Faculty News

Sex differences identified in deadly brain tumors

by Kristina Sauerwein January 2, 2019 For decades, scientists have recognized that more males get cancer and die of the disease than females. This is true for many types of cancer, including the deadly brain tumor glioblastoma. Now, a team of researchers led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Julie Nogee, MD

Julie Nogee is actually a native Midwesterner. She was born in Cincinnati, OH where she spent the first 3 years of her life before relocating to St. Louis, MO for 4 years. Those early years in St. Louis made quite the impression on Julie and when her parents moved to …

OFD News

WUSTL’s Whittemore House Benefits

The Whittemore House is the WUSTL Faculty Conference Center at 6440 Forsyth Blvd for benefits eligible Faculty and Staff and Adjunct Faculty. The house has many benefits: Meeting and dining rooms available to members for breakfast, lunch and special events Events including Chinese New Year wine dinner and Valentine’s Day …

OFD News

Did you Know… – December 2018

Safety Tip Sheet – Ergonomics Faculty, staff or students concerned about the setup of their work stations have several Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) resources they can turn to for help. EH&S often finds that simple adjustments to office, laboratory or clinic furniture and equipment set-ups can resolve most issues. …

IT News

IT News – December 2018

December 5, 6, 7, 10, & 11: Planned Network Outages (mark your calendar) Washington University Information Technology will be upgrading the network devices in the Buildings listed below, which will cause the network to be unavailable for approximately 20 minutes, affecting Internet access, email, wireless access, and other network communication. This outage …

Research News

Research News – December 2018

Getting ready to apply for a grant and don’t know where to start? Set yourself up for success with tips from the experts at NIH. Quickly learn how to access application forms, ensure your application is a good fit for an announcement, and make an important final check of your …

New Employees

New Employees – December 2018

    Name Title Division Gaya Epita Gedara Research Technician II Newborn Medicine Christina Holman Medical Assistant III Ambulatory Care Jessica Jones Education Liaison II Diagnostic Center Catherine Diane Morffy Smith Postdoc Research Associate Infectious Disease Chau Ngo Minh Nguyen WU Student Endocrinology & Diabetes Lashawn Pena WU Student Emergency …

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities – December 2018

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 Eve Colson NIH/R01/Boston University Social Confounders for Health Outcomes Linked to Educa… Patricia Dickson NIH/R44/Phoenix Nest Development and Validation of Therapy for Mucopolysacc… Todd Druley SLCH Foundation/Restricted Funding Request Directed differentiation of infant leukemia patient in… Robert Hayashi St. Baldrick’s Foundation/The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia LEAHRN (Late …

Faculty News

Fighting the spread of infectious diseases like malaria with better, faster, more nimble diagnostic tools

November 20, 2018 Audrey Odom John, MD, PhD, is on a mission. John, associate professor of pediatrics and of molecular microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is fighting the spread of infectious diseases like malaria with better, faster, more nimble diagnostic tools. Malaria kills 445,000 people …