Faculty
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Peter G. Ruminski, MS

Instructor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Stem Cell Biology

Research Interests

  • Developing new and novel drugs for the treatment of diseases with unmet medical needs, especially in the area of oncology

Contact

  • 314-273-2458 (tel)
  • 314-362-9333 (fax)
  • Room 2607, Cancer Research Building (lab)
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8007
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
1975 BA in Chemistry and Education, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
1992 MS in Molecular Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Academic Positions & Employment
1975-1977 Research Associate, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
1979-1991 Research Scientist / Senior Research Specialist, Monsanto Corporate Research, St. Louis, MO
1991-1999 Senior Research Scientist, Department of Medicinal Chemistry / Oncology, Ophthalmology, Inflammation and Metabolic Disease, G.D. Searle Global Research and Development, St. Louis MO
1999-2002 Associate Research Fellow, Department of Medicinal Chemistry / Inflammation and Oncology, Pharmacia Corporation, Global Research and Development, St. Louis, MO
2002-2010 Associate Research Fellow, Department of Medicinal Chemistry / Inflammation, Anemia, and Immunology, Pfizer Inc., Global Research and Development, St. Louis, MO
2010-2017 Executive Director, Center for World Health & Medicine, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO
2017-present Instructor in Medicine, Division of Oncology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Honors & Awards
1997-2009 Numerous internal (Monsanto, Searle, Pharmacia, Pfizer) awards for significant scientific achievements in the discovery, development and delivery of drug candidates for human clinical trials in various therapeutic disease areas
2000 Session Chair, Integrin Antagonists as Pharmaceutical Therapeutics, ACS National Meeting, Division of Medicinal Chemistry, Washington, DC
2006 Lifetime Technical Achievement Award in Medicinal Organic Chemistry, American Chemical Society
2010 Health Care Hero Award, Saint Louis Business Journal
2015 Saint Louis University Research Innovation Award
Professional Societies & Organizations
American Chemical Society
American Chemical Society – Division of Medicinal Chemistry
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Alpha Sigma Nu Honor Society