Researcher Profile

Researcher Profile

Kevin L. Rakszawski, MD

Kevin L. Rakszawski, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Disease Teams:
Bone Marrow Transplantation
Leukemia and Lymphoma
Melanoma and Skin Cancer

Research Interests

Dr. Kevin Rakszawski's research interests include end-of-life care in patients with hematologic malignancies; lymphoma therapeutics; and prevention and treatment of complications of blood and marrow transplantation.

  • Therapeutics
  • Systematic Reviews
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Stem Cells
  • Transplants
  • Survival
  • Whole-Body Irradiation
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Clofarabine
  • T-Lymphocytes
  • Hodgkin Disease
  • Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma

Clinical Trials

Clofarabine followed by Fludarabine, Busulfan, Total-Body Irradiation and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant with Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide for Non-remission Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Recent Publications


Jia, B, Zhao, C, Rakszawski, KL, Claxton, DF, Christopher Ehmann, W, Rybka, WB, Mineishi, S, Wang, M, Shike, H, Bayerl, MG, Sivik, JM, Schell, TD, Drabick, JJ, Hohl, RJ & Zheng, H 2019, 'Eomes+T-betlow CD8+ T cells are functionally impaired and are associated with poor clinical outcome in patients with acute myeloid leukemia', Cancer Research, vol. 79, no. 7, pp. 1635-1645.


Rakszawski, KL, Miki, K, Claxton, D, Wagner, H, Shike, H, Mineishi, S & Naik, S 2018, 'Clofarabine followed by haploidentical stem cell transplant using fludarabine, busulfan, and total-body irradiation with post-transplant cyclophosphamide in non-remission AML', International journal of hematology, vol. 108, no. 3, pp. 348-350.


Leberfinger, AN, Behar, BJ, Williams, NC, Rakszawski, KL, Potochny, JD, MacKay, DR & Ravnic, DJ 2017, 'Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma: A systematic review', JAMA Surgery, vol. 152, no. 12, pp. 1161-1168.


Brown, TJ, Brennan, MC, Li, M, Church, EW, Brandmeir, NJ, Rakszawski, KL, Patel, AS, Rizk, EB, Suki, D, Sawaya, R & Glantz, M 2016, 'Association of the extent of resection with survival in glioblastoma a systematic review and meta-Analysis', JAMA Oncology, vol. 2, no. 11, pp. 1460-1469.
Abrams, MJ, Rakszawski, K, Vasekar, M, Passero, F, Abbas, A, Jia, Y & Saif, MW 2016, 'Recent advances in pancreatic cancer: Updates and insights from the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology', Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 141-151.
Rael, E, Rakszawski, K, Koller, K, Bayerl, M, Butte, M & Zheng, H 2016, 'Treatment with rituximab and brentuximab vedotin in a patient of common variable immune deficiency-associated classic Hodgkin lymphoma', Biomarker Research, vol. 4, no. 1, 7.

Clinical Trials Search

Children (age < 18 years)
Adults (age >= 18 years)