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Theodore Nicolaides

Theodore Nicolaides, MD

Principal Investigator, Pediatric Neuro-oncologist

Dr. Nicolaides is a physician scientist in the field of pediatric neuro-oncology. He is currently an Associate Professor at NYU Langone Medical Center and the Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology. He oversees the Making Headway Foundation Pre-Clinical Core that generates new patient derived xenografts and cell lines from all pediatric brain tumor patients at NYU and uses these for rationally designed preclinical experiments. His research interests are identifying and validating therapeutic targets in brain tumors using in vitro and in vivo techniques. His current work focuses on MAP kinase pathway activation in pediatric gliomas, and opportunities created for targeted therapy.