Medical students honor faculty, house staff

As a show of their appreciation for exemplary service in medical education, Washington University School of Medicine students recently presented the school’s faculty and house staff with the annual Distinguished Service Teaching Awards. The awards were for the 2013-14 school year.

Washington People: Beau Ances

Beau Ances, MD, PhD, is using the latest brain scanning techniques to better understand how long-term HIV infection impairs memory and other mental functions. He’s also applying his expertise in neuroimaging to Alzheimer’s disease and other degenerative disorders.

$4.9 million grant to fund AIDS research

The AIDS Clinical Trials Site at the School of Medicine has been awarded a National Institutes of Health grant that supports testing of treatments for HIV, AIDS and the many complications they cause. Pictured is the principal investigator, David Clifford, MD.

Youngjee Choi: 2011 Outstanding Graduate in Medicine

Youngjee Choi’s undergraduate degrees in psychology and philosophy–neuroscience–psychology paired with summer research experiences prepared her well for her interest in academic medicine. Choi will graduate May 20 with a medical degree from the School of Medicine.