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Obituary: Mary Bartlett Bunge, former professor and neuroscience pioneer, 92

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Mary Bartlett Bunge, PhD, a former WashU Medicine professor and neuroscience pioneer, died Feb. 17, 2024. She was 92.

Bunge was a professor of cell biology, neurosurgery and neurology at Washington University from 1970-1989. She finished her career at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She was a pioneer in understanding spinal cord injury, and in seeking strategies to repair that injury.

Read the University of Miami’s obituary to learn more about Bunge’s extraordinary career »