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Jaishri Blakeley, MD

Jaishri O'Neill Blakeley, MD
Director, The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
Associate Professor of Neurology

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Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Director, The Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Oncology

Centers & Institutes

  • Comprehensive Brain Tumor Center
  • Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Expertise

Brain Tumors, Neurofibromatosis, Neurology

Research Interests

New drug development, drug delivery, clinical trials

Biography

Dr. Jaishri Blakeley is an Associate Professor in Neurology, Oncology and Neurosurgery (Neuro-oncology). She is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Neurofibromatosis Center, and Director of the United Counsel of Neurolgic Subspecialties (UCNS) Neuro-Oncology Fellowship at Johns Hopkins. She is also a member of the Adult Brain Tumor Consortium and the Department of Defense Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials Consortium and a member of the Executive Committee of the Neuro-Oncology Section of the American Academy of Neurology and the education committee of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 

Dr. Blakeley’s research expertise is in the development of clinical trials for nervous system tumors and specifically, in early clinical-translational studies of new drugs including tumor pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic investigations for rare tumors. She serves as the national chairperson for four multi-center clinical trials. Her research is supported by the National Cancer Institute: Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program, foundation awards such as the Career Development Award from the American Society for Clinical Oncology, the Children’s Tumor Foundation clinical trial award, industry research collaborations and philanthropic collaborations. 

Dr. Jaishri Blakeley graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in Psychology in 1994.  She then worked at  the University of Texas Southwestern as a research assistant investigating neurophysiology in patients with schizophrenia confirming  her commitment to a career in medicine. She subsequently graduated from the Baylor College of Medicine in 2001 with honors and multiple awards including AOA membership. She completed her Neurology training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2005 and her specialty training in Neuro-oncology via a National Cancer Institute T32 training grant at Johns Hopkins in 2007 at which time she was recruited to the faculty of Johns Hopkins University.

Languages

  • English

Memberships

Society of Neuro-Oncology

Adult Brain Tumor Consortium

The U.S. Department of Defense Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trials Consortium and

Executive committee member of the Neuro-Oncology Section of the American Academy of Neurology

Education committee member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • brain tumor; neurofibroma, schwannoma

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Baylor College of Medicine (Houston TX) (2001)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Neurology (Baltimore MD) (2005)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD) (2007)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Neurology (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Blakeley established the Neurofibromatosis Therapeutic Acceleration Program (NTAP) that harnesses intellectual power and essential resources in order to develop therapeutics for the peripheral nerve sheath tumors afflicting patients with NF1. These research efforts are all in the service of improving the outcomes for the patients that Dr. Blakeley cares for through her clinical efforts.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    Review research published by Dr. Blakeley at PubMed

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  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    Dr. Blakeley has been awarded the Thomas Preziosi Award for Clinical Excellence in Neurology, the Frank Ford Memorial Neurology Teaching Award and the NF Mid-Atlantic “Make a Difference Award.” 

     

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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Cancer Research Building II
    1M16
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-502-6732
    Appointment Phone: 410-502-6732
    Fax: 410-614-9335
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    Department/Division

    • Neurology - Neuro-Oncology

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