Elaine L. Bearer, M.D., Ph.D., FAAAS, FCAP

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Professor

The Harvey Family Professor in Pathology

Visiting Professor, California Institute of Technology

Fellow, American Association for Advancement of Science

Fellow, College of American Pathologists

Email: ebearer@salud.unm.edu
Lab Website: Bearer Research and Scholarly Projects


Interests:

Molecular pathology of the brain and nervous system, neurobiology of mental health, and live imaging by magnetic resonance and optical microscopy

Current Focus of Research Projects:

  • Molecular mechanisms of axonal transport with computational predictive mathematical modeling
  • Brain circuitry: Molecular mechanisms of axonal transport with computational predictive mathematical modeling
  • Mapping the brain in mouse models of human disease by combined magnetic resonance imaging, classical histologic tract tracing, and molecular pathology
  • Early life stress and the developing mind
  • Music and Mind: The continuum of the mind-brain interface, and perception and impact of music on the mind

Education and Certification Information

MD-PhD, Medical Scientist Training Program
PhD in Experimental Pathology, Thesis "Anionic Lipid Domains in Cell Membranes"
Chancellor’s Award for Medical Student Research
University of California, San Francisco, CA
1977-1983

Swiss National Science Foundation Fellow
Department of Morphologie and Embryologie,
Centre Medical Universitaire, University of Geneva, Switzerland
With Lelio Orci, M.D.
1983-1984

Internship and Residency:
Department of Pathology, University of California at San Francisco, CA
Specialty in Pathology
1984-1986

Clinical Fellowships:
Surgical Pathology, Cytopathology and Medical Genetics; with experience in Neuropathology
Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco
1986-1990

Bank of America-Gianini Fellow
American Cancer Society Senior Post-Doctoral Fellowships (concurrent)
Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, CA
With Bruce M. Alberts
1987-1990

Medical Licenses in New Mexico and in California

Board Certifications:
American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology, 1986)


Selected Publications:

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