In his LRF research, Dr. Russler-Germain aims to study how mutations in a gene known as ZNF608 may contribute to the formation of lymphoma. “From our preliminary understanding of ZNF608, we hypothesize it plays a key role in protecting B cells from inappropriate activation of the machinery normally used by immune cells to alter their […]
Category: Current Trainee
Max Peterson, MD, PhD, Receives Knowlton Incentive for Excellence Award (Links to an external site)
Six Department of Medicine physicians received the Knowlton Incentive for Excellence award during an award ceremony hosted by The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital on November 28, 2022. The awards recognize and support medical residents who exemplify a compassionate spirit combined with outstanding knowledge and skill.
Naina Rengarajan, MD, PhD, receives Medical Dermatology Society Mentorship Award
Congratulations to Dr. Naina Rengarajan, PGY-3, who was recently awarded a competitive Medical Dermatology Society Mentorship Program award. She will be working at the National Institute of Health with Dr. Heidi Kong, who is a world expert studying the human microbiome’s role in inflammatory skin diseases.
NIH funding to School of Medicine hits all-time high
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis were awarded $575.8 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in federal fiscal year 2021, according to the School of Medicine’s 2021 State of the School Report, an increase of nearly $88 million over FFY2020. This is an all-time high for the […]
Dr. Leo Shmuylovich awarded prestigious “high risk, high reward” grant
Dr. Schmuylovich is one of four scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to have been awarded prestigious grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) aimed at supporting the researchers’ innovative and impactful biomedical and behavioral research. The grants are among a total of 106 such grants awarded to scientists recognized […]
Dr. Max Petersen awarded Endocrine Fellows Foundation grant
Max Petersen, MD, PhD was awarded the Endocrine Fellows Foundation’s Fellow Research Grant. His research project, titled “Muscle bioactive lipids in metabolically healthy and unhealthy obesity,” has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the Endocrine Fellows Foundation. The grant is intended to cover research over a 1-year time span. For more information, please see this […]
PSTP Trainees elected House Officers in AOA
Please join us in congratulating the recently-elected House Officers in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. The four trainees are:Ryan Day – Department of Medicine, Hematology-Oncology DivisionMichael Kramer – Department of Medicine, Hematology-Oncology DivisionChien-Jung Lin – Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular DivisionCan Sungur – Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Division For more information, please visit WUSM’s […]