Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute
Division of Oncology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Dr. Hummel received his medical training at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He completed his clinical training in Pediatrics at Akron Children’s Hospital in Akron, Ohio.  This was followed by a Pediatric Hematology and Oncology fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio where he performed neurobiology research. 


He now focuses his clinical research at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital on developing novel therapeutics to treat children with central nervous system tumors including those with very poor prognosis tumors such as high-grade gliomas and diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas.  Dr. Hummel is active in the DIPG online community and is a physician contributor to the DIPG yahoo.com support group as well as a moderator at DIPG.net.