Name: Dolores Hambardzumyan PhD, MBA
Affiliation: Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Dolores Hambardzumyan, PhD received her MS in Biochemistry from Yerevan State University in 1999 and PhD in Neuroscience from the Buniatian Institute of Biochemistry, a part of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences (2002). She also received MBA in Leadership and Healthcare from Emory University Goizueta Business School (2019). Her postgraduate training included fellowships in Cancer Biology and Radiation Oncology at MSKCC and a fellowship in Neuronal Plasticity and Transplantation at INSERM Unit 643 in Nantes, France. Before joining Emory in 2015, she held position at the Cleveland Clinic, in the Department of Neuroscience at the Learner Research Institute, and the Department of Neurosurgery at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC).
Currently, Dr. Hambardzumyan, is Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Hambardzumyan is a member of the Cancer Cell Biology Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute. She is also a member of the Cancer Biology Program at Emory Laney Graduate School. Dr. Hambardzumyan’s focus of research is to investigate the role of myeloid cells in how they contribute to pediatric and adult glioblastoma growth and response to therapy.