Michael Thompson  thompsonmd@wustl.edu

Endocrinology and Diabetes

phone: (314) 454-6051

Education

  • BA, Summa Cum Laude, Washington University2003
  • MD, University of PIttsburgh School of Medicine2012
  • PhD, University of PIttsburgh School of Medicine2012

Training

  • Intern, Nationwide Children's Hospital2012 - 2013
  • Resident, Nationwide Children's Hospital/Ohio State University2013 - 2015
  • Fellow, Nationwide Children's Hospital/Ohio State University2015 - 2017

Licensure and Board Certification

  • OH, Medical License 2013
  • General Pediatrics 2016
  • MO, Medical License 2017

Honors

  • National Merit Scholar Finalist1998
  • All-Univeristy Athletic Association Academic Team2001 - 2003
  • Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar Athlete All-American2001 - 2003
  • American Physiological Society Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship Award2002
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Honorary2003
  • Washington University W. Alfred Hayes Award2003
  • University of Pittsburgh Paul L. McLain Award2005
  • University of PIttsburgh Cellular Approaches to Tissue Engineering and Regeneration Fellowship2006 - 2008
  • American Society of Investigative Pathology Experimental Pathologist in Graduate Training Merit Award2008
  • Ruth L. Kitschstein NRSA Fellowship2008 - 2012
  • A.D. Sobel-ASIP Education Fund Scholar Award2009
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society (Watson Chapter)2011
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Resident Research Grant2014
  • Stanley L. Phillips Award (Best poster at MWSPR meeting)2014 - 2015
  • ASIP PISA Trainee Travel Award2015
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital Committee's Choice Award2015
  • Pediatric Endocrine Society Travel Award2016

Recent Publications view all (18)


  1. β-catenin regulation of farnesoid X receptor signaling and bile acid metabolism during murine cholestasis. Hepatology. 2017. PMID:28714273 
  2. Elevation of circulating microRNA levels in obese children compared to healthy controls. Clin Obes. 2017. PMID:28397375 
  3. Wnt signaling regulates hepatobiliary repair following cholestatic liver injury in mice. Hepatology. 2016;64(5):1652-1666. PMCID:PMC5074849  PMID:27533619 
  4. Maternal high fat diet exposure is associated with increased hepcidin levels, decreased myelination, and neurobehavioral changes in male offspring. Brain Behav Immun. 2016;58:369-378. PMID:27519153 
  5. Myxedema Coma Secondary to Central Hypothyroidism: A Rare but Real Cause of Altered Mental Status in Pediatrics. Horm Res Paediatr. 2016. PMID:27631398 
  6. Enhanced Steatosis and Fibrosis in Liver of Adult Offspring Exposed to Maternal High-Fat Diet. Gene Expr. 2016;17(1):47-59. PMID:27342733 
  7. Severe hyponatraemia with absence of hyperkalaemia in rapidly progressive Addison's disease. BMJ Case Rep. 2015;2015. PMCID:PMC4458623  PMID:26021383 
  8. Spontaneous repopulation of β-catenin null livers with β-catenin-positive hepatocytes after chronic murine liver injury. Hepatology. 2011;54(4):1333-43. PMCID:PMC3184210  PMID:21721031 
  9. Pegylated interferon alpha targets Wnt signaling by inducing nuclear export of β-catenin. J Hepatol. 2011;54(3):506-12. PMCID:PMC3052972  PMID:21093092 
  10. Disparate cellular basis of improved liver repair in beta-catenin-overexpressing mice after long-term exposure to 3,5-diethoxycarbonyl-1,4-dihydrocollidine. Am J Pathol. 2010;177(4):1812-22. PMCID:PMC2947277  PMID:20813968 
  11. Accelerated liver regeneration and hepatocarcinogenesis in mice overexpressing serine-45 mutant beta-catenin. Hepatology. 2010;51(5):1603-13. PMCID:PMC2908905  PMID:20432254 
  12. Beta-catenin deletion in hepatoblasts disrupts hepatic morphogenesis and survival during mouse development. Hepatology. 2008;47(5):1667-79. PMCID:PMC4449338  PMID:18393386 
  13. Wnt/beta-catenin signaling mediates oval cell response in rodents. Hepatology. 2008;47(1):288-95. PMID:17929301 
  14. beta-Catenin is critical for early postnatal liver growth. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007;292(6):G1578-85. PMID:17332475 
  15. R-Etodolac decreases beta-catenin levels along with survival and proliferation of hepatoma cells. J Hepatol. 2007;46(5):849-57. PMCID:PMC1924913  PMID:17275129 
  16. WNT/beta-catenin signaling in liver health and disease. Hepatology. 2007;45(5):1298-305. PMID:17464972 
  17. Endothelial progenitor cell mobilization and increased intravascular nitric oxide in patients undergoing cardiac rehabilitation. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2007;27(2):65-73. PMID:17558240 
  18. Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor mobilizes functional endothelial progenitor cells in patients with coronary artery disease. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005;25(2):296-301. PMID:15569821 
Last updated: 09/17/2017
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