Robert A Baiocchi, MD, PhD

Robert Baiocchi


College of Medicine


Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Assoc Professor

Research Program

Leukemia Research

Research Interest

Cancer, Lymphoma, Mantle-Cell, Lymphoma, Lymphoproliferative Disorders, Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin, Leukemia, Lymphocytic, Chronic, B-Cell, Lymphoma, B-Cell, Burkitt Lymphoma

Robert Baiocchi, MD, PhD, is a member of the Leukemia Research Program at the OSUCCC – James. His work has led to 11 patents and pending patents, including one for methods to treat viral-associated lymphoproliferative disorders with TGF-ß antagonists, one for compositions and methods relating to viral-associated diseases, and one for immune modulatory properties of silvestrol.

His experience encompasses more than 35 grant-funded research initiatives and over a dozen clinical studies, including sensitivity and apoptosis studies on hematologic malignancies and related disorders, and a phase I study of PS-341 (Velcade®/bortezomib) in combination with 17-allylamino-17-demethoxygeldanamycin (17-AAG) in patients with relapsed or refractory hematologic malignancies.

Dr. Baiocchi has written or co-written more than 60 articles that have been published in academic journals, including Cancer, Cancer Research, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Leukemia Research and American Journal of Hematology. In addition, he has made hundreds of presentations to organizations ranging from the International Association for Comparative Research on Leukemia and Related Diseases to Columbus-area school children on behalf of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

He is a member of the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network and an editorial board member for the journal BioMed Research International.


  • MD, The Ohio State University

    Columbus, OH (USA)

  • Fellowship, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

    Columbus, OH (USA)


  • Internship and Residency Internal Medicine

    ABIM Research Pathway

    Columbus, OH (USA)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Hematology and Oncology

    Roswell Park Cancer Institute Department of Medicine

    Buffalo, NY (USA)


  • Fellowhsip Medical Oncology

    The Ohio State University College of Medicine

    Columbus, OH (USA)

Office Location

B404 Starling Loving Hall

320 W 10th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210




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