L. Nicolas Gonzalez Castro MD, PhDAssociate Neurologist, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Neuro-Oncologist, Center for Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Nicolas Gonzalez Castro, MD, PhD is a neurologist and neuro-oncologist at the Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Center for Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He trained in systems neuroscience and computational biology as an MD-PhD student at the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, and completed his neurology residency at the Harvard Neurology Residency Program (Massachusetts General Hospital / Brigham and Woman’s Hospital). He did his neuro-oncology training at the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center / Brigham and Woman’s Hospital - Dana Farber Cancer Center Fellowship Program. His current research focus is in understanding the cellular programs that underlie differentiation, survival and resistance to treatment in primary brain tumors.