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Robert E. Schmidt, MD, PhD

Professor, Pathology & Immunology
Director, Division of Neuropathology
Director, Research and Clinical Electron Microscopy Facility

Specialty Areas

Pathology
Neuropathology

Board Certifications

Anatomic Pathology
Neuropathology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Peripheral neuropathy, white matter diseases including multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, general neuropathology

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1976
Chief Resident, Neuropathology: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 1980
Residency, Pathology: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 1978
PhD, Medical Sciences: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1976
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pharmacology: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1976
Bachelor of Arts: Washington University, St. Louis, MO 1969

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

C5aR activation in the absence of C5a: A new disease mechanism of autoimmune hemolytic anemia in mice.
Syed SN, Rau E, Ziegelmann M, Sogkas G, Brüne B, Schmidt RE
Eur J Immunol. 2017 Dec 25; doi: 10.1002/eji.201747238.

PMID:
    29277896
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A 60-Year-Old Woman with Multifocal Subcortical Infarcts.
Schwetye KE, Rodriguez D, Schmidt RE, Dahiya S
Brain Pathol. 2018 Jan; 28(1)131-132. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12579.

PMID:
    29265630
    [PubMed - in process]
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An 8-Year-Old Girl with A Supratentorial Mass.
Schwetye KE, Gauvain K, Rodriguez D, Cottrell C, Limbrick DD Jr, Schmidt RE, Dahiya S
Brain Pathol. 2018 Jan; 28(1)125-126. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12576.

PMID:
    29265627
    [PubMed - in process]
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Autoimmunity and primary immunodeficiency: two sides of the same coin?
Schmidt RE, Grimbacher B, Witte T
Nat Rev Rheumatol. 2017 Dec 19; 14(1)7-18. doi: 10.1038/nrrheum.2017.198.

PMID:
    29255211
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antibodies against MYC-Associated Zinc Finger Protein: An Independent Marker in Acute Coronary Syndrome?
Ernst D, Widera C, Baerlecken NT, Schlumberger W, Daehnrich C, Schmidt RE, Gabrysch K, Wallentin L, Witte T
Front Immunol. 2017; 81595. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.01595.

PMID:
    29209328
    [PubMed]
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Autoantibodies binding to stathmin-4: new marker for polyneuropathy in primary Sjögren's syndrome.
Duda S, Witte T, Stangel M, Adams J, Schmidt RE, Baerlecken NT
Immunol Res. 2017 Dec; 65(6)1099-1102. doi: 10.1007/s12026-017-8970-7.

PMID:
    29138979
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evidence of inflammasome activation and formation of monocyte-derived ASC specks in HIV-1 positive patients.
Ahmad F, Mishra N, Ahrenstorf G, Franklin BS, Latz E, Schmidt RE, Bossaller L
AIDS. 2018 Jan 28; 32(3)299-307. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001693.

PMID:
    29135573
    [PubMed - in process]
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Norovirus outbreaks in german refugee camps in 2015.
Grote U, Schleenvoigt BT, Happle C, Dopfer C, Wetzke M, Ahrenstorf G, Holst H, Pletz MW, Schmidt RE, Behrens GM, Jablonka A
Z Gastroenterol. 2017 Oct; 55(10)997-1003. doi: 10.1055/s-0043-109701.

PMID:
    29020698
    [PubMed - in process]
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Detection and quantification of rituximab in the human urine.
Jacobs R, Langer-Jacobus T, Duong M, Stahl K, Haller H, Schmidt RE, Schiffer M
J Immunol Methods. 2017 Dec; 451118-121. doi: 10.1016/j.jim.2017.09.001.

PMID:
    28890365
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Measles, Rubella and Varicella IgG Seroprevalence in a Large Refugee Cohort in Germany in 2015: A Cross-Sectional Study.
Jablonka A, Happle C, Wetzke M, Dopfer C, Merkesdal S, Schmidt RE, Behrens GMN, Solbach P
Infect Dis Ther. 2017 Dec; 6(4)487-496. doi: 10.1007/s40121-017-0169-7.

PMID:
    28875465
    [PubMed]
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The Pyrazole Derivative BTP2 Attenuates IgG Immune Complex-induced Inflammation.
Sogkas G, Rau E, Atschekzei F, Syed SN, Schmidt RE
Inflammation. 2018 Feb; 41(1)42-49. doi: 10.1007/s10753-017-0661-y.

PMID:
    28852968
    [PubMed - in process]
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A 42-Year-Old Man with AIDS and Multiple Incomplete Ring Enhancing Lesions.
Kang P, Schmidt RE, Dahiya S, Varadhachary AS
Brain Pathol. 2017 Sep; 27(5)697-698. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12542.

PMID:
    28805005
    [PubMed - in process]
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First Association of Interleukin 12 Receptor Beta 1 Deficiency with Sjögren's Syndrome.
Sogkas G, Atschekzei F, Schacht V, von Falck C, Jablonka A, Jacobs R, Stoll M, Witte T, Schmidt RE
Front Immunol. 2017; 8885. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.00885.

PMID:
    28804486
    [PubMed]
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[Obituary for Prof. Dr. med. Helmuth Deicher].
Peter HH, Kalden JR, Pichler WJ, Schmidt RE
Z Rheumatol. 2017 Oct; 76(8)730-731. doi: 10.1007/s00393-017-0367-4.

PMID:
    28801733
    [PubMed - in process]
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Organ weights and histopathology of double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) dosed orally or dermally with artificially weathered Mississippi Canyon 252 crude oil.
Harr KE, Reavill DR, Bursian SJ, Cacela D, Cunningham FL, Dean KM, Dorr BS, Hanson-Dorr KC, Healy K, Horak K, Link JE, Shriner S, Schmidt RE
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2017 Dec; 14652-61. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2017.07.011.

PMID:
    28734790
    [PubMed - in process]
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Survival among children with "Lethal" congenital contracture syndrome 11 caused by novel mutations in the gliomedin gene (GLDN).
Wambach JA, Stettner GM, Haack TB, Writzl K, Škofljanec A, Maver A, Munell F, Ossowski S, Bosio M, Wegner DJ, Shinawi M, Baldridge D, Alhaddad B, Strom TM, Grange DK, Wilichowski E, Troxell R, Collins J, Warner BB, Schmidt RE, Pestronk A, Cole FS, Steinfeld R
Hum Mutat. 2017 Nov; 38(11)1477-1484. doi: 10.1002/humu.23297.

PMID:
    28726266
    [PubMed - in process]
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Synergistic effects of treating the spinal cord and brain in CLN1 disease.
Shyng C, Nelvagal HR, Dearborn JT, Tyynelä J, Schmidt RE, Sands MS, Cooper JD
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jul 18; 114(29)E5920-E5929. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1701832114.

PMID:
    28673981
    [PubMed - in process]
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Unusual high-grade features in pediatric diffuse leptomeningeal glioneuronal tumor: comparison with a typical low-grade example.
Schwetye KE, Kansagra AP, McEachern J, Schmidt RE, Gauvain K, Dahiya S
Hum Pathol. 2017 Dec; 70105-112. doi: 10.1016/j.humpath.2017.06.004.

PMID:
    28652147
    [PubMed - in process]
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[Safety and efficacy of off-label use of biologic therapies in patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases refractory to standard of care therapy : Data from a nationwide German registry (GRAID2)].
Proft F, Schulze-Koops H, Grunke M, Schrezenmeier E, Halleck F, Henes J, Unger L, Schmidt E, Fiehn C, Jacobi A, Iking-Konert C, Kneitz C, Schmidt RE, Bannert B, Voll RE, Fischer-Betz R, Kötter I, Tony HP, Holle J, Aringer M, Erler A, Behrens F, Burmester GR, Dörner T
Z Rheumatol. 2018 Feb; 77(1)28-39. doi: 10.1007/s00393-017-0330-4.

PMID:
    28589389
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ventricular Zone Disruption in Human Neonates With Intraventricular Hemorrhage.
McAllister JP, Guerra MM, Ruiz LC, Jimenez AJ, Dominguez-Pinos D, Sival D, den Dunnen W, Morales DM, Schmidt RE, Rodriguez EM, Limbrick DD
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2017 May 1; 76(5)358-375. doi: 10.1093/jnen/nlx017.

PMID:
    28521038
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

The pathogenesis of peripheral nerve disease with a particular focus on the autonomic nervous system in aging and diabetes. Pathologic examination of white matter disease with a special focus on multiple sclerosis.