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Piston honored by Microscopy Society of America

David Piston, the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Professor and head of the Department of Cell Biology and Physiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been awarded the 2017 Distinguished Scientist Award for Biological Sciences by the Microscopy Society of America.

Study urges aggressive treatment for sepsis

Tiffany M. Osborn, MD, professor of surgery and of emergency medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is a leading expert in sepsis. She co-authored a study published May 21 in The New England Journal of Medicine that stresses the need for an aggressive response to the condition.
nurses honored

2017 Excellence in Nursing Awards announced

Four School of Medicine nurses have received the 2017 Excellence in Nursing Award from St. Louis Magazine, and six others were finalists in the program. The awards honor local nurses who have made a difference in the lives of their patients and colleagues.
Bradley Schlaggar discusses a brain scan with a student

Washington People: Bradley Schlaggar

Bradley Schlaggar, MD, PhD, a pediatric neurologist, studies brain development at the School of Medicine. And he has a lot of empathy for patients and their families. A series of medical challenges his own family has endured in recent years deepened his understanding of what it means to be a doctor.

DiPersio honored by Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

John DiPersio, MD, PhD, the Virginia E. and Samuel J. Golman Endowed Professor of Oncology and director of the Division of Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a 2017 Legacy Leadership Award honoree by the Gateway Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.