Linda Marie Callahan, Ph.D.

Linda Marie Callahan, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Callahan is Director of the Confocal and Conventional Microscropy Core and the Multiphoton Microscopy Core. The Cores provides access to high-end confocal microscopy, high-end multiphoton microscopy, conventional brightfield and fluorescence microscopy, and provides assistance with all imaging procedures as needed by the investigators. Dr. Callahan's primary research interest is the development and application of light microscopy applications across a wide spectrum of research disciplines. Her particular research interest is in the response of effected and neighboring neurons to cytoskeletal disruption in late-onset neuro-degenerative diseases, particularly Alzheimer's Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, and Parkinson's Disease.

Awards & Honors (National)

Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 1990
Invitation to Editorial Board, Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology 2004

Awards & Honors (Local)

URSMD Strong Star Award | University of Rochester Medical Center | URMC 2014 - Present
Nominee, Student Employee Supervisor of the Year Award 1998
NIH First Award (R29) 1997
Mary Notter Award for Excellence in Research | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester New York 1994
Albany Medical College Alumni Association Award | Albany New York 1991
"Dean's Certificate and Prize for Excellence in Teaching", Albany Medical College Courses taught: Histology, Gross Anatomy | Albany Medical College | Albany New York 1989

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor (Svc) (Part-Time) - Department of Neuroscience (SMD) - Primary


PhD | Neurobiology | Albany Medical College1991
MS | Pathology | University of Vermont1984
BS | Biology | St Lawrence University1980

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Neurodegeneration 1995