Researcher Profile

Deborah L. Toppmeyer, MD

Resident Member, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Associate I Member, Clinical Investigations and Precision Therapeutics Program

Member since 1996

Academic Appointment

Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Chief Medical Officer; Chief, Division of Medical Oncology; Chief Section, Solid Tumor Oncology; Director, The Stacy Goldstein Breast Center; Director, The Hereditary Oncology Prevention and Evaluation Program and LIFE Center


Research Interests

  • Breast Cancer
  • Phase I clinical trials of new anti-cancer agents with correlative pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies
  • Genetic susceptibility for breast cancer and ovarian cancer
  • Women's health issues

Selected Publications

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