Brain Tumor Center: 2011 Fellows

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

Student Name Medical School Project Title BTC Faculty Member
Sphoorti Umarjee Weill Cornell Medical College Gliogene: Identifying Environmental and Genetic Factors That Predispose to Development of Brain Tumors Lisa Deangelis, Neurology
Stacy Chu Weill Cornell Medical College Functional MRI of Important Brain Cortices Adjacent to Brain Tumors Andrei Holodny, Radiology
Janet Li Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Clonal Analysis of Brain Cells with Altered Hedgehog Signaling During Development and in Cancer Yasmin Khakoo, Pediatrics
Arci Guzman Albert Einstein College of Medicine Functional MRI BOLD Imaging For Determination of Brain Tumor Histology Alexandra Joyner, Developmental Biology
Steven McDonald Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Neurologic complications in the pediatric cancer population: the MSKCC experience from 2006-2011 Yasmim Khakoo, Pediatrics
Iman Hassan Albert Einstein College of Medicine Theranostic Nanomaterials to Target and Treat Glioblastoma Multiforme Michael McDevitt, Medicine, Medicine
Juan Sanchez Albert Einstein College of Medicine A Phase II Study of Bevacizumab, Temozolomide and Hypofractionated Radiotherapy for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Malignant Glioma Antonio Omuro, Neurology
J. Bryan Iorgulescu Weill Cornell Medical College A Retrospective Analysis of Outcomes After Spine Surgery and Radiation Therapy for Solid Tumor Metastases Yoshiya Yamada, Radiation Oncology
Lauren T. Brown Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons Brain Tumor Imaging Robert Young, Radiology
Gabriella Tantillo University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine The relationship between language lateralization and Corpus Callosum: A combined analysis using fMRI and DTI Kyung Peck, Radiology