Sarah Brown, Ph.D., DABCC

Instructor in Anesthesiology
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, and of Pathology and Immunology
Laboratory Medicine

phone: (314) 454-4525


  • BS, University of South Carolina2003
  • PhD, St. Louis University2009


  • Postdoctoral Clinical and Research Fellow in Clinical Chemistry, Washington University School of Medicine2009 - 2011

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Clinical Chemistry-Diplomate 2012


  • Presidential Graduate Research Assistantship, St. Louis, University2005
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, St. Louis University2008
  • Chief Fellow in Clinical Chemistry, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine2010 - 2011
  • Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award, With Distinction, Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists2011
  • American Association of Clinical Chemistry Outstanding Speaker Award2012
  • Early Career Women Faculty in Medicine and Science Leadership Seminar (competitive application)2012
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry2013

Recent Publications view all (10)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Sweating the small stuff: adequacy and accuracy in sweat chloride determination. Clin Biochem. 2015;48(6):443-448. doi:10.1016/j.clnbiochem.2014.12.011  PMID:25530017 
  2. Transient receptor potential A1 activation prolongs isoflurane induction latency and impairs respiratory function in mice. Anesthesiology. 2015;122(4):768-75. doi:10.1097/ALN.0000000000000607  PMID:25646842 
  3. Circulating intact parathyroid hormone is suppressed at 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations >25 nmol/L in children. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2014;27(7-8):657-60. doi:10.1515/jpem-2014-0012  PMID:24572984 
  4. Human chorionic gonadotropin and α-fetoprotein in cerebral spinal fluid: method validation and retrospective review. Clin Biochem. 2014;47(7-8):632-5. doi:10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2014.01.008  PMID:24462967 
  5. P-glycoprotein is a major determinant of norbuprenorphine brain exposure and antinociception. J Pharmacol Exp Ther. 2012;343(1):53-61. doi:10.1124/jpet.112.193433  PMCID:PMC3464040  PMID:22739506 
  6. Buprenorphine metabolites, buprenorphine-3-glucuronide and norbuprenorphine-3-glucuronide, are biologically active. Anesthesiology. 2011;115(6):1251-60. doi:10.1097/ALN.0b013e318238fea0  PMCID:PMC3560935  PMID:22037640 
  7. Chemical and enzyme-assisted syntheses of norbuprenorphine-3-β-D-glucuronide. Bioconjug Chem. 2011;22(4):752-8. doi:10.1021/bc100550u  PMCID:PMC3091394  PMID:21434652 
  8. Diagnostic utility of plasma procalcitonin for nosocomial pneumonia in the intensive care unit setting. Respir Care. 2011;56(4):412-9. doi:10.4187/respcare.00979  PMID:21255510 
  9. Isocitrate dehydrogenase is important for nitrosative stress resistance in Cryptococcus neoformans, but oxidative stress resistance is not dependent on glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase. Eukaryot Cell. 2010;9(6):971-80. doi:10.1128/EC.00271-09  PMCID:PMC2901651  PMID:20400467 
  10. Tissue-specific variation in glycation of proteins in diabetes: evidence for a functional role of amadoriase enzymes. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005;1043:817-23. doi:10.1196/annals.1333.094  PMID:16037309 
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