Washington University Faculty

Matt Christopher, MD, PhD

Matt Christopher, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medicine

Medical School: Washington University

Research Mentor: Timothy Ley, MD

Research Interests: Improve outcomes for patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and other hematopoietic malignancies utilizing genomic and molecular biology techniques

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Ryan Day, MD, PhD

Instructor in Medicine

Medical School: Washington University

Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology

Mentor: Timothy Ley, MD

Research Interests: Hematologic malignancies and Mechanisms of leukemogenesis

Todd Fehniger, MD, PhD

Todd Fehniger, MD, PhD

Professor in Medicine

Medical School: Ohio State University

Research Mentor:

Research Interests: Cancer, cytokine, immunology, innate immunity, NK cells, small noncoding RNAs, immunotherapy, lymphoma, genomics

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Patrick Grierson, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medicine

Medical School: Ohio State

Mentor: Kian Lim, MD, PhD

Research Interests: identify novel molecular targets, either tumor cell intrinsic or extrinsic, to improve survival in this disease with limited therapeutic options

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Brett Herzog, MD, PhD

Instructor in Medicine

Medical School: University of Oklahoma

Mentor: David DeNardo, PhD

Research Interests: how the tumor microenvironment (TME) impacts the progression and response to therapy in lung cancer

Angela Hirbe, MD, PhD

Angela Hirbe, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medicine

Medical School: Washington University

Research Mentor: David Gutmann, MD, PhD

Research Interests: Sarcoma, metastasis, genomics, cell signalling, NF1, MPNSTs

Meagan Jacoby, MD, PhD

Meagan Jacoby, MD, PhD

Associate Professor in Medicine

Medical School: Washington University

Research Mentor: Matthew J. Walter, MD

Research Interests: Bone marrow transplantation, leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome

Tanner Johanns, MD, PhD

Tanner Johanns, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medicine

Medical School: University of Minnesota

Research Mentor: Gavin Dunn, MD, PhD

Research Interests: Immunotherapy clinical trials, primary brain tumors and brain metastases, melanoma, merkel cell carcinoma

Kian-Huat Lim, MD, PhD

Kian-Huat Lim, MD, PhD

Associate Professor in Medicine

Medical School: National Taiwan University Hospital

Research Mentor: N/A

Research Interests: to understand the relationship and signaling crosstalk between inflammation and cancer

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David Russler-Germain, MD, PhD

Instructor in Medicine

Medical School: Washington University

Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology

Mentor: Todd Fehniger, MD, PhD

Alumni at Other Institutions

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Coy Heldermon, MD, PhD

Associate Professor in Medicine, University of Florida

Medical School: University of Oklahoma

Research Mentor:

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Ramon Jin, MD, PhD

Instructor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Medical School: Washington University

Mentor: Jason Mills, PhD

Research Interests:  to initiate translational human upper GI cancer clinical trials to target novel pathways

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David Tran, MD, PhD

Associate Professor in Medicine & Chief, University of Florida (Gainesville)

Medical School: Mayo Medical School

Research Mentor:

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Terrence Wong, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medicine, University of Michigan

Medical School: University of Chicago

Research Mentor: Daniel Link, MD