Johannes Plate, MD, PhD

Graduate School

PhD, Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (Neuroscience Program)

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Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet, Heidelberg


Frankfurt, Germany

Research Focus

Dr. Plate joined the Physician Scientist Training Program after graduating from Heidelberg University with a strong background in clinical research.  His research focus is the influence of age on nerve regeneration and brachial plexus injuries sustained during birth.  The goal of his research is to develop treatment recommendations for muscular imbalance following brachial plexus birth palsy with the use of botulinum toxin.  Other research areas include rotator cuff degeneration and injuries with an emphasis on changes in muscular architecture and neuromuscular function during normal aging and joint reconstruction.  Dr. Plate is a member of the Wake Forest University Primate Center and received a PhD degree from the Neuroscience Program at Wake Forest University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. 

Research Lab



For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

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