Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School
Boston, United States
Dr. Priscilla Brastianos completed her medical school and internal medicine residency at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and fellowship training in hematology/oncology and neuro-oncology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital. She is now an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Central Nervous System Metastasis Center at Massachusetts General Hospital. She leads a multi-R01-funded laboratory that focuses on understanding the genomic mechanisms that drive primary and metastatic brain tumors. She has lead studies which have identified novel therapeutic targets in brain tumors. She has more than 140 scientific publications and has translated her scientific findings to national multicenter trials. She also leads a multidisciplinary central nervous system metastasis clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She has received a number of awards for her work including a ‘NextGen Star’ award by the American Association for Cancer Research, a SNO Adult Translational Research Award, a Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award, a Breast Cancer Research Foundation Award, a Susan G. Komen Dare Award, the American Brain Tumor Association Joel Gingras Award, and a Susan G. Komen Career Catalyst Award.