Sara Procknow  s.procknow@wustl.edu

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Instructor, Genetics and Genomic Medicine
Genetics and Genomic Medicine

phone: (314) 454-6093

Education

  • BS, Cum Laude, Randolph-Macon College2006
  • MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine2016
  • PhD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine2014

Training

  • Pediatrics Residency, SLCH/Washington University in St. Louis2016 - 2019
  • Clinical Genetics Fellowship, SLCH/Washington University in St. Louis2019 - 2021

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2020 - PresMO, Medical License
  • 2020 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  • 2021 - PresAmerican Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics - Board Certification in Clinical Genetics and Genomics

Honors and Awards

  • Undergraduate Research Grant - Virginia Academy of Science2004
  • Best Student Paper, Honorable Mention, Virginia Academy of Sciences2006
  • Beta Beta Beta National Biology Honors Society2006
  • Department of Biology Excellence in Research Award2006
  • Pi Alpha Theta National History Honors Society2006
  • Sigma Delta Pi Natlational Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society,2006
  • Travel Award - American Physician Scientist Association2011
  • SLCH Pediatric Chief Resident Award2017
  • SLCH High Five Award2017
  • SLCH Triple Crown Award2018
  • T32 - Pediatric Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research Training Program2021 - Pres

Recent Publications view all (3)


  1. Emerging mechanisms of elastin transcriptional regulation. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2022;323(3):C666-C677. PMID:35816641 
  2. A mouse model of Townes-Brocks syndrome expressing a truncated mutant Sall1 protein is protected from acute kidney injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2015;309(10):F852-63. PMID:26311113 
  3. Different obscurin isoforms localize to distinct sites at sarcomeres. FEBS Lett. 2007;581(8):1549-54. PMCID:PMC1899168  PMID:17382936 
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