Dr. MacDonald MDWe are pleased that Dr. Tobey J. MacDonald, MD, Director of Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program at the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine has agreed to be a part of the Collins’ foundation.

Articles from Dr. MacDonald will be featured here. The following is a bio on Dr. MacDonald. Look for his first article to appear in March.

Dr. MacDonald received his medical degree from Cornell University in 1991 and completed his pediatric internship, residency and fellowship training in hematology-oncology and neuro-oncology all at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles from 1992-1998. Following his training, Dr. MacDonald served as the Clinical Director of Neuro-Oncology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC from 1998-2009.  He then joined the faculty of the Aflac Cancer Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta in 2009 to direct the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program. Dr. MacDonald has built an international reputation as a leader in the field of pediatric neuro-oncology for clinical, basic and translational research.  Dr. MacDonald’s research focuses primarily on identifying the molecular-genetic regulation of brain tumor metastasis, with the goal of translating these discoveries into innovative therapies for malignant childhood brain tumors. He has authored over 70 peer-reviewed publications in pediatric brain tumor research.