Associations of HNF1β gene deletion

On September 6, 2023, Sister Grace Miriam Usala, MS, MD; Alberto Sobrero, BSc; Amy Riek, MD; Janet B. McGill, MD, MA, FACE, FACP and Fumihiko Urano, MD, PhD had their clinical case report titled “Cystic and Atrophic Kidneys, Atrophic Pancreas, Arcuate Uterus, and Diabetes Mellitus Associated With Deletion of HNF1β Gene,” published in AACE Clinical […]

Riek and colleagues discuss limited utility of free triidothyronine testing

In September 2023, Amy Riek, MD and fellow Washington University School of Medicine colleagues Yanchun Lin, PhD; Ann Gronowski, PhD; and Christopher Farnsworth, PhD of the department of Pathology and Immunology, had their journal article titled “Limited Utility of Free Triiodothyronine Testing” published in The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine. When thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) […]

Riek receives #IStandWithHer Award for Resilience

On Saturday, September 23, Amy Riek, MD received the #IStandWithHer Award for Resilience at the Women in Medicine Summit 2023, which took place in Chicago, Illinois. The annual Summit has a goal of inspiring and empowering attendees in both their personal and professional lives. Each year, Women in Medicine gives out #IStandWithHer awards in the […]

Bernal-Mizrachi Lab demonstrates the relationship between embryonic vitamin D deficiency and type 2 diabetes 

On June 13, Bernal-Mizrachi Lab had their article titled “Embryonic vitamin D deficiency programs hematopoietic stem cells to induce type 2 diabetes,” published by Springer Nature.  Currently, the risk of later-in-life type 2 diabetes from embryonic immune cell programming is unknown. It is possible that environmental factors can cause metabolic disease by altering the fetal […]

Riek gets personal in Show Me the Science podcast 

On May 15, Amy Riek, MD was featured in Washington University School of Medicine’s “Show Me the Science” podcast. The episode, titled “Making connections through storytelling” visited a campus event that brought together twelve faculty members, medical students, residents and fellows to share their personal experiences and stories during their time working in the medical […]

Riek featured in The Science of St. Louis Blues Hockey 

The Science of St. Louis Blues Hockey series hosts physicians from Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University as they take viewers behind the scenes to discuss the science of how the St. Louis Blues function, from the brain and the heart to all their muscles, joints and ligaments.   Dr. Amy Riek of the Division of […]

Riek receives Creativity Distinguished Service Teaching Award

On the evening of Tuesday, March 1, Dr. Amy Riek was awarded the “Creativity Distinguished Service Teaching Award” by the Washington University School of Medicine Class of 2024.  The Distinguished Service Teaching Awards Ceremony took place at the Eric P. Newman Education Center, where Riek was formally recognized by medical school students and administration for […]