James Chandler, MD

Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Neurological SurgeryLavin/Fates Professor of Neurological Surgery

The Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute (NBTI) is a nationally recognized leader in the fight against brain and spinal cord tumors, offering patients the most advanced clinical trial and treatment options available. Our ability to call upon the world-class resources of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, a National Cancer Institute (NCI) – designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the research and medical expertise of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, and the preeminent healthcare facilities of Northwestern Memorial Hospital allows the NBTI to provide patients with the best possible care.

Selected Publications

Lee KH, Lall RR, Chandler JP, Bigio EH, Mao Q “Pineal chordoid meningioma complicated by repetitive hemorrhage during pregnancy: case report and literature review.” Neuropathology2013, 33(2) p. 192-8.  Summary |   Full Text (DOI)

Abecassis IJ, Smith T, Chandler JP “Brain tumors and the area postrema.” J Clin Neurosci2013, 20(12) p. 1795-7.  Summary |   Full Text (DOI)

Grimm SA, Marymont M, Chandler JP, Muro K, Newman SB, Levy RM, Jovanovic B, McCarthy K, Raizer JJ “Phase I study of arsenic trioxide and temozolomide in combination with radiation therapy in patients with malignant gliomas.” J Neurooncol2012, 110(2) p. 237-43.  Summary |   Full Text (DOI)


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