Dr. Mikhail Pletnikov Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA1 Talk
Mikhail V. Pletnikov, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor in Department of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He received his MD in 1986 from I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, Moscow, Russia and his PhD in Normal Physiology in 1990 from P.K. Anokhin Institute of Normal Physiology, Moscow,... read moreRussia. He did his post-doctoral training under Dr. Timothy H. Moran (1996-1999) at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and under Dr. Kathryn M. Carbone (1996-1999) at the laboratory of pediatric and respiratory viral infections, the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. He joined faculty in Department of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University in 1999. His current research interests focus on understanding pathogenesis of human psychiatric disease with neurodevelopmental origin, e.g., schizophrenia and autism with particular emphasis on a role of gene-environment interactions and the neuro-immune interplay in the complex pathogenesis of psychiatric conditions. Dr. Pletnikov is also Director of the Behavioral Core at the School of Medicine.