Jaboin Lab

Jerry Jaboin, M.D., Ph.D.

Jerry Jaboin, M.D., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and the Vice-Chair of the OHSU Radiation Medicine Department. With his clinical research and expertise on the treatment of pediatric and adult brain tumors, he has lead the programmatic development of the OHSU Pediatric and CNS Radiation Oncology Programs. Dr. Jaboin’s research focus include the identification of novel gene targets and biomarkers, the characterization of the NDRG family of proteins, and the development of novel techniques to enhance the standard therapies used to approach brain tumors. His ongoing research has been supported by the Harold Amos Medical Faculty Award and the OHSU Start-Up Fund.

Dr. Jaboin is currently collaborating with Dr. Melissa Wong, a stem cell biologist and cancer researcher at the OHSU Department of Cell, Development and Cancer Biology. Their project focuses on the novel population of circulating hybrid cells in high grade glioma patients.


Melissa Wong, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cell, Developmental and Cancer Biology School of Medicine

Research assistants

Catherine 'Zoe' Beach, Research Assistant

John Minger, Senior Research Associate

Michael Parappilly, Research Assistant

October 29, 2018

Dr. Blair Murphy has been awarded the Umpqua Bank Innovation Award for Pediatric Cancer Research, in the amount of $20,000 for her proposal, VidRT: Offering an Alternative to Pediatric Sedation for Children Receiving Radiation. Congratulations to Dr. Murphy, her faculty mentors, Drs. Jaboin and Crilly, along with her multidisciplinary project team.

November 8, 2016

Dr. Jaboin's research team publishes acoustic neuroma population database analysis. Co-authors of this work from the National Cancer Data Base include Drs. Shearwood "Woody" McClelland, III,  Ellen Kim, Jim Murphy.

April 5, 2017

Dr. Jaboin's research team publishes radiotherapy outcome for WHO grade II meningioma in the journal, Neuro-Oncology. Co-authors include Drs. Michael Wang  (lead author), Tania Kaprealian, John Suh, Charlotte D.  Kubicky, Jeremy Ciporen, Yiyi Chen, and Jerry J. Jaboin.

March 27, 2017

Dr. Jaboin's research team publishes original study analyzing the impact of insurance status and ethnicity on treatment received for patients with acoustic neuromas, in the Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. Co-authors include Drs. Woody McClelland, Ellen Kim, Jim Murphy, and Jerry Jaboin.

August 31, 2016

Dr. Jerry Jaboin's research team has been selected to present two oral papers at the 21st Annual Meeting & Education Day of the Society of Neuro-Oncology. Dr. Woody McClelland is the lead author of the original reports titled "Impact of insurance status and race on receipt of surgery for acoustic neuroma: a National Cancer Database analysis" and "Operative mortality rates of acoustic neuroma surgery: a nationwide cancer database analysis." Other co-authors are Drs. Ellen Kim and Jim Murphy UC San Diego Health Sciences. The meeting was held at the Fairmont Scottsdate Princess in November 2016. Congratulations!