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The Children's National Research Institute

Cancer Biology and Experimental Cancer Therapy

Our Cancer Biology and Experimental Cancer Therapy research includes a focus on brain tumor biomarkers, led by Brian Rood, M.D. Our Neurofibromatosis Research Group continues its work on the utility of MEK inhibitors (MEKi) in preventing the development of a variety of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)-associated diseases. The D. Ashley Hill Laboratory focuses its research on the rare lung cancer known as pleuropulmonary blastoma (PPB).

  • Brain Tumor Biomarkers
  • Neurofibromatosis Program
  • Pleuropulmonary Blastoma (PPB)