Current research

The EHE Rare Cancer Charity (UK) will continue to publish details of the research scientists it supports with grants to fund research into EHE. Currently, we are focused on funding the international EHE research programme led by Dr Brian Rubin. Details and links to relevant information about Dr Rubin are provided below.


Dr Brian Rubin, MD, PhD

Dr Rubin initiated and leads the only coordinated and collaborative research programme into EHE of which the EHE sister charities are aware. Dr Rubin is certified in anatomic pathology by the American Board of Pathology. He specializes in the diagnosis of diseases of bone and soft tissue and is an expert in the diagnosis of sarcomas. His areas of special interest include bone and soft tissue pathology, cancer genetics and targeted cancer therapies.

Dr Rubin is a member of the Anatomic Pathology Department of the Cleveland Clinic. He currently  holds  the  following  positions:  Professor  and  Vice-Chair  of Pathology; Director, Soft Tissue Pathology; Director, Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology Fellowship Program, at the Robert J. Tomsich Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute and Department of Cancer Biology Cleveland Clinic and Lerner Research Institute. He is a member of: the International Society of Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology; the College of American Pathologists; the Connective Tissue Oncology Society; the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


If your medical team wish to contact Dr Rubin, or you wish to discuss transfer of tissue samples, Dr Rubin can be contacted through his email address at


Dr Rubin’s profile at the Cleveland Clinic can be found at:


Dr Rubin’s EHE research and funding page can be found at   


The Robert J. Tomsich Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute home page can be found at: