New Employees

Welcome New Faculty & Staff – March 2018

STAFF Name Title Division Kelly Allard Patient Billing/Servcs Rep II Ambulatory Care Paige Arndt Patient Safety Nurse Coord Central Admin Ashley Bollinger Staff Nurse PCRU Nicole Crisp Nurse Practitioner Hematology/Oncology Melissa Gorsuch Patient Billing/Servcs Rep II Ambulatory Care Tamara Haydon Supv Clinical Office Non Cred Ambulatory Care Susan Joh WU …

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities – March 2018

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 – …

Funded Awards

Funded Awards – March 2018

PI Agency Title Jennifer Avari Silva NIH/SBIR/STTR/Sentiar, Inc. Using Augmented reality to Make Cardiac Ablation Simpl… Todd Druley Leukemia & Lymphoma Society/Career Development Program Parallel digital, single-molecule quantitation of fusi… Andrea Granados Wash U CRTC/KL2 Glucose Dysregulation, Body Composition and Andrew Janowski NIH/K08 Characterization of Astrovirus VA1, A Novel Neurotropi… …

Faculty News

$5 million aids development of artificial red blood cells

Research focused on preventing deaths from traumatic bleeding by Kristina Sauerwein • February 26, 2018 Trauma is the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 46. In the U.S., there are about 30,000 preventable deaths each year in patients with severe bleeding from trauma. In an effort to stem the …

Faculty News

Genetic Lung Disease’s Molecular Roots Identified

Insight into primary ciliary dyskinesia could aid treatment By Tamara Bhandari  January 23, 2018 Respiratory infections peak during the winter months, and most people recover within a few weeks. But for those with a rare genetic lung disease, the sniffling, coughing and congestion never end. The tiny hairlike structures called cilia that …

Faculty News

Novel Treatment of Fatty Liver Disease

This project seeks to revolutionize NAFLD treatment by selectively targeting a key nutrient sensor in the liver with a novel patentable small molecule inhibitor. Management: Paul W. Hruz, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Diabetes; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cell Biology & Physiology Brian DeBosch, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Cell Biology & …

Faculty News

Society of Pediatric Research

Congratulations to Megan Cooper, Brian DeBosch, Laura Schuettpelz, Indi Trehan and Yumi Turmelle for being elected to the Society of Pediatric Research! Megan A. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D. Brian DeBosch, M.D., Ph.D. Laura Schuettpelz, M.D, Ph.D. Indi Trehan, M.D., M.P.H, DTM&H Yumirle Turmelle, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature: Dustin Baldridge, MD, PhD

Dustin’s parents hail from Arkansas, and his family moved to suburban St. Louis when he was one year old, so that his father could take a position as a computer programmer for the Missouri-Pacific railroad. Dustin is the second of five children, and here discloses the information required of him …

Peds News

Big move for the littlest patients

NICU patients at St. Louis Children’s were moved Jan. 27 into newly opened, expanded unit February 1, 2018 The patients may be tiny, but moving them to their new, temporary home was big. On Jan. 27, 41 infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at St. Louis Children’s Hospital …

IT News

WUPS Tips and Tricks

The CEP is now available for faculty in the profile system. To download a document map which explains how CV fields map to the CEP document, click on Help > Document Maps > Clinician Educator Portfolio – CEP