Heather J. McCrea, M.D., Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor
- Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery - Holtz Children's Hospital
- Neurological Surgery
Dr. McCrea focuses her research on pediatric brain tumors. She is particularly interested in pediatric high grade glioma, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG), and medulloblastoma. Her research focuses on the vascular niche and drug delivery across the blood brain barrier (BBB). She initiated a Phase I/II trial of intra-arterial bevacizumab and cetuximab for pediatric patients with relapsed refractory high grade glioma and diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma: NCT01884740 which opened in 2013 at Cornell.