cWIDR Member Faculty

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AndrioleGGerald L. Andriole, M.D.
Professor of Surgery and Chief, Division of Urologic Surgery

Urologic oncology, genitourinary oncology, prostate cancer and urologic surgery.

 AtkinsonJJohn P. Atkinson, M.D.
Samuel Grant Professor of Medicine; Chief, Division of Rheumatology; Professor of Molecular Microbiology

Structural, functional and translational aspects of complement system receptors and regulatory proteins.
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BaranskiTThomas J. Baranski, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Molecular Biology and Pharmacology

Signal transduction mechanisms mediated by hormone receptors and G proteins.
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NO_imagejpgWandy L. Beatty, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Molecular Microbiology Imaging Facility Director

Analysis of host-pathogen interactions in Chlamydia-infected cells.
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BeverleySStephen M. Beverley, Ph.D.
Marvin A. Brennecke Professor and Head, Molecular Microbiology

Microbial pathogenesis and molecular genetics of parasitic protozoa.
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Michael G. Caparon, Jr., Ph.D.
Center Associate Director
Professor of Molecular Microbiology

Genetics and virulence of the pathogenic streptococci.
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CottlerLLinda B. Cottler, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Adjunct Professor in Psychiatry

Comorbidity of addition with disorders such as HIV and STDs, and peer-delivered interventions for women to reduce high risk behaviors associated with substance abuse.

DoeringTTamara L. Doering, M.D., Ph.D.
Alumni Endowed Professor of Molecular Microbiology

Fundamental biology and host interactions of the pathogenic fungus Cryptococcus neoformans, which causes serious opportunistic infections in immunocompromised individuals.
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EllenbergerTTom Ellenberger, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Therapeutic development and structural biology related to infectious diseases; molecular structures and cellular functions of proteins that replicate DNA, repair chemical damage, and regulate chromatin structure.
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FraserVVictoria Fraser, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Chair, Department of Medicine

Study of healthcare epidemiology of hospital acquired infections, specifically surgical site infections, blood stream infections and ventilator-associated pneumonia.
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FrenchAAnthony R. French, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Rheumatology), Pathology & Immunology, and Biomedical Engineering

Understanding gender differences in susceptibility to systemic viral infections.
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GoldbergDDaniel E. Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D.
David M. & Paula L. Kipnis Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Molecular Microbiology & Co-Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, Research Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases

Biochemistry and cell biology of Plasmodium falciparum, a protozoan parasite that causes malaria.
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GordonJJeffrey I. Gordon, M.D.
Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor, Director Center for Genome Sciences

Human microbiome, genomic and metabolic foundations of symbiotic host-microbial relationships in the mammalian gut
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GronowskiAAnn M. Gronowski, Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology & Immunology

Laboratory diagnostics of endocrinology and reproductive physiology with emphasis on maternal-fetal medicine.

HayesEEricka V. Hayes, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases)

Antiretroviral therapy and nutrition in infants with HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa, clinical HIV management and prevention in children and teens.

Jeffrey P. Henderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Center Core Investigator
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

In vitro, in vivo, and patient oriented studies of the interface between hosts and bacterial pathogens with an emphasis on urinary tract diseases and mass spectrometric analysis.
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DennisHourcadeDennis E. Hourcade, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Medicine

Innate recognition and clearance of harmful microbial and cellular targets, especially those mediated by the complement system.

Scott J. Hultgren, Ph.D.Scott J. Hultgren, Ph.D.
Center Director
Helen L. Stoever Professor Molecular Microbiology

Pathogenesis of diseases of the urinary tract, structure and function of pilus and amyloid fiber formation in bacteria.
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HunstadDDavid A. Hunstad, M.D.

Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and Molecular Microbiology

Pathogenesis of gram negative bacterial infections, primarily E.coli urinary tract infections.
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jim-janetkaJim Janetka, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

The rational structure-based ligand design and synthesis of chemical tools useful for studying cancer and infectious disease.
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kau-100x120Andrew L. Kau, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Allergy/Immunology) Center Core Investigator

The role of the microbiota in predisposing women and men to allergic diseases like asthma, eczema and food allergy.
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KleinRRobyn S. Klein, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Molecular basis of central nervous system immune activation, myelin repair, and axonal injury in multiple sclerosis; discovery of novel viruses associated with multiple sclerosis.
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LenschowDDeborah J. Lenschow, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

Function of type I interferon stimulated genes during viral infection and in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases.
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Amanda L. Lewis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology
Center Core Investigator

Sialic acid metabolism in commensal and pathogenic host-microbe interactions involved in preterm birth, bacterial vaginosis (BV), and genitourinary infections.
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MaLLiang Ma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine (Dermatology)

Understanding genetic pathways regulating epithelial differentiation in the female reproductive tract.
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MaconesGGeorge A. Macones, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Mitchell and Elaine Yanow Professor and Chair, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Prediction and prevention of preterm birth, pregnancy issues including labor induction and vaginal birth after cesarean.
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MarschallJJonas Marschall, M.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Relation between E.coli urinary tract infection and bacteremia.

MillerMMark J. Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine

Studying host responses to bacterial infection in vivo with cutting-edge imaging technology.
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MoleyKKelle H. Moley, M.D.
James P. Crane Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vice Chair of Basic Science Research and Director, Basic Research Division

Preimplantation mammalian embryo development, the effects of maternal hyperglycemia and hyperinsulinemia on glucose transporter and blastocyst survival, gamete biology.
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MysorekarIIndira U. Mysorekar, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Pathology & Immunology, Associate Director, Center for Reproductive Health Sciences

Mechanisms of mammalian urinary bladder development, regeneration following infection and injury, bladder cancer.
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PowderlyWilliam G. Powderly, M.D.
Director, Institute for Public Health
J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine
Co-Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine

Acquisition & progression of infections in women infected with HIV

RileyJJoan K. Riley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Uterine immune cell activation important for proper placental development.

SayukGGregory S. Sayuk, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and related functional GI disorders.

SibleyDL. David Sibley, Ph.D.
Alan A. And Edith L. Wolf Distinguished Professor of Molecular Microbiology

Virulence of the intracellular parasite Toxoplasma gondii; cellular and molecular basis of motility and host cell invasion by protozoan parasites.
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StorchGGregory Storch, M.D.
Ruth L. Siteman Professor of Pediatrics, Professor, Medicine and Molecular Microbiology, Chief, Division of Pediatric laboratory Medicine, Medical Director, Clinical Laboratories, St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Clinical pediatric infectious diseases, infections in immunocompromised patients/HIV research, molecular diagnosis of viral infections.

TarrPPhillip I. Tarr, M.D.
Melvin E. Carnahan Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Microbiology, Director Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Microbiology of the gut in health and disease.
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