Vice Chair of Translational Research
Coppell, Texas, United States
Benjamin M. Greenberg, M.D., M.H.S., is Vice Chair of Translational Research and the Cain Denius Scholar in Mobility Disorders in the Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics and the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
He received a Bachelor’s Degree in the History of Medicine from The Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Health Sciences Degree in Microbiology and Immunology from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. From there, he received his MD from Baylor College of Medicine and then completed a residency in Neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Prior to his recruitment to UT Southwestern in 2009, Dr. Greenberg was on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins Division of Neuroimmunology, serving as the Director of the Encephalitis Center and Co-director of the nation’s first dedicated Transverse Myelitis Center.
He serves as Director of the Neuroimmunology Program including the Multiple Sclerosis Center, Transverse Myelitis and Neuromyelitis Optica Program, and the Pediatric CONQUER Program at Children’s Medical Center. He is currently the Vice Chair of Translational Research for the Department of Neurology and Directs the Neurosciences Translational Research Center at UT Southwestern.
His research focuses on better diagnosing, prognosticating, and treating inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system. He also coordinates clinical trials to evaluate new treatments to prevent neurologic damage and restore function to affected patients. Dr. Greenberg has treated and followed patients with AFM since before 2014 and has served as the principal investigator for the largest prospective study of outcomes in pediatric myelitis.