Researcher Profile

H. Richard Alexander, Jr., MD, FACS

Resident Member, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Associate I Member, Clinical Investigations and Precision Therapeutics Program

Member since 2017

Academic Appointment

Professor of Surgery
Division of Surgical Oncology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


  • Chief Surgical Officer, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  • Head, Division of Surgical Oncology

Research Interests

  • Develop novel therapies for patients with locally advanced or metastatic cancer using surgical resection and regional cancer therapy
  • Characterize the molecular alterations in peritoneal mesothelioma
  • Characterize cancer stem cells to develop more effective therapies for patients with mesothelioma

Selected Publications

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