WashU Neuroscience Program ranks 9th globally

Location: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. Neuroscience Program Global rank: 9 Best Global Universities overall rank: 31 Fact: Washington University in St. Louis is home to a wide array of research centers related to neuroscience, including the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders, the Charles F. and Joanne Knight Alzheimer Disease Research Center and the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience. Neuroscience […]

Study: Sleep Deprivation Speeds Up Alzheimer’s Disease

From US News & World Report… EXPERTS HAVE LONG warned about the negative effects of sleep deprivation, and new research suggests that people with Alzheimer’s disease may be particularly affected. In a study of mice and humans, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that sleep deprivation increases levels of the […]