Janna Harris

Janna Harris
Neurobiologist

Dr. Janna Harris received her PhD in Neurobiology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Her doctoral research focused on the role of specific extracellular matrix proteoglycans in adaptive synaptic plasticity following brain trauma. 

Dr. Harris joined the Hoglund Brain Imaging Center at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2008 as a postdoctoral fellow. She is currently investigating pathophysiologic mechanisms of traumatic brain injury in preclinical models, evaluating the effectiveness of novel drug therapies using magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy along with behavioral and anatomical endpoints.