Gilbert, Mark R., M.D. individual record
Senior Investigator
  • Senior Investigator, Neuro-Oncology Branch

Dr. Gilbert received his medical doctorate (M.D.) degree in medicine from Johns Hopkins University (JHU) in 1982 (Alpha Omega Alpha).  At JHU, he completed residencies in internal medicine (1982-1985) and neurology (1984-1988) and fellowship training (Keck Foundation Fellowship) in both neurology and neuro-oncology.  In 2000, after serving on the faculties of the University of Pittsburgh and Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Gilbert joined the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center as Deputy Chair of the Department of Neuro-oncology.  In 2005, he was appointed as Director of the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative, a multi-center clinical trials consortium.   In 2009, Dr. Gilbert received the Blanche Bender Endowed Professorship in Cancer Research.  Recently, he was named the Co-Chair of the Brain Tumor Committee in the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG).  Dr. Gilbert is also the founder and former leader of the Collaborative Ependymoma Research Network (CERN), a consortium studying ependymoma, a rare central nervous system cancer, by supporting basic research, clinical trials, patient outcomes research and educational efforts in North America and Europe.

Honors, Awards and Leadership

Award for Excellence in Clinical Research, Society for Neuro-oncology (2011, 2010)
Matthew T. Moore Distinguished Lecturer (2010)
Who's Who in America (2006)
Vice President, Society for Neuro-oncology (2005-2007)
Top Doctors (2002-2009)
Best Doctors (2002-2009)
Phi Beta Kappa, The Johns Hopkins University (1982)
Alpha Omega Alpha, The Johns Hopkins University (1982)
Scholars Program, Department of Chemistry, Brooklyn College (1976)

selected publications
Academic Articles479