Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology & Genetic Medicine
Irving J. Sherman Research Professor
Dr. Gregory J. Riggins is the recipient of the Irving J. Sherman M.D. Research Professorship in Neurosurgery and the Director of the Division of Neurosurgery Research. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Emory University where he graduated from the Medical Scientist Training Program. After graduation, he then trained as a post-doctoral fellow with Bert Vogelstein and Ken Kinzler at The Johns Hopkins Univeristy in the Department of Oncology.
Now a Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology & Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins, the main goal of his research is to locate and evaluate molecular targets for new brain tumor therapies. A major component of this research is the location of new small molecules.