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John Kuo

John Kuo

Clinician-scientist specializing in treating patients with brain tumors, and research on molecular biology of cancer stem cells

Professor, neurosurgery and human oncology; Director, UW comprehensive brain tumor program School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-890-5643 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Translational research on brain tumor diagnosis and therapy; clinical trials of experimental brain tumor therapies
  • Molecular biology research on cancer and stem cells
  • General neurosurgery and oncology
  • Medical scientist training


  • Elected to Society of University Surgeons
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors of America
  • Young Clinician Investigator award, Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation
  • American Brain Tumor Research Fellow at University of Toronto's Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre
  • HEADRUSH Brain Tumor Research award, first recipient