Arie Perry, MD is a Professor at the University of California in San Francisco, where he serves as the Director of the Neuropathology Division and the Neuropathology Fellowship program. He received his medical degree and residency training at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, followed by fellowships in surgical pathology, neuropathology, and molecular cytogenetics research at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, where he worked closely with his mentor, the late Dr. Bernd Scheithauer. His interests have focused mostly on classification, grading, and molecular characterization of both adult and pediatric brain tumors. He has authored over 470 publications and participated as a senior advisor/editor in the WHO 2016 brain tumor classification update. He has also served as the chief editor for Brain Pathology (official journal for the International Society of Neuropathology), the Practical Surgical Neuropathology textbook (2010 and 2018 editions), and the 9th edition of Greenfield’s Neuropathology (2015). Dr. Perry maintains an active surgical neuropathology consult service and is a frequently invited lecturer. In addition, he enjoys creative modes of teaching making use of his longstanding passion for music. In this respect, he has been featured in several media stories for using “neuropathology songs” in education, including a CD recording of 16 medical ballads and a recent YouTube male a cappella rendition of ‘Brain Tumor Rhapsody’ set to Bohemian Rhapsody.