Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Residency

Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Neurology – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Research Fellow – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Child Neurology
Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

PhD - Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Instructor of Neurology & Neuro-oncology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Neuro-oncology

Publications

Papers

2020

Devalaraja S, To TK, Folkert IW, Natesan R, Alam MZ, Li MH, Tada Y, Budagyan K, Dang MT, Zhai L, Lobel G, Ciotti GE, Eisinger-Mathason TK, Asangani I, Weber K, Simon MC, Haldar M. (2020) Tumor-derived retinoic acid regulates intratumoral monocyte differentiation to promote immune suppression and resistance to immune checkpoint blockade. Cell. 2020 Mar 19;180(6):1098-1114. PMID: 32169218

Alam Z, Devalaraja S, Li MH, To TKJ, Folkert IW, Mitchell-Velasquez E, Dang MT, Young P, Wilbur CJ, Silverman MA, Li XY, Chen YH, Hernandez P, Bhattacharyya A, Bhattacharya M, Levine MH, Haldar M (2020) Counter regulation of Spic by NF-κB and STAT signaling controls inflammation and iron metabolism in macrophages. Cell Report. 2020 Jun 30;31(13). PMID:32610126

2017

Dang MT and Phillips P (2017) "Pediatric Brain Tumor" In Neurology Continuum. December 2017.

2016

Dang MT (2016) “What is a good approach to thinking about a child with multiple dysmorphisms?” In Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Neurology: 49 Clinical Questions. SLACK Incorporated.

Dang MT and Barbosa E (2016) “Can a child die from epilepsy?” In Curbside Consultation in Pediatric Neurology: 49 Clinical Questions. SLACK Incorporated.

Books

Chapters

2019

Dorsey JF, Salinas RD, Dang MT, Alonso-Basanta M, Judy KD, Maity A, Lustig RA, Lee JYK,  Phillips PC, and Pruitt AA (2019) “Cancer of the Central Nervous System” In Abeloff’s Clinical Oncology, 6th Edition. Editors: Niederhuber JE et. al. Elsevier Inc.

Awards and Honors

  • 2014, Emily Barkman Service Award, Child Neurology Fellowship Program, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • 2014, Zeritsky Research Award, Neurology Residency Program, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
  • 2009, Medical Scholars Research Award, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • 2009, Neurology and Psychiatry Departmental Award, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • 2009, Pediatrics Departmental Award, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • 2008, Gold Humanism Society Award
  • 2008, P.E.O. Scholar Award, P.E.O. International Foundation
  • 1996, Graduation with Honors, University of Chicago
  • 1996, Sociology Departmental Honors, University of Chicago

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2015-present, Society for Neuro-oncology
2014-present, Child Neurology Society
2014-present, American Association for Cancer Research