Neuroprep is a two-year, paid program for recent college graduates from groups currently under-represented in the profession to gain research skills in preparation for grad school.
WashU Medicine reaches new heights as it climbs to No. 3 in NIH research funding (Links to an external site)
Research flourishes despite the immense challenges of the pandemic.
Understanding, treating pain, reducing opioid use, aim of $11.7 million grant (Links to an external site)
Valeria Cavalli, PhD, and Guoyan Zhao, PhD, are among the collaborators at WashU participating in the Integrated Research Center for Human Pain Tissues (INTERCEPT) Pain Center at the School of Medicine.
Amy Christensen receives grant to study how psychedelics influence mouse behavior
The McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience Small Grants Program will provide $100,000 over two years.
Ilya Monosov receives R01 to study neural mechanisms of novelty seeking
The $2-million grant will go to identifying the circuits and computations responsible for integrating novelty- and reward-seeking in behaviors.
School of Medicine joins major NIH brain mapping effort (Links to an external site)
David C. Van Essen, PhD, the Alumni Endowed Professor of Neuroscience and Matthew F. Glasser, MD, PhD, an instructor in radiology at the university’s Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, will create and analyze brain maps of individual people and nonhuman primates to determine the kinds of cells that comprise each brain area using data collected from people and animals scanned at collaborating sites.
Ilya Monosov to lead part of new Conte Center team focused on obsessive compulsive disorder research (Links to an external site)
The collaborative effort to study OCD is funded by a $15.6 million award from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Timothy Holy awarded R01 grant to investigate neural mechanisms of olfaction
Holy’s research will investigate the structural features that modulate odorant receptor-ligand interactions in the vomeronasal system, which is responsible for pheromone sensing.
Tristan Qingyun Li receives Brain & Behavior Research Foundation grant
Li’s research will investigate the link between maternal immune activation during fetal development and the development of neurological disorders.
Timothy Holy awarded R01 grant to investigate mouse pheromones
The project aims to answer a fundamental question in neuroscience: how do olfactory cues direct behavior?