- Division of Neuroscience, Development and Aging – DNDA
- Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience – MDCN
- Study Section:
- Synapses, Cytoskeleton and Trafficking – SYN
Dr. Linda MacArthur serves as the Scientific Review Officer for CSR’s Cellular and Molecular Biology of Glia (CMBG) study section.
After receiving her Ph.D. in microbiology and immunology, Dr. MacArthur had postdoctoral training in the Laboratory of Cell Biology at the National Institute of Mental Health on the regulation of opioid genes and worked as a staff scientist at the National Institute of Dental Research on chronic pain. She joined the faculty in the Department of Neuroscience at Georgetown University where she worked on animal models for spinal cord injury and neuropathic pain, and human biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease. At Georgetown University she co-directed neuroscience and anatomy courses for graduate physiology students. After leaving Georgetown she worked as a science and medical writer and analyst for private and federal contractors.