The Karp family provides a generous donation to support this fellowship, in memory of Henry “Hank" Karp.
It aims to inspire future neuro-oncologists to lead research and care innovations in the U.S. and around the world.
The Neuro-Oncology Program at UPMC Hillman:
Our brain and nervous system cancer researchers are studying promising advances in:
The goal is to improve the outcomes and quality of life of people with brain and nervous system cancers.
We thank the Karp family for their ongoing support in the future of neuro-oncology.
Anyone who's finished a residency program in adult or childhood neurology — both in the U.S. and abroad — can apply.
We'll also look at anyone wishing to pursue a career in academic neuro-oncology who has finished residencies in:
The United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties accredits the one-year fellowship.
Fellows also have the option to stay on for a fully-funded second year. In doing so, they can advance world-class clinical trials and basic science research in brain and nervous system cancers.
For more about the fellowship and details on how to apply, email Jan Drappatz, MD, fellowship director, at email@example.com.
Our first fellow is Michal Nisnboym, MD. She finished her neurology residency at the Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center in Israel.
She's now completing her research year in Gary Kohanbash's lab in translational brain tumor immunotherapy research.
She starts her fellowship at UPMC Hillman in July 2022.