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COVID-19 INFORMATION

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Adult Brain Tumor Consortium (ABTC) and its Site Members are operating on limited personnel and resources. Hospitals have updated their procedures to reduce the further spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19, the associated disease, and to help keep patients safe. Those changes have affected the Clinical Research side of the medical operations and not all trials listed here may be open at all institutions.

We encourage you to reach out to the listed member institution to obtain up-to-date information on enrollment status.

 

The Adult Brain Tumor Consortium ( ABTC ) is designed to develop more effective treatments for malignant brain tumors. ( ABTC ) is composed of a central operations office and 11 brain tumor centers in the ( USA ). ( ABTC ) introduces new drugs and treatment approaches using early phase clinical trials, collaborates with other researchers and clinical trial groups, and incorporates pharmacology and novel imaging endpoints.

ABTC Central Office

Johns Hopkins University
201 N. Broadway
Viragh 9th Floor, Box 3
Baltimore, MD 21287

 

Stuart A. Grossman, MD
Principal Investigator
grossman@jhmi.edu

Louis B. Nabors, MD
Principal Investigator
bnabors@uab.edu
Patrick J. Wen, MD
Principal Investigator
Patrick_Wen@DFCI.HARVARD.EDU
Joy D. Fisher, MA, CCRP
Project Manager
jfisher@jhmi.edu
Serena Desideri, MD
Senior Research Coordinator
sdeside1@jhmi.edu
Neeraja Danda, MD
Compliance Monitoring Specialist
ndanda1@jhmi.edu

Trisha Surakus
Regulatory Specialist
tsuraku1@jhmi.edu

Anita Nandekya, MHS
Clinical Research Program Specialist
sosire1@jhmi.edu
 

 

 
Xiaobu Ye, MD, MS
Chair, Biostatistics
xye3@jhmi.edu
James Tonascia, PhD
Biostatistics
jjtonasci@jhsph.edu
   
Discipline Specific Chairs

DRUG DELIVERY

Nicholas Butowski, MD

Jaishri Blakely, MD

IMMUNOLOGY

Hideho Okada, MD, PhD

 

GENOMIC PROFILING

John Iafrate, MD, PhD

Rameen Beroukhim, MD, PhD

IMAGING BIOMARKERS

Benjamin Ellingson, PhD

Bruce Rosen, MD PhD

NEUROPATHOLOGY

David Louis, MD

Keith Ligon, MD, PhD

Fausto Rodriguez, MD

NEUROSURGERY

E. Antonio Chiocca, MD, PhD

Gene Barnett, MD

PHARMACOLOGY

Jeffrey Supko, PhD

Michelle Rudek, PhD

PD & CORRELATIVE BIOLOGY

Ingo Mellinghoff, PhD

Timothy Cloughesy, MD

PRECLINICAL DRUG SCREENING

Keith Ligon, MD, PhD

RADIATION ONCOLOGY

John Fiveash, MD

Lawrence Kleinberg, MD