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Larry Junck, M.D., Professor, Department of Neurology

Larry Junck, M.D., is a professor in the Department of Neurology in the University of Michigan Medical School.

Dr. Junck earned his medical degree from the U-M in 1976 and completed residencies in internal medicine and neurology at Stanford University. He then received fellowship training in positron emission tomography at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

He has been on the faculty of the U-M Medical School since 1983, when he joined as an assistant professor of neurology. He has been head of the Neuro-oncology Division of the Department of Neurology and of the Neuro- oncology Program of the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center since 2001.

Dr. Junck's practice focuses on brain tumors and neurological complications of cancer. He is regarded as an expert in treating neurosarcoidosis. In addition to his clinical work, he is a teacher of neurology and neuro-oncology, and he conducts clinical research studies on patients with brain tumors.

Recipient of the Outstanding Clinician Award from U-M Medical School in 2006, Dr. Junck serves on the CNS Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network of the National Cancer Institute, which establishes standard treatments for brain tumors and complications of cancer.

He has published 95 scientific articles and 30 book chapters and other publications.