Dr. James Gilbert is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery of the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Gilbert received his BS in Microbiology from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; his MS in Biology from the University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisianna; and his PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, San Diego, California.
Throughout his education, Dr. Gilbert has held several positions, including but not limited to: Laboratory Technician, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences; Research Associate I, Department of Infectious Disease, Louisiana State University Health Sciences; Research Associate II, Division of Cell Biology, LXR Biotechnology, Richmond, California; Post-Doctoral Fellow, Gene Therapy Program, Louisiana State University Health Sciences; Senior Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Senior Research Fellow, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh; Lecturer, Clinical and Biomedical Research (Honors 1620), University of Pittsburgh.
While at Louisiana State University Health Sciences in 2005, Dr. Gilbert received the 1st Place Radiology Research Award and the 2nd Place Award for Oral Presentation. In 2009, he received the 2nd Place Research Presentation Award while at Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Gilbert’s research interests include systems biology, genomic approaches to understanding tissue interactions in craniosynostosis, and molecular therapies for the correction of craniofacial birth defects.
View a list of Dr. Gilbert’s publications here.