Who he is
Tracy Batchelor received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Emory University as well as graduate degrees from Harvard University. He completed training in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital, neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He served as the chief resident in neurology in his final year of residency training at Mass General.
He joined the professional staff at Mass General in 1996 and served as Director of the Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Training Program from 1996-2006. He has served as Executive Director of the Stephen E. and Catherine Pappas Center for Neuro-Oncology and Chief of the Division of Neuro-Oncology at Mass General Cancer Center since 2001.
What he does
He is currently a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Batchelor’s research interests include the development of novel targeted therapeutics for glioblastomas and other primary tumors of the central nervous system. Dr. Batchelor’s main clinical interests include management of patients with primary tumors of the central nervous system including high-grade gliomas (glioblastoma, anaplastic astrocytoma, anaplastic oligodendroglioma, anaplastic ependymoma), low-grade gliomas (astrocytoma, oligodendroglioma, ependymoma), and primary CNS lymphomas.