Researcher Profile

Richard A. Drachtman, MD

Resident Member, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Associate I Member, Clinical Investigations and Precision Therapeutics Program

Member since 2009

Academic Appointment

Professor of Pediatrics
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


  • Clinical Section Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Director, Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
  • Chair, NCI Pediatric Central IRB
  • Principal Investigator for Children’s Oncology Group (COG) for Rutgers University
  • Committee Member – Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Hodgkins Disease


Research Interests

  • Hodgkin Disease
  • Pediatric oncology/ hematology
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Newborn screening for hemoglobinopathies in New Jersey

Selected Publications

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