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Irfan Lodhi, PhD

Lodhi Lab receives first NIH R01 award

Irfan Lodhi’s lab has received its first NIH R01 funding for a project entitled, “Regulation of Adipose Tissue Remodeling and Energy Homeostasis.” Obesity and diabetes are an enormous public health problem. The studies proposed in the grant could identify a novel strategy for treating...
Welcome to our 2018 Fellows

Welcome to our 2018 Fellows

We are pleased to welcome our outstanding new fellows who will join us in July 2018. Aswathi Kumar, MD Residency: Baylor College of Medicine Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine Rebecca Morey, MD Residency: University of Tennessee-Nashville St. Thomas ...
Bernal-Mizrachi Installation Cryer

Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD installed as Philip E. and Carolyn E. Cryer Professor of Medicine

Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD has been installed as the Philip E. and Carolyn E. Cryer Professor of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The installation ceremony and reception was held at the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center on Monday, November 13, 2017...
Text-messaging intervention

Improving glycemic control with text-messaging and phone-based intervention

New research shows that using text-messaging intervention with patients that have Type II Diabetes may help reduce HbA1c in patients with high HbA1c baselines (>8%). The study’s objective was to explore the effectiveness of EpxDiabetes, a novel digital health intervention, in...
Jeffrey Moley, MD

Obituary: Jeffrey F. Moley, professor of surgery, cancer researcher, 64

Jeffrey Fletcher Moley, MD, a highly regarded professor of surgery and chief of the Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at his home in Kirkwood. He was 64. Moley, also an associate director at...
Vitamin D 4th Edition

Drs. Riek, Rajagopal and Bernal-Mizrachi contributors to Vitamin D, Fourth Edition

Drs. Amy E. Riek, Rithwick Rajagopal, and Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi co-authored Chapter 32 of the Vitamin D book, Fourth Edition, Volume 1: Biochemistry, Physiology and Diagnostics. The chapter is titled: Vitamin D and the Cardiovascular System. Vitamin D: Volume One: Biochemistry, Physi...
R. Ariel Gomez, MD

R. Ariel Gomez, MD speaking at the MOD seminar October 26th

Dr. R. Ariel Gomez with the Pediatric Center of Excellence in Nephrology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine will be presenting at the Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes Seminar on October 26th at 10:30 am in Schwarz Auditorium. The title of his talk is “Regulation of...
Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD and Amy Riek, MD

Drs. Bernal-Mizrachi and Riek attend 20th Workshop on Vitamin D

Earlier this year, Carlos Bernal-Mizrachi, MD and Amy Riek, MD attended the 20th Workshop on Vitamin D in Orlando, Florida. The workshop is a multi-day forum where the latest research on Vitamin D is presented, debated and shared. The Vitamin D Workshops bring together researchers, cl...
Janet B. McGill, MD

Dr. Janet B. McGill receives Resident/Fellow Alumni Association Award

Janet B. McGill, MD, HS ’87 Resident/Fellow Alumni Achievement Award Each year, the Washington University Medical Center Alumni Association honors a select group of graduates, faculty members, former residents and fellows for their professional achievements, community service and dedi...
PexRAP beige fat

Scientists find way to convert bad body fat into good fat

There’s good fat and bad fat in our bodies. The good fat helps burn calories, while the bad fat hoards calories, contributing to weight gain and obesity. Now, new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has identified a way to convert bad, white fat into good...