Neuroblastoma Research

Neuroblastoma Research

Research into neuroblastoma at Penn State Cancer Institute is conducted by the central nervous system cancer team. See current clinical trials and members of that team here.

Clinical Trials

A Children's Oncology Group Protocol for Collecting and Banking Pediatric Research Specimens including Rare Pediatric Tumors.
Protocol for the Enrollment on the Official COG Registry, the Childhood Cancer Research Network (CCRN)
Umbrella Long-term Follow-up Protocol
Neuroblastoma Biology Studies
A Phase 3, Randomized, Adaptive Study Comparing the Efficacy and Safety of Defibrotide vs Best Supportive Care in the Prevention of Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease in Adult and Pediatric Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
Molecular-Guided Therapy for the Treatment of Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Childhood Cancers
A Phase II Randomized Trial of Irinotecan/Temozolomide with Temsirolimus (NSC# 683864, IND# 61010) or Chimeric 14.18 Antibody (ch14.18) (NSC# 764038, IND# 4308) in Children with Refractory, Relapsed or Progressive Neuroblastoma
The Project: Every Child Protocol: A Registry, Eligibility Screening, Biology and Outcome Study
NMTT- Neuroblastoma Maintenance Therapy Trial Using Difluoromethylornithine (DFMO)
Protocol for a Research Database for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, other Cellular Therapies and Marrow Toxic Injuries.

Disease Team Members

First Name Last Name Title Role
Dawit Aregawi, MD Dawit Aregawi MD View Profile
Ayodele Ayoola, MD Ayodele Ayoola MD View Profile
Joseph Drabick, MD, FACP Joseph Drabick MD, FACP View Profile
Matthew Evans, MD Matthew Evans MD View Profile
Elana Farace, PhD, MA Elana Farace PhD, MA View Profile
Michael Glantz, MD, PhD Michael Glantz MD, PhD View Profile
Kimberly Harbaugh, MD Kimberly Harbaugh MD View Profile
Robert Harbaugh, MD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA Robert Harbaugh MD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA View Profile
Kenneth Hill Jr., MD Kenneth Hill Jr. MD View Profile
Heath Mackley, MD, FACRO Heath Mackley MD, FACRO View Profile
James McInerney, MD James McInerney MD View Profile
G. Timothy Reiter, MD G. Timothy Reiter MD View Profile
Elias Rizk, MD, MSc Elias Rizk MD, MSc View Profile
Jennifer Rosenberg, MD Jennifer Rosenberg MD View Profile
Marc Rovito, MD Marc Rovito MD View Profile
Michael Sather, MD Michael Sather MD View Profile
Leonard Tuanquin, MD Leonard Tuanquin MD View Profile
Henry Wagner Jr., MD Henry Wagner Jr. MD View Profile
Brad Zacharia, MD, MS Brad Zacharia MD, MS View Profile
Research into neuroblastoma at Penn State Cancer Institute is conducted by the central nervous system cancer team. See current clinical trials and members of that team here.
A Children's Oncology Group Protocol for Collecting and Banking Pediatric Research Specimens including Rare Pediatric Tumors.
Protocol for the Enrollment on the Official COG Registry, the Childhood Cancer Research Network (CCRN)
Umbrella Long-term Follow-up Protocol
Neuroblastoma Biology Studies
A Phase 3, Randomized, Adaptive Study Comparing the Efficacy and Safety of Defibrotide vs Best Supportive Care in the Prevention of Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease in Adult and Pediatric Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant
Molecular-Guided Therapy for the Treatment of Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Childhood Cancers
A Phase II Randomized Trial of Irinotecan/Temozolomide with Temsirolimus (NSC# 683864, IND# 61010) or Chimeric 14.18 Antibody (ch14.18) (NSC# 764038, IND# 4308) in Children with Refractory, Relapsed or Progressive Neuroblastoma
The Project: Every Child Protocol: A Registry, Eligibility Screening, Biology and Outcome Study
NMTT- Neuroblastoma Maintenance Therapy Trial Using Difluoromethylornithine (DFMO)
Protocol for a Research Database for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, other Cellular Therapies and Marrow Toxic Injuries.
First Name Last Name Title Role
Dawit Aregawi, MD Dawit Aregawi MD View Profile
Ayodele Ayoola, MD Ayodele Ayoola MD View Profile
Joseph Drabick, MD, FACP Joseph Drabick MD, FACP View Profile
Matthew Evans, MD Matthew Evans MD View Profile
Elana Farace, PhD, MA Elana Farace PhD, MA View Profile
Michael Glantz, MD, PhD Michael Glantz MD, PhD View Profile
Kimberly Harbaugh, MD Kimberly Harbaugh MD View Profile
Robert Harbaugh, MD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA Robert Harbaugh MD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA View Profile
Kenneth Hill Jr., MD Kenneth Hill Jr. MD View Profile
Heath Mackley, MD, FACRO Heath Mackley MD, FACRO View Profile
James McInerney, MD James McInerney MD View Profile
G. Timothy Reiter, MD G. Timothy Reiter MD View Profile
Elias Rizk, MD, MSc Elias Rizk MD, MSc View Profile
Jennifer Rosenberg, MD Jennifer Rosenberg MD View Profile
Marc Rovito, MD Marc Rovito MD View Profile
Michael Sather, MD Michael Sather MD View Profile
Leonard Tuanquin, MD Leonard Tuanquin MD View Profile
Henry Wagner Jr., MD Henry Wagner Jr. MD View Profile
Brad Zacharia, MD, MS Brad Zacharia MD, MS View Profile

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