OFD News

Foam Rolling

What is foam rolling? Watch this video to find out. Physical therapists say placing your body on a foam roller to target knots and trigger points can help you in many ways. Taught by Proactive Life Training LLC, Kasia Radecka, Licensed Physical Therapist. Free! Monthly sessions from April-August. Dates and …

Peds News

Peds News – February 2019

Faculty Night at Red Herring Escape Room in the Loop

Research News

Research News – February 2019

The Federal Government is actively examining foreign influences on federally funded research. As a PI, you are responsible for promptly disclosing a foreign component when a significant scientific element or segment of the research is conducted outside of the U.S. and/or is supported by a foreign entity. You are also …

New Employees

New Employees – February 2019

Name Title Division Deloris T Benardin Transporter Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine Michelle Bockstruck Staff Nurse Endocrinology & Diabetes Jade Caldwell Dietitian Genetics & Genomics Maria Cimpean DBBS Graduate Research Asst Rheumatology Sabrina Jocasa Flohr Clinical Research Aide Infectious Disease Kristina Forneris Coord Residency/Fellowship Emergency Medicine Zachary Alan Hahn Transporter …

IT News

IT News – February 2019

February 8: ServiceNow Outage mark your calendar Washington University Information Technology will perform an upgrade to ServiceNow on February 8, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. During the upgrade window, you will not be able to create new requests or incidents. This includes emailing ithelp@wustl.edu during the upgrade window. Have questions? …

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities – February 2019

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

Funded Awards

Funded Awards – December 2018

PI Agency Title Jeffrey Bednarski CDI/II Role of BCLAF1 in hematopoietic stem cell development … Jonathan Cooper Gray Foundation/Sanford Research Assessing Novel Therapeutic Strategies for CLN6 Disease Brian DeBosch American Gastroenterological Association Mechanism and Therapeutic Efficacy of a Novel Nutraceu… Patricia Dickson NIH/R01 Phenotypic Effects of Brain-Directed Enzyme Therapy fo… …

Faculty News

Elward named Children’s chief medical officer

January 17, 2019 Alexis Elward, MD, was named St. Louis Children’s Hospital chief medical officer. The appointment became effective Jan. 1. She will provide physician leadership for quality, safety, growth and other strategic priorities. She will work closely with hospital and physician leaders, the Washington University School of Medicine and BJC. …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Sakil Kulkarni, MD

Sakil Kulkarni grew up in Mumbai, India where he completed his schooling. His father worked in finance, and his mother was a teacher. Both his parents are retired, and live in Mumbai. His younger brother lives in Seattle. Thanks to the nice and warm climate that Mumbai provides, Sakil played …

New Employees

New Employees – January 2019

Staff Name Title Division Jorden Marie Alex WU Student Genetics & Genomics LaJazia Elijah Medical Assistant I Ambulatory Care Tyra Evans Medical Assistant I Ambulatory Care Elizabeth Hall Nurse Practitioner Genetics & Genomics Danielle Pimmel Clinical Research Coord I Allergy Immun Pulm Med Elizabeth Yoder Medical Secretary II Genetics & …