Cell Biology
Tulane University School of Medicine (M.D.)
United States Military Academy
Chemistry & Life Sciences (B.S.)
Augusta University (Fellowship)
PTSD and Cognitive Issues

About Kristopher Bunting, M.D.

Kristopher Bunting, M.D., is a researcher who has served as a medical director in resource management for the U.S. Army Southeast Regional Medical Command. He also served as a research assistant at the Medical College of Georgia. 

Bunting’s recent research has focused on PTSD and cognitive issues. His cognitive research includes topics such as cognitive decline after stroke and the use of drugs to improve cognitive impairment.  

Bunting conducted his postdoctoral research at Augusta University, where he helped to co-author published research. His work there included behavioral and molecular neuroscience research focusing on memory and learning. He’s also taken part in projects on cancer research and vascular biology.

Bunting received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. He earned a degree in chemistry and life sciences from U.S. Military Academy West Point. 

Bunting’s Role as Medical Contributor on

Bunting’s years of work as a scientific and medical researcher qualify him to be an expert contributor and reviewer for The Mesothelioma Center at His experience in cancer research, neuroscience and vascular biology ensures the content he contributes and reviews for is factually correct and meets current medical and scientific standards. 

His military background and medical and scientific knowledge improves topics covered for veterans with malignant mesothelioma. His experience in cognitive research helps enhance content about the relationship between chemotherapy and cognitive impairment. 

Specialties of Kristopher Bunting, M.D.

  • Cell biology
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Neuroscience
  • PTSD
  • Medical writing

Experience and Medical Education

  • Medical College of Georgia
  • Augusta University
  • U.S. Army Southeast Regional Medical Command
  • Tulane University School of Medicine (M.D.)
  • U.S. Military Academy West Point (B.S)

Publications of Kristopher Bunting, M.D.

  • Dixon-Melvin, R. et al. (2022). Emotional state alters encoding of long-term spatial episodic memory.
  • Alexander, K.S. (2020). Investigating individual pre-trauma susceptibility to a PTSD-like phenotype in animals.
  • Ahmed, H.A. et al. (2019). Angiotensin receptor (AT2R) agonist C21 prevents cognitive decline after permanent stroke in aged animals. A randomized double-blind, pre-clinical study.
  • Nalloor, R. et al. (2012). Predicting Impaired Extinction of Traumatic Memory and Elevated Startle.
  • Nalloor, R. et al. (2011). Encoding of emotion-paired spatial stimuli in the rodent hippocampus.
  • Vazdarjanova, A. et al. (2011). Calcyon upregulation in adolescence impairs response inhibition and working memory in adulthood.