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photo Jeremy Naftali Rich Dr., MD, MHS, MBA


Professor, Department of Neurology

Deputy Director for Research, UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Pittsburgh Foundation Chair in Personalized Cancer Therapies


Phone: 412-623-3364

Office: 5150 Centre Avenue
UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Room 549
Pittsburgh, PA, 15232
Phone: 412-623-3364
Fax: 412-648-6579
Administrative Assistant:
Bridgette Capella
Address: 5150 Centre Avenue
POB 5th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone: 412-623-5305
Fax: 412-648-6579
Education and Training
Health Care Masters in Business Administration, Baldwin Wallace University, 2016
Masters of Health Science, Duke Univ. School of Medicine, 2009
Medicinae Doctor, Duke Univ. School of Medicine, 1993
Bachelor of Science, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, 1989
Diploma, Walt Whitman High School, 1985
Clinical Research Training Program, Duke University Medical Center, 2009
Fellowship in Neuro-Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, 1998
Chief Residency in Neurology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1997
Residency in Neurology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Internal Medicine Internship, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1994
Selected Publications:
Dixit D, Xie Q, Rich JN, Zhao JC. Messenger RNA Methylation Regulates Glioblastoma Tumorigenesis. Cancer Cell. 2017; Apr 10;31(4): 474-475.
.Mack SC, Rich JN, Scacheri PC. PEAR-ing" Genomic and Epigenomic Analyses for Cancer Gene Discovery. Cancer Discovery. 2015; Oct;5(10):10: 18-20.
Xie Q, Flavahan WA, Bao S, Rich JN. The Tailless Root of Glioma: Cancer Stem Cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2014; Aug 7;15(2): 114-6.
Hale JS,, Sinyuk M, Rich JN, Lathia JD. Decoding the cancer stem cell hypothesis in glioblastoma. CNS Oncology. 2013; Jul 1;2(4).
Yan K, Yang K, Rich JN. The evolving landscape of glioblastoma stem cells. Current Opinion in Neurology. 2013; Dec;26(6): 701-7.
Schonberg DL, Bao S, Rich JN. Genomics informs glioblastoma biology. Nature Genetics. 2013; Sep 26;45(10): 1105-7.
Schonberg DL, Venere M, Rich JN. Changing the fate of cancer, one splice at a time. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2013; Sep 3;110(36): 14510-1.
Venere M, Lathia JD, Rich JN. Growth factor receptors define cancer hierarchies. Cancer Cell. 2013; Feb 11;23(2): Feb11;23(2).
Venere M, Miller TE, Rich JN. Mitotic control of cancer stem cells. Cancer Discovery. 2013; Feb;3(2): 141-4.
Notable Achievements
Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars, 2018
American Academy of Neurology Neuro-oncology Scientific Award, 2016
Business Honor Society, Baldwin Wallace University, 2016
Elected to Association of American Physicians (AAP), 2012
Cleveland Clinic, Lerner Research Institute, Outstanding Science Award, 2010
Elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), 2007
Award for Excellence in Basic Science, Society of Neuro-Oncology (SNO), 2006
Preuss Award for Clinical Neuro-Oncology, American Academy of Neurology (AAN), 2006
Elected to American Neurological Association (ANA), 2005
K02 NIH Award, 2009