Serguei Bannykh, MD, PhD

Director, Neuropathology

Phone: 310-423-6623


  • Neuropathology
  • Cardiac Pathology

Education and Training

  • Medical and Doctorate Degrees: State Medical Academy, Ivanovo, Russia
  • Residency: Anatomic Pathology, University of California, San Diego, CA
  • Fellowship: Neuropathology, University of California, San Diego, CA

Medical Board Certification

  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Neuropathology

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Assess clinical biomarkers of neuroectodermal tumors, including molecular and FISH probes.
  • Involvement of vascular matrix proteins laminins in angiogenesis and biological evolution of neuroectodermal tumors.
  • Clinico-pathologic and electron microscopic correlation in diseases of skeletal muscle.

Professional Activities and Awards

  • Review Editor, Frontiers in Endocrinology
  • Epstein Award for Excellence in Research, University of California, San Diego


  • Brain Tumor Center of Excellence
  • Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute (SOCCI)

Selected Publications

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