Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, is expanding our understanding of human health into nonhuman realms, studying the bacteria that take up residence in the gut and help define who we become. Indeed, this research suggests you are what you — and your microbes — eat.
Jeff Gordon’s influence in the race to understand the human gut microbiome extends to the many students he has mentored at the Washington University School of Medicine. Here is a small sampling of his former students and postdocs, and where they are now.
At the Gary M. Sumers Recreation Center, the university encourages healthy living through state-of-the-art fitness and recreation facilities.
Young entrepreneur Rebecca van Bergen improves lives around the globe by helping artisans find well-paying, long-term work through her company Nest.
Marylen Mann is the founder of OASIS a nationwide program to help seniors remain active and engaged in their communities even after retirement.
Alumni and experts share tips about how to be a successful entrepreneur.
In the last year, dozens of books by university faculty and alumni hit the shelves. Here we share just a small selection of the noteworthy tomes that are making an impact on literature, research and best-seller lists.
Alicia McDonnell, JD ’95, is a former prosecutor. Today, she encourages law students to pursue careers in public service.
Leading Together enhances excellence at Washington University.
The Washington University Alumni Association welcomed more than 1,000 alumni, parents, students and friends to Fall Festival on Oct. 29, 2016.