Janice Robertson, of the School of Medicine, received a two-year $155,500 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Ronald C. Rubenstein, MD, PhD, a professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine, has been installed as the Robert C. Strunk Endowed Chair for Lung and Respiratory Research.
Anthropologist Crickette Sanz in Arts & Sciences was honored with the Saint Louis Zoo’s 2023 Conservation Award, which recognized her work with David Morgan to help ensure the long-term survival of chimpanzees and gorillas in the Congo Basin.
Washington University in St. Louis senior Victoria “Tori” Harwell has been selected as a Rhodes Scholar, the 30th winner in university history. Harwell was among the 32 students nationwide selected Nov. 11 to receive the prestigious honor that provides scholars the opportunity to earn an advanced degree at Oxford University.
Sarah D. Ackerman, Gabor Egervari, MD, PhD, and Tao Xie, all of the School of Medicine, have been named 2023 Young Investigator grantees by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. The funding supports promising early-career scientists in neuropsychiatry with innovative ideas in mental health research.
Joseph H. Scherrer, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, was recognized by the Missouri Athletic Club for his overall commitment to military service as well as his achievements. Scherrer spent 24 years in the U.S. Air Force as a leader and information technology and cybersecurity innovator.
Chao Zhou, a professor of biomedical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, has been elected a fellow of Optica and of the American Heart Association.
Junior Emma Lembke, founder of the internet safety organization Log Off, was invited to the White House Oct. 30 to observe President Joe Biden sign an executive order establishing new standards for artificial intelligence safety and security.
The College Writing Program in Arts & Sciences celebrated the winners of this year’s Dean James E. McLeod First-Year Writing Prize this fall and marked the prize’s 10th anniversary.
Anne Fagan, an internationally recognized expert on fluid biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease and a professor of neurology at the School of Medicine, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award by the Alzheimer’s Association.