Medical Advisory Board

StacheStrong has finalized a Medical Advisory Board to review grants and distribute funds to cutting edge areas.  Our Medical Advisory Board features 5 different clinicians and researchers with a brain tumor focus from Columbia University, Mount Sinai and NYU Langone.  We are excited to take this next step with the help of the below individuals, who will be responsible for scoring applications based on scientific merit.

Andrew B. Lassman, MD

John Harris Associate Professor of Neurology and the Chief of Neuro-oncology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and serves as the Associate Director for Clinical Trials at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center


Dimitris G. Placantonakis, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at NYU Langone School of Medicine


Dolores Hambardzumyan, PhD, MBA

Neuroscientist with a major focus on Neuro-oncology at Mount Sinai


Praveen Raju, MD, PhD

Pediatric neurologist with board certification in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology at  Mount Sinai


Erik P. Sulman, MD, PhD 

Professor and Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Radiation Oncology at NYU Langone Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center