Mikhail V. Pletnikov0000-0002-8819-6559
Mikhail V. Pletnikov serves as an Associate Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He received his M.D. degree in 1986 from I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, Moscow, Russia, and his Ph.D. degree in normal physiology in 1990 from P.K. Anokhin Institute of Normal Physiology, Moscow, Russia. He did his postdoctoral training under the supervision of Dr. Timothy H. Moran (1996–1999) at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and under the supervision of Dr. Kathryn M. Carbone (1996–1999) at the Laboratory of Pediatric and Respiratory Viral Infections, the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), the US Food and Drug Administration. He joined the 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, for example, schizophrenia and autism, with particular emphasis on a role of gene-environment interactions and the neuroimmune interplay in the complex pathogenesis of psychiatric conditions. Pletnikov is also the Director of the Behavioral Core at the School of Medicine.
Biography Updated on 9 July 2012