Johns Hopkins Neurology
Half a Century of Innovation
Dr. Daniel Drachman, along with various illustrious colleagues, details the development of the Johns Hopkins Neurology Department from its inception in 1969 to the present. This highly illustrated, full-color work documents major innovations over the past 50 years and their impact on the field of neurology with respect to imaging, immunology, stroke, molecular biology and genetics, epilepsy, neurodegenerative diseases, neurovirology, and information technology. The work is organized in 21 chapters, which contain insights into developments in the field along with profiles of leading alumni. A dedicated chapter features reflections from 105 alumni from the department.
About the Author
Daniel B. Drachman, MD, is the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Professor of Neuroimmunology Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; R. John Leigh, MD, is the Blair-Daroff Emeritus Professor of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University and Adjunct Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Guy M. McKhann, MD, is Professor and former Chair of Neurology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Justin C. McArthur, MBBS, MPH, is the John W. Griffin Professor and Director of the Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Janet Farrar Worthington is an author and science writer based in Arizona.
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