Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Professor of Neurology, Pathology, Epidemiology and Medicine
Education and Experience
- United Medical & Dental Schools (London Se1 7Eh )/ (1979)
- The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore MD)/ Neurology (1985)
- Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (1986)
- Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1984)
Neurology - Neuroimmunology
- Multiple Sclerosis Center
Dr. McArthur is also the Director the of the Johns Hopkins/National Institute of Mental Health Research Center for Novel Therapeutics of HIV-associated Cognitive Disorders. The Center is comprised of an experienced interdisciplinary research team who have pooled their talents to study the nature of HIV-associated cognitive disorders. Their aim is to translate discoveries of the pathophysiological mechanisms into novel therapeutics for HIV-associated dementia (HIV-D).
Dr. Justin McArthur received his medical degree from Guys Hospital Medical School in London, UK. He then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He then stayed with Johns Hopkins to complete a residency in neurology and achieve his masters in public health. He is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology.
Professor of Neurology, Pathology, Epidemiology and Medicine
1977 Certificate, Golding-Bird Obstetrics and Gynecology.
1978 Spastics Society Prize for Pediatrics.
1978 Guys Hospital Annual Dermatology Prize.
1979 Honors in Medicine, University of London.
1991 Elected American Neurological Association
1993 Frank Ford Teaching Award (JHU Annual Teaching Award: Department of Neurology)
1994 Elected Alpha Omega Alpha
1994 Department of Medicine Osler Housestaff Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to Housestaff teaching
1996 Department of Medicine Osler Housestaff Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to Housestaff teaching
1998 Department of Medicine Osler Housestaff Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to housestaff teaching
1999 Department of Medicine Osler Housestaff Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to Housestaff teaching
1999 Selected for School of Medicine, Faculty Leadership Development Program
2001 Professors Award for Distinction in Teaching in the Clinical Sciences
2002 Pathogenesis and therapy of HIV-associated neurological diseases. Distinguished Speaker, Department of Medicine Research Seminar Series, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, March 5, 2002.
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2002 Finalist ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award
2003 Department of Medicine Osler Housestaff Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to Housestaff teaching
2010 2010 Diversity Leadership Council (DLC) Diversity Recognition Award, Johns Hopkins University, May 19, 2010
2011 Best Doctors in America
- HIV/AIDS Associated Neuropathies
- Multiple Sclerosis
Hammond ER, Wang Z, Bhulani N, McArthur JC, Levy M. Needle type and the risk of post-lumbar puncture headache in the outpatient neurology clinic. J. Neurol Sci. 2011 May 4.
Jernigan TL, Archibald SL, Fennema-Notestine C, Taylor MJ, Theilmann RJ, Julaton MD, Notestine RJ, Wolfson RJ, Heaton RK, Gamst AC, Franklin DR Jr, Clifford DB, Collier AC, Gelman BB, Marra C, McArthur JC, McCutch, Simpson DM, Grant I; for the CHARTER Group. McArthur, Justin C. 16 Clinical factors related to brain structure in HIV: the CHARTER study. J Neurovirol. 2011 Jun; 17(3):248-257.
Sacktor N, Lyles RH, Skolasky R, Kleeberger C, Selnes OA, Miller EN, Becker JT, Cohen B, McArthur JC and the Cohort Study.HIV-associated neurologic disease incidence changes: Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study, 1990-1998, Neurology 2011 Apr 26;76(17):1499.
Newsome SD, Johnson E, Pardo C, McArthur JC, Nath A Fulminant encephalopathy with basal ganglia hyperintensities in HIV-infected drug users.. Neurology. 2011 Mar 1;76(9):787-94.
Lucey BP, Clifford DB, Creighton J, Edwards RR, McArthur JC, Haythornwaite J. Relationship of depression and catastrophizing to pain, disability, and medication adherence in patients with sensory neuropathy.AIDS Care 2011 Apr 14:1-8.
Evans SR, Ellis RJ, Chen H, Yeh TM, Lee AJ, Schifitto G, Wu K, Bosch RJ, McArthur JC, Simpson DM, Clifford DB. Peripheral Neuropathy in HIV: Prevalence and risk factors. AIDS. 2011 Mar 10.
Ragin AB, Wu Y, Ochs R, Du H, Epstein LG, Conant K, McArthur JC.Marked relationship between matrix metalloproteinase 7 and brain atrophy in HIV infection.J Neurovirol. 2011 Feb 8.
Heaton RK, Franklin DR, Ellis RJ, McCutchan JA, Letendre SL, Leblanc S, Corkran SH, Duarte NA, Clifford DB, Woods SP, Collier AC, Marra CM, Morgello S, Mindt MR, Taylor MJ, Marcotte TD, Atkinson JH, Wolfson T, Gelman BB, McArthur JC, Simpson DM, Abramson I, Gamst A, Fennema-Notestine C, Jernigan TL, Wong J, Grant I; CHARTER Group; HNRC HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders before and during the era of combination antiretroviral therapy: differences in rates, nature, and predictors. Group.J Neurovirol. 2011 Feb;17(1):3-16. Epub 2010 Dec 21.
Tan IL, McArthur JC. HIV-associated central nervous system diseases in the era of combination antiretroviral therap. Eur J Neurol. 2011 Mar; 18(3):371-2.
Lin K, Taylor MJ, Heaton R, Franklin D, Jernigan T, Fennema-Notestine C, McCutchan A, Atkinson JH, Ellis RJ, McArthur JC, Morgello S, Simpson D, Collier AC, Marra C, Gelman B, Clifford D Grant : CHARTER Group. Effects of traumatic brain injury on cognitive functioning and cerebral metabolites in HIV-infected individuals. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2011 Mar;33(3):326-34. Epub 2011 Jan 10.
Heaton RK, Clifford DB, Franklin DR Jr, Woods SP, Ake C, Vaida F, Ellis RJ, Letendre SL, Marcotte TD, Atkinson JH, Rivera-Mindt M, Vigil OR, Taylor MJ, Collier AC, Marra CM, Gelman BB, McArthur JC, Morgello S, Simpson DM, McCutchan JA, Abramson I, Gamst A, Fennema-Notestine C, Jernigan TL, Wong J, Grant I; CHARTER Group. HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders persist in the era of potent antiretroviral therapy: CHARTER Study.Neurology. 2010 Dec 7;75(23):2087-96.
Meike MM, Bandaru VV, McArthur JC, Chu M, Haughey NJ. Disturbance in cerebral spinal fluid sphingolipid content is associated with memory impairment in subjects infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. J Neurovirol. 2010 Dec;16(6):445-56.
Cettomai D, Hiremath G, Ratchford J, Venkatesan A, Greenberg MB, McGready J, Pardo CA, Kerr DA, Frohman JC, Balcer LJ, McArthur JC, Calabresi PA. Associations between retinal nerve fiber layer abnormailites and optic nerve examination.Neurology. 2010 Oct 12;75(15):1381-25.
McArthur JC, Brew BJ. AIDS. 2010 Jun1;24(9):1367-70.
McArthur JC, Steiner J, Sacktor N, Nath A. Human immunodeficiency virus-associated neurocognitive disorders: Mind the gap. Ann Neurol, 2010 Jun;67(6):699-714.
- Dr. McArthur is the Director the of the Johns Hopkins/National Institute of Mental Health Research Center for Novel Therapeutics of HIV-associated Cognitive Disorders. The Center is comprised of an experienced interdisciplinary research team who have pooled their talents to study the nature of HIV-associated cognitive disorders. Their aim is to translate discoveries of the pathophysiological mechanisms into novel therapeutics for HIV-associated dementia (HIV-D).