Assistant Professor & Director of Neuroanatomy course
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Dr. Alberto E. Musto, MD, PhD, FAES, is an Assistant Professor of Pathology and Anatomy, one of the Module Directors of the Pre-clerkship CareForward Curriculum, School of Medicine and Director of Neuroanatomy course, School of Health Professionals at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Musto integrates an interdisciplinary approach in medical education and mentorship activities in neuroscience research to enhance research, and diversity in the new medical curricula. He has been bestowed with a prestigious award -- Fellow of the American Epilepsy Society (FAES) – a lifetime professional honor in recognition of his accomplishments and dedication to excellence in epilepsy. He has several publications in major journals in the field of neuroscience and epilepsy, including with his colleagues patents in neuroprotection and against glioblastoma multiforme development. He has been a member of NIH grant review study sections.
Interests: His primary research interest is to understand the immune-inflammatory process in the neural tissue following a brain injury that contribute to aberrant neuronal networks formations which mediate the development of epilepsy.