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 […]

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 […]

Welcome to our 2024 residency matches!

Welcome to Neurology Match Day 2024

Congratulations and welcome to our 2024-2025 residency intern class! We are so excited to welcome this diverse and fantastic group of trainees who are among the best of the best. The Adult Neurology cohort will begin its PGY1 Preliminary Medicine year in July 2024 and its PGY2 Neurology training in July 2025. The Pediatric Neurology […]

WashU Medicine rises to No. 2 in nation in NIH research funding (Links to an external site)

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis received in 2023 the second highest amount of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of all medical schools nationwide. This ranking reflects the school’s commitment to cutting-edge research and positions it as a key player in shaping the future of medicine. (Photo: Matt Miller/School of Medicine)

In the realm of biomedical research, securing funding is a testament to an institution’s record of scientific accomplishments and potential for further advances to improve human health. In 2023, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis received the second-highest amount of funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of all medical schools nationwide. […]

Expansion of Telestroke Program connects BJC hospitals to experts 24/7 (Links to an external site)

Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center Inpatient Volume

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 […]

Washington University Neurofibromatosis Center Celebrates 30 Years of NF

Angie Hirbe adult NF care

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 […]