Andrew West, Ph.D.


awestAssociate Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology
John A. and Ruth R. Jurenko Endowed Professorship in Neurology

Primary Department Affiliation: Neurology
Primary Research Area: Genetic and biochemical mechanisms in neurological disorders

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Andrew West, Ph.D., joined the Department of Neurology in September of 2007 as an Assistant Professor and the John A. & Ruth R. Jurenko Research Scholar.  Dr. West received his undergraduate degree from Alma College and his PhD in Molecular Neuroscience from the Mayo Clinic School of Medicine in Rochester, MN.  He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute in Los Angeles in the laboratory of Nigel Maidment and a second postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Ted Dawson at Johns Hopkins, followed by an instructor faculty position in the Department of Neurology at Johns Hopkins.