About Me

I am a neuro-oncologist who cares for patients with brain tumors and neurologic complications of cancer. I coordinate a multidisciplinary team of neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists who collaborate to provide the highest quality treatment for patients with gliomas and glioblastomas, primary central nervous system lymphomas (brain and spinal cord), ependymomas, and other types of brain tumors. With the support of Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Brain Tumor Center, I also conduct research in an effort to develop innovative, more effective treatments for these diseases. I am currently leading several clinical trials aiming to improve patients’ survival and quality of life, including studies of new targeted therapies, treatments targeting tumor blood vessels (angiogenesis), cancer stem cells and immunotherapy.

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  • Clinical Expertise: Neuro-oncology; Primary Brain Tumors (Glioblastoma, Glioma, Ependymoma), Central Nervous System Lymphoma (Brain and Spinal Cord); Brain Metastases; Leptomeningeal Metastasis
  • Languages Spoken: English; French; Portuguese
  • Education: MD, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine (Brazil)
  • Residencies: University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine
  • Fellowships: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; University of Paris VI (Paris, France)

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