Lukas Wartman, MD

Primary Academic Title

Instructor of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Section of Stem Cell Biology, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Dr. Wartman led the study that sequenced the first mouse model of human cancer (a mouse model of leukemia developed in Dr. Timothy Ley's Laboratory). He recently started his own lab and is studying the role of loss of function mutations in Kdm6a, a histone H3K27 demethylase, in cancer pathogenesis. He also collaborates with investigators at The Genome Institute to organize a monthly Genomics Tumor Board.


  • 2005: MD, Washington University, St. Louis


  • 2005 - 2007: Resident, internal medicine, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2007 - 2008: Clinical fellow, hematology and oncology, Washington University
  • 2008 - 2011: Research fellow, stem cell biology, Washington University

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