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The Children's Research Institute

Neuro-Oncology Research

Brian R. Rood, M.D., director of Clinical Neuro-Oncology at Children's National, holds a small cylinder with his blue-gloved hands toward a square container while sitting in a laboratory.
Our Neuro-Oncology Research Program is included in the Childhood Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium. The Center for Cancer and Immunology Research's (CCIR) Medulloblastoma Special Interest Group focuses on understanding the causative mechanism and improving the treatment of medulloblastoma, which is a cancerous tumor that starts in the region of the brain at the base of the skull.
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Medulloblastoma