 on the Medical Campus. The free event aims to encourage collaboration on cancer survivorship research. Registration is required.
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