Richard Buller, Ph.D. D(ABMM)  Buller@kids.wustl.edu

Patient Oriented Research UnitLaboratory Medicine

phone: 314-454-6151 and 314-454-8035

Education

  • B.S., Michigan Technological University1972
  • M.S., Michigan Technological University1974
  • Ph.D., University of Montana1983

Training

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Montana1982 - 1983
  • Visiting Instructor, Western Montana College1982 - 1983
  • Staff Fellow, NIH, NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratories1984 - 1989
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine1989 - 1991

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Academy of Microbiology - Registered Microbiologist1981
  • American Academy of Microbiology - Specialist, Public Health and Medical Laboratory Microbiology1984
  • American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM) - Diplomat: Clinical and Public Health Virology1993

Selected Publications view all (10)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Crotty MP, Meyers S, Hampton N, Bledsoe S, Ritchie DJ, Buller RS, Storch GA, Micek ST, Kollef MH. Epidemiology, Co-Infections, and Outcomes of Viral Pneumonia in Adults: An Observational Cohort Study. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015;94(50):e2332. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000002332  PMID:26683973  
  2. Crotty MP, Meyers S, Hampton N, Bledsoe S, Ritchie DJ, Buller RS, Storch GA, Kollef MH, Micek ST. Impact of antibacterials on subsequent resistance and clinical outcomes in adult patients with viral pneumonia: an opportunity for stewardship. Crit Care. 2015;19:404. doi:10.1186/s13054-015-1120-5  PMCID:PMC4650137  PMID:26577540  
  3. Beigelman A, Bacharier LB, Baty J, Buller R, Mason S, Schechtman KB, Sajol G, Isaacson-Schmid M, Castro M, Storch GA. Does azithromycin modify viral load during severe respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis? J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015. doi:10.1016/j.jaci.2015.06.011  PMID:26215052  
  4. Wylie TN, Wylie KM, Buller RS, Cannella M, Storch GA. Development and Evaluation of an Enterovirus D68 Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase PCR Assay. J Clin Microbiol. 2015. doi:10.1128/JCM.00923-15  PMID:26063859  
  5. Wylie KM, Wylie TN, Orvedahl A, Buller RS, Herter BN, Magrini V, Wilson RK, Storch GA. Genome sequence of enterovirus D68 from St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015;21(1):184-6. doi:10.3201/eid2101.141605  PMCID:PMC4285240  PMID:25532062  
  6. Rychert J, Danziger-Isakov L, Yen-Lieberman B, Storch G, Buller R, Sweet SC, Mehta AK, Cheeseman JA, Heeger P, Rosenberg ES, Fishman JA. Multicenter comparison of laboratory performance in cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus viral load testing using international standards. Clin Transplant. 2014;28(12):1416-23. doi:10.1111/ctr.12473  PMCID:PMC4481866  PMID:25303316  
  7. Buller RS. Molecular detection of respiratory viruses. Clin Lab Med. 2013;33(3):439-60. doi:10.1016/j.cll.2013.03.007  PMID:23931834  
  8. Colvin JM, Muenzer JT, Jaffe DM, Smason A, Deych E, Shannon WD, Arens MQ, Buller RS, Lee WM, Weinstock EJ, Weinstock GM, Storch GA. Detection of viruses in young children with fever without an apparent source. Pediatrics. 2012;130(6):e1455-62. doi:10.1542/peds.2012-1391  PMCID:PMC3507256  PMID:23129086  
  9. Yamada M, Buller R, Bledsoe S, Storch GA. Rising rates of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae in the central United States. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012;31(4):409-0. doi:10.1097/INF.0b013e318247f3e0  PMID:22209916  
  10. Arens MQ, Buller RS, Rankin A, Mason S, Whetsell A, Agapov E, Lee WM, Storch GA. Comparison of the Eragen Multi-Code Respiratory Virus Panel with conventional viral testing and real-time multiplex PCR assays for detection of respiratory viruses. J Clin Microbiol. 2010;48(7):2387-95. doi:10.1128/JCM.00220-10  PMCID:PMC2897522  PMID:20484608