NYU Langone Health names spine tumor center co-director


New York City-based NYU Langone Health has tapped Alexandra Miller, MD, PhD, a neurologist and neuro-oncologist specializing in treating primary brain tumors, as chief of the neuro-oncology program and a co-director of the brain and spine tumor center at NYU Langone Health's Perlmutter Cancer Center. 

She will join NYU from New York City's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Jan. 29. 

As co-director of the brain and spine tumor center, Dr. Miller will work with its other co-directors and the wider team of neuro-oncologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists and radiation oncologists to expand their multidisciplinary clinical program. 

The team will develop integrated pathways for patients that include a wide variety of services, including neuropsychology, psychiatry, imaging and rehabilitative care, according to a Jan. 29 press release. 

In addition to her primary roles, Dr. Miller will serve as an associate professor in the departments of neurology, medicine and neurosurgery. 

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