Clinical News

Clinical News May 2018

EPIC on the WAY We are approaching the final weeks of preparation for Epic. A few key points you need to keep in mind as you get ready for go-live. Epic will not be available to end users until ALL training is complete. This includes classroom training and personalization labs. …

New Employees

Welcome New Faculty & Staff – May 2018

FACULTY Name Title Division Nicole Catherine Deptula Assistant Professor (PEFA) Newborn Medicine STAFF Name Title Division Juliana DaFonseca Research Nurse Coordinator l Critical Care Medicine Leandra Kohnen Medical Secretary II Hematology/Oncology MacKenzie Lyles Clinical Nurse Coordinator Endocrinology & Diabetes Reuben Olayinka Olaniyi Postdoc Research Associate Critical Care Medicine Jessica Tan …

Peds News

Peds News – May 2018

Parking Rates The parking rates for FY19 and FY20 are listed below for each parking type. The new rate will be effective July 1 of each year. Parking type FY19 FY20 Surface Lot/Unreserved* $74 $79 Clayton Garage/Unreserved $75 $77 Duncan Garage** $77 $81 Metro Garage/Unreserved $89 $91 WUSM Tier 1*** …

Research News

Research News – May 2018

We are pleased to announce effective immediately Washington University is in full support of the use of single IRBs for multi-site human subjects research. Click here for more information Updated process to add summer students as research team members. Click here for more information Reminders from the Missouri Department of …

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities May 2018

National Institutes of Health R01 Series – new: June 5 U01 – new: June 5 K Series – new: June 12 R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – new: June 16 R15 – new, renewal, resubmission, revision: June 25 NIH Due Dates Washington University Internal Competitions – …

Funded Awards

Funded Awards May 2018

PI Agency Title Leonard Bacharier University of Pittsburgh Vitamin D to Prevent Severe Asthma Exacerbations in Hi… Amy Clark WU DRC/Pilot and Feasibility Defining the Role of Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in t… Paul Hruz Washington University Center for Drug Discovery/ Matching Micro Grant Matching Micro Grant Program David Hunstad NIH/R01 …

Faculty News

Rates of autism continue to rise, new data indicate

Many children still diagnosed late, after age 4 April 26, 2018 New statistics indicate rates of autism in children have continued to increase. However, the rates have increased only modestly, suggesting there may be a leveling off. Still, researchers found that many children aren’t getting diagnosed until age 4 or …

Faculty News

Bowen, Perlmutter elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 19, 2018 Washington University in St. Louis sociocultural anthropologist John R. Bowen and David H. Perlmutter, MD, dean of the School of Medicine, join the likes of President Barack Obama, actor Tom Hanks and Supreme Court Justice Sonia M. Sotomayor as newly elected members of the American Academy of …

Faculty News

Cooper named director of center for primary immunodeficiencies

Newly established Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic and Research Center is at SLCH April 5, 2018 Megan Cooper, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of pediatrics and of pathology and immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named director of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic and Research Center for …

Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Aimée Baumann-Dudenhoeffer, M.D.

Aimee was born in Oregon, in a tiny coastal town (population 1000) so remote there was no radio or TV station. There, she developed an early interest in caring for sick newborns when her very first pet– a feral kitten she adopted– developed encephalitis. Her mother treated the kitten with …