University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Corey Raffel, MD, PhD

Corey Raffel, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurologic Surgery

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Neurologic Oncology

Education

University of California, San Diego, CA MD 06/80 Medicine
University of California, San Diego, CA PhD 06/80 Biology
University of California, San Francisco, CA Intern 07/80-06/80 General Surgery
University of California, San Francisco, CA Residency 07/80-06/86 Neurosurgery
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario,
Canada/UCSF, San Francisco CA Fellowship 07/86-06/87 Pediatric Neurosurgery
 


Professional Experience

  • 1/87-6/87 Clinical Instructor, Neurological Surgery, Univ. of California, San Francisco Academic Postitions
  • 7/87-6/92 Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery, Univ. of Southern California School of Medicine
  • 7/92-7/95 Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery, Univ. of Southern California School of Medicine
  • 7/95-12/95 Senior Associate Consult. Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN
  • 1/96-6/99 Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN
  • 7/99-11/07 Professor of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic/Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN
  • 12/07-present Professor of Neurologic Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
  • 07/08-present Vice Chair, Department of Neurologic Surgery, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
  • 1971-1974 National Scholar – Harvard University

Honors & Awards

  • 1974 Magna Cum Laude – Harvard University
  • 1974 Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1986 Preuss Foundation Award – Joint Section on Tumors of the American Association of
    Neurosurgeons/Congress of Neurosurgeons
  • Joint Section on Tumors, the American Association of Neurosurgeons/Congress of Neurosurgeons

Selected Publications

  1. Quintanilla-Bordás C, Nourbakhsh B, Strober J, Raffel C, Waubant E. Clinical Reasoning: A 16-year-old girl with subacute weakness and sensory loss. Neurology. 2017 Jun 06; 88(23):e225-e229.
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  2. Hutzen B, Raffel C, Studebaker AW. Advances in the design and development of oncolytic measles viruses. Oncolytic Virother. 2015; 4:109-18.
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  3. Studebaker AW, Hutzen B, Pierson CR, Shaffer TA, Raffel C, Jackson EM. Oncolytic measles virus efficacy in murine xenograft models of atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumors. Neuro Oncol. 2015 Dec; 17(12):1568-77.
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  4. Ostling L, Raffel C. Complications following preresection shunting in patients with posterior fossa tumors. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2015 Jan; 15(1):1-3.
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  5. Muszynski JA, Nofziger R, Greathouse K, Nateri J, Hanson-Huber L, Steele L, Nicol K, Groner JI, Besner GE, Raffel C, Geyer S, El-Assal O, Hall MW. Innate immune function predicts the development of nosocomial infection in critically injured children. Shock. 2014 Oct; 42(4):313-21.
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  6. Hutzen B, Bid HK, Houghton PJ, Pierson CR, Powell K, Bratasz A, Raffel C, Studebaker AW. Treatment of medulloblastoma with oncolytic measles viruses expressing the angiogenesis inhibitors endostatin and angiostatin. BMC Cancer. 2014 Mar 19; 14:206.
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  7. Raffel C. Cerebellar tonsil position and Chiari malformation. J Neurosurg. 2013 Sep; 119(3):810-1.
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  8. Hutzen B, Pierson CR, Russell SJ, Galanis E, Raffel C, Studebaker AW. Treatment of medulloblastoma using an oncolytic measles virus encoding the thyroidal sodium iodide symporter shows enhanced efficacy with radioiodine. BMC Cancer. 2012 Nov 07; 12:508.
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  9. Raffel C. Editorial: glioblastoma subtype. J Neurosurg. 2012 Sep; 117(3):474; discussion 475.
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  10. Studebaker AW, Hutzen B, Pierson CR, Russell SJ, Galanis E, Raffel C. Oncolytic measles virus prolongs survival in a murine model of cerebral spinal fluid-disseminated medulloblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2012 Apr; 14(4):459-70.
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  11. Raffel C, Rutka JT. Central nervous system primitive neuroectodermal tumors: still a useful classification? Neurosurg Focus. 2011 Jan; 30(1):Introduction.
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  12. Hnojciková M, Nickels KC, Wetjen NM, Buchhalter JR, Raffel C, Wirrell EC. EEG and neuroimaging studies in young children having epilepsy surgery. Pediatr Neurol. 2010 Nov; 43(5):335-40.
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  13. Peruzzi P, Corbitt RJ, Raffel C. Magnetic resonance imaging versus ultrasonography for the in utero evaluation of central nervous system anomalies. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2010 Oct; 6(4):340-5.
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  14. Gill K, Zachary B, Williams C, Raffel C, Boue D, Barson W. Recurrent meningitis in a teenager. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Oct; 29(10):984, 988-9.
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  15. Niazi TN, Klimo P, Anderson RC, Raffel C. Diagnosis and management of arteriovenous malformations in children. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2010 Jul; 21(3):443-56.
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  16. Studebaker AW, Kreofsky CR, Pierson CR, Russell SJ, Galanis E, Raffel C. Treatment of medulloblastoma with a modified measles virus. Neuro Oncol. 2010 Oct; 12(10):1034-42.
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  17. Johnson JN, Hartman TK, Barbaresi W, Raffel C, Colby CE. Developmental outcomes for neonatal dural arteriovenous fistulas. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2009 Feb; 3(2):105-9.
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  18. Van Gompel JJ, Worrell GA, Bell ML, Patrick TA, Cascino GD, Raffel C, Marsh WR, Meyer FB. Intracranial electroencephalography with subdural grid electrodes: techniques, complications, and outcomes. Neurosurgery. 2008 Sep; 63(3):498-505; discussion 505-6.
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  19. Myers R, Harvey M, Kaufmann TJ, Greiner SM, Krempski JW, Raffel C, Shelton SE, Soeffker D, Zollman P, Federspiel MJ, Blanco M, Galanis E. Toxicology study of repeat intracerebral administration of a measles virus derivative producing carcinoembryonic antigen in rhesus macaques in support of a phase I/II clinical trial for patients with recurrent gliomas. Hum Gene Ther. 2008 Jul; 19(7):690-8.
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  20. Maher CO, White JB, Scheithauer BW, Raffel C. Recurrence of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor following resection. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008; 44(4):333-6.
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