Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Fangusaro has an expertise and specialty training in treating children with central nervous system malignancies, including brain and spinal cord tumors. His primary area of research interest is in the development of clincal trials, novel therapeutics and relevant biologic correlates in pediatric brain tumors in an effort to improve survival outcomes and minimize toxicities. He devotes much of his time to clinical trial research within the Children's Oncology Group (COG), the Pediatric Brai...[Read full text]Dr. Fangusaro has an expertise and specialty training in treating children with central nervous system malignancies, including brain and spinal cord tumors. His primary area of research interest is in the development of clincal trials, novel therapeutics and relevant biologic correlates in pediatric brain tumors in an effort to improve survival outcomes and minimize toxicities. He devotes much of his time to clinical trial research within the Children's Oncology Group (COG), the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC) and with industry.[Shorten text]

Academic Focus

His main areas of expertise and research interest within CNS tumors include CNS Germ Cell Tumors, Low Grade Gliomas and Immunotherapy.

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Education and Certification

  • MD: Loyola University-Stritch School of Medicine (1999)
  • Residency: Lutheran General Hospital, Pediatrics (2002)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Columbus, Pediatrics Hematology-Oncology (2005)
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, Pediatrics Neuro-Oncology (2006)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Pediatrics

Contact

312-227-4000

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Box 30
225 E Chicago Avenue
Chicago IL 60611