Meet Our Team

Frank Holladay, MD




University of California- B.A. Zoology

Creighton University School of Medicine- M.D.

General Surgery Internship Creighton University Affiliated Hospitals

Research Fellow, Neurological Surgery University of Kentucky Medical Center

Resident in Neurological Surgery University of Kentucky Medical Center

Honorary Assistant House Physician

Neurology Chief Resident, Neurological Surgery


  • Holladay, F.P. and Fruin, A.H. “Cerebellar Oligodendroglioma in a Child.” Neurosurgery 6 (1980): 552-554
  • Holladay, F.P., Bean, J.R., Young, 8., Todd, E.P. and Roy, M.W. “Cerebral Vascular Response to Moderate Blood Loss: Modification by Hypertension.”
  • Stroke 14 (1983): 765-768
  • Roy, M.W., Gutherie, G.P., Jr., Holladay, F.P. and Kotchen, T.A. “Effects of Verapamil of Renin and Aldosterone in the Dog and Rat.”
  • American Journal of Physiology 245 (1983): E410-E416
  • Wells, J., Durr, M., Grashner, 8. Holladay, F.P., Campbell, M.,Hammeke, J., Egan, D., “Inhibition of Protein and Amino Acid Loss by Single Amino Acids.”
  • Clinical Physiology Biochemistry 3 (1985): 8-15
  • Malone, D.G., O’Boynick, P.L., Ziegler, D.K., Hubble, J.P. and Holladay, F.P. “Osteomyelitis of the Skull Base.”
  • Neurosurgery 30 (1992): 426-431
  • Holladay, F.P., Lopez, G., De, M., Moraznt, R.A., and Wood, G.W., “Generation of Cytotoxic Immune Responses Against a Rat Glioma by In Vivo Primin and Secondary In Vitro Stimulation with Tumor Cells.”
  • Neurosurgery 30 (1992} 499-502
  • Gilbert, J., Wiser, H., and Holladay, F.P. “A Cerebrospinal Fluid Glucose CSF Biosensor for Diabetes Mellitus.”
  • American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 38 (1992): 82-87
  • Holladay, F.P., Heitz,T., Chen, Y.L., and Wood, G.W. “Successful Treatment of a Malignant Rat Glioma with Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte.”
  • Neurosurgery31 (1992): 528-533
  • Holladay, F.P. and Wood, G.W. “Generation of Cellular Immune Responses Against a Glioma Associated Antigen(s}.”
  • Journal of Neuroimmunology 44 (1993): 27-32
  • Wood, G.W., Holladay, F.P., Owewity, T., and Watanabe, I. “Treatment of Human Glioblastoma Multiforme by Specific Cellular immunotherapy: A Case Report.”
  • Kansas Medicine 94 (1993): 200-202
  • Holladay, F.P., Griffitt, W.E., and Wood, G.W. “Immunology and immunotherapy of Brain Malignancy.”‘
  • Brain Tumors: A Comprehensive Text Ed. Morantz, R.A. and Walsh, J. New York: Marcel Dekker, (1993): 779-798
  • Holladay, F.P., Choudhuri, R., Heitz, T., and Wood, G.W. “Generation of Cytotoxic Immune Responses during the Progression of Rat Glioma.”
  • Journal of Neurosurgery 80 (1994): 90-96
  • Holladay, F.P., Heitz-Turner, T., Bayer, W.L., and Wood, G.W. “Autologous Tumor Cell Vaccination Combined and Adoptive Cellular immunotherapy in Patients with Grade Ill/IV Astrocytoma.”
  • Journal of Neuro-Oncology 27 (1996): 179-189
  • Wood, G.W., Turner, T.H., Holladay, F.P. “Immune Rejection of a Processing Glioma Using Effector Cells Generated from intracerebral Tumor Bearing Rats.”
  • Journal of immunotherapy 22 (1999):497-500
  • Wood, G.W., Holladay, F.P., Turner, T.H., Wang, Y.Y., Chiga, M. “A Pilot Study of Autologous Cancer Cell Vaccinations and Adoptive Cellular immunotherapy Using Anti-CD3 Stimulated Lymphocytes in Patients with Recurrent Grade Ill/IV Astrocytoma.”
  • Journal of Neuro-Oncology 48 (2000): 113-120
  • Wood, G.W., Holladay, F.P. “Autologous Vaccine and Adoptive Cellular immunotherapy as Treatment for Brain Tumors.”
  • In Brain Tumor immunotherapy Ed. Liau, L., Becker, D.P., Cloughesy, T.F., Binger, D. Human Press: Totowa, NJ (2001): 171-192

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