Navigate the neurosciences at WashU Medicine

By Tamara Schneider

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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.

Researchers here are at the forefront of understanding the intricate dimensions of our human experience, addressing aspects such as pain, addiction, mental health, sleep quality, brain tumors, human development, cognitive processes, neuroimmunity and the profound impact of neurological injuries.

Moreover, the institution is committed to unraveling the intricacies of neurodegenerative processes, seeking information that could revolutionize our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dementia and multiple sclerosis.

These examples are just a glimpse into the ongoing investigations.

Published in the Winter 2023-24 issue