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Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology

Eugene Johnson, Ph.D.

Professor

Research Interests

The major focus is on the biological function and pharmacological and clinical potential of GFL neurotrophic factors.  Three members of that family (neurturin, persephin, and artemin) were discovered in a collaboration of the Johnson lab and the lab of Dr. Jeffrey Milbrandt.

Selected Publications

Other Information

Bio

  • B.S. in Pharmacy and Ph.D in Medicinal Chemistry- University of Maryland
  • Postdoctoral Training in Pharmacology - Washington University
  • Associate Director Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation
  • Member of the AT Children's Project
  • Member of the Advisory Council of the National Institute on Aging.
  • Serves on the Editorial Boards of Neuron and Neurobiology of Disease
  • Serves as Section Editor for Experimental Neurology and Neurobiology of Aging.

Upcoming Events

Apr 25

TBD

Development and Regenerative Biology / Cell-Cell Interactions in Cancer Research Forum (Wednesday)

May 2

TBD

Development and Regenerative Biology / Cell-Cell Interactions in Cancer Research Forum (Wednesday)

May 9

TBD

Development and Regenerative Biology / Cell-Cell Interactions in Cancer Research Forum (Wednesday)

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Faculty News

  • Dr. Helen McNeill’s January 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Helen McNeill's Lab on their recent publication! Reciprocal Spatiotemporally Controlled Apoptosis Regulates Wolffian Duct Cloaca Fusion. Hoshi M, Reginensi A, Joens…

  • Dr. Kristen Kroll’s December 2018 Publication

    Congratulations Dr. Kristen Kroll's Lab on their new publication. Regulatory networks specifying cortical interneurons from human embryonic stem cells reveal roles for CHD2 in…

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