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Jason R. Fangusaro, MD

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Acting Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Director of Developmental Therapeutics
Medical Director of the Clinical Research Office
Carter S. Martin Endowed Chair
Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta/Emory University

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Biography

Jason Fangusaro, MD, is Director of Developmental Therapeutics and Medical Director of the Clinical Research Office at the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Fangusaro is also Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Emory University School of Medicine and the Carter S. Martin Endowed Chair. As a clinical member of the pediatric neuro-oncology team, he specializes in treating children with central nervous system malignancies, including brain and spinal cord tumors.

Dr. Fangusaro is a member of the Children's Oncology Group Brain Tumor Steering Committee, serves as the Vice Chair of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium and partners with the pharmaceutical industry on investigator-initiated trials. He holds professional memberships with American Society of Clinical Oncology, Society for Neuro-Oncology and Children's Oncology Group.

Education 
Bachelor of Arts, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.  1991-1995
Doctor of Medicine, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. 1995-1999
 
Postgraduate Training
Internship and Residency in Pediatrics, Lutheran General Children’s Hospital, Park Ridge, IL. 1999-2002
Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH. 2002-2005
Advanced Fellowship in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. 2005-2006

Certifications
Pediatric Hematology/Oncology - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
 
Professional Scientific Societies
Society of Neuro-Oncology (SNO)
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Children’s Oncology Group (COG)
Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC)

Areas of Interest
Central Nervous System (CNS) tumors, Low-grade glioma and CNS Germ Cell Tumors

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