Pathobiology of Human Disease States Course Information

​Welcome to the Homepage for the Markey Pathway course at Washington University School of Medicine.  
The course meets every Tuesday and Thursday during the fall semester.  Markey students should register for 2.0 units of L41 Bio 5191. 

**Please note that acceptance into the Markey Pathway is required to attend the course**
Information about the course & how to apply can be found at:
http://dbbs.wustl.edu/curstudents/SpecialEmphasisPathways/Pages/Markey.aspx

Course Location: FLTC 204 - Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, Room 204
Date(s):  08/31/2021 - 11/23/2021 Tuesdays & Thursdays ONLY
Time:  1:30 PM - 3:00 PM, Unless Noted on the Schedule

Class attendance is required.  Please check the schedule for class time changes or alternate locations.

Mandatory Clinical Mentorship Orientation – Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Fall 2021 Class Topics
Module 1:  Sickle Cell Disease
Module 2:  High Risk Pregnancy
Module 3:  Pain Management

Module 1 - Sickle Cell Disease

Module Leader:
Melanie Fields, MD, MSCI, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology

Date​

Location

Speaker

Title

Tue: August 31

FLTC

Room 204

Monica Hulbert, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology Division

Physiology/primary disease modification/Patient interview

Thu: September 2

FLTC

Room 204

Allison King, MD, MPH, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics,

Hematology and Oncology Division

Cognitive impact of SCD with socioeconomic interventions to improve cognitive outcomes

Tue: September 7

FLTC

Room 204

Shalini Shenoy, MD

Professor of Pediatrics,

Hematology and Oncology Division 

Stem cell transplant

Thu: September 9

FLTC

Room 204

Jaehyung (Gus) Cho, PhD

Professor, Department of Medicine, Hematology Division

Basic science physiology with application to drug development

Tue: September 14

FLTC

Room 204

Julie Kanter, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Gene Therapy

Thu: September 16

FLTC

Room 204

Melanie Fields, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology Division

Development of CNS biomarkers for use in risk prediction algorithms/measurement of drug efficacy (CNS research) 

Tue: September 21

FLTC

Room 204

Ron Jackups, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Pathology and Immunology

SCD diagnostics, transfusion med, blood bank tour

Thu: September 23 (Wrap-up)

FLTC

Room 204

ALL (if avail)

Wrap-up Discussion

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Module 2 - High Risk Pregnancy

TBA

Module 3 - Pain Management

TBA
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Past Course Modules

Year
Modules
1992
1. Sickle Cell Anemia
2. Malaria​
3. Diabetes
1993
1. Cystic Fibrosis
2. Coronary Artery Disease
3. AIDS
1994
1. Sickle Cell Anemia
2. Emphysema
3. Acute Leukemia 
1995
1. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
2. Undue Susceptibility to Infection
3. Alzheimer’s Disease
1996
1. Sickle Cell Disease
2. Multiple Sclerosis
3. Epstein Barr Virus
1997
1. Osteoporosis
2. Thrombophilia
3. Congenital Malformations
1998
1. Sickle Cell Disease
2. Hepatitis C
3. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
1999
1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
2. AIDS
3. Prostate Cancer
2000
1. Sickle Cell Disease
2. Epstein Barr Virus
3. Heart Failure
2001
1. Alzheimer’s Disease
2. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
3. SLE (Lupus)
2002
1. Heart Failure
2. Diabetes Mellitus
3. Preeclampsia
2003
1. SLE/Rheumatoid Arthritis
2. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
3. Asthma
2004
1. AIDS
2. Heart Failure
3. Preeclampsia
2005
1. Alzheimer’s Disease
2. Breast Cancer
3. Rheumatoid Arthritis
2006
1. Sickle Cell Anemia
2. Congestion Heart Failure
3. High Risk Pregnancy
2007
1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
2. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
3. Alzheimer’s Disease
2008
1. Cardio Disease/Heart Failure
2. Diabetes & Metabolism
3. Osteoporosis/Other Bone Disorders
2009
1. Sickle Cell Anemia
2. AIDS
3. Major Depressive Disorders
2010
1. Alzheimer’s Disease
2. Cardio Disease/Heart Failure
3. Diabetes
2011
1. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
2. Cystic Fibrosis
3. High Risk Pregnancy
2012
1. Rheumatoid Arthritis
2. Cardiovascular Disease
3. Malaria
2013
1. Diabetes
2. High Risk Pregnancy
3. Depression
2014
1. Translating Global Health
2. Cardiovascular Disease
3. Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
2015
1. Immunotherapy
2. High Risk Pregnancy
3. Alzheimer’s Disease
2016
1. Evidence Based Medicine/Sickle Cell Disease
2. Diabetes
3. Cardiovascular Disease
​2017 ​​1. Immunotherapy
2. Alzheimer's Disease
3. Cardiovascular Disease
​2018 ​​1. High Risk Pregnancy
2. Pain Management
3. Cardiovascular Disease
​2019 ​​1. Immunotherapy
2. Diabetes
3. Retina
​2020 ​​1. Alzheimer's Disease
2. Hearing Loss
3. Cardiovascular Disease

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