Jinhai Huo, Yiyi Chu, Karim Chamie, Marc C. Smaldone, Stephen A. Boorjian, Jacques G. Baillargeon, Yong-Fang Kuo, Preston Kerr, Padraic O’Malley, Eduardo Orihuela, Douglas S. Tyler, Stephen J. Freedland, Sharon H. Giordano, Raghu Vikram, Ashish M. Kamat, Stephen B. Williams. Increased Utilization of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Imaging and Its Economic Impact for Patients Diagnosed With Bladder Cancer. Clinical Genitourinary Cancer.
Vincent J. Tocco, Yuan Li, Keith G. Christopher, James H. Matthews, Varun Aggarwal, Lauren Paschall, Hendrik Luesch, Jonathan D. Licht, Richard B. Dickinson, Tanmay P. Lele. The Nucleus is Irreversibly Shaped by Motion of Cell Boundaries in Cancer and Non-Cancer Cells. Journal of Cellular Physiology.
Jatinder K. Lamba, Lata Chauhan, Miyoung Shin, Michael R. Loken, Jessica A. Pollard, Yi-Cheng Wang, Rhonda E. Ries, Richard Aplenc, Betsy A. Hirsch, Susana C. Raimondi, Roland B. Walter, Irwin D. Bernstein, Alan S. Gamis, Todd A. Alonzo, and Soheil Meshinchi. CD33 Splicing Polymorphism Determines Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin Response in De Novo Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Report From Randomized Phase III Children’s Oncology Group Trial AAML053. Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Maxim Norkin, Lakshmikanth Katragadda, Fei Zou, Sican Xiong, Myron Chang, Yunfeng Dai, Jack W. Hsu, Jan S. Moreb, Helen Leather, Hemant S. Murthy, Nosha Farhadfar, Ying Li3, Robert Hromas, Randy A. Brown, Christopher R. Cogle and John R. Wingard. Minimal residual disease by either flow cytometry or cytogenetics prior to an allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant is associated with poor outcome in acute myeloid leukemia. Blood Cancer Journal.
Carma L. Bylund, Ph.D., Susan Bluck, Ph.D., Carla L. Fisher, Ph.D. & Jason Starr, D.O.
Project Title: Analysis of Processes and Products of Dignity Therapy for Elderly Cancer Patients: A Feasibility Study
Vandy Black, M.D. MSc FAAP, Miriam O. Ezenwa, Ph.D., R.N., Yingwei Yao, Ph.D., Roger B. Fillingim, Ph.D., and Tung Wynn, M.D.
Project Title: Assessing and Improving Composite Pain Outcomes in Children with Cancer
Debra Kelly Lynch, Ph.D., R.N., OCN, Nosha Farhadfar, M.D., Wendy J. Dahl, Ph.D., and John R. Wingard, M.D.
Project Title: Foundations for a Targeted Dietary Intervention to Mitigate Dysbiosis and Persistent Fatigue for Survivors of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HSCT)
Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., Jesse Dallery, Ph.D., Matthew Gurka, Ph.D., Anna McDaniel, R.N., Ph.D., Natalie Silver, M.D., Stephanie Staras, Ph.D., and Ryan Theis, Ph.D.
Project Title: Implementation Strategies to Improve Tobacco Treatment for UF Health Cancer Center Patients
Stephanie Staras, MSPH, Ph.D., Carma Bylund, Ph.D., Ramzi Salloum, Ph.D., Yi Guo, Ph.D., Lindsay Thompson, M.D. MS, Natalie Silver, M.D., Jaclyn Hall, Ph.D., Versie Johnson-Mallard, Ph.D., ARNP FAAN, and LaToya O’Neal, Ph.D.
Project Title: Tailoring HPV Vaccination Intervention Strategies to Local Area Needs
PI: Jordan Alpert, Ph.D.
Mentor: Carma Bylund, Ph.D.
Project Title: Incorporating Patient-Centered Communication in Secure Messaging with Cancer Patients
Madeleine Turcotte, M.S., earned an ASH Achievement Award for her poster about personalized therapy design for ETP-ALL using computational biology modeling with in vitro validation. Pictured (from left to right) is her mentor Leylah Drusbosky, Ph.D.; Kimberly Hawkins, Ph.D.; Madeleine Turcotte, M.S.; and mentor Christopher R. Cogle, M.D.
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or PCORI, has awarded UF with a $11.9 million award for a research study that will compare two forms of radiation therapy for prostate cancer — traditional X-ray therapy and proton therapy, which uses less radiation but costs more. Nancy Mendenhall, M.D., medical director of the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute, leads the team.