Research We Fund

The Dr. Marnie Rose Foundation proudly supports the work of these brilliant and innovative physicians and researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Amy B. Heimberger, MD

Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

“Develop immune therapeutic strategies for the treatment of patients with malignant gliomas”

Charles A. Conrad, MD

Professor, Department of Neuro-Oncology

“Develop new targeted cancer therapies for the treatment of patients with primary and malignant brain tumors”

Ganesh Rao, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

“Modeling apoptotic suppression and the genetic basis of malignant gliomas in a mouse model”

Juan Fueyo, MD

Professor, Department of Neuro-Oncology – Research

“Develop novel gene therapy strategies for the treatment of malignant gliomas”

Raymond Sawaya, MD

Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery

"Dr. Sawaya is a noted leader in the field of neurosurgery with particular expertise in primary and metastatic brain tumors, third ventricle, brain stem and pineal region tumors. He is also renowned for his great strides in enhancing the accessibility and safety of brain tumor surgery"

W.K. Alfred Yung, M.D.

Professor and Past Chairman, Department of Neuro-Oncology

Margaret and Ben Love Chair in Clinical Cancer Care

“During his tenure at MD Anderson, which began in 1981, Dr. Yung rose through the academic ranks and assumed increasing levels of responsibility and leadership. His research, which primarily focuses on developing new therapeutic approaches to block the regulatory mechanisms of brain cancer cells, has been continuously funded by NCI for the last 30 years.”