Pediatric CNS Tumors in China (Ongoing)

Posted On 2020-12-07 14:51:00



This series on “Pediatric CNS Tumors in China” is edited by Dr. Ibrahim Qaddoumi, Dr. Anthony Liu and Dr. Chenchen Sun, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA.

Ibrahim Qaddoumi, MD, MS
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA

Ibrahim Qaddoumi, MD, MS, received his medical degree from Damascus University in 1992. He completed residency training in Combined Pediatric and Internal Medicine from St Joseph Mercy Hospital in Michigan in 1999 and fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology Oncology from Medical University of South Carolina in 2002. He also received Masters Degree in Molec-ular Cell Biology from Medical University of South Carolina in 2003. He Joined King Hussein Cancer Center in Amman Jordan in 2002 where he established the Neuro-Oncology, Retinoblas-toma and Telemedicine Programs there. He Joined St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in 2007 and now is an Associate Member in the Departments of Global Pediatric Medicine and Oncology. His areas of research are Global Pediatric Oncology, Low Grade Gliomas, Reti-noblastoma, Telemedicine and Development of Pediatric Oncology Programs.

Anthony P.Y. Liu, MBBS, MS
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA

Anthony P.Y. Liu, MBBS, MS, received his medical degree with honors from the University of Hong Kong in 2009. He completed a residency in pediatrics and training in pediatric hematolo-gy/oncology at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, and obtained a Master's degree in genetic counseling. A keen clinician-scientist with interest in pediatric central nervous system tumors, Dr Liu joined St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as a Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Fellow in 2017. His ongoing research is focused on clinical-molecular characterization of rare pediatric brain tumors, including pineoblastoma and other central nervous system embryonal tumors, as well as on the utility of liquid biopsy for children with brain tumors.

Chenchen Sun, MPH, MBA
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN, USA

Chenchen Sun, MPH, MBA, is the China Region Program Coordinator in the Department of Global Pediatric Medicine at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. As a liaison between St. Jude and partners in China, Chenchen’s major responsibility is to establish and develop collabo-rative initiatives in China, through implementation and oversight of projects related to educa-tion, capacity building and research, utilizing her experience in both U.S. and China health sys-tems. A drive to create value for patients and doctors, along with care and concern, is what in-spires Chenchen. To meet this vision, she has developed experience in both health care and business, first earning her MPH at Fudan University in China and then completing her MBA at Johns Hopkins University. Before she came to the U.S., Chenchen worked in a hospital in China to support operations, patient safety and medical quality control. More recently, she gained ad-ditional experience at Johns Hopkins Health System across diverse activities and projects, such as coordinating international collaboration, improving medical service process/quality, develop-ing marketing strategies, hosting clinical training, and coordinating and supporting communi-ty/campus recruitment projects.

Series outline:

  1. Germ Cell Tumors 
  2. Medulloblastoma
  3. Low Grade Gliomas  
  4. Neurosurgery Challenges for Chinese Children with CNS Tumors
  5. All CNS tumors at Zhujiang Hospital
  6.  Embryonal Tumors
  7.  Craniopharyngioma
  8.  Long Term Effect in Pediatric CNS Tumors

Disclosure:
The series “Pediatric CNS Tumors in China” was commissioned by the editorial office, Pediatric Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Ibrahim Qaddoumi, Anthony Liu and Chenchen Sun served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.