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Johns Hopkins Neurology

Half a Century of Innovation

Daniel B. Drachman

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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…

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.

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8.5
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11
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265
ISBN
9781421436753
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146 color photos
Table of Contents

Foreword
1. The Long Road to Independence: 1889-1969
2. Starting From Scratch: 1969
3. The Daniel B. Drachman Neuromuscular Division
4. The Peripheral Neuropathy Group
5. The Neurovirology Group
6. The

Foreword
1. The Long Road to Independence: 1889-1969
2. Starting From Scratch: 1969
3. The Daniel B. Drachman Neuromuscular Division
4. The Peripheral Neuropathy Group
5. The Neurovirology Group
6. The Johns Hopkins Multiple Sclerosis Center
7. Movement Disorders
8. Oncology
9. The Division of Neuro-Visual and Vestibular Disorders
10. Spinal Muscular Atrophy
11. Cerebrovascular Disease: Advancing the Field
12. Neuroimaging: Viewing the Future
13. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
14. Child Neurology
15. Epilepsy
16. Cognitive Neurology
17. Neurocritical Care Unit (NCCU)
18. Neuropathology: The Molecular Neuroscience of Disease Mechanisms
19. Expansion to Bayview
20. The Alumni of Johns Hopkins Neurology
21. 105 Reflections on the Department of Neurology from our Alumni
Afterword
Index

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Daniel B. Drachman

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.