Senior Physician, Department of Oncology
University Children's Hospital Zürich
Dr. Gerber is pediatric neuro-oncologist and head of the Early Phase Clinical Trials Unit of the Department of Pediatric Oncology at the University Children’s Hospital of Zürich. He is board certified in pediatric oncology and in pharmaceutical medicine, and he is interested in the development of clinical trials within international collaborative groups and in the evaluation of novel treatment approaches for patients with refractory disease.
Brainstem glioma- Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma
A presumptive diagnosis of DIPG based on classic imaging features, in the absence of a histologic diagnosis, has been routinely employed. Increasingly however, histologic confirmation is obtained for both entry into research studies and molecular characterization of the tumor.[