New center’s aim: to ID biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases (Links to an external site)

New center’s aim: to ID biomarkers of neurodegenerative diseases
A new center established at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis aims to accelerate research into biomarkers of neurodegenerative conditions such as Huntington’s and Parkinson’s diseases, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), multiple sclerosis (MS) and the so-called tauopathies, a group that includes Alzheimer’s disease along with rarer diseases such as frontotemporal dementia, corticobasal syndrome […]

How St. Louis researchers are seeking ways to combat Alzheimer’s and dementia (Links to an external site)

How St. Louis researchers are seeking ways to combat Alzheimer’s and dementia
Alzheimer’s disease starts forming in the brains of unsuspecting individuals about 20 years before traditional telltale signs become noticeable. No cure exists for the progressive, fatal disease, but St. Louis medical researchers are studying tools and potential drugs that can detect and treat Alzheimer’s in its early stages. “The tests are getting better and better,” […]

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

BrightFocus Foundation Recognizes Leading Alzheimer’s, Vision Researchers at Benefit Showcasing Impact of Science
(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 […]