Gurnett, Ssewamala to receive faculty achievement awards (Links to an external site)

Christina Gurnett

Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD, and Fred Ssewamala, PhD, have been chosen by their academic peers to receive Washington University in St. Louis’ 2024 faculty achievement awards, Chancellor Andrew D. Martin announced. Gurnett, the A. Ernest and Jane G. Stein Professor of Developmental Neurology at the School of Medicine, will receive the Carl and Gerty Cori Faculty […]

2023-24 Resident & Faculty Teaching Award Recipients

Irwin Levy Resident Teaching Award (outstanding teaching by a Neurology resident) Neurology Clerkship Student Teaching Award (faculty chosen by the students) Neurology Clerkship Student Resident Teaching Award Honor Roll Neurology Clerkship Student Faculty Teaching Award Honor Roll Sven Eliasson Award for Teaching Excellence (outstanding teaching by an adult Neurology attending) Adult Neurology Teaching Excellence Honor […]

Five neurologists elected into AOA Class of 2024

Congratulations AOA class of 2024

Five Department of Neurology faculty, alumni and house officers were elected into the Washington University School of Medicine Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society Class of 2024. Congratulations to: Election to Alpha Omega Alpha is an honor signifying a lasting commitment to professionalism, leadership, scholarship, research, and community service. A lifelong […]

Holtzman, Chen recognized for exceptional Alzheimer’s research (Links to an external site)

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis faculty members David M. Holtzman, MD, and Xiaoying Chen, PhD, received the Jeffrey L. Morby Prize from Cure Alzheimer’s Fund in recognition of their groundbreaking 2023 paper on the role of T cells in neurodegeneration.

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis faculty members David M. Holtzman, MD, the Barbara Burton and Reuben M. Morriss III Distinguished Professor of Neurology, and Xiaoying Chen, PhD, an instructor in neurology, were awarded the inaugural Jeffrey L. Morby Prize from Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting the most promising research to prevent, slow […]

Neurology Academic Symposium 2024

Neurology Academic Symposium

Please join us in congratulating the award winners that were honored at the Department of Neurology Academic Symposium May 17, 2024. Leonard Berg Poster Award David Holtzman Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Neurologic Research

Now accepting applications for WashU Medicine Bold Pioneer Award!

Bold Pioneer Award

The goal of the $10,000 WashU Medicine Bold Pioneer Award is to recognize and encourage early career investigators who have demonstrated bold, pioneering research that is high-risk by virtue of being fundamentally different from standard approaches. The intent is to encourage scientific research investigators to challenge status quo approaches by developing fundamentally different methods, approaches, […]

Goedeker and Coble selected as 2024 Excellence in Nursing Awards recipients

2024 Excellence in Nursing Awards Natalie Goedeker, CPNP Janette Coble, MS, BSN, RN

Natalie Goedeker, CPNP, a nurse practitioner with the Section of Neuromuscular Medicine at WashU Neurology, and Janette Coble, MS, BSN, RN, a nurse educator with the Section of Pediatric Epilepsy, have both been chosen as 2024 Excellence in Nursing Awards recipients. The annual St. Louis Magazine Excellence in Nursing Awards, presented by BJC HealthCare and Goldfarb School […]

Four Department of Neurology faculty named 2024 Dean’s Impact Awards recipients

Muhammad Al-Lozi, MD, Anne Cross, MD, Erin Foster, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, Soe Mar, MD

Congratulations to the four Department of Neurology faculty who were named 2024 Dean’s Impact Award recipients. Click the links below to learn more about them and why they are so deserving of this honor. The Dean’s Impact Awards recognize individuals who exhibit enduring commitment to advancing the careers of others through exceptional mentorship and sponsorship […]

Chisholm, Anand and O’Hearn announced as Neurology Staff Employees of the Quarter

Staff Employee of the Quarter Q3 FY24

The Department of Neurology congratulations three staff members for being awarded the Neurology Staff Employees of the Quarter for Q3 FY24. For the first time, the department accepted nominations for three award categories in an effort to highlight the dedication and accomplishments of our staff members — clinical, research and administration. Clinical Staff Employee of […]

Medical school mentors, sponsors honored for their impact (Links to an external site)

Soe S. Mar, MD, (right) a professor of neurology and of pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is one of 53 faculty being honored with Dean's Impact Awards for excellence in mentorship and sponsorship. Director of the Pediatric Neurology Residency Program, Mar is pictured with Tanner Hoke, MD, a resident in pediatric neurology.

It might seem odd, but a steaming cup of coconut chicken noodle soup can go a long way toward advancing patient care, research and education. Similarly, a medical school’s success can be enhanced with a simple reassurance when young scientists worry about research funding, lab experiments or their futures. Or an empathetic “I understand” to […]