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Trent R. Hummel, MD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-1126

Fax: 513-636-3549

Email: trent.hummel@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Neuro-oncology; CNS tumors in neurofibromatosis type 1 and 2 research interests: developing novel therapeutics in central nervous system tumors including those with very poor prognosis such as high grade gliomas and diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas.

Biography

Trent R. Hummel, MD, completed his graduate medical training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, residency training in pediatrics at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron and pediatric hematology/oncology training at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. His current appointment is with the University of Cincinnati and Children's Hospital Medical Center in the capacity of assistant professor of pediatrics.

Dr. Hummel's clinical and academic interests pertain to children and families affected by central nervous system tumors. He is a member of the Central Nervous System (Brain Tumor) Committee in the Children's Oncology Group (COG) as well as CCHMC's co-principal investigator for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC). Dr. Hummel focuses on developing novel therapeutics to treat children with all central nervous system tumors including those patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 and 2 related CNS tumors and very poor prognosis tumors such as high-grade gliomas and diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas.

Education and Training

BS: Eastern Mennonite University, 1997. 

MD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 2001.

Residency: Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Akron, Ohio, 2004.

Fellowship: Pediatric Hematology / Oncology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2007; Research Fellow, Division of Experimental Hematology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 2008.

Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, 2004. Pediatrics, 2004. Pediatric Hematology / Oncology, 2011.

Publications

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