Funded Awards

Funded Awards – August 2018

PI Agency Title Dustin Baldridge CDI/LI High-Thouroughput, large-Scale Functional Genomics of … Meghan Chlebowski CDI/F Martin K. and Jill F. Sneider Endowed Fellowship Award Jonathan Cooper Noah’s Hope/ Hope for Bridget Defining Spinal and Peripheral Disease in Tpp-1 Defici… Jonathan Cooper Hailey’s Heroes Foundation/Sanford Research Development of a sxAAV9-CLN1 Gene …

Faculty News

Physician-scientist focuses on young adults with sickle cell disease

To a young Allison King, Washington University School of Medicine served as one of the best playgrounds in St. Louis. As a preschooler, she hid underneath benches in the renal lab where her mother worked. In grade school, she spent summer days creating red, yellow and blue plastic tube people …

Faculty News

Spring 2018: LEAP Inventor Challenge Awards 6 Research Teams

Six Washington University in St. Louis research teams have been selected to receive funding as part of the Spring 2018 cycle of the Leadership in Entrepreneurial Acceleration Program, better known as the LEAP Inventor Challenge (LEAP). LEAP exists to propel Washington University intellectual property towards commercialization. The competition supports all Washington University …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature: Jonathan Cooper, Ph.D.

Greatly influenced by Mr. Spock, perhaps it was a logical decision for Jon Cooper to become a scientist. Another great influence was Doctor Who, and although he has (so far) failed to achieve time travel, he has instead worked at several institutions in Europe and the US. The latest stage …

OFD News

Education Skills Program – August 2018

The Department of Pediatrics’ inaugural Education Skills Program sponsored by Office of Faculty Development was a success. The goals of this program are to enhance our skills as educators, to develop longitudinal peer networking and mentoring, to create productive education interest groups and to enhance the culture of education within …

Clinical News

Emergency services now provided at Northwest HealthCare

As of July 1, pediatricians with Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children’s Hospital will provide coverage in Christian Hospital’s Northwest HealthCare Emergency Department, located at 1220 Graham Rd., in Florissant, Mo. Kimberly Quayle, MD, Chief of Pediatric Emergency Medicine will serve as medical director of the pediatric hospitalist service …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature: Kathleen Simpson, M.D.

Kathleen Simpson is a St. Louis native who grew up in University City as one of five children. She has fond memories of spending family free time in Forest Park on the bike trail and in the museums as a child. Her grandmother, in particular, was known for camping out …

New Employees

Welcome New Faculty & Staff – July 2018

STAFF Name Title Division Taylor Bardsley Clinical Research Aide Diagnostic Center Miriam Bisada Clinical Research Aide Infectious Disease Rebecca Chen WU Student Hematology/Oncology Miranda Christ Lab Asst I/Glasswasher Endocrinology & Diabetes Mikaela Dentinger Research Technician II Newborn Medicine Hannah Fortune Research Technician II Gastroenterology Andrea Gilmore Clinical Research Aide Endocrinology …

IT News

Office 2016 Login Changing to WUSTL Key

On June 26, the login experience for users of Office 2016 on a PC changed. At the next password change or new login to any installed Office 2016 app, Microsoft Office 2016 applications will display the Washington University WUSTL Key login page instead of the normal Windows username/password screen. This …

Faculty News

Storch Named Research Integrity Officer

Dear WashU Research Community, I am delighted to announce that Gregory Storch, MD, has agreed to take on the role of Research Integrity Officer (RIO) for Washington University, effective July 1, 2018. Greg will replace Aubrey Morrison, MBBS, MACP, who has served in this role since 2006. Greg is the …