Jaboin Lab

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

Jerry Jaboin, M.D., Ph.D. is an associate professor and executive vice-vhair of the Department of  Radiation Medicine. His clinical research and expertise are 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

Blair Murphy, M.D. 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, Jerry Jaboin, M.D., Ph.D. and Richard Crilly, Ph.D., along with her multidisciplinary project team.

April 7, 2017

Jerry Jaboin, M.D., Ph.D. and his research team published 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 Dr. Jaboin.

March 27, 2017

Jerry Jaboin, M.D., Ph.D. and his research team published an 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 Shearwood McClelland III, M.D., Ellen Kim. M.D., Jim Murphy, M.D. and Dr. Jaboin.

November 8, 2016

Jerry Jaboin, M.D., Ph.D. and his research team published 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.

Impact of the American Tax Payer Relief Act on stereotactic radiosurgery utilization in the United States. McClelland S 3rd, Degnin C, Chen Y, Watson GA, Jaboin JJ. J Neurooncol. 2019 Sep 4. doi: 10.1007/s11060-019-03283-z.

The surgical nature of radiation oncology should be better reflected in pre-residency training. McClelland S 3rd, Brown SA, Ramirez-Fort MK, Jaboin JJ, Zellars RC. Rep Pract Oncol Radiother. 2019 Sep-Oct;24(5):507-508. doi: 10.1016/j.rpor.2019.07.011. Epub 2019 Aug 17. No abstract available.

Germination of Germinoma Treatment. McClelland S 3rd, Jaboin JJ. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2019 Aug 1;104(5):967-968. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.03.040. No abstract available.

Use of the g-index for assessment of citation-based scholarly activity of United States radiation oncology residents and subsequent choice of academic versus private practice career. McClelland Iii S, Mitin T, Nabavizadeh N, Fuller CD, Thomas CR Jr, Jaboin JJ. Rep Pract Oncol Radiother. 2019 May-Jun;24(3):294-297. doi: 10.1016/j.rpor.2019.03.005. Epub 2019 Apr 30.

Analysis of pre-residency research productivity, dual degree status, and gender distribution of underrepresented minorities among a current United States radiation oncology junior resident class. McClelland S 3rd, Woodhouse KD, Jaboin JJ, Zellars RC. Rep Pract Oncol Radiother. 2019 May-Jun;24(3):284-287. doi: 10.1016/j.rpor.2019.03.003. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Concurrent Radiosurgery and Immune Checkpoint Inhibition: Improving Regional Intracranial Control for Patients With Metastatic Melanoma. Murphy B, Walker J, Bassale S, Monaco D, Jaboin J, Ciporen J, Taylor M, Dai Kubicky C. Am J Clin Oncol. 2019 Mar;42(3):253-257. doi: 10.1097/COC.0000000000000509.