Oren J. Becher

MD
Scientific Committee
Executive Board
Principal Investigator

Chicago, IL USA

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

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About

Attending Physician, Hematology, Oncology, Neuro-Oncology & Stem Cell Transplant

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

My laboratory uses genetic mouse modeling tools to study Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), an incurable brain cancer that arises in children. Our three aims are to develop improved DIPG mouse models, to study the mechanism of novel oncogenes implicated in DIPG pathogenesis (e.g., H3K27M, ACVR1/ALK2), and to evaluate novel therapeutics