Conrad Weihl, MD, PhD, FANA

Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. Conrad “Chris” Weihl MD/PhD is a Professor of Neurology and Head of the Neuromuscular Section at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He received his MD and PhD from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine followed by a Neurology Residency and Neuromuscular Fellowship at Washington University. During his post-doctoral fellowship, he began to study the molecular pathogenesis of hereditary inclusion body myopathies and now has an active clinical and basic science research program focused on genetics, protein aggregate myopathies, inclusion body myositis and limb-girdle muscular dystrophies. He has received a number of honors including the Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Award from the American Neurological Association. Dr. Weihl has a strong commitment to the training of future neuromuscular clinicians and myologists. He was awarded a K24 mid-career investigator award to mentor residents, fellows, junior faculty and early stage scientists in patient oriented research.


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