The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Brain Science Institute (BSi) brings together both basic and clinical neuroscientists from across the Johns Hopkins campuses. The BSi represents one of the largest and most diverse groups in the University.

The BSi leadership brings together a special mix of experiences and seasoned Johns Hopkins University researchers and administrators to create a team to guide the growth of this unprecedented Institute.


The Johns Hopkins Medicine Brain Science Institute’s mission is to solve fundamental questions about brain development and function and to use these insights to understand the mechanisms of brain disease.

Our People

The BSi consists of a dedicated group of people, both staff and scientist, who work together to assist in the implementation of research, communications and strategic goals.

Advisory Groups
The BSi has several advisory boards to help guide the development and strategic direction of the Institute. These boards include the Junior Faculty Advisory Committee, the Planning Committee, the University Council and the Scientific Advisory Board.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the goals of the Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute? What has the BSi accomplished since its inception? How is the BSi organized? And more.

JHU Community Partners
We are pleased to work across the University. Learn what Schools, Departments, Divisions, Centers and Institutes share in the collaborative vision of the BSi.

Training, Education and Communication

The BSi hosts and supports a range of education and training programs that bring together graduate students and medical students interested in brain science through a series of interdisciplinary lectures and workshops.

Progress Reports
The BSi releases periodic progress reports that share its vision, history and accomplishments through the years.

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