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Providing outstanding training opportunities

Supportive culture

Our dedicated faculty and staff provide unparalleled mentorship, support and guidance to our graduates, who have incredibly high job placement rates.  

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In-depth experience

With such a diverse patient population and broad range of clinical expertise, our graduates are well prepared to work in any field they choose.

Groundbreaking research

From basic science to clinical studies, our trainees have access to and are encouraged to purse a broad range of research interests to provide a strong foundation.

Leading the way in diagnostic lab services

The Department of Pathology & Immunology provides consultation for clinical caregivers and supervising laboratories to ensure more accurate diagnoses that allow for the most effective treatment delivery.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our core facilities are full-service centers that provide the most advanced technology to support basic and translational research, as well as diagnostic activities at the School of Medicine and beyond. We strive to provide physicians with the best and most accurate information, while keeping turnaround times low.

Mentors who are leaders in their field

Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD

Professor of Pathology & Immunology, Molecular Microbiology, Pediatrics and Medicine

Jeffrey Gordon, MD

Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor,
Professor, Pathology & Immunology

Erika Crouch, MD, PhD

Professor, Pathology & Immunology

Gautam Dantas, PhD

Conan Professor of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine, Professor, Pathology & Immunology, Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Microbiology, Pediatrics

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Faculty Feature: Dr. Allison Eberly

Faculty Feature: Dr. Allison Eberly
For this Faculty Feature, we spoke with Allison Eberly, PhD. Dr. Eberly’s interests include microbiology, molecular diagnostics of infectious diseases, mycobacteriology, nontuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM) infections, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and optimizing test utilization. Tell us about your background. Where did you grow up, and when did you first become interested in science and medicine? I […]

Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative funds pilot projects in neurodegeneration, neuroscience (Links to an external site)

Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative funds pilot projects in neurodegeneration, neuroscience
Two innovative pilot projects led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received funding from the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative to address critical challenges in the fields of neurodegeneration and neuroscience. The initiative has awarded a total of $12.8 million to more than 60 pilot projects nationwide. Each project receives $200,000 over […]

AI may predict spread of lung cancer to brain (Links to an external site)

AI may predict spread of lung cancer to brain
Physicians treating patients with early-stage lung cancer face a conundrum: choosing potentially helpful yet toxic therapies such as chemotherapy, radiation or immunotherapy to knock out the cancer and lessen the risk of it spreading to the brain, or waiting to see if lung surgery alone proves sufficient. When up to 70% of such patients do […]