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Clinician Education Portfolio Workshop

Save the Date: Feb. 22, 3-5 pm in SLCH 6100H. Register here
Open to all faculty.
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Faculty Night at Red Herring Escape Room in the Loop

Jan. 22, 2019, 5:45-7:00 pm; Room:
The Oval-ish Office
Only 10 spots available. Register here asap!
6358 Delmar Blvd Suite #222; Cost $27.50 plus tax payable on the night of the event
Questions? Contact
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Faculty Breakfast

Guest Speaker: Kyleigh Kirbach, RDN, LD, WUSM Dept. of Medicine – Nutritional Science
“The Current Research on Nutrition, Weight Loss and Fads” …to help with your New Year’s resolution!
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Faculty and Fellow Happy Hour at CWE iTap

February 7, 2019 4-7 pm
16 S. Euclid (Walking distance from campus)
Drinks and appetizers provided; Registration not required
As always please ensure you consume alcohol responsibly and not drive under the influence, and do not attend to clinical responsibilities afterwards.
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Faculty and Fellow Book Club

Feb. 12, 2019, 6:30 pm @ Brasilia, 3212 South Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63118
Book Choice: The Power by Naomi Alderman
To participate, please register here.
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Faculty Night at Time for Dinner

8506 Manchester Rd, Brentwood, MO 63144
February 27 @ 6:30 pm
$10 off to everyone who attends
You may bring 1 helper with you spouse or a child who can focus for the entire session
If our group makes 60 meals, TFD gives us $145.00 worth of free gift cards for future use. We will hold a drawing to share with 3 attendees. Registration is open.
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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 dinner
  • Wednesday night family meal Takeaway Boxed Dinners.

Jan/Feb Whittemore House Newsletter and Events.
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Did you Know…

A Weight Watchers at Work program is held on Thursdays at 11:30 am in the MPRB 3rdfloor small conference room? Open to anyone on campus. To join, just attend a meeting. For questions, contact Janet Braun,


Faculty Feature

Julie Nogee, M.D.

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 Baltimore, MD, Julie often liked to remind her parents of St. Louis’ superiority to Baltimore at every opportunity.
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Faculty News

Joshua B. Rubin, M.D., Ph.D.

Sex differences identified in deadly brain tumors
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. Louis has identified distinct molecular signatures of glioblastoma in men and women that help explain such underlying disparities in patients’ response to treatment and survival.
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Funded Awards

Congratulations to Eve Colson, Jennifer Ikle, Mark Lowe, Emily Mathews, Jessica Pittman, Katie Plax, Daniel Rosenbluth, Kathleen Simpson, Gregory Storch, Kentaro Yomogida
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Funding Opportunities

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

  • Lloyd J. Old STAR Program is requesting applications for this new grant opportunity. The CRI Lloyd J. Old STAR Program—Scientists TAking Risks—will provide long-term funding to mid-career scientists, providing them a degree of freedom and flexibility to pursue high-risk, high-reward research at the forefront of discovery and innovation
  • Multiple AACR Grant Opportunities – deadline January 10, 2019
  • Children’s Discovery Institute – Call for Proposals, LOI due 5:00 p.m. on February 1, 2019
  • Edward P. Evans Foundation, Discovery Research Grants & Young Investigator Awards in MDS, application deadline January 31, 2019

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Welcome New Employees

The Department of Pediatrics recently welcomed many new employees.
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Research News

  • New National Institutes of Health Policy for T Grants – On November 7, 2018, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a policy requiring applications for institutional training grants (T15, T32, T34, T35, T36, T37, T90/R90, TL1, TL4) must include a letter on institutional letterhead signed by a key institutional leader that describes the institutional commitment to ensuring that proper policies, procedures, and oversight are in place to prevent discriminatory harassment and other discriminatory practices.
  • “From Clinical Discovery to Community Impact” – 2nd Annual Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) Symposium and Poster Session, Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Eric P. Newman Education Center
  • IRB Executive Chair – We are seeking to fill the IRB Executive Chair position with an experienced physician/clinical investigator committed to advancing human subjects research at Washington University’s Medical Center and Danforth Campus
  • The Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC) is accepting applications for programs providing advanced training in Clinical Investigation! Postdocs, Fellows, Faculty, Jr. Faculty, and Instructors are encouraged to apply for MTPCI and MSCI

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Upcoming Events

Pediatrics Molecular Medicine Seminar (PMMS) Series –

The Jeffrey Modell Pediatric Translational Immunology Conf. – Read more. (February 1)
Pediatric Research “What You Need to Know Wednesdays” Series – Read more. (January 9)

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Peds News

Holiday Party at the City Museum
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