Hematology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Christopher M. Sturgeon

Christopher M. Sturgeon, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Hematology Division

Department of Developmental Biology

Research Interests

  • Embryonic stem cells
  • Pluripotent stem cells
  • Hematopoiesis
  • Developmental Biology


  • 314-362-8893 (office)
  • 314-362-8826 (fax)
  • Hematology Division
    Campus Box 8125
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Room 8868 Clinical Sciences Research Building (lab)


1997-2001 BSc(H) in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
2001-2006 PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia (Advisor: Dr. Michel Roberge)
Post-doctoral Training
2007-2014 Postdoctoral Fellow, University Health Network, McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Toronto, Ontario (Advisor: Dr. Gordon Keller)
Academic Positions
2014-present Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Developmental Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
University & Hospital Appointments & Commitees
2019-present DBBS Steering Committee member: Developmental, Regenerative, and Stem Cell Biology Program
Scholarships, Awards & Distinctions
2001-2003 NSERC PGS-A Scholarship, The University of British Columbia
2003-2005 NSERC PGS-B Scholarship, The University of British Columbia
2005-2006 Roman M. Babicki Scholarship, The University of British Columbia
2007-2011 McEwen/McMurrich Regenerative Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship, University Health Network
2012 Travel award, Keystone Symposia: Hematopoiesis
2013 Travel award, ISSCR AGM, Ontario Stem Cell Initiative
2016 ASH Scholar Award, American Society of Hematology
2016 Joanne Levy Award, American Society of Hematology
Professional Memberships
2009-present International Society for Stem Cell Research
2014-present American Society of Hematology
2014-present Society for Hematology and Stem Cells