Daniel M Webber, MD, PhD

Instructor, Pathology & Immunology

Education

  • BS in Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, 2004
  • BS in Exercise Science, University of Arkansas, 2006
  • MS in in Food Science, University of Arkansas, 2006
  • MD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2017
  • PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2017
  • Chief Resident in Clinical Pathology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2019
  • Fellow in Molecular Genetic Pathology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2020
  • Resident in Clinical Pathology, Washington University in St. Louis/ Barnes Jewish Hospital/ St. Louis Children’s Hospital, 2021

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Pathology

Subspecialty

Molecular genetic pathology

Recognition

  • Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists, 2019

Honor Society Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Research Interests

Gut microbiome, molecular microbiology

Lab Website

Gordon Lab

Publications

PubMed

Han ND, Cheng J, Delannoy-Bruno O, Webber D, Terrapon N, Henrissat B, Rodionov DA, Arzamasov AA, Osterman AL, Hayashi DK, Meynier A, Vinoy S, Desai C, Marion S, Barratt MJ, Heath AC, Gordon JI. Microbial liberation of N-methylserotonin from orange fiber in gnotobiotic mice and humans. Cell. 2022 Jul 7;185(14):2495-2509.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2022.06.004. PMID: 35764090
Webber DM, Wallace MA, Burnham CD. Stop Waiting for Tomorrow: Disk Diffusion Performed on Early Growth Is an Accurate Method for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing with Reduced Turnaround Time. J Clin Microbiol. 2022 May 18;60(5):e0300720. doi: 10.1128/JCM.03007-20. PMID: 35107304
Chen RY, Mostafa I, Hibberd MC, Das S, Lynn HM, Webber DM, Mahfuz M, Barratt MJ, Ahmed T, Gordon JI. Melding microbiome and nutritional science with early child development. Nat Med. 2021 Sep;27(9):1503-1506. doi: 10.1038/s41591-021-01451-1. PMID: 34326550.
Chen RY, Mostafa I, Hibberd MC, Das S, Mahfuz M, Naila NN, Islam MM, Huq S, Alam MA, Zaman MU, Raman AS, Webber DM, Zhou C, Sundaresan V, Ahsan K, Meier MF, Barratt MJ, Ahmed T, Gordon JI. A Microbiota-Directed Food Intervention for Undernourished Children. N Engl J Med. 2021 Apr 22;384(16):1517-1528. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa2023294. PMID: 33826814
Webber DM, Wallace MA, Burnham CA, Anderson NW. Evaluation of the BioFire FilmArray Pneumonia Panel for Detection of Viral and Bacterial Pathogens in Lower Respiratory Tract Specimens in the Setting of a Tertiary Care Academic Medical Center. J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jun 24;58(7):e00343-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00343-20. PMID: 32321782
Hughes AEO, Webber DM, Wallace MA, Johnson C, Burnham CA, Anderson NW. Comparable Detections of Viral Pathogens in Lower Respiratory Tract Specimens with the BioFire Respiratory Panel 2 and the BioFire Pneumonia Panel. J Clin Microbiol. 2020 May 26;58(6):e00254-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00254-20. PMID: 32269103
Farnsworth CW, Webber DM, Krekeler JA, Budelier MM, Bartlett NL, Gronowski AM. Parameters for Validating a Hospital Pneumatic Tube System. Clin Chem. 2019 May;65(5):694-702. doi: 10.1373/clinchem.2018.301408. PMID: 30808643.
Nembhard WN, Tang X, Hu Z, MacLeod S, Stowe Z, Webber D; National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Maternal and infant genetic variants, maternal periconceptional use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and risk of congenital heart defects in offspring: population based study. BMJ. 2017 Mar 6;356:j832. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j832. PMID: 28264803
Webber DM, MacLeod SL, Bamshad MJ, Shaw GM, Finnell RH, Shete SS, Witte JS, Erickson SW, Murphy LD, Hobbs C. Developments in our understanding of the genetic basis of birth defects. Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol. 2015 Aug;103(8):680-91. doi: 10.1002/bdra.23385. PMID: 26033863
Webber DM, Hettiarachchy NS, Li R, Horax R, Theivendran S. Phenolic profile and antioxidant activity of extracts prepared from fermented heat-stabilized defatted rice bran. J Food Sci. 2014 Nov;79(11):H2383-91. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12658. PMID: 25307751.