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Adam Kaplin, M.D., Ph.D.

Adam Ian Kaplin, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Male

Expertise: Adult Psychiatry, Autoimmune Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-614-3307

600 N. Wolfe Street
Meyer Building Suite 121
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-929-5544
Fax: 410-934-4224

Background

Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Education

Degrees

  • MD PhD; Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1996)

Residencies

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Psychiatry (2000)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

1. Investigating the biological basis of depression and cognitive impairment in autoimmune CNS diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis.

2. Developing novel treatments for depression that prevent the potential suicidality that has been associated with SSRI's and led to their black box warning.

3. Testing a novel treatment for cognitive impairment in MS by first testing it in an animal model of MS (i.e. EAE).

4. Developing a bioassay to predict responses in the use of High Dose Cyclophosphamide, which has shown unprecedented results in restoring function and stopping disease activity in pilot studies in MS.

5. Developing a novel technology to monitor patients subjective mental phenomena (e.g. mood, anxiety, pain, sleep, etc) in the outpatient setting.

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