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  • Dr. Sidney E. Croul, MD, FRCPC


Professor, Dalhousie University 
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Division of Anatomical Pathology

Research Interests:

Neuro-Oncology, Glioma Genetics

As a Neuropathologist I am committed to giving patients the best care for brain tumors through accurate and up to date diagnostics. As a clinical researcher I believe that genetic analysis of these tumors will lead to unraveling their causes and ultimately effective treatments.

Membership Status:

Dr. Sidney E. Croul is an Associate Member


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Room 635-B, 6th Floor, DJ Mackenzie Building 5788 University Avenue Halifax, NS B3H 1V8


Mack SC, Agnihotri S, Bertrand KC, Wang X, Shih DJ, Witt H, Hill N, Zayne K, Barszczyk M, Ramaswamy V, Remke M, Thompson Y, Ryzhova M, Massimi L, Grajkowska W, Lach B, Gupta N, Weiss WA, Guha A, Hawkins C, Croul S, Rutka JT, Pfister SM, Korshunov A, Pekmezci M, Tihan T, Philips JJ, Jabado N, Zadeh G, Taylor MD. Spinal Myxopapillary Ependymomas Demonstrate a Warburg Phenotype.Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Aug 15;21(16):3750-8

Faria CC, Golbourn BJ, Dubuc AM, Remke M, Diaz RJ, Agnihotri S, Luck A, Sabha N, Olsen S, Wu X, Garzia L, Ramaswamy V, Mack SC, Wang X, Leadley M, Reynaud D, Ermini L, Post M, Northcott PA, Pfister SM, Croul SE, Kool M, Korshunov A, Smith CA, Taylor MD, Rutka JT. Foretinib is effective therapy for metastatic sonic hedgehog medulloblastoma. Cancer Res. 2015 Jan 1;75(1):134-46

Park JB, Agnihotri S, Golbourn B, Bertrand KC, Luck A, Sabha N, Smith CA, Byron S, Zadeh G,Croul S, Berens M, Rutka JT. Transcriptional profiling of GBM invasion genes identifies effective inhibitors of the LIM kinase-Cofilin pathway.Oncotarget. 2014 Oct 15;5(19):9382-95

Aref D, Croul S.Medulloblastoma: recurrence and metastasis. CNS Oncol. 2013 Jul;2(4):377-85

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