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Michael J. Fisher, M.D.

Michael J. Fisher, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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Center for Childhood Cancer Research and Division of Oncology
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Colket Translational Research Building - 10th Floor
3501 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215)590-2800

Eberhard-Karls Universitaet, Tubingen, Germany, 1987.
B.A. (Psychology, Summa cum Laude)
Amherst College, 1989.
Harvard Medical School (cum Laude), 1994.
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Selected Publications

Weiss B, Widemann BC, Wolters P, Dombi E, Vinks AA, Cantor A, Korf B, Perentesis J, Gutmann DH, Schorry E, Packer R, Fisher MJ: Sirolimus for non-Progressive NF1-Associated Plexiform Neurofibromas: An NF Clinical Trials Consortium Phase II Study. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 61: 982–986, 2014.

Bass JK, Huang J, Onar-Thomas A, Chang KW, Bhagat SP, Chintagumpala M, Bartels U, Gururangan S, Hassall T, Heath JA, McCowage G, Cohn RJ, Fisher MJ, Robinson G, Broniscer A, Gajjar A, Gurney JG: Concordance between the Chang and the International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) ototoxicity grading scales in patients treated with cisplatin for medulloblastoma. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 61(4): 601–605, 2014.

Hwang EI, Jakacki RI, Fisher MJ, Kilburn LB, Horn M, Vezina G, Rood BR, Packer RJ: Long-term efficacy and toxicity of bevacizumab-based therapy in children with recurrent low-grade gliomas. Pediatric Blood & Cancer 60(5): 776-782, September 2013.

de Blank PMK, Berman JI, Liu GT, Roberts TP, Fisher MJ: Fractional Anisotropy of the Optic Radiations is Associated with Visual Acuity Loss in Optic Pathway Gliomas of Neurofibromatosis Type 1. Neuro-Oncol 15(8): 1088-95, August 2013.

Scott JR, Courter JD, Saldaña SN, Widemann BC, Fisher M, Weiss B, Perentesis J, Vinks AA : Population Pharmacokinetics of Sirolimus in Pediatric Patients With Neurofibromatosis Type 1. Ther Drug Monit 35(3): 332-337, June 2013.

Plotkin SR, Blakeley JO, Dombi E, Fisher MJ, Hanemann CO, Walsh KS, Wolters PL, Widemann BC: Achieving Consensus for Clinical Trials: the Response Evaluation in Neurofibromatosis and Schwannomatosis (REiNS) International Collaboration. Neurology 81((Suppl 1)): S1–S5, 2013.

Fisher MJ, Avery RA, Allen JC, Ardern-Holmes SL, Bilaniuk LT, Ferner RE, Gutmann DH, Listernick R, Martin S, Ullrich NJ, Liu GT, for the REiNS International Collaboration: Functional outcome measures for NF1-Associated Optic Pathway Glioma Clinical Trials. Neurology 81((Suppl 1)): S15–S24, 2013.

Widemann BC, Blakeley JO, Dombi E, Fisher MJ, Hanemann CO, Walsh KS, Wolters PL, Plotkin SR: Future Directions for the REiNS International Consortium. Neurology 81((Suppl 1)): S41–S44, 2013.

Dombi E, Ardern-Holmes SL, Babovic-Vuksanovic D, Barker FG, Connor S, Evans DG, Fisher MJ, Goutagny S, Harris GJ, Jaramillo D, Karajannis MA, Korf BR, Mautner V, Plotkin SR, Poussaint TY, Robertson K, Shih C-S, Widemann BC, for the REiNS International Collaboration: Recommendations for Imaging Tumor Response in Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials. Neurology 81((Suppl 1)): S33–S40, 2013.

Kranick SM, Campen CJ, Kasner SE, Kessler SK, Zimmerman RA, Lustig RA, Phillips PC, Beslow LA, Ichord R, Fisher MJ: Headache as a Risk Factor for Neurovascular Events in Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients. Neurology 80(16): 1452-1456, 2013.

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