Dr. Jaqueline Weissman is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Department of Pediatrics Johns Hopkins Hospital and Institute of Genomic Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is also director of the Center for Tuberous Sclerosis and Related Disorder at Kennedy Krieger Institute.
She focuses on genetic and epigenetic causes of neurodevelopmental disorders - particularly intellectual disability - and how specific genetic and epigenetic changes lead to specific neuroanatomic, neurophysiologic and cognitive phenotypes. She is also interested in developing specific cognitive profiles in genetic syndromes as potential outcome measures for trials and to help localize deficits. Currently most of her research is centered around Kabuki Syndrome.
Dr. Weissman received her B.A. with Honors in English Language and Literature and Neurobiology from The University of Chicago. She earned an M.D. from Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and an M.S. in Clinical Research Scholars Program from Case Western Reserve University.
She completed a residency in pediatrics at the Children's Medical Center at UT Southwestern.
Dr. Weissman was chief resident in the Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program at Johns Hopkins through 2016. She is currently director of the Tuberous Sclerosis and Related Disorders Clinic, Neurogenetics attending, Neurology/Medical consultant to the KKI Neurobehavioral Unit and Kennedy Krieger Institute Rehabilitation Unit attending.