John Krakauer

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John W. Krakauer
Jk bluesteel
Fields Neurologist and Neuroscientist
Institutions Johns Hopkins University
Alma mater Trinity College, Cambridge
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Academic advisors Claude Ghez, Eric Kandel
Known for Motor control and Motor learning in Stroke and Stroke recovery

John Krakauer is a neurologist and neuroscientist. He is currently the John C. Malone Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the Director of the Brain, Learning, Animation, and Movement (BLAM) laboratory, and co-founder of the KATA project at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. [1] [2] His areas of interest range from motor learning and motor control and stroke to bioethics. From 2003 until 2010 he was the codirector of the Motor Performance Laboratory at the Neurological Institute of Columbia University.[3] He received his bachelor's degree at Trinity College of Cambridge University. He received his medical education at Columbia University. He completed the Osler internship at Johns Hopkins University and both his Neurology residency and Neurovascular fellowship at Columbia University.

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  1. ^ "BLAM Lab at Johns Hopkins". Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "John Krakauer Johns Hopkins profile". Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  3. ^ "Motor Performance Lab at Columbia University". Retrieved 18 August 2011. 

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