Outlook: The Neuroscience Issue
Already one of the world’s premier institutions in neuroscience research, WashU Medicine is deepening its investment. Read about our approach, areas of focus and latest advances in Outlook Winter 2023-24.
Bunge, at Washington University from 1970-1989, was a pioneer in understanding spinal cord injury and repair.
Discovered route serves as passageway to clear fluid waste from brain
Psychiatry researcher aims to break down academic silos, enhance student experience
Celebration signals ‘new era for medical science’
Deerfield makes 10-year commitment of up to $130 million to accelerate translation of WashU discoveries to improve human health
Honor named after mentor, former head of neurosurgery department
Brain cells communicate with fat tissue to produce cellular fuel, counteract effects of aging
Structural biology research also enables scientists to design decoy molecule that blocks deadly infection
Findings help explain how smoking is linked to Alzheimer’s, dementia
Breaking link between early, late stages of disease may prevent dementia