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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Paul Kongkham, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Research Institute
Principal Investigator
The Arthur and Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre

Other Positions

University Health Network
Krembil Neuroscience Centre
Surgery, Neuro-Oncology

Phone: 416-603-5428
Email: paul.kongkham@uhn.ca

Research Interests

Dr. Paul Kongkham began his faculty appointment in the Division of Neurosurgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto in September of 2012. He completed the neurosurgery residency program at the University of Toronto in June of 2011. Midway through his residency, he embarked on  his PhD in the laboratory of Dr. Rutka in the graduate school program of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology. His thesis was on the role of epigenetic alterations in human brain tumours, and in particular, medulloblastoma. For his PhD, Paul published a number of key papers in Cancer Research, Oncogene, and Translational Oncology

Following his residency, Paul travelled to MD Anderson Cancer Center and did a clinical fellowship in neurosurgical oncology. He has now returned to Toronto and will be starting his research efforts on the genetics and biology of human glioblastoma multiforme.

Lab members
Wioletta Glowacka, Research Associate
Harshika Jain, Technician


A list of Dr. Kongkham's publications can be found on PubMed