Distinguished Faculty, Goldstein honors awarded (Links to an external site)

Lisa Moscoso, MD, PhD, associate dean for student affairs, shows her family the Samuel R. Goldstein Leadership Award in Medical Student Education that she received Feb. 15 at the Distinguished Faculty Awards ceremony on the Medical Campus. Shown are (from left) Moscoso's daughters Annalise and Lizzie Wagner; Moscoso; her son, John Harry Wagner; and her husband, Tom Wagner, PhD.

Several Washington University School of Medicine faculty members recently were honored with Distinguished Faculty Awards for their wide-ranging achievements, dedication and talent. The recipients were nominated by their peers to recognize achievements in clinical care, community service, research and teaching. They received the awards in a ceremony Feb. 15 at the Eric P. Newman Education Center on […]

Researchers are studying families for clues to how Alzheimer’s develops

Lizeth Navarro at her home in La Habra, California, on Dec. 22, 2016. The 19-year-old chemical engineering major decided to attend college nearby partly just to keep an eye on her mother. She hasn’t decided whether to get tested for the mutation herself. Photo by Heidi de Marco/KHN

Rosemary Navarro was living in Mexico when her brother called from California. Something wasn’t right with their mom, then in her early 40s. She was having trouble paying bills and keeping jobs as a food preparer in convalescent homes. Navarro, then 22, moved back to the U.S. with her two young children. Before long, Navarro […]

Cirrito receives MetLife award for Alzheimer’s research

John Cirrito, PhD

Researcher is known for developing a way to measure levels of amyloid beta in brain John Cirrito, PhD, has been honored by the MetLife Foundation for his work measuring levels in the brain of amyloid beta, a protein linked to the neural degeneration of Alzheimer’s disease. John Cirrito, PhD, an associate professor of neurology at […]

Bateman receives MetLife Award for Alzheimer’s research

Physician-scientist is fifth School of Medicine winner Randall J. Bateman​, MD, the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Distinguished Professor of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, received a MetLife Foundation Award for Medical Research on July 20 in Washington. Bateman and this year’s other honoree, German researcher Christian Haass, MD, have […]