Areas of Research

Johns Hopkins has long been at the forefront of neuroscience research, combining scientific excellence, collegiality, and interdisciplinary collaborations to seed discovery and promote innovation.

Our researchers investigate some of the most perplexing mysteries of the brain to extend scientific advances in animal and human growth, health, and behavior throughout the lifespan. 

Breakthroughs in key areas under investigation have enabled Hopkins scientists to translate fundamental discoveries into applications to improve health, extend life, and advance scientific understanding.