Michael J. Holtzman, MD receives an Outstanding Investigator Award from NHLBI

Michael J. Holtzman, MD

Michael J. Holtzman, MD received an Outstanding Investigator Award entitled “Defining and Controlling Airway Disease” from the National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. This Project aims at reprogramming epithelial stem cells in the lung to understand and prevent respiratory airway diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The award […]

Kayla Berry is awarded an NIH/NHLBI F30 Predoc Fellowship

Kayla Berry

Kayla Berry, MSTP Student in Dr. Brett’s lab has been awarded a 3 year MD/PhD F30 Predoc Fellowship from the NIH for her project titled “Molecular Mechanism of TMEM16A Surface Stabilization by CLCA1.”

Kayla Berry is selected for an oral presentation in Chicago for ASCI/AAP

Kayla Berry

Kayla Berry from Tom Brett’s lab was selected as one of only two trainee presentations for the ASCI/AAP meeting. MSTP is only sponsoring 19 students to travel to the ASCI/AAP meeting in Chicago. Kayla was selected out of a competitive group of trainees at this meeting.

Dr. Jennifer Alexander-Brett achieves Junior Physician Investigator Award

Jennifer Alexander-Brett, MD, PhD

Dr. Jennifer Alexander-Brett has been selected as the recipient of the Junior Physician Investigator Award from the American Federation for Medical Research. This award will be presented to Dr. Alexander-Brett during one of the plenary sessions of the Translational Science 2018 meeting in Washington, DC. She was also invited to give a podium presentation at […]

Laneshia Tague, MD received a Transplant Registry Early Career Award

Laneshia K. Tague, MD, MSCI

Laneshia Tague, MD, Postdoctoral Research Scholar received a Transplant Registry Early Career Award from the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation on her project entitled “Association between Allograft Ischemic Time and Adverse Outcomes Following Lung Transplant”.

Mario Castro, MD, MPH awarded 2 new research grants

Mario Castro, MD

In September 2017, Mario Castro, MD, MPH received 2 new research grants. “Washington University K12 Program in T4 Implementation Research” from the NIH/NHLBI seeks to develop a K12 training program to train scholars to bridge research and practice in a variety of real-world settings with a focus on HLBS disorders. “Washington University’s Precision Biologic Interventions […]

Michael Holtzman, MD awarded research grant

Michael J. Holtzman, MD

In February 2017, Michael Holtzman received a five year research award (R01) entitled “PARP9-DTX3L Control of Viral Infection and Airway Disease” from the NIH/NIAID. The aims are to define how airway epithelial cells control respiratory viral infection and post-viral airway disease and how to translate these results to develop a new class of therapeutics.

Ramsey Hachem, MD awarded grant from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics

Ramsey Hachem, MD

In January 2017, Ramsey Hachem, MD received a two year award entitled “Cystic Fibrosis Lung Transplant Consortium” from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics. The aim is to develop a multicenter consortium of lung transplant centers focused on optimizing and standardizing the care of patients with cystic fibrosis through lung transplantation.