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Lindsay B. Kilburn, MD

The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders


Brain Tumor Institute (Neuro-Oncology Program)
Neurofibromatosis Institute

Specialties: Brain Tumors

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology
National Provider Identifier1023215944

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Lindsay Kilburn, MD, comes to Children's National Medical Center from Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas where she was an assistant professor of pediatrics in the neuro-oncology and pharmacology programs. Dr. Kilburn graduated with a degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia. After graduating from Eastern Virginia Medical School, she completed her pediatric training at the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk, VA, and her hematology/oncology fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She also has received training in pharmacology from both Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Her research focuses on the development and evaluation of new therapeutic agents for children with pediatric brain tumors through clinical trials. She is committed to the improvement of palliative and supportive care. Dr. Kilburn grew up outside of Philadelphia and is married with young twins. Outside of work, she enjoys sailing, hiking, and traveling with her family.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of Virginia Charlottesville, VABachelor of Arts 1991 -1995
Medical School Eastern Virginia Medical School Norfolk, VADoctor of Medicine 1997 -2001
National & International Recognitions
Bone Marrow Transplant Oral Presentation AwardCenter for Cell and Gene Therapy2007
Outstanding Scholar AwardAACR-Glaxo Smith Kline2007

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
Associate MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
Associate MemberAmerican Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology
Associate MemberAmerican Association of Cancer Research
MemberChildren's Oncology GroupDevelopmental Therapeutics Steering Committee
Scientific Committee Member and Co-Principle InvestigatoryPediatric Brain Tumor Consortium
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
InvestigatorModulation of Efficacy of Treatment of Glutathione S-Transferase Polymorphisms in Neuroblastoma and Medulloblastoma
Journal Article, N Barahmani, S Carpentieri, XN Li, T Wang, Y Cao, L Howe, L Kilburn, M Chintagumpala, C Lau, MF Okcu (2009), Glutathione S-Transferase M1 and T1 Polymorphisms May Predict Adverse Effects After Therapy in Children with Medulloblastoma, Neuro Oncol, 11, 3, 292-300.

Journal Article, LB Kilburn, PL Bonate, SM Blaney, L McGuffey, JG Nuchtern, R Dauser, P Thompson, BW Gibson, SL Berg (2009), Plasma and Cerebrospinal Fluid Pharmacokinetics of Tasidotin (ILX-651) and its Metobolites in Non-Human Primates, Cancer Chemother Pharmacol, 64, 2, 335-340.

Book Chapter, L Kilburn, S Siegel, CP Stueber, Clinical Assessment of Differential Diagnosis of the Child with Suspected Cancer, In L Kilburn, S Siegel, CP Stueber, For Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology.

Book Chapter, L Kilburn, S Blaney, S Berg, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, In L Kilburn, S Blaney, S Berg, Handbook of Anticancer Agents Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Lindsay Kilburn, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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