Inequity and the path to change

Inequity and the path to change

Vetta Thompson, the E. Desmond Lee Professor of Racial and Ethnic Studies at the Brown School, discusses how partnership and sustained community efforts are key components in addressing the racism that contributes to disparities in disease, including COVID-19.
For all ages

For all ages

What would a truly intergenerational community look like? Three WashU scholars explain how a community can become more accessible for people of every age.
New insight into how brain neurons influence choices

New insight into how brain neurons influence choices

By studying animals choosing between drink options, School of Medicine researchers have found that the activity of certain neurons in the brain leads directly to the choice of one option over another. The findings could lead to better understanding of how decision-making goes wrong in conditions such as addiction and depression.