Team: Pre-clinical Laboratory Research Unit

Dickson

Conor Dickson is a Research Technician responsible for testing the efficacy of several CAR T Cell immunotherapy treatments in patient-derived xenograph models (PDX) of common pediatric brain tumors. …

Goel

Peeyush Goel is a Scientist involved with the drug development process using patient derived organoids (PODs), cell lines and PDX models.   Prior to joining CHOP in September…

Arif

Shehbeel Arif is a Research Assistant responsible for performing dual-natured computational and wet-lab research focusing on pediatric brain tumors, ML/AI, and biomarker discovery. Shehbeel earned a B.S. in…

Wilson

Cullen Wilson is a Research Technician who works closely with center scientists in the development and maintenance of cell lines for brain tumor research. Prior to joining CHOP…

Anthony

Ciana Anthony is a Research Technician responsible for supporting the research goals of the PCLRU by processing and storing biofluid samples and maintaining cell lines, all while fully…

Biluck

Ian Biluck is a Research Technician responsible for developing patient-derived xenograph models (PDX) in mice. His work involves injecting mice with tissue derived from human brain tumor cell-lines…

Beale

I am developing and maintaining tumor cell lines for the Children’s Brain Tumor Network and for other projects moving forward. I will also be working on characterizing organoids…

Hollawell

Madison Hollawell is a Research Technician responsible for developing and maintaining cell lines and animal models derived primarily from brain tumor tissue.  She is involved in research projects…

Baubet

Valerie Baubet is a Research Scientist responsible for generating, maintaining and characterizing cell lines from samples of brain tumor tissue. Her research focuses on optimizing cell culture protocols…

Foster

Jessica Foster is an Instructor,  Division of Oncology, Perelman School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, responsible for conducting research under the direction of Dr. Adam Resnick. Her…