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John Bethea, PhD

John Bethea, PhD

Professor & Head, Department of Biology
Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences

Office: PISB 123.04
Phone: 215.895.2624
Website: Personal Website


  • BS, Biology, Florida International University, 1985
  • PhD, Neuroscience, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1991
  • Post Doc, Neuroscience, Case Western Reserve University, 1994
  • Post Doc, Immunology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1996

Research Interests

Spinal Cord Injury, Astrocytes, Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis, Neuroinflammation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neuroimmunology, Acquired Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Neurodegeneration, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neuroprotection, Neurological Diseases, Immunohistochemistry, Neuroimmunomodulation, Neurobiology, Glioma, Neuron-Glia Interaction, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Cellular Neuroscience, Brain Diseases, EAE, CNS Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, Demyelinating Diseases, Molecular Neuroscience, Neuron Culture, Molecular Neurobiology, Neurogenesis, Nervous System Autoimmune Diseases, Neurobiochemistry