Dr. SakkuBai Naidu (M.D.)

PMD Foundation Member

Name Dr. SakkuBai Naidu (M.D.)


Dr. SakkuBai Naidu is a research scientist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.  She is also a Professor in the Departments of Neurology and Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  Dr. Naidu received her undergraduate and medical training at Madras Medical College in India.  She trained in Pediatric Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and worked there as well as in Chicago at the University of Illinois and Loyola University in Maywood, IL.  She came to Hopkins in 1984 as a Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation Scholar.  Dr. Naidu directs KKI’s Neurogenetics Unit where she conducts research in Leukoencephalopathies and Rett Syndrome.  Dr. Naidu is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, Child Neurology Society, American Neurological Association, International Child Neurology Society, United Leukodystrophy Foundation, Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, Society for Neuroscience, Neurological Society of India, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.