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Pediatric Neuro-oncology | Pediatrics-Virginia Commonwealth University, VA
The Program Leader will provide leadership in clinical and translational research and will have additional responsibilities in clinical care and teaching. The division and CHoR are part of the NCI-designated Massey Cancer Center. Currently, the division is the only facility providing pediatric stem cell transplantation in Virginia. The Pediatric Neuro-oncology section includes an outstanding team of neurosurgeons and neuroradiology expertise, and the Program Leader will work closely with the adult neuro-oncology program headed by Dr. Mark Malkin. The division boasts cutting edge research facilities including the newly developed center for zebrafish modeling of human diseases and well-funded laboratories including those studying sphingolipid biochemistry, chromatin remodeling, and developmental therapeutics. Additionally, the division offers a Pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellowship with support for a fourth year.