Zsila Sadighi, MD
Zsila Sadighi, MD

Zsila Sadighi, MD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty




MD – The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
BA – Texas A&M University
Residency – Pediatric Neurology, University of Texas at Houston
Neuro-oncology Fellowship – University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Research Interests

  • Pilocytic astrocytoma molecular and clinical classification
  • Neurological outcome correlated to molecular markers, clinical and neuroimaging in childhood cancer and brain tumor survivors during and after treatment
  • Visual outcome in children with optic glioma
  • Childhood medulloblastoma and molecular targeted therapy

Selected Publications

Khatua S, Sadighi Z, Pearlman M, Buchare S, Vats T. Brain Tumors in Children- Current Therapies and Newer Directions. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2012. doi:10.1007/s12098-012-0689-9.

Sadighi Z, Butler IJ, Koenig MK. Adult-onset cerebral folate deficiency. Arch Neurol 2012. doi:10.1001/archneurol.2011.3036.

Sadighi, Z, Vats T, Khatua S. Childhood Medulloblastoma: The Paradigm Shift in Molecular Stratification and Treatment Profile. Journal of Child Neurology 2012. doi: 10.1177/08830738-12449690.

Last update: September 2012