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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.

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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

May 1

Paul H. Taghert, Ph.D.

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Professor Neuroscience Washington University in Saint Louis 12:00 pm, Holden…

May 3

Rich Li (Rentschler Lab)/ Jeanne Quinn (Fuh Lab)

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

12:00 pm, Needleman Library

May 4

Adam Clemens

RAD Journal Club

11:00 am, Needleman Library

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