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Michael Nessim Youssef, MD $$

Pediatric Neurologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
Medical University of South Carolina (2014)
Baylor College of Medicine (2018), Neurology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (2020), Neuro-Oncology
  • Research Interests

    • Cancer Neurology
    • Glioblastoma
    • Low-Grade Gliomas
    • Rare Brain Tumors
  • Publications

    • Metabolic and Nutritional Nervous System Dysfunction in Cancer Patients in Neurological Complications of Systemic Cancer and Antineoplastic Therapy, Second Edition Youssef M, Beal T, Mandel J (2020), Newton/Malkin
    • Effect of health disparities on overall survival of patients with glioblastoma. Mandel JJ, Youssef M, Nam J, Patel AJ, Jalali A, Ludmir EB, Liu D, Wu J, Armstrong G, Huse J, Bondy M, de Groot JF, Journal of neuro-oncology 2019 Apr 142 2 365-374
    • Recurrent Papillary Glioneuronal Tumor. Goethe EA, Youssef M, Patel AJ, Jalali A, Goodman JC, Mandel JJ, World neurosurgery 2019 Aug 128 127-130
    • Paraneoplastic syndromes in small cell lung cancer Soomro Z, Youssef M, Yust-Katz S, Jalali A, Patel A, Mandel J Journal of Thoracic Disease 2020
    • IDH mutation status and the development of venous thromboembolism in astrocytoma patients. Mandel JJ, Youssef M, Yust-Katz S, Patel AJ, Jalali A, Li Z, Wu J, Ludmir EB, de Groot JF, Journal of the neurological sciences 2021 Jun 427 117538
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Neurology
    • American Brain Tumor Association
    • Society for Neuro-Oncology
    • American Society for Clinical Oncology
  • Awards and Honors

    • American Brain Tumor Association, Summer research grant recipient 2011-2011, Research performed on GBM imaging and response to Temozolomide in patients exposed to O6-BG
    • Chief Fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center Department of Neuro-Oncology 2019-2020

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