Henry S. Friedman, MD Henry S. Friedman, MD

Henry S. Friedman, MD

Neuro-oncologist

4.7 out of 5  (103 ratings, 15 reviews)
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ABOUT ME

I am an academic adult and pediatric neuro-oncologist who helps lead The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke. I am the author of more than 500 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and book chapters, and I have presented extensively at both international and national meetings. I am a committed educator who is a member of the executive and super-executive committees of the Duke University School of Medicine, which are responsible for the recruitment, screening and selection of medical students. I have reviewed grants for the National Institutes of Health for over 15 years, in a spectrum of different study sections. I am the senior editor of CNS Oncology, associate editor for the Neuro-Oncology Section of Cancer, and a reviewer for over 25 academic journals. I serve on the advisory board of a number of organizations, including Voices Against Brain Cancer, the Tug McGraw Foundation, Pinnacle Care, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, the National Children’s Cancer Society, and the American Brain Tumor Association.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
LEARN MORE ABOUT ME
Training
EDUCATION
MD, State University of New York Upstate Medical University College of Medicine, 1977
RESIDENCY
Pediatrics, State University of New York Upstate Medical University of Syracuse (New York), 1977-1979
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Upstate Medical Center (New York), 1979-1981
FELLOWSHIP
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, 1981-1983
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Clinical Focus and Research
MY RESEARCH INTERESTS

My research focuses on the treatment of adults and children with brain and spinal cord tumors. We are involved in a broad spectrum of approaches including to bring to bear chemotherapy, viral therapy, immunotherapy, stem cell therapy, and vaccine therapy. The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center has been responsible for many of the advances in the field, and will continue to devote our efforts to increase the survival and quality of life of all patients with these tumors.

PUBLICATIONS
View Henry Friedman's publications on PubMed
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4.7 out of 5 (103 ratings, 15 reviews)
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.
  • 2X Oncology
  • Arno Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Genentech, Inc (Roche Holding)
  • Istari Oncology
  • Tactical Therapeutics, Inc.