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E. Antonio Chiocca, M.D., Ph.D., recently joined Brigham and Women's and Faulkner Hospitals in Boston as the chair of Neurosurgery, a co-director for the Institute for Neurosciences and a surgical director in the neuro-oncology program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Before joining Brigham and Women’s, Dr. Chiocca held many neurosurgical and neuroscience leadership positions at The Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center where he helped establish OSU as a world-renowned neuroscience center. Dr. Chiocca is a pioneer in biologic treatments of central nervous system disorders including the use of oncolytic viruses and gene and stem cell therapies to treat tumors. He has received many awards, including an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellowship. Dr. Chiocca is the Chairman of the Scientific Program Committee for the American Academy of Neurological Surgery; has served on the Board of Directors for the Society for Neuro-Oncology; and is the Co-Chairman of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Neurosurgery.
Last Modified September 20, 2012