Congratulations to Dr. Laurin Council, who was elected to the AAD Board of Directors! (Links to an external site)
Congratulations to Dr. Kandice Bailey, PGY-3 resident, who will be our new dermpath fellow in 2024!
Congratulations to our newly matched Dermatology residents!
Dr. Christine Yokoyama, Instructor of Dermatology, received the Dermatology Foundation 2023 Dermatologist Investigator Research Fellowship Award for Regulation of Epidermal Homeostasis by Centrosomal Proteins. (Links to an external site)
Announcing the 2023 Research Award Recipients The DF congratulates its 2023 research award recipients! The Foundation’s Medical and Scientific Committee reviewed many promising proposals and identified those which are most meritorious and impactful for the future of dermatology. We are pleased to support the work of these individuals
How Bacteria Invade the Brain
Dr. Felipe Almeida de Pinho Ribeiro’s first-authored paper “Bacteria hijack a meningeal neuroimmune axis to facilitate brain invasion“ was part of the article, “How Bacteria Invade the Brain“. Written by Ekaterina Pesheva and published in Harvard Medical School News & Research. “The meninges are the final tissue barrier before pathogens enter the brain, so we […]
Bacteria hijack a meningeal neuroimmune axis to facilitate brain invasion
Click to read Dr. Felipe Almeida de Pinho Ribeiro’s first-authored paper “Bacteria hijack a meningeal neuroimmune axis to facilitate brain invasion“ published in Nature – the leading international weekly journal of science. The meninges are densely innervated by nociceptive sensory neurons that mediate pain and headache. Bacterial meningitis causes life-threatening infections of the meninges and […]
What to know about the kind of skin cancer Jill Biden was treated for (Links to an external site)
Assistant Professor Dr. Basia Michalski was quoted in the recent Washington Post article describing the Mohs procedure first lady Jill Biden recently underwent for basal cell carcinoma.
7 Dermatologist-Approved Ways to Treat Yourself (Links to an external site)
Our very own Basia Michalski, MD, board certified Dermatologist, shares their own tried and true special skin-care practices.
3rd Year Resident Cynthia Wang selected to receive the American Dermatological Association’s 2022 Dermatology Resident/Fellow Research Award
Dr. Wang’s project looked at emergency department (ED) utilization in hidradenitis suppurativa (HS). Data was used from the IBM® MarketScan® Commercial and Multi-State Medicaid Databases to examine a population of over 20,000 individuals with HS who visited the emergency department for the disease and the factors associated with ED return and dermatology follow-up. Amongst other […]
Dr. Carrie Coughlin Awarded Center for Race Ethnicity and Equity Scholar Grant
Dr. Carrie Coughlin along with Dr. Richard Dunham of Wash U Neurology were recently awarded the 2022 CRE2 Scholar Grant for their project “Investigating Patient Stigma through Visual Arts” For more information on the CRE2 Scholar Grant click here.
Wash U Derm Physician-Scientist Training Program Alumnus Wins LEO Foundation Award (Links to an external site)
Dr. David Chen Receives 2022 Young Investigator Award (Links to an external site)
Dr. David Chen was recently awarded the 2022 Young Investigator Award by the Cancer Research Foundation. The Cancer Research Foundation Young Investigator Award is a $100,000 grant covering two years of work. It is meant to assist promising early career cancer scientist build a primary data set and lay the groundwork for much larger projects. […]
Congrats to Our Newly Matched Washington University Dermatology Residents!
We are thrilled to announce our amazing class of 2026 #Match22 residents! Ali Malik, University of FloridaMorgan Nguyen, Northwestern University FeinbergJennifer Pugh, Wright State UniversityNeel Raval, Washington University in St. LouisXavier Rice, University of Texas Medical BranchBianca Uzoma, University of Texas Medical Branch Our seventh newly matched resident has chosen to remain private & we respect their wishes. […]
2022-2023 Co-Chief Residents
We are thrilled to announce that our new Chief Residents are Dr. Abby Rosenberg and Dr. Daniel Schlessinger. Abby hails all the way from Buffalo Grove, Illinois. While she is a Chicago native, after moving to St. Louis to attend WUSTL for medical school she decided she loved the city too much to leave. Dr. Rosenberg’s […]
PGY-3 Resident, Dr. Naina Rengarajan Awarded Medical Dermatology Society Mentorship Award
Congratulations to Dr. Naina Rengarajan, PGY-3, who was recently awarded a competitive Medical Dermatology Society Mentorship Program award. She will be working at the National Institute of Health with Dr. Heidi Kong, who is a world expert studying the human microbiome’s role in inflammatory skin diseases.