Faculty
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Katherine Parker Ponder, MD

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

Clinical Interests

  • Hemostasis

Research Interests

  • Gene therapy for blood protein deficiencies
  • Liver regeneration
  • Liver-specific function

Contact

  • 314-362-5188 (tel)
  • 314-362-8813 (fax)
  • Room 8818 Clinical Sciences Research Building (office)
  • Room 8818 Clinical Sciences Research Building (lab)
  • Hematology Division
    Campus Box 8125
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
1979 BS in Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
1983 MD, Washington University, St Louis, MO
Post-graduate Training
1983-1985 Residency in Internal Medicine, Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX
1985-1988 Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Joan A. Steitz, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1988-1990 Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Savio L.C. Woo, Department of Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Academic Positions
1990-1998 Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1998-2007 Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2007-present Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Board Certification
  Internal Medicine
Honors & Awards
  Phi Beta Kappa; Cum Laude (Stanford University)
  Antoinette Frances Dame Prize in Physiology and Biophysics
  George F. Gill Prize in Anatomy
  Kehar S. Chouke Prize in Anatomy
  Margaret G. Smith Award
  Medical Center Alumni Scholarship Fund Prize
  Merck Manual Award
  Upjohn Achievement Award for Research
  Alpha Omega Alpha
  American Medical Women's Association Scholarship Achievement Award
Peer-review & Editorial Responsibilities
1998-2002 Member, Medical Biochemistry Study Section
2002-2010 Reviewer, National Hemophilia Foundation Grants
2003-2008 Editorial Board, Blood
2005-present Editorial Board, Molecular Therapy
   Associate Editor, 2005-2008
2005-present Editorial Board, Human Gene Therapy
2008-present Editorial Board, Gene Therapy
Professional Societies & Organizations
  American Society of Gene Therapy
   Member, Education Committee, 2001-2005
   Chair, Committee on Genetic Diseases, 2003-2006
   Chair, Program Committee, 2005-2007
   Member , Advisory Council, 2008-present (currently chair)
  American Society of Hematology
Board Memberships
  American Society of Gene Therapy
   Member, Board of Directors, 2006-2009
  National Hemophilia Foundation
   Member, Medical and Scientific Advisory Council, 2005-2012
  American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
   Member, Advisory Council, 2009-present (currently chair)