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Washington University Centers and Institutes

Each of the Centers at Washington University in St. Louis provides a focal point for researchers with diverse backgrounds to pool their expertise and address a shared interest.  Click on any of the names below to learn more.

Center for Applied Research Sciences (CARS; Director, Sam Klein)

Center for Biomedical Informatics (CBMI; Director, Rakesh Nagarajan)

Center for Biological Systems Engineering (CBSE; Director, Rohit Pappu)

Center for Clinical Imaging Research (Director, Pamela Woodard)

Center for Innovation in Neuroscience and Technology (Director, Eric Leuthardt)

Center for the Investigation of Membrane Excitability Disorders (CIMED; Director, Colin Nichols; Co-Director, Jeanne Nerbonne)

Center for Neuroimmunology and Neuroinfectious Disease (CNND; Director, Robyn Klein; Co-Director Anne Cross)

Center of Regenerative Medicine (CRM; Co-Directors, Lila Solnica-Krezel and Farshid Guilak)

Center for the Study of Itch (Director, Zhou-Feng Chen; Co-Director, Brian Kim)

Center for Well-Being (Director, Robert Cloninger)

Central Institute for the Deaf (CID; Executive Director, Robin Feder)

Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (Knight ADRC; Director, John Morris)

Children's Discovery Institute (CDI; Executive Director, Gary Silverman; Scientific Director; Mary Dinauer)

Conte Center for Neuroscience of Mental Disorders (Director, Deanna Barch)

Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC; Director, Jean Schaffer)

Harold W. Siebens Hearing Research Center (Director, Richard Chole)

Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging (Director, Nancy Morrow-Howell)

Hope Center for Neurological Disorders (Scientific Director, David Holtzman; Executive Director, Anneliese Schaefer)

Hope Center Program on Protein Aggregation and Neurodegeneration (HPAN; Director, David Holtzman)

ICCE Institute (Integrating Communications within the Cancer Environment; Director, Greg Longmore)

Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS; Director, Bradley Evanoff)

Institute for Public Health (Larry J. Shapiro Director, William Powderly)

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC; Co-Directors, John Constantino and Bradley Schlaggar)

John L. Trotter Multiple Sclerosis Center (Director, Anne Cross)

McDonnell Genome Institute (Acting Director, Susan Danker)

McDonnell Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology (Director, Azad Bonni)

McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience (Director, Steve Petersen)

Missouri Alcohol Research Center (MARC; Director, Andrew Heath)

Musculoskeletal Research Center (MRC: Director, Linda Sandell)

Neurofibromatosis Research Center (Director, David Gutmann)

Neuroimaging Informatics and Analysis Center (NIAC) (NIAC,Co-Directors, Marc Raichle and Daniel Marcus)

Neuroimaging Laboratory (NIL, Chief, Tamara Hershey)

NINDS Center Core for Brain Imaging (Director, Dan Marcus)

Siteman Cancer Center (Director, Tim Eberlein)

SPOTRIAS (Specialized Program of Translational Research in Acute Stroke; Principal Investigator, Colin Derdeyn)

Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center (Directors, Jin-Moo Lee, Greg Zipfel)

Taylor Family Institute for Innovative Psychiatric Research (Director, Charles Zorumski)

Vision Research Coordinating Center (Principal Investigator, Mae Gordon)

Washington University Pain Center (Director, Rob Gereau)