Families that have a child with Rett syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that almost exclusively affects females, often travel hundreds of miles to the Rett Spectrum Clinic in St. Louis — a collaboration between Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis Children’s Hospital — for multispecialty care and access to innovative clinical trials.
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 […]
For new college graduates, the best cities in the U.S. to begin a career aren’t coastal — they’re in the Midwest, according to a recent ranking that has St. Louis at the top of the list. Since college grads tend to earn less earlier in their careers, an analysis by insurance provider Insurify ranked cities in the […]
Woven into the design of the Neuroscience Research Building under construction on the Washington University Medical Campus is an intangible yet still very real pillar deemed as important as the 6,500 truckloads of concrete used to reinforce the high-rise.
When you live with dementia, your sleep breaks apart, the nights a strobe-lit blur, the grayed days lost to catnaps. Physicians — and families — have known this for years. But what no one realized, until landmark research at Washington University in 2009 set a series of studies in motion, was that fragmented sleep might […]
Neuroscience leaders and other faculty and staff at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis got an up-close look at the Neuroscience Research Building during a recent tour of the construction site. The framework of all 11 stories has been built, and the process of wrapping the building in glass is underway. On the […]
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters is the only hospital in St. Charles County that performs a life-saving stroke procedure.
Every second counts when someone is having a stroke. Now, when strokes or related emergencies occur, residents of St. Charles County and surrounding communities have close-by, around-the-clock access to the most advanced medical treatment available.
In the fall of 1983, Jennifer Ho, ’88 MD, visited Feinberg for the first time for her medical school interview. Ho recalled that she was impressed by the medical school’s research and clinical training opportunities and having grown up in Southern California, she said that seeing snow for the first time in Chicago was a […]
Karen Gaffney is not afraid of challenges. Born with bum hips, she became an accomplished swimmer, crossing Lake Tahoe solo and the English Channel as part of a relay team. She started a foundation to champion people with disabilities, giving motivational speeches. She works for a law firm four days a week.