Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Pediatrics

Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation Publications

Below are listed selected publications by faculty members in the Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation in the Department of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. For a more complete list, please click on the faculty member’s name to the right side of the page.

Selected Books and Book Chapters

Lulla RR, Fangusaro J. 2012. Pediatric Cancer, Volume II: Pediatric HGG and DIPG. NY: Springer
Yoon Joon Won, Fangusaro Jason, Iannaccone Philip, Walterhouse David. Hedgehog signaling in pediatric brain tumors. In: Xie Jingwu, editor. 2011. Hedgehog signaling activation in human cancer and its clinical implications. NY: Springer
Fangusaro J, Littlejohn E. Endocrine Late Effects: Manifestations and Treatments. In: Goldman S, Turner C, editors. 2009. Late Effects of Treatment for Brain Tumors. New York: Springer 155-182.
Allen G, Bhat R. Thrombosis in Childhood cancer. In: Green D, Kwaan H C, editors. 2009. Coagulation in Cancer. New York: Springer 327.

Selected PubMed Publications

REST Is a Novel Prognostic Factor and Therapeutic Target for Medulloblastoma.
Taylor P, Fangusaro J, Rajaram V, Goldman S, Helenowski IB, Macdonald T, Hasselblatt M, Riedemann L, Laureano A, Cooper L, Gopalakrishnan V
Molecular cancer therapeutics 2012 Aug; 11(8):1713-23
PMID: 22848092
Transient partial response to sorafenib treatment in an adolescent patient with MEN2B Syndrome and end-stage medullary thyroid carcinoma.
Aller S, Popescu A, Rao S, Morgan E, Gosiengfiao Y
Pediatric blood & cancer 2012 Jan; 58(1):98-100
PMID: 21721105
Pediatric high grade glioma: a review and update on tumor clinical characteristics and biology.
Fangusaro J
Frontiers in oncology 2012; 2:105
PMID: 22937526
Gemcitabine With or Without Docetaxel and Resection for Recurrent Osteosarcoma: The Experience at Children's Memorial Hospital.
Gosiengfiao Y, Reichek J, Woodman J, Ben-Ami T, Walterhouse D
Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology 2011 Dec 31; :
PMID: 22217487
Successful nontransplant resection of POST-TEXT III and IV hepatoblastoma.
Lautz TB, Ben-Ami T, Tantemsapya N, Gosiengfiao Y, Superina RA
Cancer 2011 May 1; 117(9):1976-83
PMID: 21509775
Red cell alloimmunization in a diverse population of transfused patients with thalassaemia.
Thompson AA, Cunningham MJ, Singer ST, Neufeld EJ, Vichinsky E, Yamashita R, Giardina P, Kim HY, Trachtenberg F, Kwiatkowski JL
British journal of haematology 2011 Apr; 153(1):121-8
PMID: 21323889
Slowly produced microRNAs control protein levels.
Whichard ZL, Motter AE, Stein PJ, Corey SJ
The Journal of biological chemistry 2011 Feb 11; 286(6):4742-8
PMID: 21051536
Results of the Intergroup Rhabdomyosarcoma Study Group D9602 Protocol, Using Vincristine and Dactinomycin With or Without Cyclophosphamide and Radiation Therapy, for Newly Diagnosed Patients With Low-Risk Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Report From the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Committee of the Children's Oncology Group.
Raney RB, Walterhouse DO, Meza JL, Andrassy RJ, Breneman JC, Crist WM, Maurer HM, Meyer WH, Parham DM, Anderson JR
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2011 Feb 28; :
PMID: 21357783
Identification of Differentially Expressed MicroRNAs in Osteosarcoma.
Lulla RR, Costa FF, Bischof JM, Chou PM, de F Bonaldo M, Vanin EF, Soares MB
Sarcoma 2011; 2011:732690
PMID: 21789031
Primary prophylaxis in sickle cell disease: is it feasible? Is it effective?
Thompson AA
Hematology / the Education Program of the American Society of Hematology. American Society of Hematology. Education Program 2011; 2011:434-9
PMID: 22160070
Cdc42-interacting protein 4 promotes breast cancer cell invasion and formation of invadopodia through activation of N-WASp.
Pichot CS, Arvanitis C, Hartig SM, Jensen SA, Bechill J, Marzouk S, Yu J, Frost JA, Corey SJ
Cancer research 2010 Nov 1; 70(21):8347-56
PMID: 20940394
Evaluating the incidence and utility of microscopic metastatic dissemination as diagnosed by lumbar cerebro-spinal fluid (CSF) samples in children with newly diagnosed intracranial ependymoma.
Fangusaro J, Van Den Berghe C, Tomita T, Rajaram V, Aguilera D, Wang D, Goldman S
Journal of neuro-oncology 2010 Nov 1; :
PMID: 21038109
Acute chest syndrome is associated with history of asthma in hemoglobin SC disease.
Poulter EY, Truszkowski P, Thompson AA, Liem RI
Pediatric blood & cancer 2010 Nov 28; :
PMID: 21113939
Evaluation of a post-operative thrombin inhibitor replacement protocol to reduce haemorrhagic and thrombotic complications after paediatric liver transplantation.
Hardikar W, Poddar U, Chamberlain J, Teo S, Bhat R, Jones B, Ignjatovic V, Campbell J, Newall F, Monagle P
Thrombosis research 2010 Sep; 126(3):191-4
PMID: 20541794
Sickle cell disease: an opportunity for palliative care across the life span.
Wilkie DJ, Johnson B, Mack AK, Labotka R, Molokie RE
The Nursing clinics of North America 2010 Sep; 45(3):375-97
PMID: 20804884
Anthracycline-induced cardiac toxicity more likely in underweight childhood cancer survivors.
Andolina JR, Dilley K
Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology : official journal of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 2010 Jul; 32(5):411-5
PMID: 20495481
Elevated soluble transferrin receptor levels reflect increased erythropoietic drive rather than iron deficiency in pediatric sickle cell disease.
Lulla RR, Thompson AA, Liem RI
Pediatric blood & cancer 2010 Jul 15; 55(1):141-4
PMID: 20486179
Medical radiation exposure and risk of retinoblastoma resulting from new germline RB1 mutation.
Bunin GR, Felice MA, Davidson W, Friedman DL, Shields CL, Maidment A, O'Shea M, Nichols KE, Leahey A, Dunkel IJ, Jubran R, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Schmidt ML, Weinstein JL, Goldman S, Abramson DH, Wilson MW, Gallie BL, Chan HS, Shapiro M, Cnaan A, Ganguly A, Meadows AT
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer 2010 Jul 20; :
PMID: 20648557
Reproducibility of tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity measurements in children and young adults with sickle cell disease undergoing screening for pulmonary hypertension.
Liem RI, Young LT, Lay AS, Pelligra SA, Labotka RJ, Thompson AA
American journal of hematology 2010 Jun 15; :
PMID: 20652966
Hematopoiesis and its disorders: a systems biology approach.
Whichard ZL, Sarkar CA, Kimmel M, Corey SJ
Blood 2010 Mar 25; 115(12):2339-47
PMID: 20103779
Reduced intensity conditioning regimens for allogeneic transplantation in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Verneris MR, Eapen M, Duerst R, Carpenter PA, Burke MJ, Afanasyev BV, Cowan MJ, He W, Krance R, Li CK, Tan PL, Wagner JE, Davies SM
Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2010 Mar 16; :
PMID: 20302960
Parental attitudes toward research participation in pediatric sickle cell disease.
Liem RI, Cole AH, Pelligra SA, Mason M, Thompson AA
Pediatric blood & cancer 2010 Mar 8; :
PMID: 20213846
The Cdc42-interacting protein-4 (CIP4) gene knock-out mouse reveals delayed and decreased endocytosis.
Feng Y, Hartig SM, Bechill JE, Blanchard EG, Caudell E, Corey SJ
The Journal of biological chemistry 2010 Feb 12; 285(7):4348-54
PMID: 19920150
Transplacental transfer of postpartum inhibitors to factor VIII.
Lulla RR, Allen GA, Zakarija A, Green D
Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia 2010 Jan; 16(1):14-7
PMID: 19500168
Irinotecan as maintenance therapy in high-risk hepatoblastoma.
Qayed M, Powell C, Morgan ER, Haugen M, Katzenstein HM
Pediatric blood & cancer 2010 Jan 8; :
PMID: 20063426
Mutational analysis of candidate tumor-associated genes in acute megakaryoblastic leukemia.
Bhat R, Malinge S, Gamis AS, Sorrell AD, Hilden JM, Ketterling RP, Paietta E, Tallman MS, Crispino JD
Leukemia : official journal of the Leukemia Society of America, Leukemia Research Fund, U.K 2009 Nov; 23(11):2159-60
PMID: 19657363
Functional capacity in children and young adults with sickle cell disease undergoing evaluation for cardiopulmonary disease.
Liem RI, Nevin MA, Prestridge A, Young LT, Thompson AA
American journal of hematology 2009 Oct; 84(10):645-9
PMID: 19705433
Heritability and environmental factors affecting vitamin D status in rural Chinese adolescent twins.
Arguelles LM, Langman CB, Ariza AJ, Ali FN, Dilley K, Price H, Liu X, Zhang S, Hong X, Wang B, Xing H, Li Z, Liu X, Zhang W, Xu X, Wang X
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 2009 Sep; 94(9):3273-81
PMID: 19549746
A phase II prospective study of sequential myeloablative chemotherapy with hematopoietic stem cell rescue for the treatment of selected high risk and recurrent central nervous system tumors.
Rosenfeld A, Kletzel M, Duerst R, Jacobsohn D, Haut P, Weinstein J, Rademaker A, Schaefer C, Evans L, Fouts M, Goldman S
Journal of neuro-oncology 2009 Sep 21; :
PMID: 19768658
High WT1 gene expression before haematopoietic stem cell transplant in children with acute myeloid leukaemia predicts poor event-free survival.
Jacobsohn DA, Tse WT, Chaleff S, Rademaker A, Duerst R, Olszewski M, Huang W, Chou PM, Kletzel M
British journal of haematology 2009 Sep; 146(6):669-74
PMID: 19650884
Genetic characterization of TET1, TET2, and TET3 alterations in myeloid malignancies.
Abdel-Wahab O, Mullally A, Hedvat C, Garcia-Manero G, Patel J, Wadleigh M, Malinge S, Yao J, Kilpivaara O, Bhat R, Huberman K, Thomas S, Dolgalev I, Heguy A, Paietta E, Le Beau MM, Beran M, Tallman MS, Ebert BL, Kantarjian HM, Stone RM, Gilliland DG, Crispino JD, Levine RL
Blood 2009 Jul 2; 114(1):144-7
PMID: 19420352
Age-dependent pharmacokinetic profile of single daily dose i.v. busulfan in children undergoing reduced-intensity conditioning stem cell transplant.
Tse WT, Duerst R, Schneiderman J, Chaudhury S, Jacobsohn D, Kletzel M
Bone marrow transplantation 2009 Feb 2; :
PMID: 19182832

Rudy J Allen, MD
Rukhmi Bhat, MBBS
Sonali Chaudhury, MD
Seth J Corey, MD, MPH
Kimberley J Dilley, MD, MPH
Reggie E Duerst, MD
Jason R Fangusaro, MD
Stewart Goldman, MD
Yasmin Gosiengfiao, MD
Nobuko Hijiya, MD
Morris Kletzel, MD
Rishi R Lulla, MD, MS
A Kyle Mack, MD
Elaine R Morgan, MD
Sudha Rao, MD
Jennifer L Reichek, MD
Sergei Revskoy, MD, PhD
Jennifer Schneiderman, MD
Anjali Sharathkumar, MD
Horace E Smith, MD
Alexis A Thompson, MD, MPH
William T Tse, MD, PhD
David O Walterhouse, MD
Joanna L Weinstein, MD