Jay Storm, MD

Director, Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery

Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine

Dr. Phillip “Jay” Storm is co-Director for the Center for Data-Driven Discovery in Biomedicine (D³b) and Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery. He is responsible for the direction of a translational brain tumor laboratory and is co-PI on several Clinical Trial Research Projects within the D³b Center.

Jay’s research focuses on cell signaling cascades in pediatric brain tumors. The goal of this research is to understand and identify potential targets that can be targeted and translated into clinical therapy. His team is also leading collaborative efforts to de-silo research by engaging in open source platforms and cloud based sharing.

Jay began working at CHOP in July of 2003.  He is committed to facilitating collaboration and accelerating discovery and treatments for brain tumors and informing discovery in other disciplines through open access models and sharing.

Jay earned a dual BA in Chemistry & Sociology from Wake Forest University before earning his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. He completed a general surgery internship, residency program and neuro-oncology research fellowship at Johns Hopkins University before completing a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.