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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

Nov 26

Mayssa Mokalled, Ph.D.

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Assistant Professor Department of Developmental Biology Washington University School…

Nov 28

Jasmin Sponagel (Josh Rubin Lab)/ Shanshan Song (Aaron Johnson lab)

RAD Research Forum Series

12:00 pm, Needleman Library

Dec 3

William Mair, Ph.D.

Department of Developmental Biology Seminar Series

Associate Professor of Genetics and Complex Diseases Department of…

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Faculty News

  • Dr. David Ornitz October 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. David Ornitz's Lab on their recent publication! Impaired tumor growth and angiogenesis in mice heterozygous for Vegfr2 (Flk1). Oladipupo SS, Kabir…

  • Dr. Stacey Rentschler’s October 2018 Publication

    Congratulations to Dr. Stacey Rentschler's Lab on their recent publication! Differential Wnt-mediated programming and arrhythmogenesis in right versus left ventricles. Li G, Khandekar A,…

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