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Project RESTORE Team

Project RESTORE exists within one of the premiere medical research institutions and hospitals in the world, Johns Hopkins Medicine, an institution with an unequalled commitment to biomedical research. Project RESTORE has been so successful because of the expertise, resources and commitment at Johns Hopkins. It is a collaborative effort between our multiple sclerosis  and transverse myelitis centers neurologists:

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Bhargava, Pavan, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
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Birnbaum, Julius, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Neurology
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Calabresi, Peter Arthur, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Professor of Neuroscience
Director, Division of Neuroimmunology
Director, The Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center
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Kaplin, Adam Ian, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Assistant Professor of Neurology
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McArthur, Justin Charles, M.B.B.S., M.P.H.

Professor of Neurology
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Director, Johns Hopkins Department of Neurology
Director, Sheikh Khalifa Stroke Institute
John W. Griffin Professor of Neurology
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Pardo-Villamizar, Carlos A, M.D.

Professor of Neurology
Professor of Pathology
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Venkatesan, Arun, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Neurology
Associate Director, Neurology Residency Program

As we embark upon the next five years of the Johns Hopkins Project RESTORE, we want to reflect on the accomplishments and advances made over the first five years by our team.

  • The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is the #1 recipient of National Institutes of Health research funding in the country;
  • Fourteen Nobel prizes in Medicine have been awarded to Johns Hopkins-trained scientists;
  • Johns Hopkins has four of the twenty most cited neuroscientists nationally; no other institution has more than one;
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine is a $3.5 billion enterprise with over 3,100 faculty members, 696 house staff trainees, 970 fellows, ad 22,000 staff and nearly 1,650 post-doctoral fellows;
  • More than 1.9 million patients come to Johns Hopkins each year from around the world for state-of-the-art and experimental therapies.

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