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William Weiss, MD, PhD

Professor, Departments of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Neurological Surgery; Co-Leader, Pediatric Malignancies Program

Education & Training

  • 1982: Tufts University, Medford, MA, BS,Biology
  • 1989: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, MD,Medicine/Cancer Biology

Awards & Honors

  • 2008: Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation Award
  • 2006: National Brain Tumor Foundation Award; Burroughs Wellcome Translational Research Award
  • 2005: Integrative Research Award, UCSF Sandler Program in Basic Sciences; Thrasher Research Fund Award; Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation Award; Goldhirsh Foundation Award
  • 2002: Brain Tumor Society Scholar; Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure Award; Brain Tumor Society Award
  • 2001: Sydney Kimmel Scholar Award
  • 1999: UCSF Brook Byers Award in Basic Science;Steering Committee Member and Nervous System Cancers Committee Chair: NCI sponsored Mouse Models for Human Cancer Consortium
  • 1997: UCSF Grumbach Research Award; Child Neurology Society Young Investigator Award
  • 1996: Burroughs Wellcome Career Development Award
  • 1994: Daland Research Fellow, American Philosophical Society
  • 1982: BS degree awarded with honors (Summa Cum Laude)
  • 1981: Phi Beta Kappa