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R. M. Scott, MD

Boston Children's Hospital

Boston Children's Hospital
Phone: (617) 355-6008
Fax: (617) 730-0906


michael.scott@childrens.harvard.edu

R. M. Scott, MD

Boston Children's Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Professor, Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, Emeritus, Neurosurgery, Boston Children's Hospital

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Publications

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  • Brastianos PK, Taylor-Weiner A, Manley PE, Jones RT, Dias-Santagata D, Thorner AR, Lawrence MS, Rodriguez FJ, Bernardo LA, Schubert L, Sunkavalli A, Shillingford N, Calicchio ML, Lidov HG, Taha H, Martinez-Lage M, Santi M, Storm PB, Lee JY, Palmer JN, Adappa ND, Scott RM, Dunn IF, Laws ER, Stewart C, Ligon KL, Hoang MP, Van Hummelen P, Hahn WC, Louis DN, Resnick AC, Kieran MW, Getz G, Santagata S. Exome sequencing identifies BRAF mutations in papillary craniopharyngiomas. Nat Genet 2014; 46:161-5. PubMed
  • Legault G, Kieran MW, Scott RM, Chordas C, Milla SS, Karajannis MA. Recurrent Ascites in a Patient With Low-grade Astrocytoma and Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunt Treated With the Multikinase Inhibitor Sorafenib. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol. 2013. PubMed
  • Robison NJ, Prabhu SP, Sun P, Chi SN, Kieran MW, Manley PE, Cohen LE, Goumnerova L, Smith ER, Scott RM, London WB, Ullrich NJ. Predictors of neoplastic disease in children with isolated pituitary stalk thickening. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013. PubMed
  • Koss M, Scott RM, Irons MB, Smith ER, Ullrich NJ. Moyamoya syndrome associated with neurofibromatosis Type 1: perioperative and long-term outcome after surgical revascularization. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 2013; 11:417-25. PubMed
  • Singla A, Brace O'Neill JE, Smith E, Scott RM. Cavernous malformations of the brain after treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia: presentation and long-term follow-up. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 2013; 11:127-32. PubMed
  • Manley PE, McKendrick K, McGillicudy M, Chi SN, Kieran MW, Cohen LE, Kothare S, Michael Scott R, Goumnerova LC, Sun P, London W, Marcus KJ, Pomeroy SL, Ullrich NJ. Sleep dysfunction in long term survivors of craniopharyngioma. J. Neurooncol. 2012; 108:543-9. PubMed
  • Winkfield KM, Tsai HK, Yao X, Larson E, Neuberg D, Pomeroy SL, Ullrich NJ, Cohen LE, Kieran MW, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Marcus KJ. Long-term clinical outcomes following treatment of childhood craniopharyngioma. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2010. PubMed
  • Smith ER, Scott RM. Cavernous malformations. Neurosurg Clin N Am 2010; 21:483-90. PubMed
  • Turner CD,Chordas CA,Liptak CC,Rey-Casserly C,Delaney BL,Ullrich NJ,Goumnerova LC,Scott RM,Begley HC,Fletcher WJ,Yao X,Chi S,Kieran MW. Medical, psychological, cognitive and educational late-effects in pediatric low-grade glioma survivors treated with surgery only. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009; 53:417-23. PubMed
  • Scott RM, Smith ER. Introduction: moyamoya disease. Neurosurg Focus 2009; 26:E1. PubMed
  • Codd PJ, Scott RM, Smith ER. Seckel syndrome and moyamoya. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 2009; 3:320-4. PubMed
  • Smith ER, McClain CD, Heeney M, Scott RM. Pial synangiosis in patients with moyamoya syndrome and sickle cell anemia: perioperative management and surgical outcome. Neurosurg Focus 2009; 26:E10. PubMed
  • Scott RM, Smith ER. Moyamoya disease and moyamoya syndrome. N Engl J Med 2009; 360:1226-37. PubMed
  • Qaiser R, Scott RM, Smith ER. Identification of an association between Robinow syndrome and moyamoya. Pediatr Neurosurg 2009; 45:69-72. PubMed
  • Scott RM. Moyamoya. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 2008; 2:158; author reply 158. PubMed
  • Gilheeney SW, Saad A, Chi S, Turner C, Ullrich NJ, Goumnerova L, Scott RM, Marcus K, Lehman L, De Girolami U, Kieran MW. Outcome of pediatric pineoblastoma after surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. J Neurooncol 2008; 89:89-95. PubMed
  • Scott RM. Pontine tumors - letter 1. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 2008; 1:423. PubMed
  • Scott RM. Brainstem tumors. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 2008; 1:381. PubMed
  • Smith ER, Zurakowski D, Saad A, Scott RM, Moses MA. Urinary biomarkers predict brain tumor presence and response to therapy. Clin Cancer Res 2008; 14:2378-86. PubMed
  • Goumnerova L, Drzymalski D, Kieran M, Pomeroy S, Scott RM, Tarbell N. Long-term neurological and neurosurgical outcomes after surgery only in children with low-grade brain tumors. J Neurosurg Pediatrics 2008; 1:A354-5. PubMed
  • Smith ER, Manfredi M, Scott RM, Black PM, Moses MA. A recurrent craniopharyngioma illustrates the potential usefulness of urinary matrix metalloproteinases as noninvasive biomarkers: case report. Neurosurgery 2007; 60:E1148-9; discussion E1149. PubMed
  • Ullrich NJ, Robertson R, Kinnamon DD, Scott RM, Kieran MW, Turner CD, Chi SN, Goumnerova L, Proctor M, Tarbell NJ, Marcus KJ, Pomeroy SL. Moyamoya following cranial irradiation for primary brain tumors in children. Neurology 2007; 68:932-8. PubMed
  • Turner CD, Chi S, Marcus KJ, MacDonald T, Packer RJ, Poussaint TY, Vajapeyam S, Ullrich N, Goumnerova LC, Scott RM, Briody C, Chordas C, Zimmerman MA, Kieran MW. Phase II study of thalidomide and radiation in children with newly diagnosed brain stem gliomas and glioblastoma multiforme. J Neurooncol 2006; 82:95-101. PubMed
  • Ullrich NJ, Marcus K, Pomeroy SL, Turner CD, Zimmerman M, Lehmann LE, Scott RM, Goumnerova L, Gillan E, Kieran MW, Chi SN. Transverse Myelitis After Therapy For Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors. Pediatr Neurol 2006; 35:122-125. PubMed
  • Waber DP, Pomeroy SL, Chiverton AM, Kieran MW, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Rivkin MJ. Everyday cognitive function after craniopharyngioma in childhood. Pediatr Neurol 2005; 34:13-9. PubMed
  • Heath JA, Turner CD, Poussaint TY, Scott RM, Goumnerova L, Kieran MW. Chemotherapy for progressive low-grade gliomas in children older than ten years: the Dana-Farber experience. Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2003; 20:497-504. PubMed
  • Tzika AA, Cheng LL, Goumnerova L, Madsen JR, Zurakowski D, Astrakas LG, Zarifi MK, Scott RM, Anthony DC, Gonzalez RG, Black PM. Biochemical characterization of pediatric brain tumors by using in vivo and ex vivo magnetic resonance spectroscopy. J Neurosurg 2002; 96:1023-31. PubMed
  • Tzika AA, Zarifi MK, Goumnerova L, Astrakas LG, Zurakowski D, Young-Poussaint T, Anthony DC, Scott RM, Black PM. Neuroimaging in pediatric brain tumors: Gd-DTPA-enhanced, hemodynamic, and diffusion MR imaging compared with MR spectroscopic imaging. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2002; 23:322-33. PubMed
  • Carpentieri SC, Waber DP, Scott RM, Goumnerova LC, Kieran MW, Cohen LE, Kim F, Billett AL, Tarbell NJ, Pomeroy SL. Memory deficits among children with craniopharyngiomas. Neurosurgery 2002; 49:1053-7; discussion 1057-8. PubMed
  • Tzika AA, Zurakowski D, Poussaint TY, Goumnerova L, Astrakas LG, Barnes PD, Anthony DC, Billett AL, Tarbell NJ, Scott RM, Black PM. Proton magnetic spectroscopic imaging of the child's brain: the response of tumors to treatment. Neuroradiology 2001; 43:169-77. PubMed
  • Young Poussaint T, Yousuf N, Barnes PD, Anthony DC, Zurakowski D, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. Cervicomedullary astrocytomas of childhood: clinical and imaging follow-up. Pediatr Radiol 1999; 29:662-8. PubMed
  • Medlock MD, Madsen JR, Barnes PD, Anthony DS, Cohen LE, Scott RM. Optic chiasm astrocytomas of childhood. 1. Long-term follow-up. Pediatr Neurosurg 1998; 27:121-8. PubMed
  • Medlock MD, Scott RM. Optic chiasm astrocytomas of childhood. 2. Surgical management. Pediatr Neurosurg 1998; 27:129-36. PubMed
  • Poussaint TY, Barnes PD, Anthony DC, Spack N, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. Hemorrhagic pituitary adenomas of adolescence. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 1996; 17:1907-12. PubMed
  • Bakardjiev AI, Barnes PD, Goumnerova LC, Black PM, Scott RM, Pomeroy SL, Billett A, Loeffler JS, Tarbell NJ. Magnetic resonance imaging changes after stereotactic radiation therapy for childhood low grade astrocytoma. Cancer 1996; 78:864-73. PubMed
  • White FV, Anthony DC, Yunis EJ, Tarbell NJ, Scott RM, Schofield DE. Nonrandom chromosomal gains in pilocytic astrocytomas of childhood. Hum Pathol 1995; 26:979-86. PubMed
  • Li VW, Folkerth RD, Watanabe H, Yu C, Rupnick M, Barnes P, Scott RM, Black PM, Sallan SE, Folkman J. Microvessel count and cerebrospinal fluid basic fibroblast growth factor in children with brain tumours. Lancet 1994; 344:82-6. PubMed
  • Scott RM, Hetelekidis S, Barnes PD, Goumnerova L, Tarbell NJ. Surgery, radiation, and combination therapy in the treatment of childhood craniopharyngioma--a 20-year experience. Pediatr Neurosurg 1994; 21 Suppl 1:75-81. PubMed
  • Shady JA, Black PM, Kupsky WJ, Tarbell NJ, Scott RM, Leong T, Holmes G. Seizures in children with supratentorial astroglial neoplasms. Pediatr Neurosurg 1994; 21:23-30. PubMed
  • Tarbell NJ, Barnes P, Scott RM, Goumnerova L, Pomeroy SL, Black PM, Sallan SE, Billett A, LaVally B, Helmus A. Advances in radiation therapy for craniopharyngiomas. Pediatr Neurosurg 1994; 21 Suppl 1:101-7. PubMed
  • Tice H, Barnes PD, Goumnerova L, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. Pediatric and adolescent oligodendrogliomas. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 1993; 14:1293-300. PubMed
  • Hetelekidis S, Barnes PD, Tao ML, Fischer EG, Schneider L, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. 20-year experience in childhood craniopharyngioma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 1993; 27:189-95. PubMed
  • O'Tuama LA, Treves ST, Larar JN, Packard AB, Kwan AJ, Barnes PD, Scott RM, Black PM, Madsen JR, Goumnerova LC. Thallium-201 versus technetium-99m-MIBI SPECT in evaluation of childhood brain tumors: a within-subject comparison. J Nucl Med 1993; 34:1045-51. PubMed
  • Zerbini C, Gelber RD, Weinberg D, Sallan SE, Barnes P, Kupsky W, Scott RM, Tarbell NJ. Prognostic factors in medulloblastoma, including DNA ploidy. J Clin Oncol 1993; 11:616-22. PubMed
  • O'Tuama LA, Janicek MJ, Barnes PD, Scott RM, Black PM, Sallan SE, Tarbell NJ, Kupsky WJ, Wagenaar D, Ulanski JS. 201Tl/99mTc-HMPAO SPECT imaging of treated childhood brain tumors. Pediatr Neurol 1991; 7:249-57. PubMed
  • Healey EA, Barnes PD, Kupsky WJ, Scott RM, Sallan SE, Black PM, Tarbell NJ. The prognostic significance of postoperative residual tumor in ependymoma. Neurosurgery 1991; 28:666-71; discussion 671-2. PubMed
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