Jeffrey Bednarski, MD, PhD

Jeffrey Bednarski, MD, PhD

Pediatric Hematologist/ Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division Hematology/Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Childhood cancers, childhood blood disorders


  • 2003: MD/ PhD, Duke University, Durham, N.C.


  • 2003 - 2006: Resident, pediatrics, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2006 - 2009: Fellow, pediatric hematology and oncology, Washington University

Board Certification

  • 2006: American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

Selected Research Publications

The SMC5/6 complex prevents genotoxicity upon APOBEC3A-mediated replication stress.
  • Fingerman DF, O'Leary DR, Hansen AR, [...] Bednarski J, [...] Green AM
  • EMBO J 2024
MYSM1 attenuates DNA damage signals triggered by physiologic and genotoxic DNA breaks.
  • Mathias B, O'Leary D, Saucier N, [...] Bednarski JJ
  • J Allergy Clin Immunol 2024
Nuclease-independent functions of RAG1 direct distinct DNA damage responses in B cells.
  • Johnston R, Mathias B, Crowley SJ, [...] Bednarski JJ
  • EMBO Rep 2023
Assessing DNA Damage Responses Using B Lymphocyte Cultures.
  • Johnston R, White LS, Bednarski JJ
  • Methods Mol Biol 2022

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

  • Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

    1 Children's Place
    St. Louis, MO 63110

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