Faculty and Staff


Brain Tumor Center Leadership

The Luis Parada Lab
Luis F. Parada

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

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

Lab Manager

Jing  Li, PhD
Jing Li

Research Assistant

Alicia  Maria  Pedraza, MA
Alicia Maria Pedraza

Senior Research Assistant

Affiliated Faculty

Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Amitabh Gulati, MD
Amitabh Gulati

Director, Chronic Pain

Vinay Puttanniah, MD
Vinay Puttanniah

Director, Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Pain Medicine

Department of Medicine
Neal Rosen, MD, PhD
Neal Rosen

Enid A. Haupt Chair in Medical Oncology

Department of Neurosurgery
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 M. Souweidane, MD
Mark M. Souweidane
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurosurgeon Viviane Tabar
Viviane Tabar

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

Department of Neurology
Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist Edward Avila
Edward K. Avila

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

Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Adrienne Boire
Adrienne A. Boire

Geoffrey Beene Junior Faculty Chair

Xi Chen, MD, PhD
Xi Chen

Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program

Denise D. Correa, PhD
Denise D. Correa
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Lisa M. DeAngelis
Lisa M. DeAngelis

Physician-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer; Scott M. and Lisa G. Stuart Chair

Memorial Sloan Kettering neurologist & neuro-oncologist Eli Diamond
Eli L. Diamond
Memorial Sloan Kettering Neuro-Oncologist & Neurologist Igor Gavrilovic
Igor T. Gavrilovic
Christian Grommes, MD
Christian Grommes
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Thomas Kaley
Thomas J. Kaley
MSK neuro-oncologist Andrew Lin
Andrew Lin
Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist Ingo Mellinghoff
Ingo K. Mellinghoff

Chair, 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
Elena Pentsova, MD
Elena Pentsova

Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program

MSK neuro-oncologist Anna Piotrowski
Anna F. Piotrowski

Director, Neurology Clerkships and Sub-Internship

Sonia K. Sandhu
Sonia K. Sandhu
Bianca D. Santomasso, MD, PhD
Bianca D. Santomasso
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Synphen Wu
Synphen Wu
Department of Pathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuropathologist Tejus Bale
Tejus A. Bale
Marc K. Rosenblum, MD
Marc K. Rosenblum

Director, Neuropathology; Founder's Chair

Department of Pediatrics
Memorial Sloan Kettering pediatric oncologist Ira Dunkel
Ira J. Dunkel
Memorial Sloan Kettering pediatric neuro-oncologist Matthias Karajannis
Matthias A. Karajannis

Chief, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering Pediatric Neurologist & Neuro-Oncologist Yasmin Khakoo
Yasmin Khakoo

Director, Child Neurology Program

Memorial Sloan Kettering Pediatric Oncologist Kim Kramer
Kim Kramer
Department of Radiation Oncology
Kathryn Beal, MD
Kathryn Beal
Memorial Sloan Kettering radiation oncologist Suzanne Wolden
Suzanne L. Wolden

Director, Pediatric Radiation Oncology

Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada, MD
Yoshiya (Josh) Yamada

Co-Chief, Multi-Disciplinary Spine Tumor Service

Melissa Zinovoy, MD
Melissa Zinovoy
Department of Radiology
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
Andrei I. Holodny

Chief, Neuroradiology Service

Memorial Sloan Kettering Radiologist Hedvig Hricak
Hedvig Hricak

Chair, Department of Radiology; Carroll and Milton Petrie Chair

Sasan Karimi, MD
Sasan Karimi

Director, MSKCC 55th Street Radiology

Eric Lis, MD
Eric Lis
John Lyo
John Lyo
Michael R. McDevitt, PhD, ME
Michael R. McDevitt
Hilda E. Stambuk, MD
Hilda E. Stambuk

Director, Head & Neck Radiology

Robert J. Young, MD
Robert J. Young

Director, 3T Neuroradiology Imaging

Department of Surgery
Bhuvanesh Singh, MD, PhD, FACS
Bhuvanesh Singh

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

Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Jonine Bernstein
Jonine Lisa Bernstein

Attending Epidemiologist; Co-Leader, Population Sciences Research Program

Katherine Panageas, DrPH
Katherine Panageas

Attending Biostatistician, Director Research Support

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Tim A. Ahles, PhD
Tim A. Ahles
William S. Breitbart, MD
William S. Breitbart

Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Jimmie C. Holland Chair in Psychiatric Oncology

Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering neuro-oncologist Adrienne Boire
Adrienne A. Boire

Geoffrey Beene Junior Faculty Chair

Christian Grommes, MD
Christian Grommes
The Ingo Mellinghoff Lab
Ingo K. Mellinghoff
The Charles Sawyers Lab
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

Cancer Biology and Genetics
Robert Benezra Lab Group
Robert Benezra

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

The Massagué Lab
Joan Massagué

Member, Cancer Biology & Genetics Program; Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Foundation Chair; Director, Sloan Kettering Institute

Tuomas Tammela Lab
Tuomas Tammela
Richard White Lab
Richard White
Cell Biology
Developmental Biology
The Alexandra Joyner Lab
Alexandra Joyner
Lorenz Studer Lab
Lorenz Studer

Director, Center for Stem Cell Biology

Molecular Biology
The John Petrini Lab
John Petrini

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

Molecular Pharmacology
Neal Rosen, MD, PhD
Neal Rosen

Enid A. Haupt Chair in Medical Oncology