Dr. Henry S. Friedman is an internationally renowned academic adult and pediatric neuro-oncologist who helps to lead The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University. He is the author of more than 500 peer reviewed articles, reviews, and book chapters and has presented extensively at both international and national meetings.
Dr. Friedman is a committed educator who is a member of the Executive and Super Executive Committees of Duke Medical School which is responsible for the recruitment, screening and selection of medical students. He has reviewed grants for the National Institutes of Health for over 15 years in a spectrum of different study sections. He is the senior editor of CNS Oncology, the Associate Editor for the Neuro-Oncology Section of Cancer and is a reviewer for over 25 academic journals.
Dr. Friedman serves on the advisory board of a number of organizations including Voices Against Brain Cancer, the Tug McGraw Foundation, Pinnacle Care, the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, the National Children’s Cancer Society and the American Brain Tumor Association. He has received a number of awards for his work including the Visionary Award from the Tug McGraw Foundation and the Gary Lichtenstein Humanitarian Award from the Voices Against Brain Cancer Foundation. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation. Dr. Friedman is a National and International Speaker on many aspects of neuro-oncology.