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Philip W. Majerus, MD

Professor
Department of Medicine
Hematology Division
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics

Clinical Interests

  • General hematology
  • Platelet disorders

Research Interests

  • Cell signaling
  • Inositol metabolism

Contact

  • 314-362-8801 (office)
  • 314-362-8839 (lab)
  • 314-362-8826 (fax)
  • Room 8864 Clinical Sciences Research Building (office)
  • Room 8864 Clinical Sciences Research Building (lab)
  • Hematology Division
    Campus Box 8125
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
1958 BS, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN
1961 MD (Magna Cum Laude), Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Post-graduate Training
1961-1963 Intern in Medicine and Assistant Resident in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1963-1966 Research Associate, National Heart Institute, Laboratory of Biochemistry, Bethesda, MD
Academic Positions & Employment
1966-1975 Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1966-1969 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1969-1971 Associate Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1969-1970 NIH Biochemistry Fellowship Review Committee
1971-present Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1972-1977 Board of Directors, American Cancer Society, St. Louis City and County Unit
1973-1994 Co-director, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1974-1978 NIH Hematology Study Section
1976-present Professor of Biochemistry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1981-1982 President, American Society for Clinical Investigation
1988-1993 Member, American Heart Association Research Committee
1988-present Chairman, James S. McDonnell Foundation, Program for Molecular Medicine in Cancer Research
1989-1992 Chairman, National Academy of Sciences, Section 41, Medical Genetics, Hematology and Oncology
1989-1993 Chairman, Searle Scholars Program
1989-1994 Chairman, Board of Scientific Counselors NHLBI
1991 President, American Society of Hematology
1994-2009 Co-Director, Division of Hematology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1994-1998 Counselor, Institute of Medicine
1994-1996 Vice-Chairman of Finance, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1996-2000 Member, Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy, National Academy of Science
Editorial Responsibilities
1970-1976 Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Clinical Investigation
1973-1977 Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Lipid Research
1976-1978 Member, Editorial Board, BLOOD, Journal of American Society of Hematology
1977-1982 Editor, Journal of Clinical Investigation
1981-1984 Member, Editorial Board, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
1982-1987 Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of Biological Chemistry
1989-present Member, Editorial Board, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA
1989-1994 Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of Biological Chemistry
1991-2001 Editorial Advisory Board, Biochemistry
1997-2002 Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of Biological Chemistry
2003-2008 Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of Biological Chemistry
Professional Societies
  Alpha Omega Alpha
  Sigma Xi
  American Society for Clinical Investigation
  American Society of Biological Chemists
  American Federation for Clinical Research
  American Society of Hematology
  Association of American Physicians
  Fellow, American College of Physicians
  Member, National Academy of Sciences
  Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
  Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
  Fellow, AAAS
Honors & Awards
1959 Roche Award in Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine
1961 Smith, Kline and French Thesis Award
1961 Alpha Omega Alpha Prize, Washington University School of Medicine
1966-1971 American College of Physicians Teaching and Research Scholar
1966-1975 American Cancer Society Faculty Research Associate Award
1981 Dameshek Prize for Research, American Society of Hematology
1985 Distinguished Career Award for Contributions to Hemostasis, International Society for Thrombosis and Hemostasis
1986 Alumni/Faculty Award, Washington University School of Medicine
1987 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
1988 The Harvey Lectures Series
1988 Distinguished Lecturer Award of the Thrombosis Council, American Heart Association
1990 Lewis A. Connor Lecturer, American Heart Association
1991 Kober Lecture Award, Association of American Physicians
1994 The Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Award, Cardiovascular Research
1998 Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Cardiovascular/Metabolic Research
1998 Distinguished Alumni Scholarship, Washington University School of Medicine
1999 Sol Sherry Distinguished Lecture in Thrombosis
2002 Nature Medicine/UCSD Award for Mentoring (with Stuart Kornfeld)
2003 Second Century Award, Washington University