Developmental Biology and Solid Tumor Program Members

  • Armita Bahrami, MD

    Department of Pathology
    Research interests: Pediatric bone and soft tissue tumors

  • Rachel C. Brennan, MD

    Department of Oncology
    Research interests: retinoblastoma therapy and late effects, translating preclinical research into clinical trials, Phase I clinical trials, complications of chemotherapy

  • Taosheng Chen, PhD, PMP

    Department of Chemical Biology & Therapeutics
    Research interests: small-molecule transcription factor drug discovery

  • Andrew M. Davidoff, MD

    Department of Surgery
    Research interests: angiogenesis inhibition for cancer therapy

  • Fabio Demontis, PhD

    Department of Developmental Neurobiology
    Research interests: Mechanisms of skeletal muscle aging, protein homeostasis, and myokines

  • Michael A. Dyer, PhD

    Co-Leader, Developmental Biology and Solid Tumor Program
    Department of Developmental Neurobiology
    Research interests: retinal development and retinoblastoma

  • Sara M. Federico, MD

    Department of Oncology
    Research interests: biology and clinical investigation of pediatric soft tissue tumors; translational research and novel drug development of pediatric solid malignancies

  • Kevin W. Freeman, PhD

    Department of Oncology
    Research interest: genetic interactions that give rise to neuroblastoma; preclinical models of neuroblastoma

  • Naoaki Fujii, PhD

    Department of Chemical Biology & Therapeutics
    Research interests: medicinal chemistry, chemical biology, PDZ domain

  • Wayne L. Furman, MD

    Department of Oncology
    Research interests: new drug development, neuroblastoma, liver tumors

  • Mark E. Hatley, MD, PhD

    Department of Oncology
    Research interests: Cellular and molecular origins of rhabdomyosarcoma

  • Matthew J. Krasin, MD

    Department of Radiological Sciences
    Research interests: developing local therapy strategies for sarcomas

  • Myriam Labelle, PhD

    Department of Developmental Neurobiology
    Research interests: role of platelets in cancer metastasis

  • Mary E. (Beth) McCarville, MD

    Department of Diagnostic Imaging
    Research interests: solid tumor imaging and contrast-enhanced sonography

  • Alberto Pappo, MD

    Co-Leader, Developmental Biology and Solid Tumor Program
    Department of Oncology
    Research Interests: Development of novel therapies for pediatric solid tumors with special interest in: pediatric melanoma; soft tissue sarcomas; pediatric gastrointestinal stromal tumors

  • Philip M. Potter, PhD

    Department of Chemical Biology & Therapeutics
    Research interests: anticancer drug hydrolysis by carboxylesterases

  • Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD

    Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD

    Rodriguez-Galindo

    Associate Director, Outreach
    Department of Global Medicine
    Research interests: Global medicine; pediatric solid tumors

  • András Sablauer, MD, PhD

    Department of Diagnostic Imaging
    Research interests: mathematical models of cancer behavior, imaging-based tumor biomarkers, and phase-transitions in cancer biology

  • Victor M. Santana, MD

    Associate Director, Clinical Research
    Department of Oncology
    Research interests: novel therapeutics, neuroblastoma, research ethics

  • Barry L. Shulkin, MD

    Department of Diagnostic Imaging
    Research interests: PET CT imaging and evaluation of pediatric tumors

  • Scott E. Snyder, PhD

    Departments of Diagnostic Imaging and Chemical Biology & Therapeutics
    Research interests: design of radioactive drugs for medical imaging

  • Clinton F. Stewart, PharmD

    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Research interests: pharmacology of anticancer drugs in children

  • Elizabeth A. Stewart, MD

    Department of Oncology
    Research interests: high risk pediatric solid tumors

  • Paul G. Thomas, PhD

    Department of Immunology
    Research interests: Innate and adaptive immunity to influenza

  • Matthew W. Wilson, MD

    Department of Surgery
    Research interests: surgical ophthalmology

  • Jianrong (John) Wu, PhD

    Department of Biostatistics
    Research interests: design and analysis of preclinical and clinical trials

  • Benjamin A. Youngblood, PhD

    Department of Immunology
    Research interests: T-cell memory differentiation and exhaustion

  • Liqin Zhu, PhD

    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Research interests: stem cells in normal and malignant development