Amanda Brown, PhD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Amanda Brown, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience. Her lab studies the molecular mechanisms of myeloid cell regulation of neuroinflammation and the functional impact on cognition after HIV-infection in humanized mice.

Alongside her research, she has used several funding sources to provide research training and mentoring targeting the biomedical workforce pipeline at multiple stages. In the past 13 years, Dr. Brown in collaboration with faculty colleagues has trained hundreds of high school students with significant numbers continuing in a STEM-centric career pathway. Her most recent programs focus on undergraduates from backgrounds underrepresented in the brain sciences.