The expansion of the BJC HealthCare Telestroke Program, which began at Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJH), was officially complete in 2023 with the addition of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. The Telestroke Program connects all 14 BJC hospitals to Washington University School of Medicine stroke physician specialists 24/7/365 through a virtual care platform to identify and treat acute […]
One of the largest and most comprehensive centers in the world specializing in the care of people with Neurofibromatosis (NF) and related disorders — the Washington University NF Center — is celebrating 30 years of NF. Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a set of four rare genetic medical conditions with which children and adults are prone to […]
The Department of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has ranked No. 3 in NIH funding among all neurology departments. Department leadership would like to thank everyone in the department for their hard work and outstanding contributions to research over the years. The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research compiles a list of NIH funding […]
More than 7 million people in the U.S. live with a movement disorder called essential tremor. Symptoms of this condition include a rhythmic shaking of the hands; in some people, hands and feet may shake, and the voice may also be involved. Stress can cause these tremors to worsen, as can caffeine and alcohol. Because […]
The Department of Neurology is pleased to announce our Adult Neurology Residency Program chief residents for the 2024-2025 academic year. This group of remarkable individuals will be working with their resident colleagues, staff, faculty and leadership to continue strengthening our program as a leader in neurology residency training. Thank you to our current chief residents, […]
Three of our incredibly hard-working nurses here at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Department of Neurology were selected as 2024 Excellence in Nursing Awards finalists — Janette Coble, Natalie Goedeker and Becky Hopfinger! The annual St. Louis Magazine Excellence in Nursing Awards, presented by BJC HealthCare and Goldfarb School of Nursing at […]
Dozens of noted scientists, philanthropists, and university, state and local leaders gathered Thursday, Jan. 18, to celebrate the dedication of one of the world’s largest neuroscience research buildings, a gleaming state-of-the-art facility on the Washington University Medical Campus.
The Washington University School of Medicine celebrated Thursday the opening of its 11-story Neuroscience Research Building, touted as one of the largest neuroscience research buildings in the world, built to match the school’s reputation as the nation’s premier research institution in neurology.
Washington University’s renowned neuroscience research enterprise is built on a bedrock of scientific expertise and interdisciplinary collaboration. Not to be overlooked, however, is the critical role private philanthropy plays in cementing these assets. For decades, visionary benefactors have channeled millions of dollars to the university for brain and nervous system research.
Explore the extensive scope of neuroscience research conducted at WashU Medicine. More than 1,000 researchers on 120 research teams are leveraging their collective expertise to probe the mind, brain and nervous system.