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Benjamin D. Schwartz, MD, PhD

Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Rheumatology

Specialty Areas

Rheumatology
Arthritis

Board Certifications

Allergy & Immunology
Internal Medicine
Rheumatology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, lupus, arthritis, degenerative joint disease, spondyloarthropathy

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Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Medicine Multispecialty Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 5
Office Phone: 314-286-2635
Fax: 314-884-6005

Education

Education

Medical Degree: Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, New York, New York 1972
Ph.D.: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, New York 1971
B.A.: Columbia College, New York, New York 1965

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

N-Methoxy-N-methylcyanoformamide, a Highly Reactive Reagent for the Formation of β-Keto Weinreb Amides and Unsymmetrical Ketones.
Nugent J, Schwartz BD
Org Lett. 2016 Aug 5; 18(15)3834-7. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b01844.

PMID:
    27433740
    [PubMed - in process]
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Total Synthesis of the Illicium-Derived Sesquineolignan Simonsol C.
Nugent J, Banwell MG, Schwartz BD
Org Lett. 2016 Aug 5; 18(15)3798-801. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b01799.

PMID:
    27400244
    [PubMed - in process]
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Synthesis and Antiplasmodial Evaluation of Analogues Based on the Tricyclic Core of Thiaplakortones A-D.
Schwartz BD, Coster MJ, Skinner-Adams TS, Andrews KT, White JM, Davis RA
Mar Drugs. 2015 Sep 15; 13(9)5784-95. doi: 10.3390/md13095784.

PMID:
    26389920
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Synthesis and antimalarial evaluation of amide and urea derivatives based on the thiaplakortone A natural product scaffold.
Schwartz BD, Skinner-Adams TS, Andrews KT, Coster MJ, Edstein MD, MacKenzie D, Charman SA, Koltun M, Blundell S, Campbell A, Pouwer RH, Quinn RJ, Beattie KD, Healy PC, Davis RA
Org Biomol Chem. 2015 Feb 7; 13(5)1558-70. doi: 10.1039/c4ob01849d.

PMID:
    25490858
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A chemoenzymatic and fully stereocontrolled total synthesis of the antibacterial natural product (-)-platencin.
Chang EL, Schwartz BD, Draffan AG, Banwell MG, Willis AC
Chem Asian J. 2015 Feb; 10(2)427-39. doi: 10.1002/asia.201403069.

PMID:
    25393231
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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RANEY® cobalt--an underutilised reagent for the selective cleavage of C-X and N-O bonds.
Banwell MG, Jones MT, Reekie TA, Schwartz BD, Tan SH, White LV
Org Biomol Chem. 2014 Oct 14; 12(38)7433-44. doi: 10.1039/c4ob00917g.

PMID:
    24977663
    [PubMed]
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Oxidative carbon-carbon bond cleavage is a key step in spiroacetal biosynthesis in the fruit fly Bactrocera cacuminata.
Singh AA, Rowley JA, Schwartz BD, Kitching W, De Voss JJ
J Org Chem. 2014 Sep 5; 79(17)7799-821. doi: 10.1021/jo500791y.

PMID:
    24914610
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Total synthesis of thiaplakortone a: derivatives as metabolically stable leads for the treatment of malaria.
Pouwer RH, Deydier SM, Le PV, Schwartz BD, Franken NC, Davis RA, Coster MJ, Charman SA, Edstein MD, Skinner-Adams TS, Andrews KT, Jenkins ID, Quinn RJ
ACS Med Chem Lett. 2014 Feb 13; 5(2)178-82. doi: 10.1021/ml400447v.

PMID:
    24900794
    [PubMed]
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From trauma in austere environments to combat or medical school: how blended hyper-realism in the real and virtual worlds can better prepare surgeons.
Laporta AJ, Hoang T, Moloff A, Tieman M, Schwartz BD, Slack S, Chalut C, Kang J, Unangst A
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2014; 196233-7.

PMID:
    24732513
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A chemoenzymatic total synthesis of the protoilludane aryl ester (+)-armillarivin.
Schwartz BD, Matoušová E, White R, Banwell MG, Willis AC
Org Lett. 2013 Apr 19; 15(8)1934-7. doi: 10.1021/ol400583c.

PMID:
    23550589
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Synthetic studies on amaryllidaceae and other terrestrially derived alkaloids.
Banwell MG, Gao NY, Schwartz BD, White LV
Top Curr Chem. 2012; 309163-202. doi: 10.1007/128_2011_217.

PMID:
    21972020
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Structure of the lycorinine alkaloid nobilisitine A.
Schwartz BD, White LV, Banwell MG, Willis AC
J Org Chem. 2011 Oct 21; 76(20)8560-3. doi: 10.1021/jo2016899.

PMID:
    21899321
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A chemoenzymatic total synthesis of (+)-clividine.
White LV, Schwartz BD, Banwell MG, Willis AC
J Org Chem. 2011 Aug 5; 76(15)6250-7. doi: 10.1021/jo201005d.

PMID:
    21644519
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Synthesis of the enantiomer of the structure assigned to the natural product nobilisitine A.
Schwartz BD, Jones MT, Banwell MG, Cade IA
Org Lett. 2010 Nov 19; 12(22)5210-3. doi: 10.1021/ol102249q.

PMID:
    20977260
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Towards the Total Synthesis of 3-Hydroxyvibsanin E.
Schwartz BD, Denton JR, Bernhardt PV, Davies HM, Williams CM
Synthesis (Stuttg). 2009 Sep 1; 2009(17)2840-2846.

PMID:
    20725592
    [PubMed]
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Spiroacetal biosynthesis in fruit flies is complex: distinguishable origins of the same major spiroacetal released by different Bactrocera spp.
Schwartz BD, Booth YK, Fletcher MT, Kitching W, De Voss JJ
Chem Commun (Camb). 2010 Mar 7; 46(9)1526-8. doi: 10.1039/b917977a.

PMID:
    20162170
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rapid and enantioselective assembly of the lycorine framework using chemoenzymatic techniques.
Jones MT, Schwartz BD, Willis AC, Banwell MG
Org Lett. 2009 Aug 6; 11(15)3506-9. doi: 10.1021/ol901364n.

PMID:
    19591492
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Asymmetric [4 + 3] cycloadditions between vinylcarbenoids and dienes: application to the total synthesis of the natural product (-)-5-epi-vibsanin E.
Schwartz BD, Denton JR, Lian Y, Davies HM, Williams CM
J Am Chem Soc. 2009 Jun 17; 131(23)8329-32. doi: 10.1021/ja9019484.

PMID:
    19445507
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Total Synthesis of (±)-Vibsanin E.
Schwartz BD, Denton JR, Davies HM, Williams CM
Aust J Chem. 2009; 62(9)980-982.

PMID:
    21297900
    [PubMed]
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End game strategies towards the total synthesis of vibsanin E, 3-hydroxyvibsanin E, furanovibsanin A, and 3-O-methylfuranovibsanin A.
Schwartz BD, Williams CM, Bernhardt PV
Beilstein J Org Chem. 2008; 434. doi: 10.3762/bjoc.4.34.

PMID:
    18982074
    [PubMed]
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