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The next war we have to win: Drug-resistant infections

Researchers and clinicians are fighting drug-resistant infections that years of overprescribing have turned deadly

by Jeannette Cooperman April 15, 2022

Sitting at a bench in the lab, Gautam Dantas and another scientist wear masks, gloves and lab coats, examining cultures in petri dishes.Matt Miller/Washington University School of Medicine

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Washington University School of Medicine’s 1,700 faculty physicians also are the medical staff of Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospitals. The School of Medicine is a leader in medical research, teaching and patient care, and currently is No. 4 in research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Through its affiliations with Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospitals, the School of Medicine is linked to BJC HealthCare.