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Pathology Notables

Dr. Corbo - also received a one-year $40,000 Internal - CRM Seed grant from the Development Biology Department, entitled "Elucidating the Genetic Relationship Between Neuropsychiatric Disease and Cognition".

Marco Colonna, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology and Robert Rock Belliveau, M.D. Professorship in Pathology, and Professor of Medicine, - received a one-year $100,000 grant from the Cure Alzheimer's Fund (CAF), entitled "The Role of TREML2 in Alzheimer's Disease".

Joseph Corbo, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Genetics, and of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, - received a four-year $2,196,250 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled "Converting Bipolar Cells Into Red-Shifted Optogenetic Sensors for Retinal Therapy".

Jeffrey Gordon, M.D., Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Developmental Biology, and of Medicine, and Director, Center for Genome Sciences, - was published on February 25, in Science Translational Medicine, for research on "Gut Microbes Targeted for Diagnosis, Treatment of Childhood Undernutrition". Featured in the Record. https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/gut-microbes-targeted-for-diagnosis-treatment-of-childhood-undernutrition.aspx

Shashikant Kulkarni, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Genetics, and of Pediatrics, Head, Clinical Genomics of Genomics and Pathology Services, and Medical Director, Cytogenomics and Molecular Pathology, - was elected co-chairman of Clinical Genome Resource Program (ClinGen) for Somatic Cancer, National Institutes of Health.

Gwendalyn Randolph, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Medicine, - received a two year $417,900 grant from the Midwest Strategic Pharma-Academic Research Consortium Awards Program (SPARC) – Industry, entitled “Vascular and Lymphatic Remodeling in Crohn's Disease”.

Dr. Virgin and Thaddeus Stappenbeck, M.D., Ph.D., - Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Developmental Biology, have shown that by studying mice, “Mothers can Pass a Trait to their Offspring through the DNA of Bacteria”. Featured in the Record. https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/mothers-can-pass-traits-to-offspring-through-bacterias-DNA.aspx

Dr. Teitelbaum - also received five-year $1,105,250 grant from Shriners Hospitals for Children, entitled "Regulating TNF Family Activity and Receptor Oligomerization to Treat Skeletal Diseases".

Dr. Gordon - was awarded the King Faisal International Prize in Medicine. The annual prize, awarded by the King Faisal Foundation in Saudi Arabia, recognizes scientists whose research has major benefits to humanity. Featured in the Record. https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Gordon-awarded-King-Faisal-International-Prize-in-Medicine.aspx

Edward Pearce, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Medicine, and of Molecular Microbiology, - received a five-year $1,906,250 from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, entitled "Macrophage Fatty Acid Metabolism in Immunity to Helminths".

Dr. Kulkarni - was also appointed to the External Advisory Board at Cancer Genomics Program (CGP) at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada.

Steven Teitelbaum, M.D., Wilma and Roswell Messing Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Medicine, and Chief, Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, - received a five-year $1,677,500 renewal grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, entitled "Mechanisms of AVB3 Integrin Mediated Bone Resorption".

Dr. Virgin - was featured in Outlook for research on "Possible Treatments Identified for Highly Contagious Stomach Virus". http://outlook.wustl.edu/2015/feb/stomach-virus

Herbert Virgin IV, M.D., Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Professor and Chair, Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, and of Medicine, - received a one-year $200,000 Synergy Award from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, entitled "Novel Role of Bacteriophages in IBD".

Ann Gronowski, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Medical Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry, - received the Distinguished Educator-Clinical Fellow Mentoring Award, Washington University School of Medicine, on February 18, 2015.

Departmental Event Schedules

May 5 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference No Conference 3rd Floor Classroom, Peters Building

May 5 2015 9:15AM Neuro Autopsy Surgical Rounds Classics in Neuropathology - Room 3822, 3rd Floor, West Building

May 5 2015 12:00PM *LGM Case Conference Andy Hsi, M.D. - Chemistry Pathology Library, 3rd Floor West Building, Room 3723

May 5 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

May 5 2015 4:00PM Hematopathology Lymphoma Conference NW Tower, 14th Floor

May 6 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference 1st Year Residents Surgical Pathology Conference BJCIH Building, 5th Floor, Conference Room 5A

May 6 2015 8:00AM Resident/Fellow Monthly Meeting Surgical Pathology Fellows Conference -GU 3rd Floor, Peters Building - Sign-Out Room

May 6 2015 8:00AM AMP Conference 1st Year Unknown Conference BJCIH, 3rd Floor, Room 3506

May 6 2015 9:00AM Block 6 Pathology Course Jennifer Sehn, M.D. - Testicular Pathology Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium

May 6 2015 9:15AM Neuro Micro Surgical Rounds Working Neuropathology Conference - Residents Room 3722, 3rd Floor, West Building

May 6 2015 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

May 6 2015 12:00PM AMP Conference Dermatopathology - Lymphoproliferative - Disorders BJCIH, 3rd Floor, Room 3515

May 6 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

May 6 2015 3:00PM Breast Pathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 3204

May 7 2015 8:00AM Autopsy Gross Organ Review Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor, West Building

May 7 2015 12:00PM *Laboratory and Genomic Medicine Grand Rounds Allison McMullen, Ph.D. - Center for Advanced Medicine, 3rd Floor, Farrell Conference Center, Room 2

May 7 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

May 8 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Conference Lulin Hu, M.D., Ph.D. - FS Conference 3rd Floor Classroom, Peters Building

May 8 2015 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

May 8 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

May 8 2015 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Canceled - AAI Meeting / New Orleans, LA

May 11 2015 9:00AM Block 6 Pathology Course Erika Crouch, M.D., Ph.D. - Pathy Exam: Hematopathology; Ob/Gyn Pathology Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium, LTC 211

May 11 2015 4:15PM *Immunology Seminar Series No Seminar - AAI

May 15 2015 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Terea Ai, Host / Qun Lu (Virgin) / Wing Lam (Pearce) Childrens Hospital, 3rd Floor Auditorium

May 18 2015 4:15PM *Immunology Seminar Series Eynav Klechevsky, Ph.D., WUSM, Department of Pathology and Immunology - Initiation and Regulation of Immune Response by Human Dendritic Cell Subsets Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Auditorium