Education

Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1999)
Residency
UT Medical Branch (2001), General Surgery
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2006), Pathology
Fellowship
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2008), Neuropathology

Clinical Interest

Adult & Pediatric Neuromuscular Pathology
  • Diagnostic Adult & Pediatric Neuromuscular Pathology
  • Examination of Muscle and Nerve Biopsies
  • Interpretation of Diagnostic Enzymatic and Immunohistochemical Stains
  • Performance of Neuromuscular Electron Microscopy
Adult Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Clinician-Pathological Correlation
  • Examination of Autopsy Specimens
  • Interpretation of Diagnostic Immunohistochemical Stains

Research Interest

  • Pediatric and adult neuromuscular disease
  • Frontotemporal dementia
  • Huntington disease
  • Multiple sclerosis

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Hippocampal sclerosis in dementia, epilepsy, and ischemic injury: differential vulnerability of hippocampal subfields.
Hatanpaa KJ, Raisanen JM, Herndon E, Burns DK, Foong C, Habib AA, White CL J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 2014 Feb 73 2 136-42
The neonatal CNS is not conducive for encephalitogenic Th1 T cells and B cells during experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis.
Cravens PD, Kieseier BC, Hussain R, Herndon E, Arellano B, Ben LH, Timmons BC, Castro-Rojas C, Hartung HP, Hemmer B, Weber MS, Zamvil SS, Stüve O J Neuroinflammation 2013 10 67
Dantrolene is neuroprotective in Huntingtons disease transgenic mouse model.
Chen X, Wu J, Lvovskaya S, Herndon E, Supnet C, Bezprozvanny I Molecular neurodegeneration 2011 Nov 6 1 81
Lymph node-derived donor encephalitogenic CD4+ T cells in C57BL/6 mice adoptive transfer experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis highly express GM-CSF and T-bet.
Cravens PD, Hussain RZ, Zacharias TE, Ben LH, Herndon E, Vinnakota R, Lambracht-Washington D, Nessler S, Zamvil SS, Eagar TN, Stüve O J Neuroinflammation 2011 8 73
Deranged calcium signaling and neurodegeneration in spinocerebellar ataxia type 2.
Liu J, Tang TS, Tu H, Nelson O, Herndon E, Huynh DP, Pulst SM, Bezprozvanny I J. Neurosci. 2009 Jul 29 29 9148-62
Neuroanatomic profile of polyglutamine immunoreactivity in Huntington disease brains.
Herndon ES, Hladik CL, Shang P, Burns DK, Raisanen J, White CL J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 2009 Mar 68 3 250-61
Acid increases MAPK-mediated proliferation in Barrett's esophageal adenocarcinoma cells via intracellular acidification through a Cl-/HCO3- exchanger.
Sarosi GA, Jaiswal K, Herndon E, Lopez-Guzman C, Spechler SJ, Souza RF Am. J. Physiol. Gastrointest. Liver Physiol. 2005 Dec 289 6 G991-7

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Neuropathologists
  • American Society for Clinical Pathology