Jenn Orthmann Murphy, MD, PhD
     

  Clinical and Postdoctoral Fellow

  Division of Neuroimmunology

  Department of Neurology

  The Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience

 

   
   
Contact information
 
 
E-mail
 jorthma1 (at) jhmi (dot) edu
 
Lab Phone
 (410) 955-6949
 
Fax
 (410) 955-6942
     
 
Mailing Address
 Department of Neuroscience
 
 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
   
 725 North Wolfe Street, WBSB 1001
   
 Baltimore, MD 21205
     
 
Education
 
  • B.A. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
                      

Neuroscience, Advisor Steven Scherer, MD, PhD

  • M.D. University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
                       Combined Degree Program
 
Post graduate training
 

1/2008 – 12/2008

Postdoctoral researcher in Scherer lab, University of Pennsylvania

   

6/2010 - 6/2011

Intern in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

 

7/2011 – 6/2014

Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

   

7/2014 – 8/2014

Postdoctoral research in Holzbaur lab, University of Pennsylvania

   

9/2014 – present

Postdoctoral fellow, Bergles lab, Johns Hopkins University

   

9/2014 – present

Neuroimmunology clinical fellow, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

   
   
Selected publications
   
 
Orthmann-Murphy JL, Salsano E, Abrams CK, Bizzi A, Uziel G, Freidin M, Lamantea E, Zeviani M, Scherer SS, Pareyson D (2009) Hereditary spastic paraplegia is a novel phenotype for GJA12/GJC2 mutations. Brain 132: 426-438.
 
 
Orthmann-Murphy JL, Enriquez AD, Abrams CK, Scherer SS (2007) Loss-of-function GJA12/Connexin47 mutations cause Pelizaeus-Merzbacher-like disease. Mol Cell Neurosci 34:629-641.
 
 
Orthmann-Murphy JL, Freidin M, Fischer E, Scherer SS, Abrams CK (2007) Two distinct heterotypic channels mediate gap junction coupling between astrocyte and oligodendrocyte connexins. J Neurosci 27(51): 13949-13957.