Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Skin Disease Research Center

Focus of Work

Bio

As a member of the soft tissue sarcoma committee of the Children's Oncology Group (COG), my primary clinical research interest lies in the area of clinical trials for pediatric patients with soft tissue sarcomas. I have served as study chair for a group-wide phase III COG clinical trial for rhabdomyosarcoma. I also serve as Institutional Principal Investigator for COG. My primary basic research interest lies in understanding the regulation and function of the GLI1 oncogene, as well as unders...[Read full text]As a member of the soft tissue sarcoma committee of the Children's Oncology Group (COG), my primary clinical research interest lies in the area of clinical trials for pediatric patients with soft tissue sarcomas. I have served as study chair for a group-wide phase III COG clinical trial for rhabdomyosarcoma. I also serve as Institutional Principal Investigator for COG. My primary basic research interest lies in understanding the regulation and function of the GLI1 oncogene, as well as understanding the role of Hedgehog-GLI1 signal transduction in pediatric solid tumors.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Michigan (1983)
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics (1986)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics Hematology-Oncology (1989)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Pediatrics

Contact

312-227-4090

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 30
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611