WashU Medicine reaches new heights as it climbs to No. 3 in NIH research funding (Links to an external site)

Guoyan Zhao, PhD, discusses research projects with (from left) research analyst Kevin Boyer and postdoctoral research associate Wei Feng, PhD, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Zhao recently received her first R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a milestone achievement. WashU Medicine has risen to No. 3 among U.S. medical schools in total NIH research funding support.

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis were awarded $569 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in federal fiscal year 2022, elevating WashU to No. 3 among U.S. medical schools in total NIH research funding support. The new ranking surpasses last year’s impressive research successes, when WashU […]

Miller receives Rainwater Prize for Brain Research (Links to an external site)

Tim Miller

Timothy Miller, MD, PhD, the David Clayson Professor of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a winner of the Rainwater Annual Prize for Outstanding Innovation in Neurodegenerative Disease Research. The prize recognizes scientific progress that could lead to innovative, effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases associated with the accumulation […]

Chrissy McIntosh announced as Department of Neurology’s Staff Employee of the Quarter

Chrissy McIntosh

The Department of Neurology congratulates Neurology Medical Student Education Coordinator Chrissy McIntosh for being awarded the first-ever Neurology Staff Employee of the Quarter for Q1 FY23. McIntosh was nominated by faculty and staff for her work in managing the extensive transition of the department’s clerkship program to the Medical School’s new Gateway curriculum. Those who […]

Cruchaga awarded Zenith Fellowship Award (Links to an external site)

Carlos Cruchaga

Carlos Cruchaga, PhD, has received a 2022 Zenith Fellow Award from the Alzheimer’s Association. The annual award is given to scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of Alzheimer’s disease research and are likely to make additional, substantial contributions in the future. Funding attached to the fellowships also helps support high-risk, high-reward projects in Alzheimer’s […]

42 Neurology faculty recognized on 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® and Rising Stars lists

Composite of dozens of Neurology faculty members who were listed as Castle Connolly's 2022 Top Docs and Rising Stars

The Department of Neurology is pleased to announce 42 of our faculty members have been selected for the 2022 Castle Connolly Top Doctors® and Rising Stars lists. We are proud of our physicians for their hard work and dedication to their patients each and every day. Each year, Castle Connolly uses a merit-based system to […]

Barnes-Jewish Hospital named to U.S. News & World Report’s prestigious Honor Roll of “Best Hospitals,” ranking 11th in the nation and 1st in Missouri (Links to an external site)

U.S. News and World Report ranks BJC Hospital #11 in nation

(ST. LOUIS – July 26, 2022) – Barnes-Jewish Hospital and its physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine have been named one of America’s “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish ranked No. 11 in the nation, moving up six spots from its previous position on the publication’s elite honor roll of the country’s […]

BrightFocus Foundation Recognizes Leading Alzheimer’s, Vision Researchers at Benefit Showcasing Impact of Science (Links to an external site)

David M. Holtzman, MD received the BrightFocus Scientific Impact Award;Sheila West, PhD, PharmD was awarded the Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research; and Ilyas Washington, PhD received the BrightFocus Bench-to-Bedside Award

(June 6, 2022) Washington, D.C.—BrightFocus Foundation hosted its seventh annual gala, MIND | SIGHT | CURE: An Evening of BrightFocus, on June 9 at the National Portrait Gallery. The awards program honored exemplary scientists working with the foundation and showcased some of the world’s most exciting research to end Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration and glaucoma. Eric McCormack performs […]

2022 Residents’ Day Symposium Award Winners

2022 Residents' Day Symposium Award Winners

Please join us in congratulating the award winners that were honored at the Department of Neurology Residents’ Day Symposium May 27, 2022. Leonard Berg poster Award Enmanuel Perez Martinez, MD, PhD Laura Gilbert, DO, MBA Irwin Levy Resident Teaching Award (outstanding teaching by a Neurology resident) Christopher Ray, MD Wei Zhao, MD Neurology Clerkship Student […]

ICTS Announces 2022-2023 CTRFP Awardees (Links to an external site)

(1st row, left to right) Jennifer Alexander-Brett, MD, PhD; Jane Armer, PhD, RN, FAAN; Thomas J. Baranski, MD, PhD; Alex Rene Carter, MD, PhD; Jen Jen Chang, PhD, MPH (2nd row, left to right) Vincenza Cifarelli, PhD; Gautam Dantas, PhD; Brian F Gage, MD, MSc; Mojgan Golzy, PhD; Aditi Gupta, PhD; Catherine Rose Hoyt, PhD, OTD, OTR/L (3rd row, left to right) Aaron N. Johnson, PhD; James G. Krings, MD, MSCI; Xiaowei Li, PhD; Jonathan Daniel Moreno, MD, PhD; Dhiren Patel, MD; Linda Ruth Peterson, MD, FACC, FAHA, FASE (4th row, left to right) Devita Stallings, MSN, PhD, RN; Lulu Sun, MD, PhD; Kwee Thio, MD; Guoqiao Wang, PhD; Yong Wang, PhD; Gregory F. Wu, MD, PhD; Jie Zheng, PhD

Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital awards 25 investigators as part of the 15th annual Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program (CTRFP). The CTRFP is the largest internal grant funding program of the ICTS. Applicants are required to submit proposals for projects that promote the translation […]