Deborah Shear, PhD

Deborah Shear
Experimental Psychologist

Deborah Shear, PhD is the section chief for the in vivo Neuroprotection Labs, Brain Trauma Neuroprotection & Neurorestoration Branch; Center of Excellence for Psychiatry & Neuroscience at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) in Silver Spring, MD. 

Dr. Shear earned her PhD in Experimental Psychology as a National Science Foundation Fellow at Central Michigan University in 2007. 

For the past decade her research has been focused on the exploration of novel neuroprotective and neurorestorative strategies for treating traumatic brain injury, including the use of neural stem cell transplantation.