Jennifer Eschbacher, MD

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Jennifer Eschbacher, MD

Jennifer Eschbacher, MD








Education, Training, and Previous Positions

  • 2007-2009: Fellowship, Neuropathology, Barrow Neurological Institute
  • 2006-2007: Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center (Chief Resident, 2007)
  • 1998: MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • 1992: BS, Biology, University of Alaska, cum laude

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 2008: National Scholar Award, College of American Pathology
  • 2008: Second place, Oral Research Presentation, Academic Excellence Day, University of Arizona
  • 2006, 2008: Research presentations selected for Stowell-Orbinson award competition, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • 2000-2002: Ranked number one in the United States, mountain bike racing, National Off-Road Bike Racing Association (NORBA)
  • 1998: Honors Received in: Neurology, Pediatrics (twice), Radiology (twice), Family Practice, Biostatistics, and Epidemiology
  • 1991-1992: Seawolf Academic Scholoarship, University of Alaska
  • 1991: Internship, US Senate, Washington DC, Senator Ted Stevens
  • 1990: National Science Foundation Research Internship


Selected Publications

  1. Sanai N, Eschbacher J, Hattendorf G, Coons SW, Preul MC, Smith KA, Nakaji P, Spetzler RF. Intraoperative Confocal Microscopy for Brain Tumors: A Feasibility Analysis in Humans. Neurosurgery. Feb 16 2011.

  2. Hu LS, Baxter LC, Pinnaduwage DS, Paine TL, Karis JP, Feuerstein BG, Schmainda KM, Dueck AC, Debbins J, Smith KA, Nakaji P, Eschbacher JM, Coons SW, Heiserman JE. Optimized preload leakage-correction methods to improve the diagnostic accuracy of dynamic susceptibility-weighted contrast-enhanced perfusion MR imaging in posttreatment gliomas. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. Jan 2010;31(1):40-48.

  3. Welsh JW, Ellsworth RK, Kumar R, Fjerstad K, Martinez J, Nagel RB, Eschbacher J, Stea B. Rad51 protein expression and survival in patients with glioblastoma multiforme. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. Jul 15 2009;74(4):1251-1255.

  4. Kislin KL, McDonough WS, Eschbacher JM, Armstrong BA, Berens ME. NHERF-1: modulator of glioblastoma cell migration and invasion. Neoplasia. Apr 2009;11(4):377-387.

  5. Hu LS, Baxter LC, Smith KA, Feuerstein BG, Karis JP, Eschbacher JM, Coons SW, Nakaji P, Yeh RF, Debbins J, Heiserman JE. Relative cerebral blood volume values to differentiate high-grade glioma recurrence from posttreatment radiation effect: direct correlation between image-guided tissue histopathology and localized dynamic susceptibility-weighted contrast-enhanced perfusion MR imaging measurements. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. Mar 2009;30(3):552-558.

  6. Gonzalez LF, Lekovic GP, Eschbacher J, Coons S, Spetzler RF. A true malignant schwannoma of the eighth cranial nerve: case report. Neurosurgery. Aug 2007;61(2):E421-422; discussion E422.

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