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Daniel J Brat

Northwestern University

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Daniel J Brat


Dr. Brat received his MD and PhD from the Mayo Medical and Graduate Schools and completed Residency in Anatomic Pathology and a Fellowship in Neuropathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He took his first position in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University in 1999 and was on faculty for 18 years. In 2017, he was named the Magerstadt Professor and Chair of Pathology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Brat is a practicing surgical neuropathologist with special expertise in neoplastic diseases. He also directs a basic and translational research lab that investigates mechanisms of glioma progression, including the contributions of hypoxia, genetics, tumor microenvironment and stem cells, using Drosophila and mice to model the human disease, and computational approaches using large-scale clinical and molecular databases, such as The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA). He has over 20 years of experience in brain tumor research and has written more than 250 peer-reviewed manuscripts and reviews. 

Dr. Brat has served in leadership positions that oversee clinical practice and investigation in Oncology and Pathology, including the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Glioblastoma and Lower Grade Gliomas Working Groups; the College of American Pathologists (CAP) Glioma Guidelines Committee; the Executive Council and President of the American Association of Neuropathologists; the Board of Directors for the Society of Neuro-oncology; the WHO Committee for Classification of Brain Tumors; and the AJCC Expert Panel.  He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.