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What's NEW in PPB Research?

The Familial PPB-Tumor Predisposition Syndrome

Study Has Expanded!

 

New CNMC Collaborators Added to Team!

PICTURES COMING SOON!

 

 

 

     The original Washington University Team contributing to identifying DICER1 in familial PPB. 1st row sitting from left: Patty Werner, Chrissie Kamp, Ashley Hill, Alison Whelan, Carol Hua Jin. Standing from left: Dawn Bracamontes, Mark Watson, Brian Suarez, Pepper Dehner, Eric Appelbaum, Paul Goodfellow, Jennifer Ivanovich.

 

 

Children's National Medical Center
 

Hill

Study Director
D. Ashley Hill, M.D., Associate Professor of Pathology and of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Hill is a pediatric pathologist with a primary interest in the developmental basis of pediatric embryonal neoplasms. She serves as the Chief of Pathology at Children's National Medical Center and Director of Pathology Operations for the International Pleuropulmonary Blastoma (PPB) Registry and is a key participant in developing the scientific mission of the Registry.

 
   
       
 
Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
       
  Goodfellow Dr. Paul Goodfellow, Ph.D., Leader, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center Cancer Genetics Program, Co-Director, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center Hereditary Cancer Core Professor, Departments of Surgery, Genetics and Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Goodfellow is an expert in the molecular genetics of human malignancies with an interest in devising strategies for identification of patients at high risk for common cancers.  
       
  Whelan Dr. Alison Whelan, M.D., Co-Director, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center Hereditary Cancer Core Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics.Dr. Whelan is an established investigator in the field of medical genetics with a particular expertise in identification and risk assessment methods for individuals at heightened cancer risk due to heritable predisposition.  
       
  Ivanovich

Jennifer Ivanovich, M.S., M.B.A., Manager, Hereditary Cancer Core, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center Genetics. Ms. Ivanovich is a genetics counselor and established investigator in the field of hereditary cancer. She works with families who have rare tumors and hereditary cancer syndromes.

 
   
       
  Dehner Dr. Louis P. Dehner, M.D., Professor, Pathology and Immunology and Pediatrics. Dr. Dehner is a pathologist with expertise in pediatric neoplasia. He and his colleagues were the first to recognize PPB as a distinct clinicopathologic entity. He has devoted great effort to improving our understanding of the pathology and pathogenesis of PPB. He serves as a central pathology reviewer for the PPB Registry.  
       
 
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
and the International PPB Registry
   
       
       
  Dr. Priest Dr. Yoav Messinger, M.D.  Medical Director, International Pleuropulmonary Blastoma Registry. Dr. Messinger is a pediatric oncologist at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota who now leads the PPB Registry.  
       
  Dr. Priest Gretchen Williams, BS, CCRP,Clinical Research Coordinator, International Pleuropulmonary Blastoma Registry. Gretchen is a research coordinator at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. She is the project manager for the International Pleuropulmonary Blastoma Registry.  
 

Kris Ann Schultz, M.D. Physician, International Pleuropulmonary Blastoma Registry. Dr. Schultz is a pediatric oncologist at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota with special interest and expertise in PPB and Ovarian tumors.

 

 

 
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