Pavan Bhargava MD

Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Pavan Bhargava is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Prior to his current appointment he completed a Neuroimmunology fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University supported by a Sylvia Lawry physician fellowship from the NMSS. His research interests include utilizing metabolomics to identify the metabolic alterations in MS, to help identify new diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers and to better understand the pathogenesis of MS. He is currently conducting a trial sponsored by the NMSS testing bile acid supplementation in progressive MS patients.
He has authored over 40 papers in journals such as Science, Brain, Neurology and the Annals of Neurology. His work is funded by multiple agencies including the National MS society, Race to Erase MS, American Academy of Neurology, Department of Defense, and the Conrad N Hilton foundation. He has received a John F. Kurtzke Clinician Scientist Development award from the American Academy of Neurology and the Marilyn Hilton Award for Innovation in MS. He is a reviewer for multiple journals and has reviewed grants for the Italian MS Society, the US-Israel Binational Science Foundation and the National MS Society.