Matthew D. Cain, M.D.

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Assistant Professor, Clinician Educator

Phone: 505-272-3053


  • Forensic pathology
  • Integrating informatics with forensic pathology

Education and Certification Information

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Forensic Pathology Fellowship
Director: Dr. Daniel Dye
Birmingham, AL

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Birmingham, AL

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA

Georgia Institute of Technology
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Atlanta, GA

Board Certifications:
Diplomate (Anatomic and Clinical Pathology), American Board of Pathology, July 28, 2015.

Selected Publications:

  • Cain MD, Roper D, Atherton D. Use of Infrared Photography to Visualize a Tattoo for Identification in Advanced Decomposition. Academic Forensic Pathology 2016 June.

  • Cain MD, McGwin G, Atherton D. Surveillance of Drug Overdoses Using Google Fusion Tables. Academic Forensic Pathology 2016 June.

  • Cain MD, Brazelton J, Dye DW. Identifying Errors in Forensic Autopsy Reports Using a Novel Web-Based Program. Academic Forensic Pathology 2016 March 103-108.

  • Cain MD, Park S.L., Robinson C.A., Davis, GG. Creation of a Queryable Toxicology Database Available to Forensic Pathologists. Academic Forensic Pathology 2015 Apr 20:300-305.

  • Cain MD, Robinson C.A., Park S.L., Davis, GG. Computer Extraction of Data from Autopsy and Toxicology Reports. Academic Forensic Pathology. 2015 Apr 20:291-299.

  • Cain MD, Park SL. Web Development to Assist Fetal Autopsies. ASCP Case Reports. 2015 January.

  • Cain MD, Iriabho B, Siebert JR, Almeida JS, Faye-Petersen OM. Development of Novel Software to Generate Anthropometric Norms at Perinatal Autopsy. Pediatr Develop Pathol 2015 Jun: 203-209.

  • Sadat K, Diddi HP, Joshi D, Pradhan M, Bicer E, Cain M, Nanda NC. (2013). Real-Time Three Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography Assessing Ventricular Septum before and after Myomectomy in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Echocardiography. 2013 Nov;30(10):1227-31. doi: 10.1111/echo.12375.

  • Cain M, Roberts C, Dissenyakie RJ, Marques MB, Adamski J. (2012). Removal of Plasma Free Hemoglobin by Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Patient with Anti-Jk3. Transfusion. 2013 Aug 13.

  • Hamrick MW, Arounleut P, Kellum E, Cain M, Immel D, Liang LF. Recombinant Myostatin (GDF-8) Propeptide Enhances the Repair and Regeneration of Both Muscle and Bone in a Model of Deep Penetrant Musculoskeletal Injury. J Trauma. 2010 Feb 18.

  • Fulzele S, Arounleut P, Cain M, Herberg S, Hunter M, Wenger K, Hamrick MW. Role of myostatin (GDF-8) signaling in the human anterior cruciate ligament. J Orthop Res. 2010 Feb 22.

Matthew D. Cain on PubMed