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The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke

Leadership/Faculty/Staff

Faculty and Staff

Herbert Fuchs, MD, PhD

Herbert E. Fuchs, MD, PhD
Division Chief
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neurosurgery

Duke University Medical Center
DUMC Box 3272
Durham, NC 27710
Appointment Tel: (919) 681-0894
Office Tel: (919) 684-5013
Fax: (919) 684-8274
Email: fuchs001@mc.duke.edu  

Training:
M.D., Ph.D., Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, 1984
Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina, 1985-91
Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Memorial Hospital, Illinois, 1991-92

Clinical Interests:
Brain tumors, hydrocephalus, chiari malformations, spina bifida, craniofacial surgery, spasticity, rhizotomy surgery and baclofen pumps

Research Interests:
  Clinical neuro-oncology research including collaborations studying molecular genetics of childhood brain tumors.
  Potential role of the free electron laser in surgery of pediatric brain tumors. Current work includes animal models with human brain tumor xenografts in preclinical studies.
  Collaboration with the neurooncology laboratory of Dr. Darell Bigner in preclinical studies of new therapeutic agents

Recent Publications


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