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Pathology Notables

Dr. Virgin and Thaddeus Stappenbeck, M.D., Ph.D., - Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Developmental Biology, have shown that by studying mice, “Mothers can Pass a Trait to their Offspring through the DNA of Bacteria”. Featured in the Record. https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/mothers-can-pass-traits-to-offspring-through-bacterias-DNA.aspx

Steven Teitelbaum, M.D., Wilma and Roswell Messing Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Medicine, and Chief, Division of Anatomic and Molecular Pathology, - received a five-year $1,677,500 renewal grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, entitled "Mechanisms of AVB3 Integrin Mediated Bone Resorption".

Dr. Teitelbaum - also received five-year $1,105,250 grant from Shriners Hospitals for Children, entitled "Regulating TNF Family Activity and Receptor Oligomerization to Treat Skeletal Diseases".

Joseph Corbo, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Genetics, and of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, - received a four-year $2,196,250 grant from the National Institutes of Health, entitled "Converting Bipolar Cells Into Red-Shifted Optogenetic Sensors for Retinal Therapy".

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, - was published on February 25, in Science Translational Medicine, for research on "Gut Microbes Targeted for Diagnosis, Treatment of Childhood Undernutrition". Featured in the Record. https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/gut-microbes-targeted-for-diagnosis-treatment-of-childhood-undernutrition.aspx

Edward Pearce, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Medicine, and of Molecular Microbiology, - received a five-year $1,906,250 from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, entitled "Macrophage Fatty Acid Metabolism in Immunity to Helminths".

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, - was elected co-chairman of Clinical Genome Resource Program (ClinGen) for Somatic Cancer, National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Gordon - was awarded the King Faisal International Prize in Medicine. The annual prize, awarded by the King Faisal Foundation in Saudi Arabia, recognizes scientists whose research has major benefits to humanity. Featured in the Record. https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/Gordon-awarded-King-Faisal-International-Prize-in-Medicine.aspx

Marco Colonna, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology and Robert Rock Belliveau, M.D. Professorship in Pathology, and Professor of Medicine, - received a one-year $100,000 grant from the Cure Alzheimer's Fund (CAF), entitled "The Role of TREML2 in Alzheimer's Disease".

Ann Gronowski, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology, of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Medical Co-Director of Clinical Chemistry, - received the Distinguished Educator-Clinical Fellow Mentoring Award, Washington University School of Medicine, on February 18, 2015.

Gwendalyn Randolph, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology and Immunology and of Medicine, - received a two year $417,900 grant from the Midwest Strategic Pharma-Academic Research Consortium Awards Program (SPARC) – Industry, entitled “Vascular and Lymphatic Remodeling in Crohn's Disease”.

Dr. Virgin - was featured in Outlook for research on "Possible Treatments Identified for Highly Contagious Stomach Virus". http://outlook.wustl.edu/2015/feb/stomach-virus

Herbert Virgin IV, M.D., Ph.D., Edward Mallinckrodt Professor and Chair, Pathology and Immunology, Professor of Molecular Microbiology, and of Medicine, - received a one-year $200,000 Synergy Award from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, entitled "Novel Role of Bacteriophages in IBD".

Dr. Kulkarni - was also appointed to the External Advisory Board at Cancer Genomics Program (CGP) at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Corbo - also received a one-year $40,000 Internal - CRM Seed grant from the Development Biology Department, entitled "Elucidating the Genetic Relationship Between Neuropsychiatric Disease and Cognition".

Departmental Event Schedules

May 22 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Conference Ilke Nalbantoglu, M.D. - Mesenchymal Neoplasms of the GI Tract BJCIH, 3rd Floor, Room 3510

May 22 2015 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

May 22 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

May 22 2015 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Wing Lam, Host / Elizabeth Germino (Shaw) / Megan Epperson (Fremont) - Childrens Hospital, 3rd Floor Auditorium

May 25 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference No Conference - Holiday

May 25 2015 9:15AM Gross Neuropath Conference (Neuro) Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor, West Building

May 25 2015 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

May 25 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

May 25 2015 4:15PM *Immunology Seminar Series No Seminar - Canceled for the Summer

May 26 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference No Conference

May 26 2015 9:15AM Neuro Autopsy Surgical Rounds Classics in Neuropathology - Room 3822, 3rd Floor, West Building

May 26 2015 12:00PM *LGM Case Conference Jeffrey Papiernik, M.D. / Jeff Szymanski, M.D., Ph.D. - Micro Pathology Library, 3rd Floor West Building, Room 3723

May 26 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

May 26 2015 4:00PM Hematopathology Lymphoma Conference NW Tower, 14th Floor

May 27 2015 8:00AM AMP Conference 1st Year Unknown Conference BJCIH, 3rd Floor, Room 3506

May 27 2015 8:00AM *Cytopathology Teaching Conference Brian Collins, M.D. - Cytology - Pancreas / GI EUS BJCIH, 3rd Floor, Room 3510

May 27 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Path Conference 1st Year Residents Surgical Pathology Conference BJCIH Building, 5th Floor, Conference Room 5A

May 27 2015 9:15AM Neuro Micro Surgical Rounds Working Neuropathology Conference - Residents Room 3722, 3rd Floor, West Building

May 27 2015 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

May 27 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

May 27 2015 3:00PM Breast Pathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 3204

May 28 2015 8:00AM Autopsy Gross Organ Review Conference Louis Dehner, M.D. Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor, West Building

May 28 2015 12:00PM *Laboratory and Genomic Medicine Grand Rounds George Miles, M.D., Ph.D. - Center for Advanced Medicine, 3rd Floor, Farrell Conference Center, Room 2

May 28 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

May 29 2015 8:00AM *Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Conference No Conference

May 29 2015 10:30AM Hematopathology Consensus Conference BJCIH Building, Conference Room 5829

May 29 2015 2:00PM Autopsy Gross Sign Out Conference Autopsy Suite, 1st Floor West Building

May 29 2015 4:00PM Immunology Work In Progress (WIP) Elizabeth Germino, Host / Byungil Kim (Egawa) / Chih-Hao Chang (Pearce) / Jesse Williams (Randolph) - Childrens Hospital, 3rd Floor Auditorium