Michael Kornberg, MD, PhD

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Kornberg is Assistant Professor of Neurology, Associate Director of the Neurology Residency Program, and Vice-Chair of Physician-Scientist Development for the Department of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is a member of the Johns Hopkins Immunology and Cellular and Molecular Medicine graduate programs. Dr. Kornberg received MD and PhD degrees from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and he stayed at Johns Hopkins to complete residency training in neurology followed by a clinical and research fellowship in neuroimmunology. He specializes in the care of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases of the nervous system. In addition to his clinical work, he runs a translational research program focused on better understanding the pathogenesis of MS and identifying novel therapeutic strategies to prevent neurodegeneration and promote remyelination in MS patients. Specifically, his lab studies the role of diet and metabolism in inflammation, as well the role of innate immune cells in determining the success or failure of repair processes in the brain.


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