Dr. Gelareh Zadeh, MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FAANS, is Dan Family Chair and Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto. She is Head of the Department of Neurosurgery at Toronto Western Hospital and Co-Director for the Krembil Brain Institute at University Health Network. Dr. Zadeh is a Senior Scientist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre where she runs a translational research program at MacFeeters-Hamilton Neuro-oncology Program and holds the Wilkins Family Brain Tumor Research Chair.
Dr. Zadeh has a dedicated neuro-oncology and skull base practice, which includes a number of multidisciplinary specialized programs including a skull base clinic, brain metastases, pituitary clinic, and neurofibromatosis clinics. In parallel, she has an active research laboratory focusing on integrated multi-platform molecular analysis of brain tumors, together with a focus on understanding molecular response to targeted therapies, such as anti-angiogenesis and metabolic inhibitors. She is also involved in a number of national and international organizations. As past President of Society of Neuro-Oncology (SNO), she still holds responsibilities. She is Chair, Women in Neurosurgery Committee, WFNS also the Co-Chair and founder of the International Consortium on Meningiomas (ICOM) and Editor-in-Chief of Neuro-Oncology Advances, open access journal of SNO and EANO.