Principal Investigator

Dr. Ju is a physician-scientist studying the relationship of sleep and neurodegenerative diseases, and the Barbara Burton and Reuben Morriss III Professor of Neurology at Washington University. Dr. Ju earned her undergraduate degree in neurobiology at Harvard College, followed by a MD at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her residency training in neurology, fellowship training in sleep medicine, and a master’s degree in clinical investigation, all at Washington University in St Louis. She joined the faculty at Washington University School of Medicine in 2011. She co-directs the Washington University Center on Biological Rhythms and Sleep (COBRAS). She is the recipient of multiple awards for her research, including the Wayne Hening Sleep Medicine Investigator Award from the American Academy of Neurology, and the Young Investigator award from the World Association of Sleep Medicine. In addition to her research work, she sees patients at the Washington University Sleep Medicine Center and at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.



Our research was made possible by support from

Current: The National Institutes of Health grants U19-AG071754, R01-AG059507, RF1-AG061776, R01-DK115400, R01-AG057901; R01AG068579-02S1; and the Centene Corporation contract (P19-00559) for the Washington University-Centene ARCH Personalized Medicine Initiative.

Past: The National Institutes of Health grants R34-AG056639, K23-NS089922, UL1RR024992 Sub-Award KL2 RR024994; the American Sleep Medicine Foundation; and an investigator-initiated research grant from Philips-Respironics.

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