Assistant Professor Director, Brain Tumor Evolution & Therapy Lab
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Oncobiology of glioma and medulloblastoma; cancer stem cells; functional cancer genomics; mechanisms of tumor initiation, progression, treatment resistance, and recurrence; translational research in druggable targets and biomarkers discovery
Clinical, Radiologic, and Molecular Characteristics of Anaplastic Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytomas
Anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytomas (PXAs) are a rare and deadly pediatric brain cancer. Using data from the Pediatric Brain Tumor Atlas, researchers will perform detailed analysis on PXA samples in a pursuit of new therapies.