TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
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    Albany Medical College, Albany, NYMD06/2007Medicine
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NYBS06/2003Biology
    Northwell Health, Long Island, NYChild Neurology Residency06/2012Child Neurology
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NYNeuro-oncology06/2013Pediatric Neuro-oncology
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    2015 - 2016Neurology Teacher of the Year, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    2018 - 2019Child Neurology Teacher of the Year, Baylor College of Medicine

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    Dr. Malbari completed her undergraduate and medical education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, through the accelerated Physician-Scientist Program, where she received a distinction in research. She completed her Pediatric and Child Neurology residency training at Cohen Children’s Medical Center, Hofstra Northwell Health School of Medicine. She then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Malbari is the neurologist for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Program and also manages oncology patients with neurologic problems.

    Dr. Malbari is board certified in Neuro-Oncology by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties, Neurology with special qualifications in child-neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

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    1. Malbari F, Aldave G, Birchansky SB, Paulino AC, Lopez-Terrada DH, Mohila CA, Zhao S, Chintagumpala M. Ependymoma Presenting as a -Rim-Enhancing Lesion in the Brainstem. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2021; 56(5):455-459. PMID: 34148044.
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    2. Malbari F, Chintagumpala MM, Wood AC, Levy AS, Su JM, Okcu MF, Lin FY, Lindsay H, Rednam SP, Baxter PA, Paulino AC, Orzaiz GA, Whitehead WE, Dauser R, Supakul N, Kralik SF. Gadolinium is not necessary for surveillance MR imaging in children with chiasmatic-hypothalamic low-grade glioma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2021 Oct; 68(10):e29178. PMID: 34133064.
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    3. Malbari F. Pediatric Neuro-Oncology. Neurol Clin. 2021 08; 39(3):829-845. PMID: 34215389.
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    4. Malbari F, Partap S, Gust J, Duke E, Sato A, Khakoo Y, Ullrich NJ. Neuro-Oncology Training for the Child Neurology Resident. J Child Neurol. 2021 01; 36(1):79-82. PMID: 32907446.
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    5. Cooney TM, Cohen KJ, Guimaraes CV, Dhall G, Leach J, Massimino M, Erbetta A, Chiapparini L, Malbari F, Kramer K, Pollack IF, Baxter P, Laughlin S, Patay Z, Young Poussaint T, Warren KE. Response assessment in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma: recommendations from the Response Assessment in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (RAPNO) working group. Lancet Oncol. 2020 06; 21(6):e330-e336. PMID: 32502459.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Malbari F, Staggers KA, Minard CG, Weiner HL, Chintagumpala MM, Levy AS. Provider views on perioperative steroid use for patients with newly diagnosed pediatric brain tumors. J Neurooncol. 2020 Mar; 147(1):205-212. PMID: 32026434.
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    7. Malbari F, Lindsay H. Genetics of Common Pediatric Brain Tumors. Pediatr Neurol. 2020 03; 104:3-12. PMID: 31948735.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Malbari F, Spira M, B Knight P, Zhu C, Roth M, Gill J, Abbott R, Levy AS. Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors in Neurofibromatosis: Impact of Family History. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2018 08; 40(6):e359-e363. PMID: 29683959.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    9. Malbari F, Gershon TR, Garvin JH, Allen JC, Khakoo Y, Levy AS, Dunkel IJ. Psychiatric manifestations as initial presentation for pediatric CNS germ cell tumors, a case series. Childs Nerv Syst. 2016 Aug; 32(8):1359-62. PMID: 27312077.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    10. Nariai H, Price DE, Jada A, Weintraub L, Weidenheim KM, Gomes WA, Levy AS, Abbott R, Malbari F. Prenatally Diagnosed Aggressive Intracranial Immature Teratoma-Clinicopathological Correlation. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2016; 35(4):260-4. PMID: 27158748.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Goenka A, Nalleballe K, Malbari F. . Neuroimaging of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. American Society of Neuroimaging Annual Meeting. 2016.
    12. Malbari F, Quinlan A, Hanson D, Levy A, Atlas M. Tolerability of Temozolomide in Conjunction with Craniospinal Radiation for the Treatment of Pediatric CNS Embryonal Tumors. Neuro-Oncology Open access. 2016; 1(2).
    13. Tseng KY, Amin F, Lewis BL, O'Donnell P. Altered prefrontal cortical metabolic response to mesocortical activation in adult animals with a neonatal ventral hippocampal lesion. Biol Psychiatry. 2006 Sep 15; 60(6):585-90. PMID: 16780812.
      Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    14. Malbari F, Dunkel I. Clinical insights: Optimal therapy for pediatric medulloblastoma.
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