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Debra E. Cohen, MD

Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 9
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5055 Phone
412-692-7693 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1997 University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa. 


2000 Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill. 


2001 Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill.
2004 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.


  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology


  • Cohen DE, Prochownik EV. A functional hierarchy for c-Myc target genes? Lessons from MT-MC1. Cell Cycle. 2006 Feb;5(4):392-3. 
  • Rogulski KR, Cohen DE, Corcoran DL, Benos PV, Prochownik EV. Deregulation of common genes by c-Myc and its direct target, MT-MC1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Dec 27;102(52):18968-73.

Research Interests

  • Transition of care for adolescents and young adults with sickle cell disease
  • Development of new therapies to treat or prevent the sequelae of sickle cell disease

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • Jonathan Houy Memorial Fund at The Pittsburgh Foundation
Last Update
November 23, 2014
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Last Update
November 23, 2014