Constantinos G. Hadjipanayis

Emory University, USA


Costas G Hadjipanayis holds M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. He works as the Chief of Neurosurgery at Emory University Hospital Midtown, Atlanta, Ga, USA. He has been designated a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Atlanta, Ga, USA, where he serves as the Director of the Brain Tumor Nanotechnology Laboratory. His graduate training in biochemistry and molecular genetics at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa, USA, during his neurosurgery residency has provided a strong foundation for molecular and therapeutic studies of malignant brain tumors. As a neurosurgeon-scientist with a focus on brain tumors, he is closely involved in the care of patients with malignant brain tumors. Dr. Hadjipanayis serves as the principal investigator of multiple clinical trials for patients with malignant brain tumors. He has also been the principal investigator of university-, private-foundation-, and NIH-funded grants and has studied the use of novel agents in the targeted therapy of brain tumors. Hadjipanayis has considerable expertise in the preclinical use of convection-enhanced delivery (CED) of therapeutic agents into the brain in small and larger animal models. His clinical areas of expertise include surgical neurooncology, endoscopic removal of brain and skull base tumors, cranial and spinal radiosurgery, brain biopsies, spinal tumor removal, and spinal reconstruction. He is active in the Atlanta Metropolitan Community with brain tumor awareness and acts as President for the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation (SBTF). He also serves on the Board of Directors for Emory Healthcare and is the current Secretary/Treasurer for the Georgia Neurosurgical Society.

Biography Updated on 2 September 2013

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