Announcements Archive


Neuroscientist Patricia Janak Named a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Neuroscientist Patricia Janak Named a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
The second cohort of Bloomberg Distinguished Professors was announced this past summer, including neuroscientist Patricia Janak, who studies the biological basis of behavior and associative learning, with a particular focus on addiction. She is a member of the Krieger School’s Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and of the School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology.


Clear Thinking About Brain Injuries

Clear Thinking About Brain Injuries
Dr. Gorman's class Brain Injury and Recovery of Function is featured in Arts & Sciences Magazine. Click to read the article.


Neuroscience Major Student-Athlete Featured in Arts & Sciences Magazine

Neuroscience Major Student-Athlete Featured in Arts & Sciences Magazine
Taylor Kitayama ’14 knew the Krieger School was the place for her. “The Hopkins name and the research focus here is what drew me. I knew I had made the right decision, and I knew I couldn’t stay out of the water. The pool is what gets me out of bed at 5:30 every morning.” […]


Neuroscience Program Gets New Space in Undergraduate Teaching Labs

Neuroscience Program Gets New Space in Undergraduate Teaching Labs
The 105,000-square-foot facility, which opens Fall 2013, brings together under one roof undergraduate labs and faculty in the departments of Chemistry, Biology, Biophysics, and Psychological and Brain Sciences; and the undergraduate Neuroscience program.


Turning Spaghetti Into Numbers

Turning Spaghetti Into Numbers
Imagine waking up one morning to discover that you could no longer see letters or numbers. Instead, everything looked like a blur or a jumble of squiggly lines. Michael McCloskey, a professor in the undergraduate neuroscience program, recently identified just such a reading impairment: alphanumeric visual awareness disorder, or AVAD. Read the article in Arts […]


Switching It Up: How Memory Deals With a Change in Plans

You’re about to leave work at the end of the day when your cell phone rings: it’s your spouse, asking that you pick up a gallon of milk on the way home. Before you head out the door, though, your spouse calls again and asks you to stop by the hardware store too. Based on […]