Midwest Sarcoma Trials Partnership Meeting

Dr. Hirbe traveled up north to Mayo Clinic in the cold of winter this week to meet with her sarcoma colleagues in the Midwest Sarcoma Trials Partnership to discuss new clinical trial ideas. What an amazing meeting of minds working to improve patient care for patients with sarcoma. Read more about their work here: https://www.midwestsarcoma.org/

Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler!

Happy Mardi Gras! To celebrate the second largest celebration of Mardi Gras in the USA (behind New Orleans of course) the lab enjoyed king cake. The tradition of king cake is strong in St. Louis and our collaborator and friend Reyka found the baby hidden in the cake. Hope everyone had an indulgent day!

Congrats Hilary on Mentors in Medicine Award

We are very excited to announce that Hilary Dietz was awarded Mentors In Medicine (MIM) funding to work on her research project.  Her aim is to look at the utility of CT scan vs CXR for surveillance monitoring after surgical removal of a localized sarcoma. Her rational for working on this project is, there is […]

Happy Year of the Pig!!!

To celebrate the Chinese New Year, our lab manager, Xiao, cooked an extravagant meal for our whole group.   We were treated to authentic cooking from her homemade recipes and her famous dumplings, which are a favorite of Isabelle our special visitor for the day. Her grin speaks for us all with all that good […]

Rocking Docs at Rock Doc

This past weekend, Dr. Hirbe was recognized as on of the Rock Docs for the 13th Annual CureIosity Rock Docs Fundraiser supporting Siteman Cancer Center. With the theme of Paris, we enjoyed a night of performances, great food and friendship all in the name of supporting cancer research. In addition to Dr. Hirbe the Rock […]

Au Revoir à Paris!

After an amazing few days of science we are saddened to be leaving the beautiful city of Paris which hosted us for the Joint Global Neurofibromatosis Conference from November 2- 6th! Over the past few days we have been able to connect with innovative scientists and friends. We discussed new findings and collaborations over café […]

New Students!

We are really excited to welcome a few new members of the lab! Angela Schab – Rotation Student James Moon – Masters in Biostatistics Olivia Cobb – Masters in Biostatistics Looking forward to having you guys on the team!

STARs Summer Students

For a second year, we have been lucky to have 2 STAR program summer high school students. Emily Ristevski (Liberty High School, Wentzville, MO) and Avi Saini (Texas) join us in the lab to do investigative research. So glad you spent your summers with us and wish you the best as you return to the […]