Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Dawit Aregawi, MD

Dawit Aregawi, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
Scientific Program:Next-Generation Therapies
Disease Teams:
Brain and Central Nervous System Cancer

Research Interests

  • Therapeutics
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Glioblastoma
  • Neoplasms
  • Diet
  • Metformin
  • Glioma
  • Mutation
  • Thrombophilia
  • Radiation
  • Drug Therapy
  • Weights and Measures

Clinical Trials

Maintenance Obinutuzumab for Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Complete Responders
3D-PREDICT Registry: 3D Prediction of patient-specific Response using ex vivo Interrogation of live cells from tumors
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Study of Enzastaurin Added to Temozolomide During and Following Radiation Therapy in Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma Patients Who Possess the Novel Genomic Biomarker DGM1

Recent Publications


Yee, PP, Wang, J, Chih, SY, Aregawi, DG, Glantz, MJ, Zacharia, BE, Thamburaj, K & Li, W 2022, 'Temporal radiographic and histological study of necrosis development in a mouse glioblastoma model', Frontiers in Oncology, vol. 12, 993649.


Fu, S, Piccioni, DE, Liu, H, Lukas, RV, Kesari, S, Aregawi, D, Hong, DS, Yamaguchi, K, Whicher, K, Zhang, Y, Chen, YL, Poola, N, Eddy, J & Blum, D 2021, 'A phase I study of the WT2725 dosing emulsion in patients with advanced malignancies', Scientific reports, vol. 11, no. 1, 22355.
Khristov, V, Shenoy, G, Mau, C, Mrowczynski, O, Rizk, E, Pu, C, Specht, CS & Aregawi, D 2022, 'Myxopapillary Ependymoma with Anaplastic Features: A Case Series and Review of the Literature', World neurosurgery, vol. 158, pp. e735-e745.


Yee, PP, Wei, Y, Kim, SY, Lu, T, Chih, SY, Lawson, C, Tang, M, Liu, Z, Anderson, B, Thamburaj, K, Young, MM, Aregawi, DG, Glantz, MJ, Zacharia, BE, Specht, CS, Wang, HG & Li, W 2020, 'Neutrophil-induced ferroptosis promotes tumor necrosis in glioblastoma progression', Nature communications, vol. 11, no. 1, 5424.


Payne, R, Mrowczynski, OD, Slagle-Webb, B, Bourcier, A, Mau, C, Aregawi, D, Madhankumar, AB, Lee, SY, Harbaugh, K, Connor, J & Rizk, EB 2019, 'MLN8237 treatment in an orthoxenograft murine model for malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors', Journal of neurosurgery, vol. 130, no. 2, pp. 465-475.
Brown, TJ, Bota, DA, Van Den Bent, MJ, Brown, PD, Maher, E, Aregawi, D, Liau, LM, Buckner, JC, Weller, M, Berger, MS & Glantz, M 2019, 'Management of low-grade glioma: A systematic review and meta-Analysis', Neuro-Oncology Practice, vol. 6, no. 4, npy034, pp. 249-258.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)