Barbara I. Karp MDNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
Barbara Illowsky Karp, MD, received her undergraduate degree and a Master's in biochemistry from MIT and MD from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She then moved to the DC area for internship, residency in neurology at the George Washington Medical Center and fellowship in behavioral neurology at the NIH. She served as Chief of the NIH/NINDS Neurology Consultation Service and then established the multi-institute NIH Combined NeuroScience IRB, serving as its chair. In 2019 she joined the NINDS Division of Clinical Research. Her clinical practice and research have focused on movement disorders and therapeutic applications of botulinum toxin.