Michael Ciesielski, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Department of Neurosurgery
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Special Interests: 
Molecular mechanisms of glioma formation
Targeting glioma cells through immunotherapeutic approaches


Dr. Michael J. Ciesielski joined the staff of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (Roswell Park) in 2004 as Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery. He is a Co-leader with the Roswell Park Neuro-Oncology Disease Site Research Group.

Dr. Ciesielski earned his doctoral degree in Immunology and completed a fellowship in 2003 in the Department of Immunology of the Roswell Park Graduate Division of the University at Buffalo.

Dr. Ciesielski is a member of the Society for Neuro-Oncology, and the American Association for Cancer Research. He has authored or co-authored more than 40 journal publications, review articles and abstracts. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Surgical Oncology and an ad hoc reviewer for among others, Journal of Immunotherapy, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Cancer Gene Therapy, Blood, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and Cancer Research.