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.
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.
Personalized brain maps could improve treatment for Parkinson’s disease, other neurological conditions
$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
Siteman Cancer Center expands smoking-cessation efforts
Identifying kids who control their tics may help others at risk for Tourette syndrome
“We believe that this is one of the first, if not the first, studies of functional brain connectivity in relationship to restricted and repetitive behaviors in the first years of life,” says lead investigator John Pruett, associate professor of psychiatry.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are launching a large-scale study involving people who have used opioids recreationally but not become dependent on the drugs.