Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

Tom Mikkelsen

Tom Mikkelsen
Department of Neurosurgery
Henry Ford Hospital, USA

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Biography

Dr. Mikkelsen received his MD from the University of Calgary, Canada and completed clinical training in neurology at the Montreal Neurologic Institute. Following this, he did post-doctoral training in tumor and molecular biology at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in Montreal and then in La Jolla, California. Since 1992, Mikkelsen has led the brain tumor program at Henry Ford Hospital, responsible for building the clinical trials program and laboratory of tumor biology. Together with Dr. Rosenblum and other scientists, he helped assemble what has become the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center, a basic and clinical research resource for patients in Michigan and surrounding states.

Research Interest

Dr. Mikkelsen research includes Glioma angiogenesis and molecular approaches to therapy, Hermelin Brain Tumor Bank and Personalized Brain Tumor Therapy, Brain Tumor Neuro-imaging.

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