Charles Eberhart, MD PhD
Dr. Charles Eberhart received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from UT Southwestern in 1997, with post-graduate clinical training in Anatomical Pathology and Neuropathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Eberhart has been a member of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine faculty since 2001. He leads the divisions of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, and is the Charlotte Wilson and Margaret Whitener Professor of Ophthalmology. His clinical work and research both focus on how brain and eye diseases can be better classified and treated. Much of this centers on cancer, including the role of neoplastic stem cells, and how signaling pathways involved in normal development drive tumor initiation and growth.
Dr. Eberhart is a member of numerous organizations, including the American Society for Clinical Investigation (2010), and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology, Neuro-oncology and Brain Pathology. He authored multiple chapters in the 2007 and 2016 World Health Organization (WHO) CNS Tumor Classifications, and is one of three senior editors of the WHO Ocular Tumor Classification 4th edition. Dr. Eberhart has published over 270 original research articles on diseases of the brain and eye, along with numerous case reports, book chapters and reviews.