Medical School
Medical University of South Carolina (2014)
Baylor College of Medicine (2018), Neurology
MD Anderson Cancer Center (2020), Neuro-oncology

Research Interest

  • Cancer Neurology
  • Glioblastoma
  • Low grade gliomas
  • Rare brain tumors


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Paraneoplastic syndromes in small cell lung cancer
Soomro Z, Youssef M, Yust-Katz S, Jalali A, Patel A, Mandel J Journal of Thoracic Disease 2020
Treatment strategies for glioblastoma in older patients: age is just a number.
Youssef M, Ludmir EB, Mandel JJ, Patel AJ, Jalali A, Treiber J, Wu J, McAleer MF, de Groot JF, J. Neurooncol. 2019 Oct
Recurrent Papillary Glioneuronal Tumor.
Goethe EA, Youssef M, Patel AJ, Jalali A, Goodman JC, Mandel JJ, World Neurosurg 2019 Aug 128 127-130
Effect of health disparities on overall survival of patients with glioblastoma.
Mandel JJ, Youssef M, Nam J, Patel AJ, Jalali A, Ludmir EB, Liu D, Wu J, Armstrong G, Huse J, Bondy M, de Groot JF, J. Neurooncol. 2019 Apr 142 2 365-374
Highlighting the need for reliable clinical trials in glioblastoma.
Mandel JJ, Youssef M, Ludmir E, Yust-Katz S, Patel AJ, De Groot JF, Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2018 10 18 10 1031-1040
Neurologic complications of immune checkpoint inhibitors in cancer patients.
Youssef M, Woodman K Neurology 2018
Randomized controlled trial of a collaborative care intervention to manage cancer-related symptoms: lessons learned.
Steel J, Geller DA, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Dew MA, Spring M, Grady J, Likumahuwa S, Dunlavy A, Youssef M, Antoni M, Butterfield LH, Schulz R, Day R, Helgeson V, Kim KH, Gamblin TC, Clin Trials 2011 Jun 8 3 298-310
A prospective study of posttraumatic growth as assessed by self-report and family caregiver in the context of advanced cancer.
Moore AM, Gamblin TC, Geller DA, Youssef MN, Hoffman KE, Gemmell L, Likumahuwa SM, Bovbjerg DH, Marsland A, Steel JL, Psychooncology 2011 May 20 5 479-87
Health-related quality of life in patients with multiple injuries and traumatic brain injury 10+ years postinjury.
Steel J, Youssef M, Pfeifer R, Ramirez JM, Probst C, Sellei R, Zelle BA, Sittaro NA, Khalifa F, Pape HC, J Trauma 2010 Sep 69 3 523-30; discussion 530-1
Physical and psychological functioning of polytrauma patients with traumatic brain injury at 10+ years follow-up.
Steel JL, Youssef M, Ramirez J, Probst C, Pfeifer R, Zele BA, Sittaro N-A, Khalifa F, Pape HC Journal of Trauma 2009


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Honors & Awards

  • Chief Fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Neuro-Oncology
  • American Brain Tumor Association, Summer research grant recipiant
    Research performed on GBM imaging and response to Temozolomide in patients exposed to O6-BG (2011-2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Society for Neuro-Oncology (2018)
  • American Academy of Neurology (2014)