A first-of-its kind device that helps people disabled by stroke regain significant control over their arm and hand function by using their minds has received market authorization from the Food and Drug Administration. The system developed by Neurolutions Inc., a WashU startup, relied on innovative multidisciplinary research at the university.
Zachariah Reagh, assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, has been named a “Rising Star” by the Association for Psychological Sciences.
By studying our brain’s connectome, behavioral neuroscientist Damien Fair is drawing a new map of autism.
Nico Dosenbach, MD, PhD, at the School of Medicine, conducted research over six years on a patient who suffered a stroke as a newborn. The case study show “the brain’s remarkable resiliency to rewire itself.”
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have used light to decode brain signals and identify what image a person sees. It could be a step toward helping people who are unable to express themselves because of brain injury or disease communicate.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have found that immune cells stationed in such sinuses monitor the brain and initiate an immune response if they detect a problem.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have shown that Chiari 1 malformation can be caused by variations in two genes linked to brain development and that children with large heads are at increased risk of developing the condition.
How will this year’s celebrations be remembered? The answer will be “differently than normal” for some individuals, but collective memory for the pandemic itself is likely to fade quickly for most people.
The American Psychological Association has named Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences in Arts & Sciences, the recipient of its 2021 Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions. In addition, the Psychonomic Society has awarded Roediger the Clifford T. Morgan Distinguished Leadership Award.
The School of Medicine’s eastern border will look strikingly different in 2023, when the 11-story neuroscience research building is complete. At this point, more than 106 drilled concrete piers have been poured, and the interior columns and floor in the basement’s western half are complete.