Faculty Profile

Michael Drazer
Section of Hematology / Oncology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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Academic Interests

Dr. Drazer's laboratory research focuses on determining the mechanisms that drive hereditary blood and cancer syndromes, with a particular emphasis on developing "high fidelity" cellular and mouse models of these disorders. He is also heavily involved in the discovery of novel hereditary blood and cancer syndromes. His clinical research is largely focused on optimizing the care of people with hereditary blood and cancer syndromes, including the development of clinical bioinformatics pipelines that improve the diagnosis of patients with these syndromes. He is a member of multiple clinical disease groups at the University of Chicago.

Clinical Interests

Clinical interests: leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, hereditary hematopoietic malignancies, hereditary cancer syndromes, benign hematology


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  • MD, 2012, University of Chicago
  • Residency, 2015, University of Chicago
  • Fellowship, 2018, University of Chicago
  • PhD, 2021, University of Chicago, Human Genetics