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Rebecca Richards

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Expert on laboratory research of childhood cancers and novel therapeutics, with a focus on CAR T cells and other immunotherapies.

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology, Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplant School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-265-9645 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @BeckyRichardsMD


  • Immunotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia
  • Pre-clinical development of novel CAR-T cells for pediatric cancers
  • Clinical translation of CAR-T cells for pediatric cancers


  • American Society of Hematology Fellow Scholar Award, 2022-2024
  • St. Baldrick's Fellow Scholar Award, 2019-2021
  • Member, St. Baldrick's Foundation, Empowering Pediatric Immunotherapies for Childhood Cancer (EPICC) team