Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

The Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology


Our division offers one to two annual medical care provider focused academic events through the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. We also offer as well patient and caregiver events through Lurie Cancer Center.

Medical Education

Medical Students, residents and fellows can work with clinical faculty on projects related to primary or secondary brain tumors or with laboratory scientists on basic/translational research.

Our Neuro-Oncology fellowship, led by Priya Kumthekar, MD, is a one or two year UCNS-accredited program for trainees who are interested in subspecialized training in Neuro-Oncology with goals of careers in academic neurology. This is a clinical program with substantial clinical trial exposure and opportunities for translational/laboratory research. Learn more about the Neuro-Oncology fellowship.