Herbert Newton received his M.D. degree from the School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, USA. He completed his neurology training at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA, and a fellowship in neuro-oncology at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, in New York City, NY, USA. Currently, Newton is a Professor of neurology, neurosurgery, and oncology, the Director of the Division of Neuro-Oncology, the Esther Dardinger Endowed Chair in neuro-oncology, and the Codirector of the Dardinger Neuro-Oncology Center, all at the Department of Neurosurgery at the Ohio State University Medical Center and the James Cancer Hospital. His research focuses on the general care of neuro-oncology patients, the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in brain tumor patients, and the use of chemotherapy and molecular therapeutics. Newton has authored more than 175 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and is the Editor or Coeditor of 5 medical textbooks. He is a former Chair of the Neuro-Oncology Section of the American Academy of Neurology and is a Reviewer for numerous neurology, neuro-oncology, and oncology journals.
Biography Updated on 6 October 2011