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

  • Qaddoumi I, Orisme W, Wen J, Santiago T, Gupta K, Dalton JD, Tang B, Haupfear K, Punchihewa C, Easton J, Mulder H, Boggs K, Shao Y, Rusch M, Becksfort J, Gupta P, Wang S, Lee RP, Brat D, Peter Collins V, Dahiya S, George D, Konomos W, Kurian KM, McFadden K, Serafini LN, Nickols H, Perry A, Shurtleff S, Gajjar A, Boop FA, Klimo PD Jr, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Baker SJ, Zhang J, Wu G, Downing JR, Tatevossian RG, Ellison DW. Genetic alterations in uncommon low-grade neuroepithelial tumors: BRAF, FGFR1, and MYB mutations occur at high frequency and align with morphology. Acta Neuropathol. 2016 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26810070.
  • DeCuypere M, Muhlbauer MS, Boop FA, Klimo P Jr. Pediatric intracranial gunshot wounds: the Memphis experience. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Jan 5:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26728100.
  • Babajani-Feremi A, Narayana S, Rezaie R, Choudhri AF, Fulton SP, Boop FA, Wheless JW, Papanicolaou AC. Language mapping using high gamma electrocorticography, fMRI, and TMS versus electrocortical stimulation. Clin Neurophysiol. 2015 Nov 26. pii: S1388-2457(15)01118-9. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2015.11.017. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26679420.
  • Choudhri AF, Siddiqui A, Klimo P Jr, Boop FA. Intraoperative MRI in pediatric brain tumors. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Sep;45 Suppl 3:S397-405. doi: 10.1007/s00247-015-3322-z. Epub 2015 Sep 7. PubMed PMID: 26346145.
  • Hua C, Shulkin BL, Indelicato DJ, Li Y, Li X, Boop FA, Merchant TE. Postoperative cerebral glucose metabolism in pediatric patients receiving proton therapy for craniopharyngioma. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Aug 21:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26295365.
  • Uh J, Merchant TE, Li Y, Li X, Sabin ND, Indelicato DJ, Ogg RJ, Boop FA, Jane JA Jr, Hua C. Effects of Surgery and Proton Therapy on Cerebral White Matter of Craniopharyngioma Patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2015 Sep 1;93(1):64-71. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.05.017. Epub 2015 May 16. PubMed PMID: 26279025.

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