The Department of Pathology & Immunology is excited to welcome our newest residents and fellows. For every graduating medical student, Match Day is the next step in their career to working as a doctor and we are thrilled that these residents and fellows have chosen our department to continue their training. Click here to meet […]
Abstract Receives Award from Society for Pediatric Pathology
An abstract co-authored and entitled, “PD-L1/PD-1 Expression in Wilms Tumor: Analysis of 52 cases” has won the Gordon F. Vawter Pathologist-in-Training Award at the Society for Pediatric Pathology 2020 at its Spring Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. The award recognizes meritorious work presented by Jeff Chen, MD based on research conducted by a group of […]
Pathology Faculty Member Selected as Loeb Teaching Fellow
Ian Hagemann, MD, PhD has been selected as the Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellow for the term July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022. “Ian’s contributions to education in pathology and to the medical school are truly outstanding. Among his accomplishments are numerous Distinguished Service Teaching Awards, selection as a chair for […]
Trainee Research Award Day 2020
On Tuesday, the culmination of weeks of work for this year’s Trainee Research Day was put on full display via Zoom. Although different than past events, this year still had the air of excitement as trainees presented their research. This year, the department had 24 individuals present. As per the tradition, the Trainee Research Day […]
Health Professions Fair Intoduces High School Students to Medicine
The Health Professions Fair, sponsored by the Office of Diversity Programs, was held on the Washington University School of Medicine campus on Tuesday, February 4. This career fair for area high school students is designed to expose them to different professions and disciplines within medicine. Fellows, Caroline Franks and Melissa Budelier attended the Health Professions […]
Trainees & Faculty Heading to USCAP
Trainees and faculty from the Pathology & Immunology department will soon be heading to the United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) annual meeting. The meeting will be held from February 29 – March 5, 2020, in Los Angeles, CA. Click here to see a list of presenters at the event. Click here to see the […]
Trainees & Faculty Attend American Society of Dermatopathology
A number of Pathology & Immunology trainees and a faculty member had the amazing opportunity to present research at this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Dermatopathology. The meeting was held October 17-20 in San Diego, CA. The experience, according to one trainee, was very educational, with lots of feedback on their work […]
Residents Receive Awards at Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists Meeting
Eight trainees were awarded the Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award, including Adam Bailey and Jonathan Brestoff who were recognized for their outstanding presentations.
Awardees Announced for Trainee Research Day 2019
The Department of Pathology & Immunology hosted its annual Trainee Research Day which celebrates research by residents and clinical fellows. It featured presentations both oral and poster from trainees.
Gordon receives British Royal Society’s highest honor
Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2018 Copley Medal from the Royal Society in Britain. He is being honored for his studies of human gut microbial communities, which have led to a fundamental shift in the way scientists understand the relationship between microbes, health and […]
Hartley receives 2017 Young Investigator award from Cancer Cytopathology journal
The Young Investigator Challenge is an effort to identify promising young academic cytopathologists in the field. The challenge consisted of a call for papers involving original research relevant to cancer cytopathology and molecular cytopathology, and was open to faculty no more than 5 years removed from their fellowship. Christopher Hartley, MD, a Liver & GI Pathology fellow […]
Medical students honor faculty, residents
Crouch received Course Master of the Year from the class of 2019; Virgin, Edelson received Distinguished Service Awards. Congratulations to all!
Grant updates: July and August 2017
Multiple faculty and post-docs receive grants totaling nearly $8 million. Congratulations to all! Maxim Artyomov, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology & Immunology and of Biomedical Engineering, received a five-year $1,906,250 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Itaconate as Metabolic Regulator of Inflammation”. Takeshi Egawa, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology, received […]
Pathology & Immunology United Way campaign kicks off 10/1
The Department of Pathology & Immunology United Way campaign will run from October 1st to October 31st. Faculty, staff and students can contribute through HRMS or through pledge cards throughout the campaign. To thank you for your participation, the department is sponsoring raffles and a cookie social. Don’t miss your chance to win a coffee […]
Employees encouraged to support the United Way campaign
Employees are encouraged to give their time and financial support to the annual United Way Campaign. Human Resources and the Gephardt Institute again are helping employees find volunteer opportunities in the St. Louis region.
SoutheastHEALTH to begin pathology partnership with Washington University
WashU pathologists, Wettach and LaRue will be on site at SEHealth to offer expert pathology services to the region. The hospital will also have access to all WashU pathologists through our telepathology program.
Dehner, Kyriakos, Maluf, Pfeifer and Ritter on list of Best Doctors in America in 2017
The five Pathology & Immunology faculty are among 449 Washington University physicians who were selected to be on the list this year. Congratulations to all!
Department welcomes new residents and fellows in 2017
Twelve new residents and 20 new fellows joined the Department of Pathology & Immunology in the beginning of July. Residents Heba Abdelal, MD – AP/CP Brooj Abro, MD – AP/CP Zahra Alipour, MD – AP/CP Adam Bailey, MD, PhD – CP/PSTP Jie-Fu Chen, MD – AP/CP Matthew Hedberg, MD, PhD – AP Arjun Raman, MD, […]
New imaging technique aims to help surgeons remove cancer
Deborah Veis (Novack), MD, PhD is the co-senior author on the study that was published in Science Advances.
Department celebrates laboratory professional week
Medical Laboratory Professionals week was observed nationally the week of April 23-29, 2017. The Department of Pathology & Immunology took this opportunity to recognize the service and dedication of all individuals who contribute to the missions of the Department. Celebrations consisted of raffles, service awards, a photo contest, a luncheon and more. Download the newsletter for summaries of […]
Grant updates: January and February 2017
Grants totaling nearly $10 million were awarded to faculty and trainees in Immunobiology, Laboratory & Genomic Medicine and Anatomic & Molecular Pathology. Congratulations to all! Kyunghee Choi, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology, received a four-year $1,856,628 grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, entitled “Hemangioblast Development and Regulation”. Marco Colonna, MD, Professor […]
Sanati directs the first international congress of the International Academy of Pathology – Iran division
The congress, held in Tabriz, Iran in November 2016, focused on ‘Recent Updates in Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Breast Cancer’. Souzan Sanati, MD, Assistant Professor of Pathology & Immunology, also presented at the meeting.
Crouch and Edelson receive teaching awards from medical students
Erika Crouch received the Course Master of the Year from the class of 2018 and Brian Edelson received a Distinguished Service Teaching Award from the class of 2019.
Gordon receives Beering Award
Honor recognizes pioneering work on the human microbiome
Murphy, Virgin elected to National Academy of Sciences
Membership is one of highest honors that can be awarded to U.S. scientists
Collins elected as member of the ASC executive board
Dr. Collins will serve as an executive board member at the 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting for the American Society of Cytopathology. The meeting is head November 2015. Brian Collins, MD is Associate Professor of Pathology & and Immunology, Section Head of Cytopathology and the Program Director of the Cytopathology Fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
El-Mofty selected as member of the Consensus and Editorial Committee for ‘WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumors’
Samir EL-Mofty, DMD, MS, PhD, Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Section Head of ENT Pathology, has been selected to be a member in the Consensus and Editorial Committee for ‘WHO Classification of Head and Neck Tumors’, 4th edition.