Lisa M. Moscoso, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Washington University School of Medicine
Co-Division Director, Division of Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine
Associate Professor Pediatrics
Hospitalist MedicineSchool of Medicine



  • B.S., University of Wisconsin1989
  • Ph.D., Washington University School of Medicine1998
  • M.D., Washington University School of Medicine1998


  • Pediatric Resident, St. Louis Children's Hospital1999 - 2002

Licensure and Board Certification

  • MO, 2002
  • Diplomat, American Board of Pediatrics2002
  • Missouri Board of Healing Arts2002


  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Wisconsin1989
  • Olin Fellowship Washington University1995
  • Peer Group Mentoring of Women Faculty Grant, CCDI Washington University2009 - 2011
  • Alpha Omega Alpha2012

Recent Publications view all (10)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Turmelle M, Moscoso LM, Hamlin KP, Daud YN, Carlson DW. Development of a pediatric hospitalist sedation service: training and implementation. J Hosp Med. 2012;7(4):335-9. doi:10.1002/jhm.979  PMID:22042550  
  2. Lu JT, Son YJ, Lee J, Jetton TL, Shiota M, Moscoso L, Niswender KD, Loewy AD, Magnuson MA, Sanes JR, Emeson RB. Mice lacking alpha-calcitonin gene-related peptide exhibit normal cardiovascular regulation and neuromuscular development. Mol Cell Neurosci. 1999;14(2):99-120. doi:10.1006/mcne.1999.0767  PMID:10532808  
  3. Moscoso LM, Cremer H, Sanes JR. Organization and reorganization of neuromuscular junctions in mice lacking neural cell adhesion molecule, tenascin-C, or fibroblast growth factor-5. J Neurosci. 1998;18(4):1465-77. PMID:9454855  
  4. Sanes JR, Apel ED, Burgess RW, Emerson RB, Feng G, Gautam M, Glass D, Grady RM, Krejci E, Lichtman JW, Lu JT, Massoulié J, Miner JH, Moscoso LM, Nguyen Q, Nichol M, Noakes PG, Patton BL, Son YJ, Yancopoulos GD, Zhou H. Development of the neuromuscular junction: genetic analysis in mice. J Physiol Paris. 1998;92(3-4):167-72. PMID:9789802  
  5. Apel ED, Glass DJ, Moscoso LM, Yancopoulos GD, Sanes JR. Rapsyn is required for MuSK signaling and recruits synaptic components to a MuSK-containing scaffold. Neuron. 1997;18(4):623-35. PMID:9136771  
  6. Gautam M, Noakes PG, Moscoso L, Rupp F, Scheller RH, Merlie JP, Sanes JR. Defective neuromuscular synaptogenesis in agrin-deficient mutant mice. Cell. 1996;85(4):525-35. PMID:8653788  
  7. Moscoso LM, Chu GC, Gautam M, Noakes PG, Merlie JP, Sanes JR. Synapse-associated expression of an acetylcholine receptor-inducing protein, ARIA/heregulin, and its putative receptors, ErbB2 and ErbB3, in developing mammalian muscle. Dev Biol. 1995;172(1):158-69. doi:10.1006/dbio.1995.0012  PMID:7589796  
  8. Moscoso LM, Sanes JR. Expression of four immunoglobulin superfamily adhesion molecules (L1, Nr-CAM/Bravo, neurofascin/ABGP, and N-CAM) in the developing mouse spinal cord. J Comp Neurol. 1995;352(3):321-34. doi:10.1002/cne.903520302  PMID:7706555  
  9. Moscoso LM, Merlie JP, Sanes JR. N-CAM, 43K-rapsyn, and S-laminin mRNAs are concentrated at synaptic sites in muscle fibers. Mol Cell Neurosci. 1995;6(1):80-9. doi:10.1006/mcne.1995.1008  PMID:7599960  
  10. Chu GC, Moscoso LM, Sliwkowski MX, Merlie JP. Regulation of the acetylcholine receptor epsilon subunit gene by recombinant ARIA: an in vitro model for transynaptic gene regulation. Neuron. 1995;14(2):329-39. PMID:7857642  
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