Scientific Advisory Board

John Sampson, MD, Ph.D. 

Chair, Scientific Advisory Board

  • Robert H. and Gloria Wilkins Distinguished Professor and former Chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Duke University
  • Neurosurgeon-scientist who develops novel drugs for patients with brain tumors (inventor of Centaur technology)
  • Continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health for 20 years and was the NIH’s top funded neurosurgeon
  • Published more than 250 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Nature, JAMA, and the PNAS. Editorial board member for all major journals in the field