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Verena Staedtke, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Director of Pediatric Neurofibromatosis, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
  • Associate Professor of Neurology

Languages: English, German, Latin


Brain Tumors, Neurofibromatosis, Neurology, Pediatric Brain Tumors, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Tumors

Research Interests

Mechanisms and development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of malignant brain tumors and neurofibromatosis

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Appointment Phone: 410-502-6732
601 N. Caroline St.
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Dr. Verena Staedtke is a neurologist specializing in neurofibromatosis and disorders of the peripheral nerves. She received her medical degree from Charité- Universitätsmedizin in Berlin. more


  • Director of Pediatric Neurofibromatosis, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
  • Associate Professor of Neurology

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  • MD PhD, Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin (2007)


  • Childrens Hospital of the King's Daughters / Pediatrics (2011)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatric Neurology (2014)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2016)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology / Neurology/Special Child Neurology (2014)

Additional Training

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Neurology-General (2014)
  • United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Neuro-Oncology (2015)

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Activities & Honors


  • Scholar Award, Francis S. Collins, 2015
  • Excellence in Research, Jay Slotkin Award, 2014

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