Dr. Horbinski hails from Buffalo, NY, where he completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at Canisius College and his M.D., Ph.D. at the State University of New York in Buffalo. After that, he completed his training in anatomic pathology and neuropathology at the University of Pittsburgh, where he developed an interest in brain tumors. He is now an Associate Professor at Northwestern University in Chicago, where he directs the Nervous System Tumor Bank for the Malnati Brain Tumor Institute, and the Mouse Histology and Phenotyping Laboratory for the Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Horbinski also maintains his own NIH-funded laboratory studying IDH mutations in gliomas, as well as an active clinical practice focused on molecular diagnostics in central nervous system tumors.
To date, Dr. Horbinski has published over 115 peer-reviewed manuscripts, is an Associate Editor of Neuro Oncology (the official journal of the Society for Neuro Oncology), and is on the Editorial Boards of Acta Neuropathologica, the Journal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology, and Brain Pathology. He wrote the newest update on neuropathology for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
Dr. Horbinski is a native Buffalonian and devoted Sabres fan, and has spent lots of time in Canada, especially Niagara Falls, Niagara on-the-Lake, and Toronto. Follow him on Twitter (@CraigHorbinski) for regular news on advances in brain tumors, and for interesting neuropathology cases and pictures!