Stephen Stone, MD, received the Faculty Recruitment / Scholar Award from the Children’s Discovery Institute at Washington University School of Medicine. His project is titled ‘Establishing a Translational Diabetes Lab at Washington University.’
Stephen Stone, MD, assisted with a new diagnosis made as part of the Washington University Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN).
Stephen Stone, MD, was interviewed by BuzzFeed for a story on a child with diazoxide induced hypertrichosis in the setting of congenital hyperinsulinism.
The lab is growing! Michelle (Nhung) Phan joined the lab as post baccalaureate researcher and technician! Also 2 students, Joanna and Megha joined for the Pediatric Summer Research Program.
May 2021 Newsletter interview with Dr. Stone What does it mean to be a Dean’s Scholar? I vividly remember opening the email where I found out about being accepted to the Dean’s Scholar’s program. I had fully expected to get a rejection email saying that “there were too many qualified applicants…” However, the email started […]
Stephen Stone, MD, received a Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08) from the NIDDK. His mentors are David Ornitz, MD, PhD in Developmental Biology and Fumihiko Urano, MD PhD in Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research. His project is titled ‘Using a Rare Disease Model to Explore the Role of FGF21 in Insulin Resistance.’
The Rare and Atypical Diabetes Network (RADIANT) study officially launches! Stephen Stone, MD along with Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD, Janet McGill, MD, and Jing Hughes, MD, PhD are co-investigators at the Washington University site. This is a multi-center trial with 14 clinical centers located across the US. The goal of the study is to identify individuals who do not clearly […]
Stone lab research was highlighted in Endocrine News. “We found that the proband carried mutations in the FGF21 receptor complex and performed tissue culture-based studies to demonstrate that these were functional/pathogenic mutations,” Stephen Stone, MD tells Endocrine News. “This study demonstrates the first ever link between FGF21 and severe insulin resistance.”
Stephen Stone, MD was one of five Washington University physician-scientists named to the inaugural year of of the Dean’s Scholars program. The Dean’s Scholars program is designed for MD-only physician scientists. This award provides them with mentorship, institutional support, and the protected time necessary to generate data and publications.