Erika Crouch, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Immunology, Faculty of Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, and Course Leader of Sophomore Pathology Course - ,has been chosen as the Preclinical Teacher of the Year by the Class of 2013. She will be presented with the award on May 17, 2013 at the annual commencement ceremony.
Gautam Dantas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Biomedical Engineering - , received a four-year $1,216,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled "Establishment and Dynamics of Antibiotic Resistance Reservoirs in Developing Intestinal Microbiota".
Joseph Corbo, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Genetics, and of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - , was featured in the Record for his article on "Altering Eye Cells May One Day Restore Vision". https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/24846.aspx
Maxim Artyomov, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Biomedical Engineering - , received a one-year $62,007 training award from the New Industry Fixed Price Agreement, entitled “Systems Immunology of Alzheimer's Disease”.
Herbert Virgin IV, M.D., Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Professor and Head, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Director and Principal Investigator, Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and of Medicine - received a one year $135,000 grant from The Broad Foundation, entitled "Viruses as Potential Triggers for Ulcerative Colitis".
Deepta Bhattacharya, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology - , received a five-year $1,500,000 grant from The New York Stem Cell Research Foundation (NYSCF), entitled “Stem Cell-Based Strategies for Vaccine Design”.
The Department of Pathology and Immunology is grateful for the generous support of - Dr. Gayle P.W. Jackson, Dr. Frederick T. Kraus
Gaya Amarasinghe, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics - , received a five-year $857,050 subaward from The Mt. Sinai, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, entitled “Filovirus Genes Preserved in Mammalian Genomes: Impact on Viral Replication”.
Brian Edelson, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology - , received a two-year, $150,000 Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award from the March of Dimes Foundation, entitled "Analysis of Dendritic Cells at the Maternal-Fetal Interface during Listeria Infection".
Dr. Amarasinghe - also received a two-year $300,000 grant from the Children's Discovery Institute, entitled “Characterization of Structure-Based Targets for Vaccines against Respiratory Syncytial Virus”.
Yair Dorsett, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar - , received a one-year $52,000 grant from the American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship, entitled “Mechanistic Basis of Genomic Instability in Lymphoid Cancers".
Nima Mosammaparast, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology - , entitled "Tumor Specific Functions of the ALKBH3 Complex in DNA Alkylation Damage Repair".
Marco Colonna, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Medicine, - received a two-year $322,336 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Controlling NK Cell Anti-Cancer Activity: The Role of Nutrients and Supplements”.
Bijal Parikh, M.D., Ph.D., Research Instructor in Pathology and Immunology - , received a five-year $843,545 career award from the National Institutes of Health, entitled "Mechanisms of the Natural Killer Cell Antiviral Effector Response".
Sonika Dahiya, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology - , received a seven-month $18,900 Children's Tumor Foundation subaward from Massachusetts General Hospital, entitled “NF-1-Associated Gliomas Multicenter Consortium – Initiative for Tumor Statification and the Identification of Prognostic Indicators and Treatable Targets”.
Departmental Event Schedules
May 23 2013 8:00AM Autopsy Gross Organ Review Conference Louis Dehner, M.D. - Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor, West Building
May 23 2013 12:00PM Laboratory and Genomic Medicine Conference* Heather McLaughlin, Ph.D. - Clinical Reporting in the Era of Genome Sequencing: Lessons Learned From the MedSeq Project Center for Advance Medicine, 3rd Floor, Farrell Conference Room 2
May 23 2013 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building
May 24 2013 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Conference Cory Bernadt, M.D., Ph.D. - Liver Cytopathology 3rd Floor Classroom, Peters Building
May 24 2013 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829
May 24 2013 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building
May 24 2013 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Samuel Lam, Host / Christina Song (Colonna) / Nick Manieri (Stappenbedk) / Maria Gainey (Yokoyama) - Childrens Hospital - 3rd Floor Auditorium