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
$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
Siteman Cancer Center expands smoking-cessation efforts
Identifying kids who control their tics may help others at risk for Tourette syndrome
Multicenter grant funds infant brain imaging at Washington University and other centers
Work will aid effort to understand role of nature versus nurture