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Medical Director, Brain Tumor Center

Marjory J. Johnson Chair, Brain Tumor Translational Research

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



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Dr. Maryam Fouladi graduated from the University of Toronto School of Medicine and completed her pediatric residency and hematology/oncology fellowship training at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Fouladi then completed her neuro-oncology fellowship training at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and later completed further training in the Molecular Pharmacology Department at St. Jude before becoming a neuro-oncology faculty member in 2000. She served as the chair of the Phase I Committee at St. Jude.

Dr. Fouladi moved to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in 2008 to become the medical director of the Neuro-Oncology Program. Dr. Fouladi is currently a full professor and the Marjory J. Johnson Endowed Chair in Brain Tumor Translational Research. Dr. Fouladi was elected chair of the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC) from 2012-2016. She has chaired multiple national and institutional Phase I, II, and III clinical trials of new agents for central nervous system (CNS) malignancies through the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), the Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC), and local studies. In 2016, Dr. Fouladi became the Chair of the CNS Committee of the COG. Dr. Fouladi has extensive experience in the development and execution of trials, translational research and helping guide the agenda for pediatric neuro-oncology clinical trials nationally.

Additional Languages

Farsi, French

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Cancer Blood Disease Institute, Brain Tumor Center, Oncology, Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute, Best Doctors 2017-18

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My Education

BS: Human Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1987.

MD: University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1991.

MSc: Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2002.