John Hallenbeck, M.D.

John Hallenbeck, M.D.

Name: John Hallenbeck, M.D.

Department of Primary Appointment: Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine
Position: USU Faculty

Affiliated Center: CNRM

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John Hallenbeck, M.D.

Dr. Hallenbeck received his M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania. After a medical internship and neurology residency at the University of Michigan, he entered the United States Navy. At the Naval Medical Research Institute his research focused on CNS decompression sickness and air embolism and later the study of inflammatory and immune mechanisms in acute brain ischemia. In 1983, he was appointed Chief of the Navy's neurology training program at the National Naval Medical Center and Professor, Vice-Chairman and Chairman for Research in the Department of Neurology, USUHS. In 1991 he came to the NINDS as Chief of the newly created Stroke Branch. He received the Mihara Cerebrovascular Disorder Research Prize. Dr. Hallenbeck's laboratory is studying the cellular regulation of ischemic tolerance and inflammatory and immune mechanisms in the initiation and progression of stroke.

Clinical Investigations Section
Stroke Branch, NINDS
Building 49, MSC 4476
49 Convent Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892