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Pathology and Immunology / Anatomic and Molecular Pathology

Joseph P. Gaut, MD, PhD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology

Specialty Areas
Pathology - Anatomic
Surgical Pathology

Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Pathology & Immunology
Campus Box 8118, 660 S. Euclid Ave
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Medical kidney disease

Areas of Research Interest
Research focuses on acute kidney injury and the development of novel biomarkers to specifically and sensitively detect kidney injury in critically ill human patients. Other research interests include the pathophysiology of acute kidney injury and various types of glomerular disease.

Board Certification
Pathology -- Certified

Medical Education
AB, Chemistry: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1996
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2004
Residency, Anatomic Pathology: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 2009
Residency, Anatomic & Clinical Pathology: Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 2011
Fellowship, Surgical Pathology: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2012
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis

Select or Recent Journal Articles
Gaut JP & Liapis H. "IgA dominant post-infectious glomerulonephritis: pathology and insights into disease mechanisms." Diagnostic Histopathology. 2013. May;19(5):175-181.

Gaut JP, Crimmins DL, Lockwood, CM, McQuillan JJ, & Ladenson JH. "Expression of the Na+/K+-transporting ATPase gamma subunit FXYD2 in renal tumors." Mod. Pathol. 2013 May;25(5):716-24.

*Takasu O, *Gaut JP, Watanabe E, To K, Fagley E, Sato B, Jarman S, Efimov IR, Janks DL, Srivastava A, Bhayani SB, Drewry A, Swanson PE, and Hotchkiss RS. "Mechanisms of cardiac and renal dysfunction in patients dying of sepsis." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2013. Mar 1;187(5):509-17. *co-first authors.

Liapis H & Gaut JP. "The renal biopsy in the genomic era." Pediatr. Nephrol. 2012 Nov 21 [epub ahead of print].

Java A, Gaut JP, Brennan DC. “De novo membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis III in a renal transplant patient: case report and review of the literature.” Transpl Int. 2012 25(5) e58-61.

Liao KP, Gaut J, Huang AJ, Cohen G. “A 20-year-old man with right leg pain following orofacial surgery.” Arthritis Rheum. 2008 59(10) 1527-32.

Gaut JP, Belaaouaj A, Byun J, Roberts LJ 2nd, Maeda N, Frei B, & Heinecke JW. “Vitamin C fails to protect amino acids and lipids from oxidation during acute inflammation.” Free Radic. Biol. Med. 2006 40, 1494-501.

Hirche TO, Gaut JP, Heinecke JW, Belaaouaj A. “Myeloperoxidase plays critical roles in killing Klebsiella pneumoniae and inactivating neutrophil elastase: effects on host defense.” J. Immunol. 2005 174, 1557-65.

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