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Jakacki, MD

Regina I. Jakacki, MD

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Director, Neuro-Oncology Program; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Dr. Jakacki received her medical degree in 1985 from the University of Pennsylvania. She is the Chair of the Brainstem Glioma Subcommittee of the Children's Oncology Group. She has authored over 70 publications reporting the results of clinical trials evaluating new treatment strategies for brain tumors, including DIPG. A major current research focus involves clinical trials using vaccine therapy for children with DIPG.