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Bardia Nourbakhsh, M.A.S., M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Neurology


Languages: English, Farsi

Expertise: Multiple Sclerosis, Neuroimmunology


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Pathology 627 Neurology
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Dr. Nourbakhsh received his medical degree from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran, and was most recently a clinical fellow at UCSF. He was a National Multiple Sclerosis Society Sylvia Lawry fellow and received a Clinical Research Training Fellowship award from the American Brain Foundation. His research training was focused on the design and execution of clinical trials and use of biomarkers in multiple sclerosis. He received formal training in epidemiology, study design and biostatistics and obtained a Masters of Advanced Studies (MAS) degree in clinical research from UCSF. His clinical training involved diagnosis and management of patients with MS and other CNS inflammatory disorders.  His current research interests are comparative effectiveness studies of symptomatic and disease-modifying therapies in MS and identifying new pathophysiologic mechanisms and therapeutic targets for MS-related fatigue. He is the principal investigator of a two-center randomized double-blind crossover clinical trial of commonly used fatigue medications in MS that is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). more


  • Assistant Professor of Neurology



  • MD, Tehran University School of Medical Sciences (2007)


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center / Neurology (2014)


  • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (2017)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Neurology (2014)
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