Tracy Batchelor, MD, MPH

Executive Director, Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Co-Leader, Brain Cancer Program, Harvard Medical School; Giovanni Armenise - Harvard Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Dr. Tracy Batchelor, a graduate of the ASCO-AACR Methods in Clinical Cancer Research program,  is a neuro-oncologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center (MGHCC), with degrees from Emory University and Harvard University. After completion of his residency in neurology at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, he completed fellowships in neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and cancer epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. He serves as Executive Director of Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology at MGHCC, Co-Leader of the Brain Cancer Program at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center and the Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.   

Dr. Batchelor’s major research interests are in the areas of molecular markers of brain tumor prognosis and experimental therapeutics for brain tumors. He has served on multiple cancer journal editorial boards and has published over 200 scientific articles related to his expertise. He has served as a chartered member of the NCI Clinical Oncology (CONC) study section and he holds multiple peer-reviewed National Cancer Institute (NCI) grants including a Brain Cancer SPORE grant and a K12 training grant.  He is the elected Chair of the American Academy of Neurology Neuro-Oncology Section, Scientific Co-Chair for the 2015 Society for Neuro-Oncology (SNO) annual meeting and serves on the Executive Board for SNO and on the NCI Brain Malignancies Steering Committee.  He continues to teach, train, conduct research, and write books while leading a scientific program with over 90 investigators.