Board Members


Kelly Nicholas, MD, PHD

Associate Professor University of Illinois at ChicagoDepartment of Neurology and Rehabilitation

Biographical Info

Dr. Nicholas currently serves as the Service Director of Neuro-oncology in the Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation at UIC. He is board certified in both neurology and neuro-oncology. He works as a member of a multidisciplinary team to provide expert care to people living with brain tumors and to those experiencing neurological side effects of cancer treatment. He also oversees a number of clinical trials in an effort to improve the lives of those he serves.

Clinical Specialties:

  • Primary & Metastatic Brain Tumors
  • Neurological Complications of Cancer Treatment
  • Paraneoplastic Syndromes

Research Interests:

Dr. Nicholas is interested in understanding the complex biology that underlies brain tumor development. He collaborates with basic scientists on a variety of projects. His principal research contribution lies in examining the effects of new treatments on people with brain tumors.

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