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Location

Texas Medical Center

Specialty
Cancer
Phone: 832-822-4306
Fax: 832-825-1503

Address

6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510
Houston, TX 77030

Jack Meng-Fen Su, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
Hyundai Pediatric Cancer Research Scholar

Education

School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Hematology Oncology 2000
University of California School of Medicine (San Francisco) Residency Pediatrics 1997
University of California, San Francisco Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1994

About

His clinical interest is in neuro-oncology.

Organizations

Organization Name Role
American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Member
Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC) Member
Society of Neuro-Oncology Member

Research Statement

Dr. Jack Su's research interest is in translational oncology and developing novel agents for treating pediatric CNS tumors. Dr. Su is currently conducting a Children's Oncology Group (COG) phase I study of valproic acid in children with recurrent solid tumors, including brain tumors. He is also developing clinical trials of additional histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors, such as suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid (SAHA), and a poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor for pediatric CNS tumors.

Dr. Su is conducting pre-clinical studies of HDAC inhibitors, PARP inhibitors, and DNA methylation inhibitors for future clinical trials in pediatric CNS tumors.His research interests are in translational oncology and developing novel agents for treating pediatric CNS tumors.

Selected Publications

Language

English, Chinese

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