Bertrand Russell Huber, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Bertrand Huber
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

Dr. Huber completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California Santa Cruz and earned a PhD degree in Biophysics at the University of California San Francisco. He earned his MD from the Harvard-MIT Health Science and Technology program. He completed residency training in Anatomic Pathology and fellowship training in Neuropathology at the University of Washington. Dr. Huber is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Boston University and is the director of the PTSD Brain Bank at the Jamaica Plain Veterans Administration. He is a member of the New England Veterans Administration Medical Centers (VISN-1) Brain Banks and the Brain Banks for the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy and Framingham Heart Study. Dr. Huber’s research interests center on the relationship between neurotrauma and neurodegenerative diseases, with a primary focus on the blood-brain barrier and neuroinflammation. Much of his current work centers on astrocytic injury in repetitive neurotrauma and the accumulation of tau pathology. He is an acting neuropathologist involved with the brain banks for the Boston University Alzheimer Disease Center, CTE Center, Framingham Heart Study, as well as the PTSD brain bank. Dr Huber is a member of the Society for Neuroscience, the College of American Pathologists, the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, and the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories.

Other Positions

  • Director of PTSD Brain Bank, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center, Alzheimer's Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine
  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • Harvard Medical School, MD
  • University of California San Francisco, PhD
  • University of California, Santa Cruz, BA

Publications

  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Alosco ML, Mez J, Tripodis Y, Kiernan PT, Abdolmohammadi B, Murphy L, Kowall NW, Stein TD, Huber BR, Goldstein LE, Cantu RC, Katz DI, Chaisson CE, Martin B, Solomon TM, McClean MD, Daneshvar DH, Nowinski CJ, Stern RA, McKee AC. Age of first exposure to tackle football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Ann Neurol. 2018 May; 83(5):886-901. PMID: 29710395.

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  • Published on 4/5/2018

    Mufson EJ, He B, Ginsberg SD, Carper BA, Bieler GS, Crawford F, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Stein TD, McKee AC, Perez SE. Gene Profiling of Nucleus Basalis Tau Containing Neurons in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: A Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium Study. J Neurotrauma. 2018 Jun 01; 35(11):1260-1271. PMID: 29338612.

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  • Published on 2/1/2018

    Tagge CA, Fisher AM, Minaeva OV, Gaudreau-Balderrama A, Moncaster JA, Zhang XL, Wojnarowicz MW, Casey N, Lu H, Kokiko-Cochran ON, Saman S, Ericsson M, Onos KD, Veksler R, Senatorov VV, Kondo A, Zhou XZ, Miry O, Vose LR, Gopaul KR, Upreti C, Nowinski CJ, Cantu RC, Alvarez VE, Hildebrandt AM, Franz ES, Konrad J, Hamilton JA, Hua N, Tripodis Y, Anderson AT, Howell GR, Kaufer D, Hall GF, Lu KP, Ransohoff RM, Cleveland RO, Kowall NW, Stein TD, Lamb BT, Huber BR, Moss WC, Friedman A, Stanton PK, McKee AC, Goldstein LE. Concussion, microvascular injury, and early tauopathy in young athletes after impact head injury and an impact concussion mouse model. Brain. 2018 Feb 01; 141(2):422-458. PMID: 29360998.

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  • Published on 1/1/2018

    Cherry JD, Zeineddin A, Dammer EB, Webster JA, Duong D, Seyfried NT, Levey AI, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Stein TD, Kiernan PT, McKee AC, Lah JJ, Hales CM. Characterization of Detergent Insoluble Proteome in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2018 Jan 01; 77(1):40-49. PMID: 29145658.

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  • Published on 12/29/2017

    Pagulayan KF, Rau H, Madathil R, Werhane M, Millard SP, Petrie EC, Parmenter B, Peterson S, Sorg S, Hendrickson R, Mayer C, Meabon JS, Huber BR, Raskind M, Cook DG, Peskind ER. Retrospective and Prospective Memory Among OEF/OIF/OND Veterans With a Self-Reported History of Blast-Related mTBI. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2018 Apr; 24(4):324-334. PMID: 29284552.

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  • Published on 9/26/2017

    Cherry JD, Stein TD, Tripodis Y, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Au R, Kiernan PT, Daneshvar DH, Mez J, Solomon TM, Alosco ML, McKee AC. CCL11 is increased in the CNS in chronic traumatic encephalopathy but not in Alzheimer's disease. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0185541. PMID: 28950005.

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  • Published on 8/25/2017

    Friedman MJ, Huber BR, Brady CB, Ursano RJ, Benedek DM, Kowall NW, McKee AC. VA's National PTSD Brain Bank: a National Resource for Research. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2017 Aug 25; 19(10):73. PMID: 28840457.

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  • Published on 7/25/2017

    Mez J, Daneshvar DH, Kiernan PT, Abdolmohammadi B, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Alosco ML, Solomon TM, Nowinski CJ, McHale L, Cormier KA, Kubilus CA, Martin BM, Murphy L, Baugh CM, Montenigro PH, Chaisson CE, Tripodis Y, Kowall NW, Weuve J, McClean MD, Cantu RC, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Stern RA, Stein TD, McKee AC. Clinicopathological Evaluation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Players of American Football. JAMA. 2017 Jul 25; 318(4):360-370. PMID: 28742910.

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  • Published on 10/28/2016

    Cherry JD, Tripodis Y, Alvarez VE, Huber B, Kiernan PT, Daneshvar DH, Mez J, Montenigro PH, Solomon TM, Alosco ML, Stern RA, McKee AC, Stein TD. Microglial neuroinflammation contributes to tau accumulation in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2016 Oct 28; 4(1):112. PMID: 27793189.

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  • Published on 10/1/2016

    McKee AC, Alosco ML, Huber BR. Repetitive Head Impacts and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2016 Oct; 27(4):529-35. PMID: 27637402.

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