Forensic Neuropathology

Forensic Neuropathology

Forensic neuropathology is a recognized subspecialty interest within both forensic pathology and neuropathology.  Expert, medicolegal evaluation of the human brain requires formal training, experience and great attention to detail.  Thoughtful, thorough brain evaluation can answer a tremendous number of questions posed by stakeholders.

 

Examples of common consultation areas:

Trauma

  • Blunt trauma
  • Pediatric head trauma (abusive head trauma / shaken baby syndrome)
  • Gunshot wounds
  • Post-traumatic epilepsy
  • Post-traumatic meningitis
  • “One punch homicides”

 

Brain tumors, strokes, infectious, multiple sclerosis and neurodegenerative diseases