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Mark Wu, M.D., Ph.D.

Mark Nan Wu, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Associate Professor of Neurology
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Expertise

Narcolepsy, Neurology, Sleep, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Medicine

Research Interests

Genetic mechanisms underlying regulation of sleep and neuronal excitability, using simple model organisms; Investigating the genetic basis of Familial Sleep Paralysis ...read more

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Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 443-287-3313
1800 Orleans St. Sheikh Zayed Tower Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-550-5864

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-9441
601 N. Caroline St. Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-550-5864

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-5624
4940 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Background

Dr. Mark Wu specializes in sleep disorders and has a particular interest in narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnolence, and sleep paralysis.

Dr. Mark Wu received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. After completing his internship at Baylor, he went to UCLA for residency training in Neurology. He then completed a Sleep Medicine fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD PhD, Baylor College of Medicine (2001)

Residencies

  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA / Neurology (2005)

Fellowships

  • Pennsylvania Hospital / Sleep Medicine (2007)

Research & Publications

Lab

The Wu Lab studies the molecular, genetic, and cellular mechanisms underlying sleep in Drosophila.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Discovery Innovation Award, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2017

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Gene Mutation Could Play Role In Sleep Problems, Fly Study Shows, HuffingtonPost (03/14/2014)

The Gene That Causes Sleep, WYPR-FM (03/14/2014)

Sleep During the Day May Throw Genes Into Disarray, US News (01/21/2014)

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