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June 2016


Dr. Stuart Friess is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Friess completed his BS in Biomedical Engineering at Brown University in 1995. He then attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed pediatric residency and chief residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Dr. Friess then moved to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where he completed a fellowship in critical care medicine in 2006. Dr. Friess was on faculty at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia until September 2012 when he transitioned to Washington University in St. Louis.

Dr. Friess’ research has been focused in the area of pediatric neurocritical care, specifically traumatic brain injury and cardiac arrest, developing preclinical animal models of pediatric neurocritical care to enhance our understanding and improve outcomes of critically ill children with acute brain injury. After fellowship he was awarded a NIH K08 Career Development Award entitled “Modulating Secondary Damage Following Traumatic Brain Injury in the Child.” Dr. Friess more recently has been focused on utilizing enhanced preclinical animal models to develop effective therapeutics to minimize the impact of secondary insults after traumatic brain injury.

View Dr. Friess' articles in PubMed