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Joshua Rubin, MD, PhD

Pediatric Hematologist/ Oncologist

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise

Pediatric brain tumors

Research Interest

Normal neuronal precursor cell proliferation, survival and migration in order to identify pathways that are likely to contribute to the genetics of pediatric brain tumors. We described a critical role for the chemokine receptor CSCR4 in normal cerebellar development and malignant brain tumor growth. This requirement creates a unique vulnerability in cancer growth to CXCR4 blockade, and we hope to exploit this in novel treatments for pediatric and adult patients with brain tumors.

Education

  • 1992: MSc, neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York
  • 1994: MD/PhD, neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Training

  • 1994 - 1997: Resident, Children's Hospital and Harvard University, Boston
  • 1997 - 2000: Clinical fellow, hematology/oncology, Children's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston

Board Certification

  • 2000: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

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Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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