New Employees

Welcome New Faculty & Staff – December 2017

FACULTY Name Title Division Douglas Stewart Fitzwater Assistant Professor (PEFA) Hospitalist Medicine STAFF Name Title Division Kristina Gunn Patient Care Assoc (Trainee) Ambulatory Care Meghan Huff Research Nurse Coordinator l Critical Care Sarah Marie Jensen Clinical Research Aide Infectious Disease Elizabeth Anne McQuaid Case Worker I Diagnostic Center Zhimin Song …

Funded Awards

Funded Awards – December 2017

PI Agency Title Mary Dinauer NIH/R01/University of Southern California Leukocyte NADPH Oxidase Variants in Lupus Todd Druley CDI Applying Error-Corrected Sequencing to Detect Minimal … Sarah Garwood St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund Jennings School-Based Health Clinic Monica Hulbert NIH/R01/Medical University of South Carolina DISPLACE: Dissemination and Implementation of Stroke …

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities – December 2017

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 – …

Research News

Research News – December 2017

Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement – The revised GPS (dated 10/2017) applies to all NIH grants and cooperative agreements with budget periods beginning on or after October 1, 2017. Click here for more information NSF proposal and award policies and procedures guide has been revised. Click here for more information …

Faculty News

Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation visits The SPOT

Pop star’s organization highlights support the center offers Representatives from Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation stopped by The SPOT in the Central West End on Thursday, Nov. 16, to celebrate and promote youth empowerment and the importance of positive environments. The foundation is visiting and bringing gifts to selected …

Faculty News

Malaria breath test shows promise

People with malaria give off a distinctive “breath-print” that could be used as a test for the disease, according to American scientists. They had already tried out a crude prototype breathalyser in Africa, a tropical medicine conference heard. The test was reasonably good at detecting cases in children, but needs …

Clinical News

SLCH After Hours – Children’s Opens first Pediatric Convenient Care Location

In December, St. Louis Children’s Hospital will open its first convenient care location at 12436 Tesson Ferry Road in South St. Louis County. St. Louis Children’s After Hours™ is the only non-emergency, lower-acuity care center of its kind in the area, designed and staffed specifically for pediatric patients. It is …

Clinical News

Congratulations – Dec 2017

Ana Maria Arbelaez and Kathleen Jay were recognized for Highest Patient Satisfaction on the Top 40 Washington University Clinical Providers list. Click here to download pdf.

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature: Mythili Srinivasan, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Hospitalist Medicine Growing up in Chennai, India, Mythili never dreamed of coming to the US. She completed her Masters in Molecular biology at Madurai, India and had just started her PhD when she sliced off her toe in a scooter accident. A friend in St. Louis …