Tobey J. MacDonald, MD

Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Director, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program
Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center
Pediatric Oncologist
Pediatric Cancer
Research Program
Cancer Cell Biology

Biography

Dr. MacDonald is board certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a member of the Society for Neuro-Oncology, the American Association for Cancer Research and the American Society for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Education

Dr. MacDonald received his Medical Degree from Cornell University in New York City, NY. He then completed a residency in pediatrics and fellowships in pediatric hematology and oncology, and pediatric neuro-oncology at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles in Los Angeles, CA. 

Awards

Dr. MacDonald has received the following awards:

  • Elaine H. Snyder Cancer Research Award, George Washington University, 2008
  • Children’s National Medical Center, Basic Research Award, Junior Faculty, 2001
  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Research Institute Basic Science Research Award, 1998

Research

Dr. MacDonald's research areas of interest include basic and translational research of childhood brain tumors with a primary research focus on the metastasis and role of platelet-derived growth factor receptor (PDGFR) signaling asic and translational research of childhood brain tumors with a primary research focus on the metastasis and role of platelet-derived growth factor receptor (PDGFR) signaling.

Publications

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