Civitelli Lab Published in JCI Insight

In a recent publication in JCI Insight, researchers from the Civitelli Lab unveil the pivotal role of connexin43 within mesenchymal lineage cells, shedding light on its influence in regulating body adiposity and energy metabolism in mice. Citation: Lee SY, Fontana F, Sugatani T, Portales Castillo I, Leanza G, Coler-Reilly A, Civitelli R. Connexin43 in mesenchymal […]

Scheller Lab and Colleagues Published in JCI Insight.

Members of the Scheller Lab in collaboration with the Milbrandt and DiAntonio groups at WashU published a paper in JCI Insight in which they found that loss of Sarm1 could completely protect female mice against the development of bone loss and severe osteoblast suppression secondary to type 1 diabetes. Sarm1 knockout also prevented neuropathy in […]

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week!

The Washington University Registered Medical Assistant Apprenticeship program stands as a beacon of opportunity and growth. This program has been a transformative force in the lives of many, exemplifying the extraordinary results that can be achieved when individuals unite with a shared vision. Driven by a collective understanding of the value of investing in both […]

Congratulations to Roberto Civitelli, M.D. 2023 Gideon A. Rodan Excellence in Mentorship Award Recipient 

We’re honored to share some incredible news that we received from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR). Dr. Civitelli has been announced as the recipient of the highly prestigious ASBMR 2023 Gideon A. Rodan Excellence in Mentorship Award! It’s a tremendous honor and a true testament to Dr. Civitelli’s outstanding contributions. This […]

National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Universities across the United States take part in the National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) which typically falls on the third week of September. National Postdoc Appreciation Week is a time to shine a well-deserved spotlight on the postdoctoral researchers who tirelessly contribute to the world of science and research. Their dedication, hard work, and commitment […]

Two Bone Health Program Physicians Selected as Top Doctors® 2023

Congratulations to two of our Bone Health Physicians for being placed on the 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® List: James Avery, MD and Naga Yalla, MD. The Top Doctors® selection process is entirely merit-based. Doctors cannot pay to be listed. More information can be found at the Best Doctors® website. This rolling list is also […]

The Scheller Lab has been awarded a R21 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

The Scheller Lab has been awarded a R21 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) to support a project entitled “Characterization and function of new p75-NTR+ cellular network in craniofacial bone”. The project was based on prior pilot and feasibility support from The Washington University Musculoskeletal Research Center.  The project will […]

Naga Yalla, MD, and colleagues published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology

Naga Yalla, MD, served on a committee within the American College of Radiology leading to the publication of the  “ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Management of Vertebral Compression Fractures: 2022 Update,” which was published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) can have various causes, such as trauma, osteoporosis or neoplastic […]

Luke O’Connor (Veis Lab) and Lila Dabill (Scheller Lab) Awarded ASBMR Young Investigator Annual Meeting Travel Grant.

We are thrilled to announce two of our very own researchers have been awarded the ASBMR Young Investigator Annual Meeting Travel Grant. Among numerous talented researchers, Luke O’Connor (Deborah Veis Lab) and Lila Dabill (Erica Scheller Lab) have been selected to receive this esteemed award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the field of […]

Erica Scheller, DDS, PhD, Promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Erica Scheller, DDS, PhD, to the position of Associate Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology and Physiology, and Developmental Biology on the Investigator Track, with tenure. Scheller will also continue to serve as the Executive Director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine. This promotion recognizes her exceptional contributions […]

Deborah Veis, MD, PhD, Accepted as Active Member of the Association of American Physicians.

Deborah Veis, MD, PhD has been accepted for active membership in the Association of American Physicians (AAP). The AAP is an honorary medical society founded in 1885 by the Canadian physician Sir William Osler and six other distinguished physicians of his era for “the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.” Election to the AAP is […]