Assistant Professor of Oncology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dr. Rubens' research focuses on developing new precision therapies that will rapidly translate into clinical trials aimed at reducing morbidity and improving survival in pediatric brain tumors.
Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT)
Central nervous system (CNS) atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) is a very rare, fast-growing tumor of the brain and spinal cord. It usually occurs in children aged three years and younger, although it can occur in older children and adults. About half of these tumors form in the cerebellum