Dr. Steven Brem, Professor of Neurosurgery and Chief, Neurosurgical Oncology, graduated from Harvard Medical School followed by a residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. After having positions at Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and the Moffitt Cancer Center, he currently serves as the Chief of Neurosurgical Oncology and is Co-Director of the Penn Brain Tumor Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical focus is to obtain the best possible outcomes in patients presenting with complex brain tumors, harnessing the current technology of neuroimaging, computer-guided surgery, and brain mapping. He works with an expert team of nurses, nurse practitioners, residents and colleagues in Anesthesiology, Medical Oncology, Neurology, Neuroradiology, Neuropathology and Radiation Oncology. Current clinical trials include electrical field therapy, vaccine therapy, anti-angiogenesis therapy, and sophisticated brain mapping (connectomics). Dr. Brem is a founding director of CBTRUS.