Mohamed Abdelbaki

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Director, Neuro Oncology Program
Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Hematology and Oncology

phone: (314) 454-6018


  • MD, Cairo University2001


  • Intership, Cairo University Hospitals2001 - 2002
  • General Practitioner, El-Agouza Hospital2002 - 2003
  • Residency, Children’s Hospital, Cairo University2003 - 2006
  • Residency, Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center2006 - 2009
  • Fellowship, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine2009 - 2012
  • Fellowship, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine2012 - 2013

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2011 - 2014PA, State Medical Board of Pennsylvania
  • 2012 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics – General Pediatrics
  • 2013 - 2016MO, State Medical Board of Missouri
  • 2015 - PresAmerican Board of Pediatrics- Hematology Oncology
  • 2015 - PresOH, State Medical Board of Ohio
  • 2020 - PresMO, State Medical Board of Missouri

Honors and Awards

  • Ambassador Choice Award - Nominated2014
  • Ambassador Choice Award2015
  • Distinguished Teaching Award2015
  • Partners in Care, Partners in Hope Family Centered Care Award2016
  • Pediatric Clinical Research Abstract Award2019

Recent Publications view all (32)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. The children's brain tumor network (CBTN) - Accelerating research in pediatric central nervous system tumors through collaboration and open science Neoplasia. 2022. PMID:36335802 
  2. MRI-guided Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy for Deep-Seated Gliomas in Children with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 – Report of Two Cases Child’s Nervous System . 2022. PMID:36107223 
  3. Multi-institutional analysis of central nervous system germ cell tumors in patients with Down syndrome Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2022. PMID:35686831 
  4. Entrectinib in children and young adults with solid or primary CNS tumors harboring NTRK, ROS1 or ALK aberrations (STARTRK-NG). Neuro-Oncology . 2022. PMID:35395680  
  5. Clinically aggressive pediatric spinal ependymoma with novel MYC amplification demonstrates molecular and histopathologic similarity to newly described MYCN-amplified spinal ependymomas Acta neuropathologica communications. 2021. PMID:34895332 
  6. Discovery of clinically relevant fusions in pediatric cancer BMC Genomics. 2021. PMID:34863095 
  7. Multi-institutional analysis of treatment modalities in basal ganglia and thalamic germinoma Pediatric Blood and Cancer . 2021. PMID:34125480 
  8. Recurrent Wnt medulloblastoma treated with marrow-ablative chemotherapy and autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell rescue: a dual case report and review of the literature Child’s Nervous System . 2021. PMID:33948723 
  9. Meta-Analysis of Treatment Modalities in Metastatic Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumors in Children. Pediatr Neurol. 2020;108:106-112. PMID:32402552 
  10. Pineoblastoma in children less than six years of age: The Head Start I, II, and III experience. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2020;67(6):e28252. PMID:32187454 
  11. Intracranial growing teratoma syndrome (iGTS): an international case series and review of the literature. J Neurooncol. 2020;147(3):721-730. PMID:32297094 
  12. GOPC-ROS1 Fusion Due to Microdeletion at 6q22 Is an Oncogenic Driver in a Subset of Pediatric Gliomas and Glioneuronal Tumors. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2019;78(12):1089-1099. PMID:31626289 
  13. The Risk of Developing Secondary Central Nervous System Tumors After Diagnostic Irradiation From Computed Tomography in Pediatrics: A Literature Review. Pediatr Neurol. 2019;98:18-24. PMID:31235364 
  14. Expanding the clinical history associated with syndromic Klippel-Feil: A unique case of comorbidity with medulloblastoma. Eur J Med Genet. 2019;62(8):103701. PMCID:PMC7285001  PMID:31195167 
  15. Critical review of the management of primary central nervous nongerminomatous germ cell tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019;66(6):e27658. PMID:30767415 
  16. Complete Remission of an Extracranially Disseminated Anaplastic Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma With Everolimus: A Case Report and Literature Review. Pediatr Neurol. 2018;88:65-70. PMID:30322731 
  17. Re-induction chemotherapy regimens in patients with recurrent central nervous system mixed malignant germ cell tumors. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018;34(11):2179-2186. PMID:30076436 
  18. Safety of Gadolinium Administration in Children. Pediatr Neurol. 2018;86:27-32. PMID:30390954 
  19. Desmoplastic nodular medulloblastoma in young children: a management dilemma. Neuro Oncol. 2018;20(8):1026-1033. PMCID:PMC6280315  PMID:29156007 
  20. Synchronous Central Nervous System Atypical Teratoid/Rhabdoid Tumor and Malignant Rhabdoid Tumor of the Kidney: Case Report of a Long-Term Survivor and Review of the Literature. World Neurosurg. 2018;111:6-15. PMID:29223518 
  21. Rosette-Forming Glioneuronal Tumor of the Fourth Ventricle in Children: Case Report and Literature Review. World Neurosurg. 2017;107:1045.e9-1045.e16. PMID:28826709 
  22. Significant response of pituitary carcinoma to carboplatin, leucovorin and fluorouracil chemotherapy: a pediatric case report and review of the literature. J Neurooncol. 2017;135(1):213-215. PMID:28667593 
  23. Cord blood natural killer cells expressing a dominant negative TGF-β receptor: Implications for adoptive immunotherapy for glioblastoma. Cytotherapy. 2017;19(3):408-418. PMID:28109751 
  24. A systematic review of neuropsychological outcomes following posterior fossa tumor surgery in children. Childs Nerv Syst. 2015;31(10):1869-75. PMID:26351236 
  25. Grade II pilocytic astrocytoma in a 3-month-old patient with encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis (ECCL): case report and literature review of low grade gliomas in ECCL. Am. J. Med. Genet. A. 2015;167A(4):878-81. PMID:25705862 
  26. Impact of DTI tractography on surgical planning for resection of a pediatric pre-pontine neurenteric cyst: a case discussion and literature review. Childs Nerv Syst. 2015;31(3):457-63. PMID:25407831 
  27. Multidisciplinary pediatric brain tumor clinics: the key to successful treatment? CNS Oncol. 2015;4(3):147-55. PMCID:PMC6088326  PMID:25923018 
  28. Estradiol-17β upregulates pyruvate kinase M2 expression to coactivate estrogen receptor-α and to integrate metabolic reprogramming with the mitogenic response in endometrial cells. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014;99(10):3790-9. PMID:24471565 
  29. Lumbar puncture in haemophilia A: controversy in the management. Haemophilia. 2014;20(2):e175-7. PMID:24372668 
  30. Platelet function defects in adolescents with heavy menstrual bleeding. Haemophilia. 2014;20(2):249-54. PMID:24251971 
  31. Postvaricella thrombosis-report of two cases and literature review. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012;31(9):985-7. PMID:22895217 
  32. Prognostic factors for patients with relapsed central nervous system nongerminomatous germ cell tumors Pediatric Blood and Cancer. PMID:34558189 
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