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Martine F. Roussel, PhD

Martine F. Roussel, PhD

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee

Class of 2021

Scientific Areas of Expertise: Epigenetic Regulators in Medulloblastoma; Pediatric Brain Tumors; Pre-clinical Trials in Medulloblastoma and Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumors

For pivotal contributions to the understanding of childhood brain cancers, especially medulloblastoma, specifically highlighting how developmental pathways and cell cycle regulatory proteins, including cyclin dependent kinases and those encoded by the Ink4a/ARF locus, are capable of regulating central nervous system function and brain tumor initiation and progression.