Faculty News

Natural sugar defends against metabolic syndrome, in mice

New research, in mice, indicates that a natural sugar called trehalose blocks glucose from the liver and activates a gene that boosts insulin sensitivity, reducing the chance of developing diabetes. Activating the gene also triggers an increase in calories burned, reduces fat accumulation and weight gain, and lessens measures of …

Faculty News

Mallinckrodt boosts rare-disease research at Washington University

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has joined with Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals in a collaborative research partnership aimed at pursuing new therapies for patients with complex medical conditions, especially rare diseases that may have few or no treatment options. The global pharmaceutical company, which has maintained a presence in St. Louis …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature: Mary Fournier, M.D., M.P.H.

Mary Fournier, MD, MPH – Adolescent Medicine Mary was born and raised in south St. Louis city and showed an independent streak early in life when her family walked to Ted Drewes for frozen custard. While everyone else was enjoying concretes, Mary insisted her family buy her ice cream instead …

Faculty News

Critical connections

New integrated center changes care model for women and babies BY KRISTINA SAUERWEIN A new center on the Washington University Medical Campus is transforming health care for women and babies in the region. The Women & Infants Center is housed within two 12-story inpatient towers recently built by BJC HealthCare: the Barnes-Jewish …

OFD News

Using WUPS to generate your CEP

WUPS v.3 is a profile system developed by the innovation team in the Pediatric Computing Facility. Initially designed to replace the aging CVitae application, it offers a modular, open architecture to give it flexibility and expandability to meet disparate needs. It is an evolving tool to assist you in generating …

Peds News

Peds News – August 2018

The Pediatric Student Research Program (PSRP) was a great success again this year.  Thank you to all the mentors that had a PSRP participant in their labs this summer and to the CDI for making this possible.  If you have any thoughts or suggestions about the program, please send email …

Research News

Research News – August 2018

NIH Mock Study Section, November 14, from 8am-1pm Click here for more information

IT News

IT News – August 2018

July 9: Outlook Email Change mark your calendar Beginning July 9, when you compose or reply to an Outlook email and at least one of the recipients is not a part of WashU or BJC, you will see a notification at the top of your email. The notification will inform …

New Employees

Welcome New Faculty & Staff – August 2018

  FACULTY Name Title Division Katherine Austin Instructor Emergency Medicine Aureen Reza Baksh Instructor Hospitalist Medicine Brooke Beckmann Baldi Instructor Hospitalist Medicine Allison Leigh Chalupa Instructor Hospitalist Medicine Jonathan David Cooper Professor Genetics & Genomics Cori Lynn Desanto Instructor Hospitalist Medicine Mary E Fournier Assistant Professor Diagnostic Center Hayley Friedman …

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities – August 2018

National Institutes of Health R01 Series – new: October 5 U01 – new: October 5 K Series – new: October 12 R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – new: October 16 R15 – new, renewal, resubmission, revision: June 25 NIH Due Dates Washington University Internal Competitions – …