Faculty and Staff

Brain Tumor Center Leadership

Luis Parada

Luis F. Parada

Director, Brain Tumor Center; Albert C. Foster Chair; American Cancer Society Research Professor

Aimee Cowan, Research Study Assistant

Aimee Cowan

Project Coordinator

Program Staff

Maria Montalvo

Maria Montalvo

Research Study Assistant

Sri Mahitha Vallurupalli

Sri Mahitha Vallurupalli

Informatics Project Manager, Brain Tumor Center

Laboratory Staff

Carl Campos

Carl Campos

Research Assistant

Alicia  Maria  Pedraza, MA

Alicia Maria Pedraza

Research Assistant, Sr.

Affiliated Faculty

Amitabh Gulati, MD; DIrector, Ambulatory Pain Management

Amitabh Gulati

Director, Chronic Pain

Vinay Puttanniah, MD

Vinay Puttanniah

Director, Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Pain Medicine

Neal Rosen, MD, PhD

Neal Rosen

Enid A. Haupt Chair in Medical Oncology

Mark H. Bilsky, MD

Mark H. Bilsky

William E. Snee Endowed Chair; Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs, Neurosurgery; Chief, Multi-Disciplinary Spine Tumor Service

Cameron W. Brennan, MD

Cameron W. Brennan

Jeffrey P. Greenfield, MD, PhD

Jeffrey P. Greenfield

Michael G. Kaplitt

Michael G. Kaplitt

Memorial Sloan Kettering surgeon and neurotologist Samuel Selesnick

Samuel H. Selesnick

Mark Souweidane

Mark M. Souweidane

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar

Viviane Tabar

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Theresa Feng Chair in Neurosurgical Oncology

Edward K. Avila, DO

Edward K. Avila

Acting Co-Chair and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurology; Co-Director, Neuro Advanced Care Unit

Ronald G. Blasberg, MD

Ronald G. Blasberg

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Adrienne Boire

Adrienne A. Boire

Xi Chen, MD, PhD

Xi Chen

Denise D. Correa, PhD

Denise D. Correa

Lisa M. DeAngelis

Lisa M. DeAngelis

Acting Physician-in-Chief, Memorial Hospital; Lillian Rojtman Berkman Chair in Honor of Jerome B. Posner

Pictured: Eli Diamond

Eli L. Diamond

Igor T. Gavrilovic, MD

Igor T. Gavrilovic

Christian Grommes, MD

Christian Grommes

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Thomas Kaley

Thomas J. Kaley

Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program

MSK neuro-oncologist Andrew Lin

Andrew Lin

Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Ingo Mellinghoff

Ingo K. Mellinghoff

Acting Co-Chair and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Neurology; Chief, Brain Tumor Service; Evnin Family Chair in Neuro-Oncology

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist Alexandra Miller

Alexandra Miller

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Craig Nolan

Craig P. Nolan

Pictured: Elena Pentsova

Elena Pentsova

Assistant Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program; Co-Director, Neurology Multidisciplinary Care Clinic

Richard E. Phillips, MD, PhD

Richard E. Phillips

MSK neuro-oncologist Anna Piotrowski

Anna F. Piotrowski

Director of Medical Student Education, Department of Neurology

Sonia K. Sandhu

Sonia K. Sandhu

Bianca D. Santomasso, MD, PhD

Bianca D. Santomasso

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Synphen Wu

Synphen Wu

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuropathologist Tejus Bale

Tejus A. Bale

Marc K. Rosenblum, MD

Marc K. Rosenblum

Chief, Autopsy Service; Director, Neuropathology; Founder's Chair

Ira J. Dunkel, MD

Ira J. Dunkel

Stephen W. Gilheeney, MD, MMS

Stephen W. Gilheeney

Program Director, Pediatric Neuro-oncology Fellowship

Matthias A.  Karajannis, MD, MS

Matthias A. Karajannis

Chief of Neuro-Oncology Service

Yasmin Khakoo, MD

Yasmin Khakoo

Director, Child Neurology Program

Kim Kramer, MD

Kim Kramer

Kathryn Beal, MD

Kathryn Beal

Timothy A. Chan, MD, PhD

Timothy A. Chan

PaineWebber Chair in Cancer Genetics; Director, Immunogenomics and Precision Oncology Platform; Member, Human Oncology & Pathogenesis Program; Vice Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology; Director, Translational Oncology Division

Pictured: Suzanne Wolden

Suzanne L. Wolden

Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, MD

Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada

Co-Chief, Multi-Disciplinary Spine Tumor Service

Melissa Zinovoy, MD

Melissa Zinovoy

Michelle S. Bradbury, MD, PhD

Michelle S. Bradbury

Director of Intraoperative Imaging, Radiology

Sofia S. Haque, MD

Sofia S. Haque

Vaios Hatzoglou, MD

Vaios Hatzoglou

Andrei I. Holodny, MD -- Chief, Neuroradiology Service

Andrei I. Holodny

Chief, Neuroradiology Service

Hedvig Hricak, MD, PhD -- Chair, Department of Radiology; Carroll and Milton Petrie Chair

Hedvig Hricak

Chair, Department of Radiology; Carroll and Milton Petrie Chair

Sasan Karimi, MD -- Director, Memorial Sloan Kettering 55th Street Radiology

Sasan Karimi

Director, MSKCC 55th Street Radiology

George Krol, MD

George Krol

Eric Lis, MD

Eric Lis

John Lyo

John Lyo

Michael R. McDevitt

Michael R. McDevitt

Pictured: Hilda Stambuk

Hilda E. Stambuk

Director, Head & Neck Radiology

Robert J. Young

Robert J. Young

Director, 3T Neuroradiology Imaging

Pictured: Bhuvanesh Singh

Bhuvanesh Singh

Director, Laboratory of Epithelial Cancer Biology; Co-Director, Multidisciplinary Skin Cancer Management Program

Jonine Bernstein

Jonine Lisa Bernstein

Attending Epidemiologist; Co-Leader, Population Sciences Research Program

Katherine Panageas, DrPH

Katherine Panageas

Associate Attending Biostatistician

Pictured: Tim Ahles

Tim A. Ahles

William S. Breitbart, MD -- Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Chief, Psychiatry Service

William S. Breitbart

Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Chief, Psychiatry Service; Jimmie C. Holland Chair

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Adrienne Boire

Adrienne A. Boire

Christian Grommes, MD

Christian Grommes

Pictured: Ingo Mellinghoff

Ingo K. Mellinghoff

Charles L. Sawyers, MD

Charles L. Sawyers

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Chair in Human Oncology and Pathogenesis; Chair, Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program

Pictured: Dr. Robert Benezra

Robert Benezra

Deputy Director for Core Technologies; Laura and Christopher Pucillo Chair in Metastasis Research

Pictured: Timothy Chan

Timothy A. Chan

Joan Massagué, PhD

Joan Massagué

Executive Director, GMTEC; Director, Sloan Kettering Institute; Member, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program

Dr. Tuomas Tammela

Tuomas Tammela

Dr. Richard White

Richard White

Pictured: Alexandra Joyner

Alexandra Joyner

Songhai Shi, PhD

Songhai Shi

Full Member

Pictured: Dr. Lorenz Studer

Lorenz Studer

Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology

Pictured: Dr. Andrew Koff

Andrew Koff

Pictured: John Petrini

John Petrini

Chair, Molecular Biology Program, SKI; Director, The Functional Genomics Initiative

Neal Rosen, MD, PhD

Neal Rosen

Enid A. Haupt Chair in Medical Oncology