Dr. Charles Eberhart is a professor of pathology and oncology and an associate professor of ophthalmology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on molecular genetics of medulloblastoma, glioblastoma, uveal melanoma and other tumors of the brain and eye. Dr. Eberhart serves as the director of Ophthalmic Pathology within the Wilmer Eye Institute.
Dr. Eberhart’s lab focus is on the Notch and Hedgehog pathways, which play a key role in both normal brain and eye development and in neoplasia. He is currently analyzing the effects of Notch and Hedgehog pathway blockade on cancer stem cells in brain and eye tumors.
He received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and earned his M.D./Ph.D. from UT Southwestern Medical School. He completed both a residency in anatomic pathology and a fellowship in neuropathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Eberhart joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2001.
Dr. Eberhart has been recognized with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Physicians, and career awards from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and the National Institutes of Health. He has published more than 80 research articles and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Neuro-Oncology, Brain Pathology and the Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology.