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Pathology Notables

Gwendalyn Randolph, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Medicine, - received a two-year $419,271 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled “Local Thermogenesis in Lymphatic Vessel/Node Function”.

Dr. Dantas - was also featured in the following:
  • the Nature journal podcast for his research on antibiotic resistance in soil bacteria. http://www.nature.com/nature/podcast/index-2014-05-22.html
  • the National Institute of General Medical Sciences “Inside Life Sciences” article “On the Trail of Drug-Defying Superbugs”. http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/insidelifescience/on_the_trail_of_drug_defying_superbugs.html
  • the journal Nature in their Outlook feature “Microbiology: Resistance Fighters”.http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v509/n7498_supp/full/509S6a.html
  • the “People Behind the Science” podcast for his research on “It’s All About Communities when Studying Microbial Genomics and Exchanging Antibiotic Resistance”. http://www.peoplebehindthescience.com/dr-gautam-dantas/


Jeffrey Gordon, M.D., Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Developmental Biology and of Medicine, and Director, Center for Genome Sciences, - has been elected to the American Philosophical Society. Featured in the Record: https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/27023.aspx

Carey-Ann Burnham, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Pediatrics, and Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, - received a one-year, $58,750 grant from The Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation (BJHF) and the Washington University (WU) Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS), entitled “Sequencing and Culture-Based Evaluation of Skin Flora Following Decolonization”.

Bernd Zinselmeyer, Ph.D., Research Instructor in Pathology and Immunology, - received one-year $40,400 award from Washington University School of Medicine, which is supported by the Digestive Disease Research Core Center DDRCC grant P30DK52574, entitled “Intravital Imaging of Peritoneal Macrophages Contribution to Intestinal Health”.

Ching-Cheng (Stan) Huang, Ph.D., Postdoc Research Associate in Immunobiology, - received a two-year $98,476 award from the American Heart Association, entitled “Role of Lipid Droplet Lipolysis in Alternative Macrophage Activation”.

Mathew Gubin, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Immunobiology, - received a three-year $164,500 grant from the Cancer Research Institute, entitled “Using Genomics to Identify Targets of Checkpoint Blockade Cancer Treatment and Identify Optimal Target Antigens for Vaccination”.

Herbert Virgin, M.D., Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Professor and Chair, Pathology and Immunology, and Professor of Molecular Microbiology and of Medicine, - received one-year $50,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences, entitled “Microbiome Analysis in Lung Allograft Dysfunction (MALADy)”.

Gautam Dantas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Biomedical Engineering, - was featured in the Record for research on “Soil Bacteria May Provide Clues to Curbing Antibiotic Resistance” as reported in the journal Nature. https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/26955.aspx

Dr. Burnham - also received the Ellis Benson Award at the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (ACLPS) meeting in San Francisco in May.

Jonathan Heusel, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Genetics, - received three-year $29,912 grant from the National Institutes of Health, New Subaward from Children's Hospital Medical Center (Shaaban), entitled “The NK Cell Response to Prenatal Allotransplantation”.

Shashikant Kulkarni, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Genetics, and of Pediatrics, Head, Clinical Genomics of Genomics and Pathology Services, and Medical Director, Cytogenomics and Molecular Pathology, - received a honor award from the Centers for Disease Control and Agency for Toxic Subtstances and Disease Registry, US Department of Health and Human Services for his excellence in partnering in “Next Generation Sequencing- Standardization of Clinical Testing".

Emil Unanue, M.D., Paul and Ellen Lacy Professor of Pathology and Immunology, - received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Immunologists. The award is the organization’s highest honor. Featured in the Record: https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/27083.aspx.

Departmental Event Schedules

Jul 29 2014 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference Erin Rubin, M.D. - TPIS Transplant Pathology Overview 3rd Floor Classroom, Peters Building

Jul 29 2014 9:15AM Neuro Autopsy Surgical Rounds Classics in Neuropathology - Room 3822, 3rd Floor, West Building

Jul 29 2014 12:00PM LGM Case Conference* Canceled for the Summer

Jul 29 2014 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

Jul 29 2014 4:00PM Hematopathology Lymphoma Conference NW Tower, 14th Floor

Jul 30 2014 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference 1st Year Residents Surgical Pathology Conference BJCIH Building, 5th Floor, Conference Room 5A

Jul 30 2014 9:15AM Breast Pathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

Jul 30 2014 9:15AM Neuro Micro Surgical Rounds Working Neuropathology Conference - Residents Room 3722, 3rd Floor, West Building

Jul 30 2014 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

Jul 30 2014 12:00PM Special Seminar Conference Pest / Spataro / Hardester - Risk Management and Medical Legal Issues Pathology Library, 3rd Floor West Building, Room 3723

Jul 30 2014 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

Jul 31 2014 8:00AM Autopsy Gross Organ Review Conference Chief Resident - Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor, West Building

Jul 31 2014 12:00PM Laboratory and Genomic Medicine Grand Rounds* Canceled for the Summer

Jul 31 2014 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

Aug 1 2014 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Conference Nabeel Yaseen, M.D., Ph.D. - Hematopathology Didatic Conference BJCIH Building, 5th Floor, HemePath Sign-Out Room

Aug 1 2014 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

Aug 1 2014 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

Aug 1 2014 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Canceled for the Summer, will resume in September

Aug 4 2014 4:15PM Immunology Seminar Series* Canceled for the Summer

Aug 5 2014 12:00PM LGM Case Conference* Canceled for the Summer

Aug 7 2014 12:00PM Laboratory and Genomic Medicine Grand Rounds* Canceled for the Summer

Aug 8 2014 1:00PM Clinical Chemistry Journal Club Yaman Tarabishy, MD TBD Barnes-Jewish Hospital Service Building, 2nd Floor, Classroom B

Aug 8 2014 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Canceled for the Summer, will resume in September

Aug 11 2014 4:15PM Immunology Seminar Series* Canceled for the Summer