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James B. Burns

James B. Burns, MD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Emeritus - Neurology


Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)

James Burns, MD has a longstanding research interest in the possible role of T cell autoimmunity in multiple sclerosis (MS). He is also a regular participant in a variety of clinical trials for MS treatments.

Education History

Fellowship University of Pennsylvania
University of Chicago Hospital
Residency University of Pennsylvania
University of Chicago Hospital
Professional Medical Northwestern University Medical School
Vanderbilt University

Selected Publications


  1. Langer HF, Choi EY, Zhou H, Schleicher R, Chung KJ, Tang Z, Gobel K, Bdeir K, Chatzigeorgiou A, Wong C, Bhatia S, Kruhlak MJ, Rose JW, Burns JB, Hill KE, Qu H, Zhang Y, Lehrmann E, Becker KG, Wang Y, Simon DI, Nieswandt B, Lambris JD, Li X, Meuth SC, Kubes P, Chavakis T (Apr 2012). Platelets contribute to the pathogenesis of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis [Abstract]. Circ Res, 110(9), 1202-10.