Scientific Advisory Board

Pediatric Oncology Researchers

Our Scientific Advisory Board includes leading pediatric oncologists who are devoted to finding safer, more effective treatments for children with cancer. They will review grant proposals, offer recommendations to our Board of Directors, and guide the Foundation to support projects that contribute to the strategic advancement of pediatric oncology research.


Timothy Cripe, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University 
Division Chief, Hematology & Oncology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital


Sheri Spunt, MD, MBA

Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology & Oncology
Associate Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Stanford University School of Medicine

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Duane Mitchell, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida
Director, UF Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program
Co-Director, Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy


Katherine Janeway, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director, Solid Tumor Center, Dana Farber Cancer Institute


Patrick Brown, MD

Associate Professor of Oncology, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director Pediatric Leukemia Program
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Gregory Friedman, MD

Associate Professor, Neuro-Oncology Program, University of Alabama
Director, Developmental Therapeutics