Education

Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (1993)
Internship
Children's Health Dallas (1994), Pediatrics
Residency
Children's Health Dallas (1996), Pediatrics
Fellowship
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (1999), Pediatric Hematology/oncology

Research Interest

  • Development of novel chemotherapy regimens for children with recurrent cancer
  • Evaluation of quality of life and late effects of childhood cancer survivors
  • New therapies for childhood brain tumors

Publications

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Comprehensive Analysis of Hypermutation in Human Cancer.
Campbell BB, Light N, Fabrizio D, Zatzman M, Fuligni F, de Borja R, Davidson S, Edwards M, Elvin JA, Hodel KP, Zahurancik WJ, Suo Z, Lipman T, Wimmer K, Kratz CP, Bowers DC, Laetsch TW, Dunn GP, Johanns TM, Grimmer MR, Smirnov IV, Larouche V, Samuel D, Bronsema A, Osborn M, Stearns D, Raman P, Cole KA, Storm PB, Yalon M, Opocher E, Mason G, Thomas GA, Sabel M, George B, Ziegler DS, Lindhorst S, Issai VM, Constantini S, Toledano H, Elhasid R, Farah R, Dvir R, Dirks P, Huang A, Galati MA, Chung J, Ramaswamy V, Irwin MS, Aronson M, Durno C, Taylor MD, Rechavi G, Maris JM, Bouffet E, Hawkins C, Costello JF, Meyn MS, Pursell ZF, Malkin D, Tabori U, Shlien A Cell 2017 Oct
Irreversible growth plate fusions in children with medulloblastoma treated with a targeted hedgehog pathway inhibitor.
Robinson GW, Kaste SC, Chemaitilly W, Bowers DC, Laughton S, Smith A, Gottardo NG, Partap S, Bendel A, Wright KD, Orr BA, Warner WC, Onar-Thomas A, Gajjar A Oncotarget 2017 Sep 8 41 69295-69302
Targeted MAPK Pathway Inhibitors in Patients With Disseminated Pilocytic Astrocytomas.
Drobysheva A, Klesse LJ, Bowers DC, Rajaram V, Rakheja D, Timmons CF, Wang J, Koral K, Gargan L, Ramos E, Park JY J Natl Compr Canc Netw 2017 Aug 15 8 978-982
Morbidity and Mortality Associated With Meningioma After Cranial Radiotherapy: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.
Bowers DC, Moskowitz CS, Chou JF, Mazewski CM, Neglia JP, Armstrong GT, Leisenring WM, Robison LL, Oeffinger KC J. Clin. Oncol. 2017 Mar JCO2016701896
Pediatric low-grade gliomas: implications of the biologic era.
Packer RJ, Pfister S, Bouffet E, Avery R, Bandopadhayay P, Bornhorst M, Bowers DC, Ellison D, Fangusaro J, Foreman N, Fouladi M, Gajjar A, Haas-Kogan D, Hawkins C, Ho CY, Hwang E, Jabado N, Kilburn LB, Lassaletta A, Ligon KL, Massimino M, Meeteren SV, Mueller S, Nicolaides T, Perilongo G, Tabori U, Vezina G, Warren K, Witt O, Zhu Y, Jones DT, Kieran M Neuro-oncology 2016 Sep

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • Favorite Oncology Professionals
    CureSearch for ChildrenÂ’s Cancer (2013-2013)
  • Elected to the Society for Pediatric Research
    (2006-2006)
  • Outstanding Graduate in the College of Science
    (1989-1989)
  • Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas
    D Magazine (2003,2004,2007,2011,2013, 2017)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society for Pediatric Research (2006)
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (2001)
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology (2000)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (1999)
  • Children’s Oncology Group