60715-Tailor, Jignesh

Jignesh Tailor, BMBCH, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery

GH 5100
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Jignesh Tailor, assistant professor of Neurological Surgery, joined the pediatric neurosurgery team in August 2021 and will soon develop an independent laboratory focusing on neural stem cells and the origin of childhood brain tumors that are thought to arise from progenitors of the developing brain.

Tailor completed fellowship training in Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore in July 2021. He received his medical degree from the University of Oxford Medical School and holds a PhD in Stem Cell Biology from the University of Cambridge.

During neurosurgery training in London, Tailor received a highly competitive Wellcome Trust Post-Doctoral Research Award that allowed him to complete neurosurgery training at the University of Toronto while doing an enfolded postdoctoral Research Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto, Ontario with Dr. Peter Dirks, a world leader in brain cancer research.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Education
    2013 PhD University of Cambridge
    2006 BMBCH University of Oxford
    2003 BA University of Oxford

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