Researcher Profile

Darren R. Carpizo, MD, PhD

Resident Member, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Full Member, Clinical Investigations and Precision Therapeutics Program , Cancer Pharmacology Program

Member since 2009

Academic Appointment

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


  • Leader Hepatobiliary Oncology Program
  • Co-Leader Gastrointestinal Oncology Program


Research Interests

  • Clinical Research Interests include: Pancreatic Cancer, Liver Cancer, Metastatic Colorectal Cancer, Biliary Cancers, Whipple Surgery, Radioembolization of Liver Tumors, and Regional Liver Chemotherapy
  • Translational/Laboratory Research Interests: developmental therapeutics, p53 targeted drug development, pancreatic cancer, metastatic tumor cell dormancy, p53 biology
  • Awards/Grants: NIH R01, K08 and R21 grants (Principal Investigator), Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Harrington Discovery Institute and Sidney Kimmel Cancer Research Foundation

Selected Publications

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