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Nitkin, Ralph M

Formal Title:

Health Scientist Administrator





6100 EXECUTIVE BLVD Room 2A03C, MSC 7510
Bethesda Md 20892-7510
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Rockville Md 20852


Ralph Nitkin, Ph.D., is the program director for Biological Sciences and Career Development in the NCMRR as well as serving as Deputy Director for the Center. He received his undergraduate and master's degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the area of biological sciences, and his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego, in cellular neurobiology. His postdoctoral studies at Stanford University and later work as an assistant professor at Rutgers University focused on the cellular and molecular basis of nerve-muscle synapse formation. For the past 23 years he has worked as a science administrator at the NICHD, first in the area of mental retardation and developmental disabilities, and currently in medical rehabilitation research. Within the Center, Dr. Nitkin is also active in the area of training and career development.

Publications (PubMed):

Title Authors Publication Date
Harnessing neuroplasticity for clinical applications.Cramer SC,Sur M,Dobkin BH,O'Brien C,Sanger TD,Trojanowski JQ,Rumsey JM,Hicks R,Cameron J,Chen D,Chen WG,Cohen LG,deCharms C,Duffy CJ,Eden GF,Fetz EE,Filart R,Freund M,Grant SJ,Haber S,Kalivas PW,Kolb B,Kramer AF,Lynch M,Mayberg HS,McQuillen PS,Nitkin R,Pascual-Leone A,Reuter-Lorenz P,Schiff N,Sharma A,Shekim L,Stryker M,Sullivan EV,Vinogradov SBrain2011 Jun
Stroke: working toward a prioritized world agenda.Hachinski V,Donnan GA,Gorelick PB,Hacke W,Cramer SC,Kaste M,Fisher M,Brainin M,Buchan AM,Lo EH,Skolnick BE,Furie KL,Hankey GJ,Kivipelto M,Morris J,Rothwell PM,Sacco RL,Smith SC Jr,Wang Y,Bryer A,Ford GA,Iadecola C,Martins SC,Saver J,Skvortsova V,Bayley M,Bednar MM,Duncan P,Enney L,Finklestein S,Jones TA,Kalra L,Kleim J,Nitkin R,Teasell R,Weiller C,Desai B,Goldberg MP,Heiss WD,Saarelma O,Schwamm LH,Shinohara Y,Trivedi B,Wahlgren N,Wong LK,Hakim A,Norrving B,Prudhomme S,Bornstein NM,Davis SM,Goldstein LB,Leys D,Tuomilehto JStroke2010 Jun
NAPRAH symposium: enhancing faculty research career development: infrastructure and mentoring models.Neiman GS,Craik R,Delitto A,Hallowell B,Moore C,Oliver RE,Nitkin R,Sklare D,Tate CAJ Allied Health2007 Summer
Vision National Institutes of Health Home BOND National Institues of Health Home Home Storz Lab: Section on Environmental Gene Regulation Home Machner Lab: Unit on Microbial Pathogenesis Home Division of Intramural Population Health Research Home Bonifacino Lab: Section on Intracellular Protein Trafficking Home Lilly Lab: Section on Gamete Development Home Lippincott-Schwartz Lab: Section on Organelle Biology