“Our findings go beyond medical and public health and link mental health to international development,” Trani wrote.
Experts led sessions on the following themes: aging; food and water; energy and environment; and public health.
The 5th Mcdonnell Academy International Symposium will focus on the global challenges of energy and environment, food and water, public health and aging.
Baozhou Sun, PhD, associate professor of radiation oncology at the School of Medicine, Institute for Public Health faculty scholar and Global Health Center collaborator, and teams of university and global partners are working to bring advanced radiation therapy treatments (RT) to underserved parts of the globe. In collaboration with WashU’s Department of Radiation Oncology, the […]
CALL FOR PROPOSALS The McDonnell International Scholars Academy announces the second cycle of its Global Incubator Seed Grants Initiative. Our goal is to stimulate high-impact research projects in any discipline linking WashU faculty and international collaborators. Proposals should include at least one international collaborator, with preference given to projects involving faculty from McDonnell Academy partner […]
Professors of radiation oncology at Washington University in St. Louis are teaming up with the Uganda Cancer Institute and Makerere University School of Medicine in Africa to modernize radiation therapy for cancer patients. WashU’s collaboration with the Uganda Cancer Institute is supported by the McDonnell International Scholars Academy’s 2021 Global Incubator Seed Grant initiative. Makerere […]
Driving research through seed grant initiatives The McDonnell International Scholars Academy is a catalyst for collaborative research across countries and disciplines. Through its seed grant initiatives, in the last two years the McDonnell Academy launched 42 new research projects in 25 countries. 2020 & 2021 Global Seed Grant Recipients In July 2020, ten research teams […]
More than 25 institutes, centers, and programs with an international focus offer collaborative research opportunities and empower our students, faculty, and staff to create meaningful impact. Explore a selection of the research centers and institutes at Washington University and learn more about organizations at specific schools, by visiting school websites. International Focus Our centers and institutes with international […]
Washington University in St. Louis is joining a major international effort to advance data science, catalyze innovation and spur health discoveries across Africa. The program is supported by the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Common Fund, which will invest nearly $75 million over five years to fund the Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and […]
The International Center for Child Health and Development (ICHAD) contributes to the reduction of poverty and improvement of public health outcomes for children, adolescents, and families in low-resource communities, particularly those in Sub-Saharan Africa and other developing nations. Mission Innovative Applied Intervention research Capacity Building Opportunities for a new Generations of Scholars Raising Public Awareness […]