Robert Galvin

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics


Throughout Dr. Galvin’s career pathway towards pediatric neuro-oncology, he developed a passion for the holistic care of patients and families affected by a brain tumor diagnosis. This encompasses compassionate and thorough high quality clinical care, engagement in research, and community advocacy. His research encompasses identifying new therapeutic opportunities to treat complications of Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and investigation of immunologic vulnerabilities of a subtype of glioblastoma, a malignant brain cancer, that affects children and young adults called diffuse hemispheric glioma, H3 G34-mutant. As a member of the Brain Tumor Program at the University of Minnesota, he strives to ensure availability of treatment options and clinical trial opportunities for those in need while working with the brain tumor community to continue making discoveries and advancements that will improve the lives of individuals affected by a brain tumor diagnosis.


MS in Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
MD, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation,
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Fellowship in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology,
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Residency in Pediatrics,
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics



Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Mayo Mail Code 484
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Contact

Mo Morris
Administrative Phone: 612-625-7500
Administrative Email:
Administrative Fax Number: 612-626-2815