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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

Take a second look: it's Kikuchi's disease! A case report and review of literature.
Joean O, Thiele T, Raap M, Schmidt RE, Stoll M
Clin Pract. 2018 Oct 26; 8(4)1095. doi: 10.4081/cp.2018.1095.

PMID:
    30631410
    [PubMed]
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Beta-1-Adrenergic Receptor Antibodies in Acute Coronary Syndrome: Is Less Sometimes More?
Ernst D, Widera C, Weiberg D, Derlin T, Ahrenstorf G, Sogkas G, Jablonka A, Schmidt RE, Witte T, Heidecke H, Riemekasten G
Front Cardiovasc Med. 2018; 5170. doi: 10.3389/fcvm.2018.00170.

PMID:
    30619882
    [PubMed]
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Ocrelizumab Depletes CD20⁺ T Cells in Multiple Sclerosis Patients.
Gingele S, Jacobus TL, Konen FF, Hümmert MW, Sühs KW, Schwenkenbecher P, Ahlbrecht J, Möhn N, Müschen LH, Bönig L, Alvermann S, Schmidt RE, Stangel M, Jacobs R, Skripuletz T
Cells. 2018 Dec 28; 8(1)pii: E12. doi: 10.3390/cells8010012.

PMID:
    30597851
    [PubMed]
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Early predictors of impaired sleep: a study on life course socioeconomic conditions and sleeping problems in older adults.
van de Straat V, Cheval B, Schmidt RE, Sieber S, Courvoisier D, Kliegel M, Burton-Jeangros C, Cullati S, Bracke P
Aging Ment Health. 2018 Nov 30; 1-11. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2018.1534078.

PMID:
    30499340
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Sensitivity and specifity of autoantibodies against CD74 in axial spondyloarthritis.
Riechers E, Baerlecken N, Baraliakos X, Achilles-Mehr Bakhsh K, Aries P, Bannert B, Becker K, Brandt-Jürgens J, Braun J, Ehrenstein B, Euler HH, Fleck M, Hein R, Karberg K, Köhler L, Matthias T, Max R, Melzer A, Meyer-Olson D, Rech J, Rockwitz K, Rudwaleit M, Schmidt RE, Schweikhard E, Sieper J, Stille C, von Hinüber U, Wagener P, Weidemann HF, Zinke S, Witte T
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Nov 12; doi: 10.1002/art.40777.

PMID:
    30418704
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Tuberculous coxitis with trochanteric bursitis manifesting a year after immigration to Germany: a case report.
Sogkas G, Holz A, Riechers E, Länger F, von Falck C, Schmidt RE, Witte T
J Med Case Rep. 2018 Nov 7; 12(1)332. doi: 10.1186/s13256-018-1867-9.

PMID:
    30400821
    [PubMed - in process]
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Consider Syphilis in Case of Lymphopenia in HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM): A Single-center, Retrospective Study.
Sogkas G, Ernst D, Atschekzei F, Jablonka A, Schmidt RE, Behrens GMN, Stoll M
Infect Dis Ther. 2018 Dec; 7(4)485-494. doi: 10.1007/s40121-018-0219-9.

PMID:
    30377976
    [PubMed]
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Population-level rhythms in human skin with implications for circadian medicine.
Wu G, Ruben MD, Schmidt RE, Francey LJ, Smith DF, Anafi RC, Hughey JJ, Tasseff R, Sherrill JD, Oblong JE, Mills KJ, Hogenesch JB
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Nov 27; 115(48)12313-12318. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1809442115.

PMID:
    30377266
    [PubMed - in process]
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Miltefosine Reduces the Cytolytic Activity and Virulence of <i>Acinetobacter baumannii</i>.
Fiester SE, Arivett BA, Beckett AC, Wagner BR, Ohneck EJ, Schmidt RE, Grier JT, Actis LA
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Jan; 63(1)pii: e01409-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01409-18.

PMID:
    30373804
    [PubMed - in process]
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Zidovudine-Mediated Autophagy Inhibition Enhances Mitochondrial Toxicity in Muscle Cells.
Lin H, Stankov MV, Hegermann J, Budida R, Panayotova-Dimitrova D, Schmidt RE, Behrens GMN
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2019 Jan; 63(1)pii: e01443-18. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01443-18.

PMID:
    30373793
    [PubMed - in process]
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Analysis of point mutations and copy number variation in Grade II and III meningioma.
McNulty SN, Schwetye K, Goldstein M, Carter J, Schmidt RE, Ansstas G, Tsien CI, Kim AH, Dahiya S
Exp Mol Pathol. 2018 Dec; 105(3)328-333. doi: 10.1016/j.yexmp.2018.10.007.

PMID:
    30316860
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Healthcare Utilization in a Large Cohort of Asylum Seekers Entering Western Europe in 2015.
Wetzke M, Happle C, Vakilzadeh A, Ernst D, Sogkas G, Schmidt RE, Behrens GMN, Dopfer C, Jablonka A
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Oct 1; 15(10)pii: E2163. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15102163.

PMID:
    30275412
    [PubMed - in process]
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A database of tissue-specific rhythmically expressed human genes has potential applications in circadian medicine.
Ruben MD, Wu G, Smith DF, Schmidt RE, Francey LJ, Lee YY, Anafi RC, Hogenesch JB
Sci Transl Med. 2018 Sep 12; 10(458)pii: eaat8806. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aat8806.

PMID:
    30209245
    [PubMed - in process]
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Circadian Dysregulation: The Next Frontier in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Research.
von Allmen DC, Francey LJ, Rogers GM, Ruben MD, Cohen AP, Wu G, Schmidt RE, Ishman SL, Amin RS, Hogenesch JB, Smith DF
Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2018 Dec; 159(6)948-955. doi: 10.1177/0194599818797311.

PMID:
    30200807
    [PubMed - in process]
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Astrocytic degeneration in chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
Hsu ET, Gangolli M, Su S, Holleran L, Stein TD, Alvarez VE, McKee AC, Schmidt RE, Brody DL
Acta Neuropathol. 2018 Dec; 136(6)955-972. doi: 10.1007/s00401-018-1902-3.

PMID:
    30194648
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pregnancy Related Health Care Needs in Refugees-A Current Three Center Experience in Europe.
Dopfer C, Vakilzadeh A, Happle C, Kleinert E, Müller F, Ernst D, Schmidt RE, Behrens GMN, Merkesdal S, Wetzke M, Jablonka A
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Sep 5; 15(9)pii: E1934. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15091934.

PMID:
    30189649
    [PubMed - in process]
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Too Imperfect to Fall Asleep: Perfectionism, Pre-sleep Counterfactual Processing, and Insomnia.
Schmidt RE, Courvoisier DS, Cullati S, Kraehenmann R, der Linden MV
Front Psychol. 2018; 91288. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01288.

PMID:
    30131735
    [PubMed]
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TREX1 is expressed by microglia in normal human brain and increases in regions affected by ischemia.
Kothari PH, Kolar GR, Jen JC, Hajj-Ali R, Bertram P, Schmidt RE, Atkinson JP
Brain Pathol. 2018 Nov; 28(6)806-821. doi: 10.1111/bpa.12626.

PMID:
    30062819
    [PubMed - in process]
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Primary immunodeficiency disorder caused by phosphoinositide 3-kinase δ deficiency.
Sogkas G, Fedchenko M, Dhingra A, Jablonka A, Schmidt RE, Atschekzei F
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018 Nov; 142(5)1650-1653.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2018.06.039.

PMID:
    30040974
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reciprocal relations between care-related emotional burden and sleep problems in healthcare professionals: a multicentre international cohort study.
Cheval B, Mongin D, Cullati S, Winz C, von Arx M, Schmidt RE, Agoritsas T, Chopard P, Courvoisier DS
Occup Environ Med. 2018 Sep; 75(9)647-653. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2018-105096.

PMID:
    30026283
    [PubMed - in process]
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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.