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Paleologos, MD

Board Member & Chair of Medical Advisory Committee - Director of Neurology and Director of Neuro Oncology at Advocate Medical Group

Nina A. Paleologos, MD is Director of Neurology and Director of Neuro-Oncology for Advocate Aurora Healthcare’s Medical Group for the Illinois region. AAH is one of the largest not-for-profit integrated health systems in the United States. She is a board-certified neurologist and UCNS certified neuro-oncologist, and a Professor of Neurologic Sciences, Rush University Medical School.

She has been a principal investigator on multiple clinical trials, including those that have produced every therapy that has obtained FDA approval for primary malignant brain tumors, as well as for vaccines, immunotherapy, and other novel agents and approaches. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, topic reviews, written book chapters, and given lectures at national meetings on primary brain tumors, metastatic tumors, and neurologic complications of therapy and has co-edited a textbook on Oligodendroglioma.

She is a past Chair of the Section of Neuro-Oncology for the American Academy of Neurology and was the first Chair of the accreditation exam committee for Neuro-Oncology for the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties leading that committee to write the first accreditation exam for the subspecialty and several other exams that followed.

She has supported and advocated for brain tumor patients and their families through community service and has received numerous awards over her career including an American Brain Tumor Association Fellowship Award, many top doctors, and best doctor awards, was named one of the two best neurooncologists in the Chicago region by Chicago Magazine, the Spirit Award from the Tim and Tom Gullikson Foundation, and a Career Achievement Award for “exceptional expertise, knowledge, dedication, and recognition in the field of Neuro-Oncology” from the Chicago Neurologic Society.