Holtz Honored with Doris Duke Clinical Foundation Award

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Lori R. Holtz, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics was one of 17 junior physician scientists awarded The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) 2017 Clinical Scientist Development Awards of $495,000 each over three years. Dr. Holtz’s project is Transmission and development of the human infant virome.

Selected from a highly competitive pool of 196 applicants by a panel of experts in medical research, these scientists distinguished themselves by the rigor of their research endeavors and their commitment to future excellence as independent clinical researchers in the biomedical field. In honor of the foundation’s late Board Trustee Harry B. Demopoulos, M.D., DDCF is referring to this year’s awards as the Dr. Harry B. Demopoulos Clinical Scientist Development Awards.

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Gym & Fitness Facilities – January 2018

Many facilities offer a membership discount to Washington University employees. Click on the links for more information and instructions for enrollment.  Be sure to have your active Washington University employee identification available during the time of enrollment. Washington University has no contractual agreement with these facilities and does not manage …

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Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation visits The SPOT

Pop star’s organization highlights support the center offers Representatives from Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation stopped by The SPOT in the Central West End on Thursday, Nov. 16, to celebrate and promote youth empowerment and the importance of positive environments. The foundation is visiting and bringing gifts to selected …

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Malaria breath test shows promise

People with malaria give off a distinctive “breath-print” that could be used as a test for the disease, according to American scientists. They had already tried out a crude prototype breathalyser in Africa, a tropical medicine conference heard. The test was reasonably good at detecting cases in children, but needs …