Kalil G. Abdullah, M.D., MSc is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
He specializes in the treatment of adult brain tumors.
Dr. Abdullah directs an Integrated Brain Tumor Research Program that takes tumor tissue directly from the operating room to the laboratory to develop new drug and treatment targets. He is actively involved in both running and enrolling patients in clinical trials for brain tumors.
- Medical School
- Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (2012)
- Graduate School
- London School of Economics and Political Science (2018), Economics
- University of Pennsylvania (2019), Neurological Surgery
- The TaqMan method for SNP genotyping.
- Shen GQ, Abdullah KG, Wang QK, Methods Mol. Biol. 2009 578 293-306
- Four SNPS on chromosome 9p21 confer risk to premature, familial CAD and MI in an American Caucasian population (GeneQuest).
- Abdullah KG, Li L, Shen GQ, Hu Y, Yang Y, MacKinlay KG, Topol EJ, Wang QK, Ann. Hum. Genet. 2008 Sep 72 Pt 5 654-7
- Four SNPs on chromosome 9p21 in a South Korean population implicate a genetic locus that confers high cross-race risk for development of coronary artery disease.
- Shen GQ, Li L, Rao S, Abdullah KG, Ban JM, Lee BS, Park JE, Wang QK, Arterioscler. Thromb. Vasc. Biol. 2008 Feb 28 2 360-5
- Association between four SNPs on chromosome 9p21 and myocardial infarction is replicated in an Italian population.
- Shen GQ, Rao S, Martinelli N, Li L, Olivieri O, Corrocher R, Abdullah KG, Hazen SL, Smith J, Barnard J, Plow EF, Girelli D, Wang QK, J. Hum. Genet. 2008 53 2 144-50
Brem and Abdullah (Ed.) (2016). Elsevier