The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected Deanna Barch the chair-elect of its Section on Psychology, one of 24 specialized AAAS sections.
Research from Washington University in St. Louis is narrowing the gap in psychology’s understanding of suicidal thoughts in young people. The findings show that such thoughts begin as early as 9 and 10 years old.
Research focuses on precisely how the disease develops in the brain
Compelled by the potential to improve the lives of vulnerable children, emeritus trustee Walter Metcalfe and his wife, Cynthia, have committed nearly $4 million through outright and estate gifts to support the work of Joan L. Luby, MD, a highly regarded child psychiatrist.
Personalized brain maps could improve treatment for Parkinson's disease, other neurological conditions
Tapped for their work aimed at stemming opioid abuse and halting what has become an epidemic in the United States, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received federal grants totaling more than $10 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a five-year, $11.5 million grant to lead a multicenter effort to understand how brain development in babies with Down syndrome differs from that in other babies.
Neurosteroid drugs result from Taylor Family Institute, pharma collaboration
NIH award for School of Medicine and Brown School aimed at global training for young scientists
$3.7 million will help evaluate Family-based Behavioral Treatment
Medical challenges at birth less important than stressful home life in predicting future psychiatric health
Genes in the brain’s immune cells may point to strategy to protect against the disease