Professional Activity

Practice Activities

  • 1978–2008
    Visiting privileges
    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    Boston, MA
    Neuro-Oncology Consultation privileges
    Part time
  • 1977–2008
    Clinical Practice
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA
    Neurology and Neuro-Oncology Practice
    Full time
  • 1985–
    Principal Clinical and Hospital Service Responsibilities
    Cox Cancer Center Committee, Massachusetts General Hospital
    Brain Tumor Center Committee
    12 hours/year

Other Activity

Committee Service

  • 1980–1995
    Member, Cancer Center Committee
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA
  • 1995–
    Member, Neuro-Oncology Professional Committee
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Boston, MA
  • 1985–
    Advisory Panel
    The Association for Brain Tumor Research, Chicago, Ill., Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States, Glioma Outcome Project of North America Food and Drug Administration-Orphan Drug Program
  • 1994–
    Member, NABTT (Brain Tumor Therapy)
    NCI Consortium
  • 1988–
    Collaborator, Cancer Treatment Evaluation Program (CTEP)
  • 1995–2000
    Board, Central Brain Tumor Registry USA
    Ad hoc Member, Organ System Advisory Committee (Brain)
  • 2013–
    Chair, DataSharing and Biorepository Committee, NIH Common Fund Extracellular Vesicles Program
  • 2013–
    Board, International Society Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV)
  • 2014–
    Treasurer, ISEV and Organizer ISEV 2015 Meeting

Professional Societies

  • 1975–1985
    Member, American Academy of Neurology
  • 1975–1985
    Member, American Neurologic Association
  • 1994–
    Member, NCI Consortium
    NABTT (Brain Tumor Therapy)
  • 2009–
    Member, Massachusetts Neurologic Society

Grant Review Activities

  • 1985
    External Scientific Reviewer
    Duke University Medical Center
  • 1988
    External Scientific Reviewer
    Johns Hopkins Medical Center
  • 1992–
    Ad hoc reviewer, applications for review of clinical trials activities in brain tumors, gene therapy studies, imaging and quality of life endpoints. Approximately 15 reviews performed.
    NCI, NINDBS RO-1, PO-1, P50
  • 1994–1996
    External Scientific Reviewer
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (for the American Cancer Society)
  • 1995–
    Scientific Advisory Board grants reviewer
    American Brain Tumor Association and Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States

Editorial Activities

I have served as an ad hoc reviewer for the following publications:

  • 1978–
    New England Journal of Medicine
  • 1978–
  • 1978-
    Journal Clinical Oncology
  • 1978–
  • 1978–
  • 1985–
    Journal Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry
  • 2005–

Other Editorial Activities

  • 2002–
    Editorial Board