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Pediatrics

Gregory A. Storch, MD

Current Position
Ruth L. Siteman Professor of Pediatrics
Professor, Medicine and Molecular Microbiology
Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease
Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, St. Louis Children's Hospital
Medical Director, Infection Control, St. Louis Children's Hospital
Principal Investigator and Medical Director, Project ARK (AIDS Resources for Kids)


Specialty Areas
Infectious Diseases
Pediatric Infectious Disease

Patients Seen At
St Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, 11th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-454-6050
Fax:   314-454-2836
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Pediatric infectious diseases, childhood diseases, viruses, pediatric AIDS, tick-borne infections

Areas of Research Interest
Using molecular methods to improve the rapid diagnosis of infections with emphasis on viral and other unconventional agents, in both normal and immunocompromised patients. Also the application of high throughput nucleotide sequencing to pathogen discovery. Dr. Storch's main current research project is a study of viral causes of fever without focus in young children.

Board Certification
Internal Medicine -- Certified
Infectious Disease -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969
Medical Degree: New York University Medical Center, New York, New York, 1973
Residency: Internal Medicine, Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1976
Fellowship: Clinical & Research, Infectious Diseases, Washinton Univ. School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1981
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Shriners Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2002-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Wylie KM, Weinstock GM, Storch GA. Virome genomics: a tool for defining the human virome. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2013 May 23.

Colvin JM, Muenzer JT, Jaffe DM, Smason A, Deych E, Shannon WD, Arens MQ, Buller RS, Lee WM, Weinstock EJ, Weinstock GM, Storch GA. Detection of viruses in young children with fever without an apparent source. Pediatrics. 2012 Dec;130(6):e1455-62.

Wylie KM, Weinstock GM, Storch GA. Emerging view of the human virome. Transl Res. 2012 Oct;160(4):283-90.

Yamada M, Buller R, Bledsoe S, Storch GA. Rising rates of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae in the central United States. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Apr;31(4):409-0.

McElvania TeKippe E, Wylie KM, Deych E, Sodergren E, Weinstock G, Storch GA. Increased prevalence of anellovirus in pediatric patients with fever. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e50937.

Wylie KM, Mihindukulasuriya KA, Sodergren E, Weinstock GM, Storch GA. Sequence analysis of the human virome in febrile and afebrile children. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e27735.

Memon IA, Parikh BA, Gaudreault-Keener M, Skelton R, Storch GA, Brennan DC. Progression from Sustained BK Viruria to Sustained BK Viremia with Immunosuppression Reduction Is Not Associated with Changes in the Noncoding Control Region of the BK Virus Genome. J Transplant. 2012;2012:761283.

Holtz LR, Wylie KM, Sodergren E, Jiang Y, Franz CJ, Weinstock GM, Storch GA, Wang D. Astrovirus MLB2 viremia in febrile child. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Nov;17(11):2050-2.

Fritz SA, Camins BC, Eisenstein KA, Fritz JM, Epplin EK, Burnham CA, Dukes J, Storch GA. Effectiveness of measures to eradicate Staphylococcus aureus carriage in patients with community-associated skin and soft-tissue infections: a randomized trial. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2011 Sep;32(9):872-80.

Watson ME Jr, Storch GA, Dunne WM Jr, Burnham CA. A 2-year-old female with Fever and rash. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Jul;49(7):2389, 2784.

Cheng XS, Bohl DL, Storch GA, Ryschkewitsch C, Gaudreault-Keener M, Major EO, Randhawa P, Hardinger KL, Brennan DC. Inhibitory interactions between BK and JC virus among kidney transplant recipients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 May;22(5):825-31.

Fritz SA, Krauss MJ, Epplin EK, Burnham CA, Garbutt J, Dunne WM, Hunstad DA, Storch GA. The natural history of contemporary Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization in community children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Apr;30(4):349-51.

Allan BF, Dutra HP, Goessling LS, Barnett K, Chase JM, Marquis RJ, Pang G, Storch GA, Thach RE, Orrock JL. Invasive honeysuckle eradication reduces tick-borne disease risk by altering host dynamics. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Oct 26;107(43):18523-7.

Spinner ML, Saab G, Casabar E, Bowman LJ, Storch GA, Brennan DC. Impact of prophylactic versus preemptive valganciclovir on long-term renal allograft outcomes.
Transplantation. 2010 Aug 27;90(4):412-8.

Sumino KC, Walter MJ, Mikols CL, Thompson SA, Gaudreault-Keener M, Arens MQ, Agapov E, Hormozdi D, Gaynor AM, Holtzman MJ, Storch GA. Detection of respiratory viruses and the associated chemokine responses in serious acute respiratory illness. Thorax. 2010 Jul;65(7):639-44.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Gregory A. Storch.


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