Kepecs named BJC investigator

Kepecs named BJC investigator
Adam Kepecs, PhD, recognized internationally for his research on neural circuits responsible for cognition and decision-making, has been named a BJC Investigator and a professor of neuroscience and psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Dr. Doug Covey as the inaugural Taylor Family Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Doug Covey as the inaugural Taylor Family Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
"The Taylor Family Institute for Innovative Psychiatric Research is pleased to announce the installment of Dr. Doug Covey as the inaugural Taylor Family Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry. Doug's medicinal chemistry work resulted in his co-founding of Sage Therapeutics, which recently brought brexanolone to market as the first drug to treat post-partum depression."

How team sports change a child’s brain

How team sports change a child’s brain
Adult depression has long been associated with shrinkage of the hippocampus, a brain region that plays an important role in memory and response to stress. Now, new research from Washington University in St. Louis has linked participation in team sports to larger hippocampal volumes in children and less depression in boys ages 9 to 11.