Rudy J Allen

  • 91 Citations
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Research Interests

My clinical interest is the treatment of childhood cancer, particularly tumors affecting the central nervous system and musculoskeletal system. I also have particular interest in cancer survivorship, the diagnosis and treatment of long term effects of therapy for childhood central nervous system tumors. I one of the physicians in the Lurie Children's Hospital Brainstar program.

My academic interest is enrolling children in clinical research trials.

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Training Experience

1989Internship, Univ. of Chicago Wyler's Hospital
1992Residency, Geisinger Medical Center

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Loyola University-Stritch School of Medicine

… → 1988

Research interests

  • Bone / Cartilage Cancer
  • Brain Cancer / Nervous System Cancer
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pediatric Oncology
  • Pediatric Sarcomas

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Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma Medicine & Life Sciences
Cell Line Medicine & Life Sciences
Plexiform Neurofibroma Medicine & Life Sciences
Megakaryocyte Progenitor Cells Medicine & Life Sciences
B-Lymphoid Precursor Cells Medicine & Life Sciences
Leukemia Medicine & Life Sciences
Neurofibromatosis 1 Medicine & Life Sciences
Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1994 2018

  • 91 Citations
  • 5 Article
  • 2 Chapter


Allen, RJ. & Kar, A., 2018, Blueprints Pediatrics. Marino, BS. & Fine, KS. (eds.). Baltimore, MD: Wolters Kluwer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Citations (Scopus)

Phase II trial of pegylated interferon alfa-2b in young patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 and unresectable plexiform neurofibromas

Jakacki, R. I., Dombi, E., Steinberg, S. M., Goldman, S., Kieran, M. W., Ullrich, N. J., Pollack, I. F., Goodwin, A., Manley, P. E., Fangusaro, J., Allen, R. & Widemann, B. C., Jan 1 2017, In : Neuro-oncology. 19, 2, p. 289-297 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plexiform Neurofibroma
Neurofibromatosis 1

Megaloblastic Anemias

Allen, RJ. & Kamen, BA., 2002, Rudolph's Pediatrics, 21st ed. Rudolph, CD. (ed.). New York: McGraw -Hill, p. ch 19.3.4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

38 Citations (Scopus)

Establishment and characterization of a megakaryoblast cell line with amplification of MLL

Allen, R. J., Smith, S. D., Moldwin, R. L., Lu, M. M., Giordano, L., Vignon, C., Suto, Y., Harden, A., Tomek, R., Veldman, T., Ried, T., Larson, R. A., Le Beau, M. M., Rowley, J. D. & Zeleznik-Le, N., Jan 1 1998, In : Leukemia. 12, 7, p. 1119-1127 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Megakaryocyte Progenitor Cells
Cell Line
Spectral Karyotyping
Genetic Markers
3 Citations (Scopus)

Growth inhibition of B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia cell lines by monocytes: A role for prostaglandin E2

Giordano, L., Moldwin, R. L., Downie, P. A., Goldberg, A., Gupta, R., Allen, R., Aithal, N. H., Kim, D. H., Le Moine, P. J. & Smith, S. D., Oct 1 1997, In : Leukemia Research. 21, 10, p. 925-932 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

B-Lymphoid Precursor Cells
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma
Blood Cells