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Head of the Department of Neurology St. Louis, MO

We are pleased to announce that Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has named Jin-Moo Lee, MD, PhD as the next head of the Department of Neurology and the Andrew B. and Gretchen P. Jones Professor of Neurology. He assumes his new role on September 1.

Lee joined the faculty at WUSTL in 1999 and is currently the Norman J. Stupp Professor of Neurology and chief of the cerebrovascular disease section in the Department of Neurology. He is also a professor of radiology and of biomedical engineering and is co-director of the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University and co-chair of BJC HealthCare’s stroke care clinical program. He currently holds a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award (R37), an R01 grant, and serves as co-principal investigator for the Mid-America Regional Coordinating Center. Recognized internationally for his research on the cellular and molecular pathophysiology of brain injury, Lee is also associate editor ofTranslational Stroke Research and serves on the NIH study section for acute neurological injury and epilepsy.

Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from Yale College and an MD/PhD from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. He completed his residency in neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and training in vascular neurology and postdoctoral work at Washington University.

You may read the full press release here.


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