Pediatric Hematology/
Oncology

Welcome to Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

The section of Neuro-Oncology in the Bass Center and the Center for Childhood Brain Tumors are an integrated clinical and research endeavor, dedicated to advancing the care of children with neurological cancer. 

Our Mission

Providing innovative patient care by…

  • Elucidating the cause of childhood brain tumors
  • Originating and translating discoveries to cure childhood brain tumors
  • Enhancing the neurological and cognitive outcomes of children with cancer or blood diseases, from birth to adulthood
  • Delivering superior outcomes through trans-disciplinary care
  • Training the next generations of leaders

Paul Fisher, MD, MHS
Professor and Section Chief
Pediatric Neuro-Oncology

Section Chief
Paul Fisher

The Neuro-Oncology Section is headed by Paul Fisher, MD, MHS.  Dr. Fisher is the Beirne Family Professor of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Director of the Center for Brain and Behavior, and the Bing Director of the Program in Human Biology. He is an internationally known expert on childhood brain tumors and neurologic effects of cancer and its therapies.  In addition to leading the Section, and also serving as Chief of the Division of Child Neurology, Dr. Fisher maintains an active epidemiologic research program centered on risk factors for development of childhood brain tumors, and the relationship between all pediatric cancers and birth defects.

Neuro-Oncology Physicians

  • Paul Fisher, MD
  • Sonia Partap, MD, MS
  • Cynthia Campen, MD, MS
  • Michelle Monje, MD, PhD
  • Yoon Jae-Cho, MD

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