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CDI Investigator Named to Scientific Advisory Council of the Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Society


Misty Good, MD,assistant professor of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named to the Scientific Advisory Council of the Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) Society. The nonprofit aims to reduce cases of NEC, a potentially fatal intestinal disease in premature newborns....More

Another Honor for CDI Leader and Founder of Gut Microbiome Research


CDI Board of Managers member and world-renowned scientist Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, has received the Sanofi-Institut Pasteur International Award for his role in founding and leading the field of gut microbiome research....More

Antibiotics Warranted for Kids with Minor Staph Infections


A former CDI faculty scholar and her research team have found that prescribing antibiotics is warranted for children with minor staph infections. The drugs help to reduce the risk of recurrent infections....More

Two Experts. One Protein. And the Mission That Binds Them


A CDI resaerch team has embarked on a drug discovery journey that may lead to new treatment for pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NFLD. This serious condition is a troubling consequence of the rise in childhood obesity that can lead to diminished liver function later in life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in five school-aged children (ages 6-19) is obese. ...More

CDI Leaders Identify Surprising Culprit in Nerve Cell Damage


In new research, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine who play important leadership roles in the Children's Discovery Institute uncovered findings that suggest ways to block nerve cell damage in neurodegenerative diseases....More

Audrey Odom John: At the Global Forefront of Ending Malaria


See where a 2009 Faculty Scholar Award helped take this CDI researcher. ...More

CDI Researcher Receives Prestigious Award to Further Malaria Research


Audrey R. Odom, MD, PhD, a noted CDI-funded malaria researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a five-year, $500,000 award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to further her research into the parasitic disease. ...More

Development of Gut Microbes and Gut Immunity Linked


CDI-funded research studying twins from birth to age 2 has shown that the gut’s immune system develops in sync with the gut’s tens of trillions of microbes....More

Antibiotic Resistance Hot Spots Identified


CDI investigator Gautam Dantas, PhD, led a study that surveyed ecosystems of bacteria and their capacity to resist antibiotics in low resource communities and identified areas ripe for bacteria to shuffle and share their resistance genes....More

Gordon Recognized for Leading Research on Microbiome


Public research, development and manufacturing company Agilent Technologies has recognized CDI Board Member and prominent researcher Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, with a Thought Leader Award. The award supports his research into the role of the gut microbiome in human health. Dr. Gordon's work has begun to uncover the complex relationship between the tens of trillions of microbes that live in the gastrointestinal tract, our health status and our disease risks. ...More

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