Professor and Pathology Chair
Primary Department Affiliation: Pathology
Primary Research Area: Neurotransmitter and Neurotrophin Receptors and Cell Signaling
CNS Cancer Biology and Treatment
Neurodegeneration and Neurodegenerative Disorders
Dr. Roth graduated with highest honors from the University of Michigan and received his MD and PhD in neuroscience from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his pathology residency at Washington University, where he served as chief resident in the division of Neuropathology, before joining the Washington faculty. He was selected Lecturer of the Year by the Washington University Medical School classes of 1992 through 1994, and for 7 consecutive years, he received the school's Distinguished Teaching Service Award. Dr. Roth comes to UAB from the Washington University School of Medicine, where he was professor in the Division of Neuropathology, Department of Pathology and Immunology, and in the Department of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology.