Arthur D. Loewy (January 9, 1943 - December 2, 2017)
It is with much sadness that the Department of Neuroscience informs the broader Neuroscience and Washington University communities that Arthur Loewy, PhD
, a highly-regarded professor of neuroscience, died Saturday, December 2, 2017. Arthur is known for his generosity, kindness and impatience with injustice as well as for his accomplishments, passion and dedication to science. He will be greatly missed.
Basic life processes in the all mammals, including humans, are controlled by the autonomic nervous system. This neural network regulates the blood supply of all tissues of the body and adrenal gland, pancreas, and liver functions. Specific brain sites control this neural network. The research being done in my laboratory analyzes the central brain sites that regulate this network, with a particular focus on blood pressure control and sodium regulation.. read more
For a complete list of Dr. Loewy's publications, click here.