the Alumni Endowed Professor of Neurobiology, has received a five-year, $1,900,521 grant from the National Eye Institute for research titled “Neural Basis of Self-motion Perception”.
Professor of Epidemiology in Psychiatry, was elected president of the American Psychopathological Association (APPA) for 2010. APPA is devoted to the scientific investigation of disordered human behavior, and its biological and psychosocial substrates. Dr. Cottler will be only the 10th woman elected to this prestigious office in its 100 years.
Delphin Chen, M.D.
Instructor of Radiology, and Loren S. Michel, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Oncology, were among five physician-scientists nationwide to be named Damon Runyan Clinical Investigators by the Damon Runyan Cancer Research Foundation.
Assistant Dean for Medical Admissions and Student Affairs was highlighted in the November 8th issue of the Record for her dedication to Washington University’s Medical Students.
Professor of Pathology and Immunology was highlighted in the October 25th issue of the Record for her contributions to teaching and research.
Research Associate Professor of Neurology and of Physical Therapy, has received a one-year, $25,000 grant from the American Adademy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine for research titled “Evaluating Outcomes Associated with Multidisciplinary Care for Children with Cerebral Palsy Using Clinical Practice Improvement (CPI) Methodology.
Has been elected President of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, a multidisciplinary medical society interested in children with developmental disorders. Damiano is the first physical therapist, the second non-physician and fourth woman to hold the president’s position in the academy’s 61-year history.
Department of of Internal Medicine, was also featured in the February 12th, 2007 Washington People section of the Record for her approach to bone care.
Research Assistant Professor of Dermatology, has received a one-year, $15,000 grant from the American Skin Association for research titled “Role of p388 MAPK in Skin Carcinogenesis”.
Sarah C.R. “Sally” Elgin, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology and of Education, both in Arts & Sciences, and professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and of Genetics in the School of Medicine, has been named the first Viktor Hamburger Distinguished Professor in Arts & Sciences.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, has received a two-year, $150,000 grant from the Arthritis Foundation for research titled “Role of PLC-Gamma2 in inflammatory Arthritis”.
Victoria J. Fraser, M.D.
co-director of the School of Medicine’s Infectious Diseases Division and Professor of Medicine, has been installed as the J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine. She is president of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America. She has published widely in the field of infection prevention and patient safety. She serves on many editorial boards and is the recipient of many awards including being listed in Best Doctors in America, 2005, 2006, 2007. In 2004 she was awarded the AWN Mentor award.
the J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine, has received a five-year, $1,999,986 grant fromt he National Center for Infectious Diseases for the “Washington University & BJC epicenter for Prevention of Health Care-associated Infection.”
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, has received a one-year, $20,000 grant from the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons for research titled “The Role of Stress Environment on Formation of Tendon-Bone Insertion.”
Ann M. Gronowski, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Obstetrics & Gynecology has received a $5000 grant from the Van Slyke Foundation for research titled “The Ability of Qualitative Urine hCG Devices to Detect Various Isoforms of hCG During Early Pregnancy”.
Carol Ann Goldberg, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine was elected President of the National Lipid Association (NLA) at the Association’s recent 2007 Annual Scientific Sessions in Scottsdale, AZ.
Instructor in Neurology, has received a one-year, $50,000 grant from the American Epilepsy Society for research titled “Determination of Seizure Susceptibility Gene Common to Mendelian and Complex Epilepsy”
was promoted to Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, (promotion effective Jan. 1, tenure effective March 3, 2006).
D. Ashley Hill, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology, has received at two-year grant from The Hope Kids, a program that supports and promotes research into pediatric tumors. The program will provide $70,000 over the next two years to support Hill’s search for the genetic causes of pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB), a rare childhood lung tumor.
Ellen Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, has received a five-year, $539,310 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease for “Trans-NDDK Short-term Training for Medical Students”.
Associate Professor of Surgery was highlighted in the Washington People section of the September 27th edition of the Record. The article focused on her efforts to develop a new curriculum that teaches residents surgical skills outside the operating room using teaching tools that range from low-tech plastic body parts to highly realistic computer simulations.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology is part of the WU Center for Kidney Disease Research, newly funded by NIH starting July 1, 2007.
Sydney M. Jr. and Robert H. Shoenberg Professor and Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors medical scientists in the United States can receive. MacKinnon was honored for her professional achievement in the health sciences.
the Sydney M. Jr. and Robert H. Shoenberg Professor of Surgery, was named President of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, and has received a five-year, $2,228,395 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for research titled “Nerve Allotrasplantation for Traumatic Nerve Injury”.
Research Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, has received a two-year, $150,000 grant from the Arthritis Foundation for research titled “Regulation of the COL2A1 Alternative Splicing Switch During Chondrogenesis”.
was promoted to Associate Professor of Psychology.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, has received a one-year, $60,000 grant from the Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation for research titled “Study of Characterization of ASAMTS13 and Its Interaction with Endothelial Cells”.
Diane Merritt, M.D.
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology has been elected President-elect of the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG). The mission of the NASPG is to provide a forum for education, research and communication among health professionals who provide gynecologic care to children and adolescents.
Jeanne M. Nerbonne, Ph.D.
Alumni Endowed Professor of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology, has received a four-year, $1,330,417 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for research titled “Ion Channel Regulation and Modulation in Cardiac Muscle”.
Karen O’Malley wins Postdoc Mentor Award
Karen O’Malley, Ph.D. Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology was awarded the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award on March 1, 2007 at the 3rd Annual Postdoc Scientific Symposium.
Linda J. Pike, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, has received a four-year, $1,293,821 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for research titled “Lipid Rafts and EGF Receptor Function”.
Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology, was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Piwnica-Worms will also receive the University’s 2007 Gerti Cory Faculty Achievement Award at an award ceremony in December.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery was highlighted in the September 13th issue of theRecord. The article focused on her practice in physical medicine and rehabilitation with a special focus on women.
Roberta Sengelmann, M.D.
was promoted, effective July 1, 2006, to Associate Professor of Medicine (Dermatology) and Associate Professor of Otolaryngology.
Linda Van Dillen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, has received a four-year, $1,438,316 grant from the National Institutes of Health-National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research for research titled “Classification-directed Treatment of Low Back Pain.”
Amy Waterman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, has received a three-year, $911,595 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration for research titled “Educating Missouri Patients About Preemptive Living Donor Transplantation: A Randomized Control Trial.”
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Pediatrics was highlighted in the October 4th issue of the Record for her studies into programs that promote fitness in children.
Lourdes R. Ylagan, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Immunology, has received a one-year, $5000 grant from the American Society of Cytopathology for research titled “Microarray Gene Expression Profiles of Breast Adenocarcinoma Before and After Treatment with Chemotherapy”.