Two members of the Washington University in St. Louis community have been named National Academy of Inventors fellows.
A St. Louis-based startup cofounded by a Washington University physician has raised a combined $6.6 million in federal grant funding and private investment, reports the St. Louis Business Journal.
Erica Barnell, an MD/PhD candidate at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Healthcare category.
Centene will fund up to $100M over 10 years in research at Washington University School of Medicine.
Two faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been named senior members of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
Gordon, Rudy will be inducted at the Eighth NAI Annual Meeting in April 2019.
Nancy Tye-Murray, PhD, is the first female faculty member at WashU to found a startup. Her company, clEAR, helps people with hearing loss to better recognize and understand speech through training that uses their loved ones’ voices.
Christina Stallings, PhD, Shabaana Abdul Khader, PhD, and Jennifer Philips, MD, PhD, are on the front lines of the battle to stop the world’s deadliest bacteria. Between them, they hold eight patents related to TB research.
Audrey Odom John, MD, PhD, is on a mission to fight the spread of infectious diseases like malaria through better, faster, more nimble diagnostic tools.