Allan J. Hamilton, MD

Executive Director, Arizona Surgical Technology and Education Center (ASTEC)
Professor of Surgery
Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor, Psychology
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Clinical Professor of Radiation/Oncology
  • Harvard University, 1982 (M.D.)
Honors and 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): "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, 2002): "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 Distinction Track (RDT): 
Oren Gottfried (RDT 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 Undergraduate Diversity Program: 
Amanda Frazier, 2013, "A Model of the Uterus"
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 Lopez, Roskruge Middle School, 1994
Monday, March 5, 2018