Robert Emerson Ayer

Contact Information

Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350

Research Interests

Neurological Disorders

Education and Training

July 2008 -
Neurological Surgery Residency Program
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA

November 2005 - June 2006
General Surgery Residency Program
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA

July 2005 - October 2005
General Surgery Residency Program
Ochsner Clinic Foundation
New Orleans, LA

May 2005
Doctor of Allopathic Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

January 1999
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology
Boston University
Boston, MA

Research Experience

August 2006 - June 2008
Neuroscience Research Laboratory
Department of Physiology & Pharmacology
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA

June 2002 - September 2002
Departments of Otolaryngology and Biochemistry at the Cancer Research Center
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

May 1999 - August 2001
Bio-Engineering Technician
Division of Advanced Life Sciences
Corning Incorporated

Publication/Presentation

Zhao X, Ayer RE, Davis SL, Ames SJ, Florence B, Torchinsky C, Liou JS, Shen L, Spanjaard RA. Apoptosis factor EI24/PIG8 is a novel endoplasmic reticulum-localized Bcl-2-binding protein which is associated with suppression of breast cancer invasiveness. Cancer Res. 2005 Mar 15;65(6):2125-9.