September 2020

Dr. Sheila Grant We are pleased to introduce you to Dr. Sheila Grant, associate vice chancellor of Research & Strategic Initiatives for the University of Missouri and a professor in the Department of Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri. You can learn more

August 2020

Chanté Summers Meet Chanté Summers, Senior Associate Scientist at Pfizer Inc. in the Bioprocess Research and Development Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Chanté works with a multidisciplinary team to research innovative technologies for the development of mid- to late-stage therapeutics. She leverages her technical background in organic chemistry

July 2020

Dr. Cynthia Rogers Meet Dr. Cynthia Rogers, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Rogers and her team are studying the effects of home environments on children born prematurely and the impact of adverse psychosocial environments on brain development. Her work will help

June 2020

Dr. Yuksel Agca We are excited to introduce Dr. Yuksel Agca as our feature researcher. Dr. Agca is an Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine at University of Missouri Columbia. He and his team of researchers induced menopause in rats to study cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease with

May 2020

3 Women Researchers Fighting COVID-19 Dr. Karen Joynt Maddox is an Assistant Professor, Washington University School of Medicine, and Co-Director, Center for Health Economics and Policy (CHEP). She is a member of the St. Louis area hospital task force for COVID-19, which combines the experiences and knowledge

April 2020

Dr. Philip Payne Dr. Philip Payne is the founding director of the Institute for Informatics (I2) at Washington University, where he also serves as the Robert J. Terry Professor and Professor of Computer Science and Engineering. The Institute of Informatics is doing critical work to help guide