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Regina I. Jakacki, MD

Job Title Director, Neuro-Oncology Program
Job Title Medical Director, Supportive Care Program
Job Title Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 9
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5055 Phone
412-692-7693 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1985 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.


1988 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa. 


1991 Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa. 


  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Society for Neuro-Oncology
  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine


  • Bradley KA, Zhou T, McNall-Knapp RY, Jakacki RI, Levy AS, Vezina G, Pollack IF. Motexafin-Gadolinium and Involved Field Radiation Therapy for Intrinsic Pontine Glioma of Childhood: A Children's Oncology Group Phase 2 Study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2013 Jan 1;85(1):e55-60.
  • Yeung JT, Pollack IF, Panigrahy A, Jakacki RI. Pegylated interferon-α-2b for children with recurrent craniopharyngioma. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2012 Dec;10(6):498-503
  • Yeung JT, Hamilton RL, Okada H, Jakacki RI, Pollack IF. Increased expression of tumor-associated antigens in pediatric and adult ependymomas: implication for vaccine therapy. J Neurooncol. 2012 Nov 21. 
    View Dr. Jakacki's full list of publications from PubMed.

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Principal Investigator, Pediatric Phase I Clinical Trials
Last Update
January 8, 2013
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