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Distinguished Faculty, Goldstein honors awarded

School of Medicine faculty honored for dedication, talent, achievements February 21, 2017 Several Washington University School of Medicine faculty members recently were...

Washington University’s seizure study gives family hope

Seizures are one of the most common neurologically-based emergencies for children and now, Washington University doctors at St. Louis Children’s...

Designer compound may lead to new dementia treatment

A new study has found a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders. By Amy Wallace   |   Feb....

With $100 million from Rainwater family, brain research hits stride

Fort Worth investor Richard Rainwater died in 2015, six years after being diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). Star-Telegram Steve...

Drug compound halts Alzheimer’s-related damage in mice

Appears to reverse some neurological harm By Tamara Bhandari January 25, 2017 In some people, the brain protein tau collects...

A multifaceted approach aims to detect, treat and even reverse the disorder

Like many patients visiting a doctor’s office, Kim Sebenoler started out her appointment by heading to the nearest restroom to...

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

Researchers are studying families for clues to how Alzheimer’s develops Lizeth Navarro at her home in La Habra, California, on...

Welders showed increased risk of Parkinson-like symptoms in study

Welders are in danger of developing symptoms similar to Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study that implicates exposure to...

Some elderly with Alzheimer’s brain plaques stay sharp

In a discovery that challenges conventional thinking, researchers report that several people over the age of 90 had excellent memory...

$34 million effort aims to image brain from childhood through old age

A research team led by scientists at Washington University in St. Louis will scan the brains of kindergartners to centenarians...