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Discoveries for a Better Tomorrow

Nervous System

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome - Ying Wei Lum, M.D.

Dr. Ying Wei Lum and his team at Johns Hopkins investigate diagnostic and therapeutic options for thoracic outlet syndrome, which can cause pain and numbness.

Recovering After a Stroke – Pablo Celnik

Physiatrist Pablo Celnik and his team study how people can better recover the ability to move following a stroke and other brain diseases.

Preventing Neuropathy – Pathologist Joseph Mankowski

Pathologist Joseph Mankowski and his team are working on a way to detect early signs of neuropathy, or nerve damage, with the hope of preventing the condition.

Atypical Parkinsonian (Parkinson-Plus) Disorders – Alexander Pantelyat, M.D.

Dr. Alexander Pantelyat and his team collect blood and spinal fluid for genetic and proteomic analyses by using novel brain imaging techniques to distinguish between types of Parkinson’s-plus syndromes and participate in international trials for these devastating diseases.