Brain Infections (image) Washington University School of Medicine Caption The white arrows highlight infected cells in a mouse brain. Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered that genetic programming makes some brain cells more resistant to infection. Credit Hyelim Cho Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.