About Jenny Linnoila, MD, PhD

Dr. Linnoila received a BS in computer science from the University of Chicago. She then completed the MD/PhD program at the University of Pittsburgh after a year of study at Cambridge University (in the UK). She did her internship in internal medicine at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. She completed her neurology residency in the Partners combined Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's Hospitals program in 2014. This past year, she completed a fellowship in Autoimmune Neurology at the Mayo Clinic. While in residency, she was awarded an R25 grant for neuroimmunology research from NINDS/NIH. She will be completing the R25 this year.

Clinically, Dr. Linnoila is establishing an autoimmune neurology practice and she welcomes autoimmune and/or paraneoplastic patient referrals. Dr. Linnoila's research interests lie in better understanding the interaction between the immune and nervous systems. In particular, she is interested in the intersection between infectious and autoimmune neurology.

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Locations

Neurology Associates
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117
617-726-8639

Medical Education

  • MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Mayo Clinic

American Board Certifications

  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Accepted Insurance Plans

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Research

Dr. Linnoila's research interests lie in better understanding the interaction between the immune and nervous systems. In particular, she is interested in the intersection between infectious and autoimmune neurology.  She is currently working on establishing a rodent model of autoimmune encephalitis.

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