Richard Barohn, MD

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Dr. Richard Barohn became the Chair of the Department of Neurology at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2001. In 2007, he was appointed as the Gertrude and Dewey Ziegler Professor of Neurology. He is the Director of the Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, called Frontiers, and is the principal investigator of the recently funded NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award. Dr. Barohn is involved in a number of federally- and foundation-funded research studies involving rare neuromuscular diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, inflammatory myopathies, and muscular dystrophies.