Congratulations to Dr. Aaron DiAntonio! Aaron DiAntonio, M.D, Ph.D., Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Developmental Biology, has been elected as Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Dr. Kristen Kroll, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Developmental Biology received a five-year $3,631.263 R01 research grant from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health beginning December 1, 2020, for her project entitled “Genomic and functional characterization of ASD and ID-associated MYT1L mutation”.
Congratulations to Dr. David Ornitz! David M. Ornitz, M.D., Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Developmental Biology has received a two-year, $265,000 grant award from Eli Lily & Co. (LRP) beginning December 1, 2020, for his project entitled “Effects of endothelial FGF signaling on myocardial dysfunction in a mouse model of heart failure with preserved ejection […]
Congratulations to Dr. Shin Imai! Dr. Shin-ichiro Imai, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Biology has received a two-year $300,000 research grant from WUCATR – WashU Center for Autophagy Therapeutics and Research beginning December 1, 2020, for his project entitled “Elucidating the functional connection between NAD+ metabolism and autophagy in metabolism and aging”
Samantha A. Morris, Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology and of Genetics, has received a five-year, $1,500,000, New York Stem Cell Foundation Robertson Stem Cell Investigator Award starting on January 1, 2021, for her project entitled “New single-cell genomic technologies to dissect and enhance cell fate reprogramming”.
“Pharmaceutical maker Eli Lilly and Company has purchased Disarm Therapeutics, a startup biotechnology firm founded by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Disarm Therapeutics was co-founded by Jeffrey Milbrandt, MD, PhD, and Aaron DiAntonio, MD, PhD, to speed the development of treatments for multiple neurodegenerative conditions.” Congratulations to Dr. Aaron DiAntonio! […]
Congratulations Dr. Stacey Rentschler! Dr. Rentschler has been selected as one of 8 multi-disciplinary investigators to be funded by Additional Ventures to work together towards a cure for single ventricle heart disease using regenerative medicine approaches. Additional Ventures has committed $2 million per year for 5 years to fund this initiative.
Dr. Tony Tsai will be joining the Department on January 1st, 2021! “Trained as a systems developmental biologist, I am fascinated by the striking robustness of embryo development. Despite environmental fluctuations and the stochastic nature of instructive signals, cells generate tissue-scale patterns and structures in a precise and reproducible fashion. My lab aims to understand […]
Congratulations to The Center of Regenerative Medicine! Drs. Farsh Guilak and Angela Bowman, on behalf of the Center of Regenerative Medicine, have received a $1.16mil grant from NIBIB for Training in Regenerative Medicine that will provide support for 3 postdocs/year for two years.
Congratulations to Dr. Shin Imai! Shin-ichiro Imai, M.D., Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Developmental Biology, has been selected as 2020 International Okamoto Awardee by the Japan Research Foundation for Healthy Aging!