Brain Tumor Center: 2010 Fellows

The following 11 students with neuro-related topics were selected for Memorial Sloan Kettering Summer Fellowship Program.

Student Name Medical School Project Title BTC Faculty Member

Cynthia Salvant

  A Phase II Trial of Continuous Low-Dose Temozolomide for Patients with Recurrent Malignant Glioma and a Phase II Antonio Omuro, Nuerology

Marcus Alexander

Stanford University School of Medicine

A Mechanistic Analysis of PTEN Expression Loss in Glioblastoma

Jason Huse, Pathology

Katherine Forester

Ohio State College of Medicine

Neurologic Complications in the Pediatric Cancer Population: The MSKCC Experience from 2006 to 2010

Yasmin Khakoo, Pediatrics

Arci Guzman Albert Einstein College of Medicine Functional MRI BOLD Imaging For Determination of Brain Tumor Histology

John Lyo, Radiology

Joanne Rispoli

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Theranostic Nanomaterials to Target and Treat Glioblastoma Multiforme

Michael McDevitt, Medicine

Nicholas Berry

Weill Cornell Medical College

Functional MRI of Important Brain Cortices Adjacent to Brain Tumors

Andrei Holodny, Radiology

Patricia Litkowski

New York University

Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Patients with Worsening Malignant Gliomas

Robert Young, Radiology

Jori May

Washington University in St. Louis

Gliogene: Identifying Environmental and Genetic Factors that Predispose to Development of Brain Tumors

Lisa Deangelis, Neurology

Justin Schwarz

Weill Cornell Medical College

Prevalence of Functional NF1 Loss in Adult Gliomas and Development of Practical Biomarkers

Cameron Brennan, Neurosurgery

Aleksey Tadevosyan

University of Vermont College of Medicine

Derivation of Oligodendrocytes from Human Embryonic Stem Cells for Transplantation in a Model of Radiation Injury

Viviane Tabar, Neurosurgery

Moses Tam

New York University School of Medicine

A Retrospective Analysis of Outcomes after Spine Surgery and Radiation Therapy for Solid Tumor Metastases

Yoshiya Yamada, Radiation Oncology