Clay Semenkovich, MD

Clay Semenkovich, MD

Primary Academic Title

Herbert S. Gasser Professor and Chief of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Lipid Research, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Role of metabolism, especially lipid metabolism, in the pathogenesis of age-related diseases.


  • 1981: MD, Washington University, St. Louis


  • 1981 - 1984: Intern and resident, internal medicine, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 1984 - 1986: Fellow, endocrinology and metabolism, Washington University
  • 1986 - 1987: Chief resident, internal medicine, Washington University

Selected Research Publications

Functional and epigenetic phenotypes of humans and mice with DNMT3A Overgrowth Syndrome.
  • Smith AM, LaValle TA, Shinawi M, [...] Semenkovich CF, [...] Ley TJ
  • Nat Commun 2021