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Researcher Directory

Hatem E. Sabaawy, MD, PhD

Resident Member, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

Full Member, Clinical Investigations and Precision Therapeutics Program

Member since 2008

Academic Appointment

Associate Professor
Department of Medicine & Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


  • Director, PDX/PDO Service
  • Associate Director, Biorepository & Histopathology (BRHS)


Research Interests

  • 3D organogenesis and humanized mouse models
  • Stem cell development and cancer stem cells utilizing patient-derived cells
  • Regulation of stem cell self-renewal by the polycomb and cyclin dependent kinase inhibitors
  • Precision cancer therapy for prostate and renal cancers, glioblastomas and leukemias
  • Cancer modeling and drug discovery strategies
  • Human adherent bone marrow-derived cells (ABMCs) cell therapy and transplantation in regenerative medicine and injury repair

Selected Publications

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