Behavioral Core of the School of Medicine

Overview of Services

The behavior core at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine provides users with all the resources needed to phenotype their rodent animal models. We provide training on all tests (cognitive, motor, pain, anxiety, and depression), experimental design, and data analysis support. Additionally, we offer users the option to have behaviour core staff perform the experiments.


Mikhail V. Pletnikov, M.D., Ph.D., - Director
Phone: 410-502-3760 

Chantelle Terrillion, Ph.D. - Manager 

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Timothy Moran - Department Leadership
Phone: 410-955-2344

Lori Wise - Administrative Support
Phone: 410-502-5025

Mary Keyser - Department Administrative Leadership
Phone: 410-955-8519

Location and hours of operation

Hours Staffed: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

 Hours Opened: 12:00am - 12:00pm

 Location: 733 North Broadway St
                Miller Researcher Building B15
                Baltimore, MD 21287

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