Giselle Sholler, MD, MSc
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital [Grand Rapids, MI]
Dr Sholler is currently a Pediatric Oncologist and Endowed Haworth Family Director of the Innovative Therapeutics Clinic and Director of Pediatric Oncology Research, and Head of the Pediatric Oncology Translational Research Laboratory at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. She is Associate Professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. The support and infrastructure of these institutions and their dedication to children creates an environment where innovative research and therapies can be brought forward to children.
As the chair and lead investigator of Beat Childhood Cancer and through preclinical work done within her laboratory, Dr Sholler successfully opens new Phase I and II trials for pediatric cancer patients, as well as Molecular Guided Therapy trials using precision medicine based on genomic analysis of pediatric tumors. Beat Childhood Cancer is a collaborative team of over 40 distinguished universities and children’s hospitals that have joined together to offer a national network of clinical trials. Dr Sholler is committed to developing novel therapies and to working closely with collaborating investigators to share and perform innovative laboratory research and to continue to open clinical trials across the nation. Their strong track record of working closely with esteemed investigators studying pediatric cancers with a strong focus on neuroblastoma, ATRT, and DIPG in this collaborative environment provides the constant availability of innovative perspectives that drives their research forward and ultimately makes a difference in the daily lives of children living with cancer. FULL BIOGRAPHY