Stefan P. Tarnawsky

Stefan P. Tarnawsky, MD, PhD

First-year Fellow

Began fellowship in 2021


2007-2011 BS, Biochemistry/English, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
2011-2019 MD/PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
Post-Graduate Training
2019-2021 Internal Medicine Residency, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Honors & Awards
Gold Humanism Honor Society
Merilyn Hester Scholarship - for a promising career in as a Heme/Onc physician-scientist
IUSCC Research Day poster award: 1st place
NIH-NHLBI 5F30HL128011-02 “HSC-Independent Progenitors Contribute to JMML”
American Society of Hematology Abstract Achievement Award 2016

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  • Hemogenic Endothelial Cells Can Transition to Hematopoietic Stem Cells Through a B-1 Lymphocyte-Biased State During Maturation in the Mouse Embryo
    Kobayashi M, Tarnawsky SP, Wei H, Mishra A, Azevedo Portilho N, Wenzel P, Davis B, Wu J, Hadland B, Yoshimoto M
    Stem Cell Reports 2019 Jul 9;13(1):21-30
  • Mycophenolic Acid Induces Senescence of Vascular Precursor Cells
    Go E, Tarnawsky SP, Shelley WC, Banno K, Lin Y, Gil CH, Blue EK, Haneline LS, O'Neil KM, Yoder MC
    PLoS One 2018 Mar 14;13(3):e0193749
  • Hematopoietic-Restricted Ptpn11E76K Reveals Indolent MPN Progression in Mice
    Tarnawsky SP, Yu WM, Qu CK, Chan RJ, Yoder MC
    Oncotarget 2018 Apr 24;9(31):21831-21843
  • Yolk Sac Erythromyeloid Progenitors Expressing Gain of Function PTPN11 Have Functional Features of JMML but Are Not Sufficient to Cause Disease in Mice
    Tarnawsky SP, Yoshimoto M, Deng L, Chan RJ, Yoder MC
    Dev Dyn 2017 Dec;246(12):1001-1014
  • Mice Expressing KrasG12D in Hematopoietic Multipotent Progenitor Cells Develop Neonatal Myeloid Leukemia
    Tarnawsky SP, Kobayashi M, Chan RJ, Yoder MC
    J Clin Invest 2017 Oct 2;127(10):3652-3656
  • Neuroscience: From Embryo Mutation to Adult Degeneration
    Tarnawsky SP, Yoder MC
    Nature 2017 Sep 21;549(7672):340-342
  • Positional Requirements for the Stimulation of mRNA Nuclear Export by ALREX-Promoting Elements
    Tarnawsky SP, Palazzo AF
    Mol Biosyst 2012 Oct;8(10):2527-30