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Dr Carlos Pardo-Villamizar

Director of the Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center

Dr Pardo

Dr Pardo is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Pathology. He is a clinical neurologist and the principal investigator of the Neuroimmunopathology Laboratory. He is also a neurologist at the Multiple Sclerosis Center and member of the HIV Neurosciences Research Group.

Dr Pardo's clinical research interest and laboratory work focuses on studies of the

  1. immunopathological and molecular mechanisms of associated with neuroimmune disorders such as transverse myelitis, multiple sclerosis, NeuroAIDS, epilepsy and autism
  2. the role of cytokines and chemokines in pathogenic mechanisms of neurological disorders
  3. studies of biomarkers of neuroimmunological disease in cerebrospinal fluid and blood
  4. animal models of neuroimmunological disorders

Dr Pardo’s interest in transverse myelitis centers on management of acute myelitis, biomarkers of the disease in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and blood, and the role of neuroimmune factors in the pathogenesis of myelopathies.

Along with others neurologists and health care providers in the Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Center, Dr Pardo focuses on a comprehensive approach in the diagnosis and management of transverse myelopathies and the disorders associated with TM.

To make an appointment or request a consultation, please call 410-502-7099, option 1.


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