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Pathology Notables

Eugene Oltz, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology, - received a five-year $1,906,250 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Topological Mechanisms of DNA Break Repair in Lymphocytes”.

Archana Shenoy, M.D., second year resident in Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, - received the Gordon F. Vawter Pathologist in Training Award at the Society for Pediatric Pathology 2015 Spring Meeting for her paper entitled, “Clinical Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing of Malignancies in the Pediatric Age Group: Spectrum of Identified Mutations”. The meeting was in March.

Ronald Jackups, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, and Assistant Medical Director of BJH Blood Bank and Hematology Laboratory, - received a one-year $35,835 grant from the Barnes Jewish Hospital Foundation, entitled “Development of Clinical Decision Support Tools for Patient Blood Management”.

Marco Colonna, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Robert Rock Belliveau, M.D. Professorship in Pathology, and Professor of Medicine, - received a four-year $1,372,500 grant from the National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, entitled “CRTAM-CADM1 Interaction in the Biology of Gut Lymphocytes”.

Daved Fremont, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, and of Molecular Microbiology, - received a one-year $231,539 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Mechanisms of Orthopoxvirus Host Control and Viral Immune Evasion Continuation”.

Dr. Colonna - also received a two-year $473,622 industry contract from MedImmune, LLC, entitled “pDC in Human Biology and Pathology”.

Steven Teitelbaum, M.D., Messing Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Medicine, and Chief, Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, - received the International Bone and Mineral Society’s Pieter Gaillard Founders Award on April 27, 2015 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The IBMS Pieter Gaillard Founders Award is in recognition of outstanding contributions, research, leadership, and dedication to the International Bone & Mineral Society and the field of bone and mineral research.

Robert Schreiber, Ph.D., Alumni Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, and Director, Center for Human Immunology and Immunotherapy Programs, - received a five-year $2,142,423 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Development of Genomics Based Personalized Cancer Immunotherapy”.

Dr. Dantas - was also featured in the Record for “Common Bacteria on Verge of Becoming Resistant Superbugs”. http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Common-bacteria-on-verge-of-becoming-antibiotic-resistant-superbugs.aspx

Gautam Dantas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Biomedical Engineering, - was awarded the Academy of Science St. Louis 2015 Innovation Award, which recognizes a scientist or engineer 40 or younger, who has demonstrated exceptional potential for future accomplishments in science, engineering, or technology. Featured in the Record. http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Academy-of-Science-St-Louis-honors-Washington-University-researchers.aspx

Herbert Virgin IV, M.D., Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Professor and Chair, Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Microbiology, and of Medicine, - received a four-year $3,139,525 grant from the National Institutes of Health / Office of the Director, entitled “Primate Infectious Disease Resource (PIDR)”.

Jennifer Enright, M.D., Ph.D., Graduate student in the lab of Joseph Corbo, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Genetics, and of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, - is the winner of the 2015 O’Leary Prize for her presentation, entitled “Dynamic Spectral Tuning of Photoreceptors is Mediated by Cyp27c1”. http://neuroscienceresearch.wustl.edu/Pages/OLearyPrize.aspx

Nima Mosammaparast, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology, - received a five-year $1,744,220 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Mechanism and Regulation of the DNA Alkylation Damage Response”.

Dr. Mosammaparast - also received a 2015 American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) Young Physician-Scientist Award from the ASCI on April 25, 2015.

Dr. Teitelbaum - also received the Academy of Science’s Peter H. Raven Lifetime Achievement Award for his research of “Cellular Mechanisms that Lead to Osteoporosis”. Featured in the Record. http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Academy-of-Science-St-Louis-honors-Washington-University-researchers.aspx\

Dr. Dantas - was also featured in the Record for “Bacterial Flora of Remote Tribespeople Carries Antibiotic Resistance Genes”. http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Bacterial-flora-of-remote-tribespeople-carries-antibiotic-resistance-genes.aspx

Departmental Event Schedules

Aug 3 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference Marianna Ruzinova, M.D., Ph.D. - Esophagus BJCIH, 3rd Floor, Room 3510

Aug 3 2015 9:15AM Gross Neuropath Conference (Neuro) Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor, West Building

Aug 3 2015 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

Aug 3 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

Aug 3 2015 4:15PM *Immunology Seminar Series Canceled for the Summer

Aug 4 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference BJCIH, 3rd Floor Conference Room 3510

Aug 4 2015 9:15AM Neuro Autopsy Microscopic Review BJCIH Building, Microscope Room 3209

Aug 4 2015 12:00PM *LGM Case Conference Canceled for the Summer

Aug 4 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

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

Aug 5 2015 8:00AM AMP Conference Hannah Krigman, M.D. - Fellows Conference BJCIH, 3rd Floor, Room 3205

Aug 5 2015 8:00AM AMP Conference Erika Crouch, M.D., Ph.D. / Steven Teitelbaum, M.D. - 1st Year Unknown Conference BJCIH, 3rd Floor, Room 3506

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

Aug 5 2015 9:15AM Neuropathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Microscope Room 3209

Aug 5 2015 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

Aug 5 2015 12:00PM AMP Conference Andras Schaffer, M.D., Ph.D. - Dermpath - Introduction / Basic Pathologic Changes BJCIH, 3rd Floor, Room 3510

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

Aug 5 2015 3:00PM Breast Pathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 3204

Aug 6 2015 8:00AM *Autopsy Gross Organ Review Conference Louis Dehner, M.D. - Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor, West Building

Aug 6 2015 8:00AM Autopsy Gross Organ Review Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor, West Building

Aug 6 2015 12:00PM *Laboratory and Genomic Medicine Grand Rounds Canceled for the Summer

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

Aug 7 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Conference BJCIH, 3rd Floor Conference Room 3510

Aug 7 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference Marianna Ruzinova, M.D., Ph.D. - Esophagus Unknowns BJCIH, 3rd Floor, Room 3510

Aug 7 2015 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

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

Aug 7 2015 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Canceled for the Summer