RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: Mark M. Souweidane, M.D.

  Mark M. Souweidane, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P. Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Where are you from?/Where did you study? I grew up in Michigan and moved to New York for Neurosurgery training at … Continued

INTERNATIONAL DIPG REGISTRY UPDATE (DEC. 2016)

In November, Dr. Carl Koschmann presented data on his project with the International DIPG Registry at the annual Society of Neuro-oncology (SNO) meeting. Entitled, “Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma as a Secondary Malignancy: a Report from the DIPG Registry and Review … Continued

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: DAVID ZIEGLER, MD

Paediatric Haematology & Oncology Consultant Sydney Children’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia Where are you from?/Where did you study? I am from Sydney, Australia. I work at Sydney Children’s Hospital and have a laboratory program in DIPG at the Children’s Cancer Institute, Australia. … Continued

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: RAYA SAAB, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Deputy Director, Children’s Cancer Institute American University of Beirut, Lebanon   1.Where are you from?/Where did you study? I was born and grew up in the suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon. I completed my undergraduate … Continued

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: Mark W. Kieran, MD, PHD

Mark W. Kieran, MD, PhD Director, Pediatric Medical Neuro-Oncology Dana-Farber Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center Where are you from?/Where did you study? I was born in an old age nursing home just outside Niagara Falls, Canada but grew … Continued

INTERNATIONAL DIPG REGISTRY UPDATE (July 2016)

The DIPG Registry continues to expand to international sites, with currently over 600 research participants enrolled. Funding has been approved through 2018, which will allow long-term collaborative research projects on all aspects of DIPG. Most recently, the DIPG Registry team … Continued

RESEARCH SPOTLIGHT: Nada Jabado, MD, PhD

Nada Jabado, MD, PhD Professor of Pediatrics, Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Center   Where are you from?/Where did you study? MD and PhD in Paris, France Post-doctoral studies in Montreal, Quebec, Canada   What are you researching right … Continued

INTERNATIONAL DIPG REGISTRY UPDATE (April 2016)

  To date, 558 patients have been enrolled; with more than 400 additional patients committed from 41 participating institutions in the United States, Canada, and Australia. All data are fully abstracted. The radiology repository contains over 3000 studies on 445 … Continued