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Genomics and the Era of Personalized Medicine - panel discussion on March 3rd

The 2014-2015 Genomics and the Era of Personalized Medicine seminar series will conclude with a panel discussion on March 3rd at 4 PM in Cori Auditorium.

Poster Series Highlighting Notable African Americans in Science

Washington University School of Medicine is pleased to highlight a few of the many African Americans leading the way in science. Despite the obstacles they faced personally and professionally, their scientific inquiries have had significant impact and moved their fields of inquiry forward.

February is Vesalius Month!

February is Vesalius month at Washington University, and we have a number of ways you can learn about the life and work of this 16th century anatomist! 
Helen E. Nash, MD

Remembering Helen Nash, MD – Pioneering African-American Physician

Helen E. Nash challenged the racial status quo in St. Louis when she became the first African-American doctor to join the staff of St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 1949.


Vaccinations have been in the news a lot lately, from the recent outbreak of measles traced back to Disney Land to parents pressuring pediatricians to not allow unvaccinated patients in their waiting rooms.

Avicenna and his canon: an illustrated edition from 1595 in the Bernard Becker Medical Library

This beautiful series of woodcuts (Figure 1-6) shows Avicenna’s recommended spinal manipulations for dislocation of the vertebrae.  I found them a few weeks ago in a Latin edition of Avicenna's Canon of Medicine published by Giunta family (Juntas) in Venice in 1595.

Free WUSTL Software Trial: Spotfire

Researchers on campus have asked us to investigate whether there is enough interest to support a group or site license for TIBCO Spotfire. As part of that investigation, we have obtained a university-wide free trial of TIBCO Spotfire with Lead Discovery and OmicsOffice. Our WUSTL free trial will run until March 20, 2015.
Stanley Misler, MD, PhD

43rd Historia Medica - Stanley Misler, MD, PhD

Dr. Misler’s lecture will highlight Paul E. Lacy (1924-2005), former head of the Washington University’s Department of Pathology, and his groundbreaking research of endocrine cells in the pancreas that led to the discovery and success of islet transplants...