Frederick A. Boop, M.D.

Frederick A. Boop, M.D.

Chief

Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
LeBonheur Children's Hospital

Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery


LeBonheur Children's Hospital
Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Professor and Director
Department of Neurosurgery
Email: Frederick A. Boop



Education

  • M.D. Institution: University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
  • Residency Training: Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX; Institute of Neurology, The National Hospital, Queen's Square, London; Pediatric Neurosurgery Roation, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, CAN

Research Interests

Our current research efforts are divided into clinical research and basic science research.

For an overview of our laboratory efforts, please visit our UT laboratory website Research and Education Center for Brain Tumor Research.

For an overview of our clinical trials in pediatric brain tumors, please visit the St. Jude website.

Representative Publications

  • Choudhri AF, Klimo P Jr, Auschwitz TS, Whitehead MT, Boop FA. 3T Intraoperative MRI for Management of Pediatric CNS Neoplasms. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25059696.
  • Nesvick CL, Thompson CJ, Boop FA, Klimo P Jr. Case-control studies in neurosurgery. J Neurosurg. 2014 Jun 20:1-12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24949675.
  • Papanicolaou AC, Rezaie R, Narayana S, Choudhri AF, Wheless JW, Castillo EM, Baumgartner JE, Boop FA. Is it time to replace the Wada test and put awake craniotomy to sleep? Epilepsia. 2014 May;55(5):629-32. doi: 10.1111/epi.12569. Epub 2014 May 9. PubMed PMID: 24815532.
  • Klimo P Jr, Thompson CJ, Ragel BT, Boop FA. Methodology and reporting of meta-analyses in the neurosurgical literature. Response. J Neurosurg. 2014 Apr;120(4):794-5. PubMed PMID: 24809077.
  • Qaddoumi I, Kocak M, Pai Panandiker AS, Armstrong GT, Wetmore C, Crawford JR, Lin T, Boyett JM, Kun LE, Boop FA, Merchant TE, Ellison DW, Gajjar A, Broniscer A. Phase II Trial of Erlotinib during and after Radiotherapy in Children with Newly Diagnosed High-Grade Gliomas. Front Oncol. 2014 Apr 1;4:67. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2014.00067. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 24744992; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3978340.
  • Wu G, Diaz AK, Paugh BS, Rankin SL, Ju B, Li Y, Zhu X, Qu C, Chen X, Zhang J, Easton J, Edmonson M, Ma X, Lu C, Nagahawatte P, Hedlund E, Rusch M, Pounds S, Lin T, Onar-Thomas A, Huether R, Kriwacki R, Parker M, Gupta P, Becksfort J, Wei L, Mulder HL, Boggs K, Vadodaria B, Yergeau D, Russell JC, Ochoa K, Fulton RS, Fulton LL, Jones C, Boop FA, Broniscer A, Wetmore C, Gajjar A, Ding L, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Taylor MR, Downing JR, Ellison DW, Zhang J, Baker SJ; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital–Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project. The genomic landscape of diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma and pediatric non-brainstem high-grade glioma. Nat Genet. 2014 May;46(5):444-50. doi: 10.1038/ng.2938. Epub 2014 Apr 6. PubMed PMID: 24705251; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4056452.

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