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John W Turk, MD

Professor, Pathology & Immunology

Phone314 362-2602

Emailjturk@wustl.edu

Additional Titles

  • Alan and Edith Wolff Professor in Endocrinology
  • Director, Medicine Dept. Mass Spectrometry Facility 8 SW Tower

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Education

  • AB, Summa Cum Laude: Washington University, St. Louis, MO (1970)
  • MD, PhD: Washington University, St. Louis, MO (1976)
  • Intern in Internal Medicine: University of Chicago (1977)
  • Resident in Laboratory and Genomic Medicine: Washington University, St. Louis, MO (1978)
  • Resident in Internal Medicine: Washington University, St. Louis, MO (1980)
  • Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology: Vanderbilt University (1982)

Recognition

  • Career Development Award, Pharmaceutical Manufacturer’s Association, 1983-1985
  • Research Career Development Award, National Institutes of Health, 1987-1992
  • Elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation honor society, 1991
  • Study Section Membership, Medical Biochemistry, National Institutes of Health, 1992-96
  • MERIT Award, National Institutes of Health, 1993-2001
  • Elected to Association of American Physicians honor society, 2001
  • MERIT Award, National Institutes of Health, 2001-2011
  • Appointed to the Editorial Board, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 2007-2012
  • Appointed to External Evaluation Committee, National Institutes of Health Common Fund Metabolomics Program, 2013-2016
  • Appointed to second term, Editorial Board, Journal of Biological Chemistry 2014-2019
  • Installed as Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor in Endocrinology, Washington Univ. School of Medicine, 2014

Research Interests

Phospholipase A2 in Pancreatic Islet Beta Cell Biology

Mass Spectrometry of Complex Lipids

Editorial Responsibilities

2007-2012 and 2014-2019 Editorial Board J. Biol. Chem.
1993-1996 Editorial Board Diabetes

Service to the Department

1982-Present Director of Drug Analysis and Toxicology


Assistant
Suzi Schumacher
314-362-2602
s.schumacher@wustl.edu

Lab Phone: 314-362-7878
Office Location: 855 SW Tower