Marjan Gharagozloo, Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Research Interests



Dr. Marjan Gharagozloo holds a PhD in immunology from the Université de Sherbrooke (Sherbrooke, QC, Canada). She has been recognized with numerous accolades including a doctoral award from the MS Society of Canada, the Best PhD Thesis award from Université de Sherbrooke, and the Best Provincial Research award from the Dean of Graduate Studies in Quebec. Her Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Division of Neuroimmunology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, centered on pioneering therapeutic strategies to control neurodegeneration in progressive multiple sclerosis (MS). Dr. Gharagozloo’s research is dedicated to unraveling the molecular mechanisms underlying chronic inflammation and neurodegeneration in the central nervous system (CNS), as well as developing innovative treatments for neurodegenerative conditions like MS. She has received the prestigious Career Transition Award from the National MS Society to investigate the role of innate immune regulator NLRX1 in glia-mediated inflammation and neurodegeneration using experimental models of MS. more


  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Departments / Divisions



  • B.Sc.; Shiraz University (Iran) (1996)
  • Ph.D.; Universite de Sherbrooke (Canada) (2019)

Research & Publications

Technology Expertise Keywords

Immunology; Innate Immunity; Multiple Sclerosis

Contact for Research Inquiries

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
600 N. Wolfe Street
Meyer 6-130
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

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