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Discovering Treatments for Childhood Cancers

  • Ravitz Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatric and Communicable Diseases Pediatrician-in-Chief

  • Director of the Taubman Institute’s Neuroblastoma Research Program

Dr. Opipari heads the Pediatrics Department at U-M. Her research and clinical interests focus on the pediatricsolid tumor, neuroblastoma, and she is devoted to uncovering the underlying mechanisms in the development ofthis devastating cancer in children so that new treatments can be identified.