About Our Center
The Center for Music and Medicine is a network of initiatives taking place across The Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Our work spans research, clinical care and education and encompass a dual mission: making music and rhythm an integral part of neurological illness treatment and improving the health of musicians worldwide.
Developing music- and rhythm-based therapies that improve patients' quality of life and address symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson's disease, stroke, autism and other conditions.
Discovering and treating the underlying causes of health issues affecting musicians.
Developing musical activities for the personal and professional training and development of healthcare providers at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Center for Music & Medicine in the News
- Using Only 'Brain Recordings' From Patients, Scientists Reconstruct a Pink Floyd Song | HealthDay
- How Music Therapy is Changing People’s Lives | Reader's Digest Canada
- Blend of science and art improving neurological health | PBS Newshour
- Ask the MD: Music Therapy and Parkinson’s | The Michael J. Fox Foundation
- The Healing Power of Music | WYPR
- The Rhythm of Healthier Aging | Center for Innovative Medicine
- Music Is Often a Better Medicine | Quality Management in Health Care
- Music Therapy Can Be Just What the Doctor Ordered | Parkinson's News Today
- Music Underlies This Neurologist's Life on the Job and Off | NeurologyToday
- Peabody's SmartGuitar Prototype Prevents Injury by Alerting Musicians When They Strum Too Strongly | Johns Hopkins Magazine
- Music a Potent Therapy for Parkinson's Sufferers | WYPR
- Music Therapy for Dementia Patients | Neurology Minute
- He was the ‘Golden Throat’ of Cox Radio. Until the day he woke up and couldn’t speak | The Washington Post
- Music and Medicine: Finding Harmony | Johns Hopkins University
- Advances Help Musicians with Repetitive Stress Injuries Continue to Play | Baltimore Sun
- A Noteworthy Endeavor | Hopkins Medicine
- Johns Hopkins Partners with Peabody Institute to Increase Patient Engagement Through Music | FierceHealthcare
- Emerging Hopkins Center Harmonizing Music and Medicine | Baltimore Sun
- Studying Music as the Prescription | Johns Hopkins Magazine