Eric Burton, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology

Director, Neuro-oncology Multidisciplinary Clinic

401 E. Chestnut Street, Suite 510 (502) 852-7981


University of Michigan Medical School


Henry Ford Hospital (Internship)
University of Chicago Hospitals (Residency)
University of California, San Francisco (Fellowship)

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Interests

Adult Neuro-Oncology

Selected Publications

Burton, E., Lamborn, K., Prados, M., Passe, S., Feuerstein, B., Jenkins, R., and Aldape, K. “Genetic aberrations defined by comparative genomic hybridization distinguish long-term from typical survivors of glioblastoma.” Cancer Research 62:6205-6210 (2002)

Rubenstein, R., Fischbein, N., Aldape, K., Burton, E. and Shuman, M. “Hemorrhage and VEGF expression in a case of primary CNS lymphoma.” Journal of Neuro-Oncology 58:53-56 (2002)

Burton, E., Lamborn, K., Forsyth, P., Scott, J., Campo, J., Uyehara-Lock, J., Passe, S., Uhm, J., O’Neill, B., Prados, M., Berger, M., Jenkins, R., and Aldape, K. “Aberrant p53, mdm2 and proliferation differ in glioblastomas from long-term compared with typical survivors.” Clinical Cancer Research 8:180-187 (2002)

Chute, D. Burton, E. Klement, I. Frazee, J. Vinters, H. “Primary intramedullary spinal cord germinoma: Case report.” Journal of Neuro-Oncology 63:69-73 (2003)

Prados, M. Lamborn K. Chang, S. Burton, E. Butkowski, N. Malec, M. Kapedia A. Rabbitt, J. Page, M. Federoff, A. “Phase I study of erlotinib HCI alone and in combination with temozolomide in patients with stable or recurrent malignant glioma.” Neuro-oncology 8(1): 67-78 (2006)

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

Burton, E. and Prados, M. “New chemotherapy options for the treatment of malignant gliomas.” Current Opinions in Oncology 11:157-161 (1999)

Burton, E.C. and Prados, M.D. “Malignant Gliomas.”
Current Treatment Options in Oncology 1:459-468 (2000)

Book Chapters

Burton, E. and Prados, M. “Management of primary malignant brain tumors in adults.” In: Brain Cancer Prados, M, (ed.) B.C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada 2001

Keles GE, Tihan T, Burton E, Prados MD, and Berger MS. Chapter 17, “Diffuse Astrocytoma.” In: Textbook Of Neuro-Oncology., Berger MS, Prados MD (eds), Elsevier, New York, 2005

Parney I, Larson D, Burton E, Chang S. “Malignant Glioma” In: Cancer of the Nervous System, 2nd edition Loeffler/Black (Eds), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Pennsylvania, 2005