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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Peripheral neuropathy in children and adolescents treated for cancer.
Bjornard KL, Gilchrist LS, Inaba H, Diouf B, Hockenberry MJ, Kadan-Lottick NS, Bowers DC, Dolan ME, Ullrich NJ, Evans WE, Ness KK Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2018 Oct 2 10 744-754
Risk-adapted therapy for young children with medulloblastoma (SJYC07): therapeutic and molecular outcomes from a multicentre, phase 2 trial.
Robinson GW, Rudneva VA, Buchhalter I, Billups CA, Waszak SM, Smith KS, Bowers DC, Bendel A, Fisher PG, Partap S, Crawford JR, Hassall T, Indelicato DJ, Boop F, Klimo P, Sabin ND, Patay Z, Merchant TE, Stewart CF, Orr BA, Korbel JO, Jones DTW, Sharma T, Lichter P, Kool M, Korshunov A, Pfister SM, Gilbertson RJ, Sanders RP, Onar-Thomas A, Ellison DW, Gajjar A, Northcott PA Lancet Oncol. 2018 May
Spectrum and prevalence of genetic predisposition in medulloblastoma: a retrospective genetic study and prospective validation in a clinical trial cohort.
Waszak SM, Northcott PA, Buchhalter I, Robinson GW, Sutter C, Groebner S, Grund KB, Brugières L, Jones DTW, Pajtler KW, Morrissy AS, Kool M, Sturm D, Chavez L, Ernst A, Brabetz S, Hain M, Zichner T, Segura-Wang M, Weischenfeldt J, Rausch T, Mardin BR, Zhou X, Baciu C, Lawerenz C, Chan JA, Varlet P, Guerrini-Rousseau L, Fults DW, Grajkowska W, Hauser P, Jabado N, Ra YS, Zitterbart K, Shringarpure SS, De La Vega FM, Bustamante CD, Ng HK, Perry A, MacDonald TJ, Hernáiz Driever P, Bendel AE, Bowers DC, McCowage G, Chintagumpala MM, Cohn R, Hassall T, Fleischhack G, Eggen T, Wesenberg F, Feychting M, Lannering B, Schüz J, Johansen C, Andersen TV, Röösli M, Kuehni CE, Grotzer M, Kjaerheim K, Monoranu CM, Archer TC, Duke E, Pomeroy SL, Shelagh R, Frank S, Sumerauer D, Scheurlen W, Ryzhova MV, Milde T, Kratz CP, Samuel D, Zhang J, Solomon DA, Marra M, Eils R, Bartram CR, von Hoff K, Rutkowski S, Ramaswamy V, Gilbertson RJ, Korshunov A, Taylor MD, Lichter P, Malkin D, Gajjar A, Korbel JO, Pfister SM Lancet Oncol. 2018 May
Prospective Feasibility and Safety Assessment of Surgical Biopsy for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma.
Gupta N, Goumnerova LC, Manley P, Chi SN, Neuberg D, Puligandla M, Fangusaro J, Goldman S, Tomita T, Alden T, DiPatri A, Rubin JB, Gauvain K, Limbrick D, Leonard J, Geyer JR, Leary S, Browd S, Wang Z, Sood S, Bendel A, Nagib M, Gardner S, Karajannis MA, Harter D, Ayyanar K, Gump W, Bowers DC, Weprin B, MacDonald TJ, Aguilera D, Brahma B, Robison NJ, Kiehna E, Krieger M, Sandler E, Aldana P, Khatib Z, Ragheb J, Bhatia S, Mueller S, Banerjee A, Bredlau AL, Gururangan S, Fuchs H, Cohen KJ, Jallo G, Dorris K, Handler M, Comito M, Dias M, Nazemi K, Baird L, Murray J, Lindeman N, Hornick JL, Malkin H, Sinai C, Greenspan L, Wright KD, Prados M, Bandopadhayay P, Ligon KL, Kieran MW Neuro-oncology 2018 May
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

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • Favorite Oncology Professionals
    CureSearch for Children’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
    D Magazine (2003,2004,2007,2011,2013, 2017, 2018)

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