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Tabitha M. Cooney, MD


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Tabitha M. Cooney, MD


  • Director, Stop & Shop Family Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Outcomes Clinic
  • Physician
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School


Clinical Interests

  • Clinical trial design
  • Disparities
  • Immunotherapies
  • Novel therapies
  • Protocol development
  • Survivorship

Diseases Treated

  • AT/RT, Childhood
  • Brain Tumors, Childhood
  • DIPG, Childhood
  • Ependymoma, Childhood
  • Germ Cell Tumors of the Brain, Childhood
  • Glioma, Childhood
  • Medulloblastoma, Childhood

Contact Information

  • Appointments617-632-3270 (Established Pediatric Patients)
    888-733-4662 (New Pediatric Patients)
  • Fax617-632-4897


Dr. Cooney's research interests include early phase clinical trial development for pediatric central nervous system (CNS) tumors, developmental therapeutics, disparities, and diversity. She has presented her findings, including initial results from a Phase 1 trial in Panobinostat for children with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) and a DIPG historical cohort, at international and national meetings. Dr. Cooney is actively involved in several pediatric brain tumor consortia, holds leadership committee positions in the Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Consortium (PNOC) and Response Assessment in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology (RAPNO), and is a rising leader in her field.

Board Certification:

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 2017
  • Pediatrics, 2013


  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital / Stanford University, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital / Stanford University, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology


  • Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, Pediatrics

Medical School:

  • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine


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