James (Pat) McAllister II, PhD

2022 Innovator Award Recipient

Title: Professor

Institution: Washington University in St. Louis


Dr. James ‘Pat’ McAllister aims to study key cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in neuroinflammation associated with pediatric hydrocephalus through animal models and various neuroimaging techniques. His goal is to identify pharmacological targets, develop novel surgical and bioengineering treatments, and explore strategies for neuroprotection and functional recovery.

This award is supported by Team Hydro.