Research Faculty

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Tobey MacDonald, MD

Associate Professor
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Pediatrics
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Emory University School of Medicine
Director - Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program


Areas of Research Interest:
Pediatric brain tumors
Primary research interest and efforts:
Molecular genetics and signaling pathways of tumor metastasis; preclinical testing and developing novel therapeutics for pediatric brain tumors
Primary/current project focus:
Determining the mechanisms of medulloblastoma metastasis through PDGFR and Src kinase signaling in order to develop targeted therapeutics to prevent metastasis