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Brent Harris, MD, PD, FCAP

Dr. Harris is a tenured faculty member of Georgetown University School of Medicine with dual appointments in Neurology and Pathology. As a neuropathologist and physician-scientist, Dr. Harris has clinical, research, and teaching interests in neurological and oncological diseases. He has active collaborations and research programs in his own lab in the areas of neurodegeneration, CNS trauma, and CNS neoplasia. His primary interest is in understanding how mechanisms of neuroinflammation and glial-neuronal communication influence the pathophysiology of neurological diseases. In addition to investigating disease processes he also seeks to uncover targets for pharmacological intervention.  Dr. Harris also serves as the Director of the Georgetown Brain Bank and is the neuropathology consultant for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of DC and the US Dept of Justice.