Reuben Antony, MRCP, M.D.

Reuben Antony, MRCP, M.D.


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Pediatric Neuro-Oncology




  • Clinical Pediatrics Assistant Professor
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Philosophy of Care

In the last decade we have gained many new and exciting insights into the mechanistic basis of childhood CNS malignancies. Everyday I aim to provide compassionate and cutting edge care to the children and families who have placed their trust in us. 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Antony's clinical interests are in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology.


Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


MBBS, St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore, India 1996

MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, UK 2001


Pediatrics, New York Medical College, New York NY 2007-2008


Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA 2008-2011

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2005-2006

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, 2010

American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, 2013

Royal College of Physicians (UK) - Pediatrics, 2000

Professional Memberships

American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Children?s Oncology Group

Children's Cancer and Leukemia Group (UK)

Royal College of Physicians (UK)

Society of Neuro-Oncology

Select Recent Publications

S. Tanpure, J. Boyineini, M. Gnanamony R. Antony, K.S. Fernández, J. Libes, J. Lin, D. Pinson and C.S. Gondi SPARC overexpression retards radiation induced HSP27 and induces the collapse of mitochondrial ψ in neuroblastoma cells: Accepted for publication Oncology Letters 2016 Nov 30th.

Jerusha Boyineni, Smita Tanpure, Manu Gnanamony1, Reuben Antony, Karen S. Fernández, Julian Lin3, David Pinson, and Christopher S. Gondi SPARC overexpression combined with radiation retards angiogenesis by suppressing VEGF-A via miR410 in human neuroblastoma cells. Int. Journal of Oncology , 2016 August 3rd(Epub).

Asuthkar S, Guda MR, Martin SE, Antony R, Fernandez K, Lin J, Tsung AJ, Velpula KK. Hand -1 overexpression inhibits medulloblastoma metastasis. Biochem. Biophys. Res Communications. 2016 Jun 11. pii: S0006-291X(16)30963-9. 

Karen S. Fernández, M.D.,  Laura McCarthy, M.D., Reuben Antony, M.D. Intraperitoneal Bleomycin for Sarcomatosis-related Malignant Ascites: Prolonged Symptom Relief.  Letter to the editor. Pediatric Blood Cancer. 2015(62) 1868-69.

Reuben Antony, MB, ChB , Kenneth E. Wong, MD, Moneil Patel MD , Arthur J Olch, PhD,  Gordon McComb, MD, Mark Krieger, MD, Floyd Gilles, MD, Richard Sposto, Ph.D, Anat Epstein, MD, Ph.D, Girish Dhall, MD, Sharon Gardner, MD,  and Jonathan L. Finlay, MB, ChB, FRCP. A Retrospective Analysis of Recurrent Intracranial Ependymoma. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2014, 61(7)1195-1201.

Reuben Antony, Xia Sheng, Rocky Pramanik, Ehsan A Esanipour, Lars Klemm, Brian Ichihara, Emily Ng and Steven D Mittelman. Vitamin D protects acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells from Dexamethasone. Leukemia Research. 2012, 36(5) 591-3.

Lynne Harrington, Chittur V Srikant, Reuben Antony, Sue J Rhee, Andrew L Mellor, Haining Shi, Bobby J Cherayil. Deficiency of indoleamine 2, 3 dioxygenase enhances commensal induced antibody responses and protects against citrobacter colitis. Infection and Immunity. 2008; 76, 7 3045-3053.

Harrington L, Srikant CV, Antony R, Shi HN, Cherayil BJ. A role for Natural Killer cells in Intestinal inflammation caused by infection with Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimrium. FEMS. 2007; 51(2) 372-380

R. Antony, A. Al-Rawas, Meredith Irwin. A newborn girl with stridor. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2005;173(6) 601-602.

Antony R, Roebuck D, Hann I. Unusual presentations of Acute Lymphoid Malignancy in children. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 2004:97(3)125-127.