Ashley Steed, M.D., Ph.D.  Steed_A@kids.wustl.edu

Instructor in Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2527

Education

  • BS, Duke University2001
  • PhD, Washington University in St. Louis2008
  • MD, Washington University in St. Louis2008

Training

  • Residency, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis Children's Hospital2008 - 2011
  • Chief Residency, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis Children's Hospital2011 - 2012
  • Fellowship, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis Children's Hospital2012 - 2016

Licensure and Board Certification

  • MO, State License 2008
  • American Board of Pediatrics 2012
  • Board Eligible, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2016

Honors

  • Phi Eta Sigma1998
  • Annual Merit Award of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars' Chapter at Duke University1999
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars1999
  • Distinction in Biology Graduate, Duke University2001
  • Honors Thesis: The Role of CLN3 in Batten's Disease and Apoptosis2001
  • Summa Cum Laude Graduate, Duke University2001
  • Elisabeth L. Demonchaux Prize in Pediatrics, Washington University in St. Louis2008
  • Best Basic Science Abstract, Department of Pediatrics Research Retreat2015
  • Teresa Vietti Research Fellow2015
  • Best Fellow Abstract in Continuing Science, Department of Pediatrics Research Retreat2016
  • Fellows Section Basic Research Award, Society for Pediatric Research, Pediatric Academic Society2016
  • David Gilstrap Award2016

Recent Publications view all (6)


  1. The Microbial Metabolite Desaminotyrosine Protects from Influenza through Type I Interferon Science. 2017;357(6350):498-502. PMID:28774928 
  2. Role of viruses and bacteria-virus interactions in autoimmunity. Curr Opin Immunol. 2014;31:102-7. PMCID:PMC4254666  PMID:25459001 
  3. Murine gammaherpesvirus 68 has evolved gamma interferon and stat1-repressible promoters for the lytic switch gene 50. J Virol. 2010;84(7):3711-7. PMCID:PMC2838114  PMID:20071569 
  4. Gamma interferon blocks gammaherpesvirus reactivation from latency in a cell type-specific manner. J Virol. 2007;81(11):6134-40. PMCID:PMC1900319  PMID:17360749 
  5. A gamma-herpesvirus deficient in replication establishes chronic infection in vivo and is impervious to restriction by adaptive immune cells. Virology. 2006;353(1):210-9. PMID:16797052 
  6. Gamma interferon blocks gammaherpesvirus reactivation from latency. J Virol. 2006;80(1):192-200. PMCID:PMC1317536  PMID:16352543 
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