John Richert

Dr. Richert's Faculty Appointments & Work History


  • Adjunct Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, and Neurology
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington, DC
Assistant Professor of Neurology (1983-1989); Associate Professor of Neurology with tenure (1989-1993); Professor (1993-1997); Professor and Chair (1997-2005)
Dr. Richert's Education & Medical Training
University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryMedical School
  • Cornell UniversityOther Training, B.S., Zoology
Dr. Richert's Awards, Honors, & Recognition
  • HonoreeMusical Moments for MS program, 2011
  • HonoreeGreater Illinois Chapter of the National MS Society, 2010
  • Dr. John R. Richert Pilot Study on Risk Factors for MS ProgressionNational Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2010
John Richert is Chair, and a Professor, of the Department of Microbiology & Immunology. He is also a member of the Center for the Study of Sex Differences in Health, Aging and Disease (CSD) at GU, the Center for Infectious Disease (CID) at GU, and the Growth Regulation of Cancer Program at the Lombardi Cancer Center. He is a neuroimmunologist with the aim of eventually developing new therapies for multiple sclerosis, he is an expert on the disease and is studying immunopathological mechanisms in MS and also using differential display to identify genes that are abnormally expressed in immune cells of patients.