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Adam Kaplin, MD

Adam Ian Kaplin, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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

Centers & Institutes

  • Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Transverse Myelitis Center


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

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  • Education +


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (1996)


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


    • General, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology - Psychiatry (2012)
  • 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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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-6111
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-6111
    Fax: 410-614-5913
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    • Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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