Darell D. Bigner, M.D., Ph.D.
Darell D. Bigner, M.D., Ph.D. is the Edwin L. Jones, Jr. and Lucille Finch Jones Cancer Research Professor and Director of the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke. Dr. Bigner is a physician-scientist specializing in neuropathology and neuro-oncology, with a career-long interest in the cause, mechanisms of development, prevention, and new methods of treatment of brain, spinal cord, and CNS tumors. He has successfully implemented an internationally recognized immunotherapy program targeting brain tumors using radiolabeled monoclonal antibodies, immunotoxins, and tumor-specific vaccination. He has published over 577 publications on brain tumors and is founding Editor-in-Chief of Neuro-Oncology. Dr. Bigner is regarded as one of the leading authorities in the world of malignant brain tumors.