Allan J. Hamilton, MD

Executive Director, Arizona Surgical Technology and Education Center (ASTEC)
Professor of Surgery
Professor of Neurosurgery
Clinical Professor of Radiation/Oncology

AHSC 4310

P.O. Box 245070
Tucson AZ 85724-5070

Phone: 
(520) 626-7044
Email Address: 
aknapp@email.arizona.edu
Education: 
  • Harvard University, 1982 (M.D.)
Honors & Awards: 
  • Silver Nautilus Book Award, 2009
Major Areas of Research Interest: 
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Spinal stereotactic radiosurgery
  • Effects of radiation on tumor cell biology
Sponsored Research Through MSRP: 

Priti Gupta Patel (MSRP 1996): "A rat neural tumor model for blood brain barrier evaluation."
Dax Trujillo (MSRP 1997): "A rat neural tumor model for evaluation of chemo-therapeutic delivery systems."
Oren Gottfried (MSRP 1998, 1999, 2000): "Implantation of Gliadel® wafers in the treatment of malignant gliomas."
Sean Anderson (MSRP, 1999): "In vitro inhibition of glial cells by ADCON/L."
Randy Bell (MSRP, 1999, 2001): "Visualization and treatment of specific types of brain tumors using a scorpion chlorotoxin."
Stephen Rowe (MSRP 2001): "In vivo fluorescent imaging of brain tumors."

Maziar Massrour (MSRP 1999): "In Vitro Inhibition of Glial Cells by ADCON/L."

Advanced Research - Research Distinction Track (RDT): 

Oren Gottfried (Class of 2001): "A retrospective study evaluating long term outcome complications of LINAC (Linear Accelerator Based Stereotactic Radiosurgery) versus gamma knife radiosurgical treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVM)."

NIH High School Student Research Program: 

-Yvonne Rodriguez, Tucson High Magnet School, 1993
-Joshua Elster, University High School, 1994
-Nicole Doten, Yuma High School (Yuma, AZ), 1996
-Nicholas Nelson, University High School, 1999
-Cassandra Lynn Burry, Cholla High School, 2000
-Tiffany N. Manzo, Flowing Wells High School, 2001
-Josie Acuna, University High School, 2003
-Elizabeth Babbitt, Kofa High School (Yuma, AZ), 2006

NIH K-12 Science Teacher Program: 

-John Hess, Pueblo High School, 1993
-John López, Roskruge Middle School, 1994

Last Updated: 
December 15, 2015