Summer 2020 Issue

COVID-19 Pandemic Inspires Generous Support

A group of community leaders and donors has provided seed funding to advance the work of key investigators at the School of Medicine. Their investment is yielding promising results, including experimental vaccines and tools to accelerate the development of new treatments and preventives. (Read more)

Joanne and Charles Knight

Knight Family Establishes Alzheimer’s Disease Challenge

Donors who participate in the matching challenge will help Washington University secure $6.5 million for a first-of-its-kind prevention study that aims to stop the devastating brain disorder before it starts. (Read more)

Grateful Patient Provides Gift for Department of Neurosurgery

Jeffrey Fort extends his legacy of philanthropy at the medical school with a $5 million contribution to create a professorship and bolster research led by Gregory Zipfel, MD, and Joshua Osbun, MD. (Read more)