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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

Oct 23

Dennis Kim, M.D., Ph,D.

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

 Dennis Kim, M.D., Ph,D. Ivan R.…

Oct 24

Chuner Guo

RAD Journal Club

DBBS Graduate Research Asst Dr. Samantha Morris's Lab …

Oct 25

Chuner Guo (Samantha Morris Lab) and Anna Ballard (Novack Lab)

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

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Faculty News

  • Dr. Kelly Monk’s August 2017 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Kelly Monk's Lab on their recent publication! Whole Genome Sequencing-Based Mapping and Candidate Identification of Mutations from Fixed Zebrafish Tissue. Sanchez…

  • Dr. Stacey Rentschler’s August 2017 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Stacey Rentschler's Lab on their recent publication! Transient Notch Activation Induces Long-Term Gene Expression Changes Leading to Sick Sinus Syndrome in…

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