OFD News

Diversity 3.0 Training – Commitment

Presented by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Open to All Please register for your preferred time below. 3.0, 5/2/19, 8-9am, NWT 10A 3.0, 5/17/19, 12p-1 pm, NWT 10A  The goal of this training is to provide language to address discrimination without shaming others, but rather fostering inclusion.  We …

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Did you Know… April 2019

About My Way to Health . The April/May workshops on WUSM campus, open to all, are: Spiced Up Salads: Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 12-1pm, Midcampus Center, Suite 2100 Popular Kitchen Gadgets: Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 12-1pm, Midcampus Center, Suite 2100 Spiced up Salads Learn more and registration    This workshop will …

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Chair Massage

Service provided by professional massage therapist Jo McClaine of Move-BJC.  For faculty and fellows in the physician lounge. Techniques include compression, kneading, and gliding strokes to help relieve stress and reduce muscle tension in your back, neck, and shoulders. Stop by anytime from 12-2 pm for a 10 minute chair …

Clinical News

Clinical News – March 2019

Pediatric Specialty Care Now Available in South County Washington University pediatric specialists are now providing outpatient care to patients in the Jefferson County and South St. Louis County areas. The following specialties are available at the new multispecialty center: Allergy/Pulmonary Cardiology Endocrinology Gastroenterology Infectious Diseases – coming soon Nephrology Neurology …

Research News

Research News – March 2019

Spring NIH Mock Study Section, Letters of Intent due on Monday, February 25, 2019, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Parkview Tower, Conference Room D (1st floor) Click here for more information 15th Annual Postdoc Symposium, The Importance of Postdocs: Our impact in academia and beyond, Thursday, …

New Employees

New Employees – March 2019

Name Title Division Victoria Baker Education Liaison I Critical Care Medicine Janna Brown Medical Assistant II Ambulatory Care Chelsie Marie Carter Patient Billing/Servcs Rep II Ambulatory Care Aubree Dahler Research Technician II Critical Care Medicine Ariel Davis-Rayford Research Technician II Hematology/Oncology Corinne Lynnea Embree Patient Care Assoc II Diagnostic Center …

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities – March 2019

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH R01 Series –new: June 5 U01 –new: June 5 K Series –new: June 12 R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 –new: June 16 R15 – new, renewal, resubmission, revision: June 25 NIH Due Dates Washington University Internal Competitions – Federal Sources Washington University …

Funded Awards

Funded Awards January 2019

PI Agency Title Jeffrey Bednarski NIH/U54/Regents of University of California – San Francisco Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium Francis Cole People-Center Research Foundation/PCRF/Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia PEDSnet – A Pediatric Learning Health System Eve Colson NIH/R01/Boston University Improving Care Giver Adherence to Recommended Infant C… Vikas Dharnidharka NIH/U01/Children’s Mercy Kansas …

Faculty News

Lowe named Colten Professor of Pediatric Science

by Kristina Sauerwein February 15, 2019 Mark E. Lowe, MD, PhD, an admired physician and researcher in pediatric gastroenterology, has been named the inaugural Harvey R. Colten Professor of Pediatric Science at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Early in his medical career, Lowe counted Colten — a revered former head of …

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Needlemans commit $15 million aimed at therapies for chronic diseases

by Julia Evangelou Strait February 20, 2019 Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has received a $15 million commitment from longtime benefactors Philip and Sima Needleman to support two cutting-edge research centers aimed at developing new treatments for diseases that collectively affect millions. The Needlemans have a long relationship …