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Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Neuro-Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit Number: 431
Houston, TX 77030-4009
Phone: (713) 794-1286
Fax: 713-794-4999

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1976 Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, MD, Medicine, MD
1972 Washington Square College, New York City, NY, BA, English

Postgraduate Training

1986-1988 Clinical Fellowship, Neuro-Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
1984-1986 Resident and Fellow, Neuropathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
1983-1984 Senior Registrar, Neurology, The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, United Kingdom
1982-1983 Clinical Fellowship, Neurophysiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1979-1983 Clinical Residency, Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1978-1979 Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
1976-1978 Intern and Resident, Internal Medicine, Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications

1/1986 Neurology

Honors and Awards

2003 Outstanding Educator
2002 Clinical Ethics Recognition of Service, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
1977 Upjohn Award
1976 C.V. Mosby Award
1976 Honors in Anatomy and Oncology
1975 Alpha Omega Alpha
1973 Summer Fellow, American Cancer Society
1966 Summer Fellow, National Science Foundation

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology
Member, 1999-present
Harris County Medical Society, TX
Member, 1999-present
Texas Medical Association, TX
Member, 1999-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Groves MD, Glantz MJ, Chamberlain MC, Baumgartner KE, Conrad CA, Hsu S, Wefel JS, Gilbert MR, Ictech S, Hunter KU, Forman AD, Puduvalli VK, Colman H, Hess KR, Yung WKA. A multicenter phase II trial of intrathecal topotecan in patients with meningeal malignancies. Neuro Oncol 10((2)):208-215, 4/2008. e-Pub 3/2008. PMCID: PMC2613823.
2. Grewal J, Grewal HK, Forman AD. Seizures and epilepsy in cancer: etiologies, evaluation, and management. Curr Oncol Rep 10(1):63-71, 1/2008. PMID: 18366962.
3. Forman AD. Neoplastic meningitis in patients with adenocarcinoma of the gastrointestinal tract. Cancer 103(11):2355-62, 6/2005. PMID: 15856426.
4. Wong R, Beguelin GZ, de Lima M, Giralt SA, Hosing C, Ippoliti C, Forman AD, Kumar AJ, Champlin R, Couriel D. Tacrolimus-associated posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Br J Haematol 122(1):128-34, 7/2003. PMID: 12823354.
5. Chan LL, Kumar AJ, Leeds NE, Forman AD. Post-epidural analgesia spinal cord infarction: MRI correlation. Acta Neurol Scand 105(4):344-8, 4/2002. PMID: 11939953.

Invited Articles

1. Forman AD. Peripheral Neuropathy and Cancer. Curr Oncol Rep 6(1):20-25, 1/2004. PMID: 14664756.
Other Articles
1. Forman, Arthur D. Neuropathy: Detailed Information, Lance Armstrong Foundation. LiveStrong web site,, 2004.


1. Paker AM, Forman A, Sheikh K, Tummala S. Clinical features of inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy in cancer patients who received stem cell transplant. Neurology In: 63rd Annual Meeting Program April 9 - 16 2011 Hawaii Convention Center Honolulu 76(9 suppl 4):A571 (#P07.019), 3/2011.
2. Groves MD, Baumgartner KE, Conrad CA, Chamberlain M, Hsu S, Glantz M, Gilbert M, Forman A, Puduvalli V, Colman H, Yung WKA. A phase II study of intrathecal topotecan in patients with meningeal malignancies. 56th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, San Francisco, CA and Neurology 62:A475 (#PO6.047), 4/2004.

Book Chapters

1. Forman AD, Meyers CA, Levin VA. Neurotoxic Effects of Pharmaceutical Agents IV: Cancer chemotherapeutic agents. In: Clinical Neurotoxicology: Syndromes, Substances, Environments. Ed(s) MR Dobbs. Elsevier: Philadelphia PA, Chpt 33: 372-381, 2009. ISBN: 978-0-323-05260-3.
2. Levin VA, Groves MD, Forman AD. Intraventricular and Intrathecal Therapy. In: The Chemotherapy Source Book, 4. Ed(s) MC Perry. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia PA, Chpt 8: 65-74, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-7817-7328-7.
3. Forman AD. Neurologic Complications of Breast Cancer. In: Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease, 2. Ed(s) SE Singletary, GL Robb, GN Hortobagyi. BC Decker: Hamilton, Ontario, Chpt 61: 610-617, 2004. ISBN: 1-55009-262-6.
4. Manzullo E, Rhines LD, Forman AD. Neurologic Emergencies. In: Oncologic Emergencies. BC Decker, 270-280, 2002.