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Farrokh Dehdashti, MD

Professor, Radiology
Division of Nuclear Medicine

Specialty Areas

Nuclear Medicine
Radiology
PET Imaging

Board Certifications

Nuclear Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Oncologic applications of positron emission tomography such as receptor imaging in breast and prostate cancers, hypoxia imaging in various cancers, and imaging tumor proliferation.

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology

510 South Kingshighway Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-1952
Fax: 314-362-5428

Center for Advanced Medicine - South County

5201 Midamerica Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63129

Education

Education

Fellowship: PET Imaging, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1990
Chief Residency: Nuclear Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1989
Resident/Chief Res.: Nuclear Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 1988
Chief Residency: Radiology, Pahlavi University, Shiraz, Iran 1980
Residency: Radiology, Pahlavi University Hospitals, Shiraz, Iran 1979
Medical Degree: Pahlavi University School of Medicine, Shiraz, Iran 1977
PreMedicine Training: College of Arts and Science, Pahlavi University Hospitals, Shiraz, Iran 1970

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Biomarker and Tumor Responses of Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma to Trametinib: A Phase II Neoadjuvant Window-of-Opportunity Clinical Trial.
Uppaluri R, Winkler AE, Lin T, Law JH, Haughey BH, Nussenbaum B, Paniello RC, Rich JT, Diaz JA, Michel LP, Wildes T, Dunn GP, Zolkind P, Kallogjeri D, Piccirillo JF, Dehdashti F, Siegel BA, Chernock RD, Lewis JS Jr, Adkins DR
Clin Cancer Res. 2017 May 1; 23(9)2186-2194. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-16-1469.

PMID:
    28151720
    [PubMed - in process]
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Association of post-treatment positron emission tomography with locoregional control and survival after radiation therapy for squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva.
Rao YJ, Hassanzadeh C, Chundury A, Hui C, Siegel BA, Dehdashti F, DeWees T, Mullen D, Powell MA, Mutch DG, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW
Radiother Oncol. 2017 Mar; 122(3)445-451. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2016.12.019.

PMID:
    28063696
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utility of PET/CT to Evaluate Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Metastasis in High-Risk Endometrial Cancer: Results of ACRIN 6671/GOG 0233 Trial.
Atri M, Zhang Z, Dehdashti F, Lee SI, Marques H, Ali S, Koh WJ, Mannel RS, DiSilvestro P, King SA, Pearl M, Zhou X, Plante M, Moxley KM, Gold M
Radiology. 2017 May; 283(2)450-459. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2016160200.

PMID:
    28051912
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Correlation of Ki-67 Proliferative Antigen Expression and Tumor Response to Induction Chemotherapy Containing Cell Cycle-Specific Agents in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma.
Chatzkel J, Lewis JS Jr, Ley JC, Wildes TM, Thorstad W, Gay H, Daly M, Jackson R, Rich J, Paniello R, Nussenbaum B, Liu J, Siegel BA, Dehdashti F, Adkins D
Head Neck Pathol. 2016 Dec 26; doi: 10.1007/s12105-016-0775-9.

PMID:
    28025779
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Indeterminate Findings on Oncologic PET/CT: What Difference Does PET/MRI Make?
Fraum TJ, Fowler KJ, McConathy J, Dehdashti F
Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2016 Dec; 50(4)292-299.

PMID:
    27994684
    [PubMed]
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[<sup>89</sup>Zr]Trastuzumab: Evaluation of Radiation Dosimetry, Safety, and Optimal Imaging Parameters in Women with HER2-Positive Breast Cancer.
Laforest R, Lapi SE, Oyama R, Bose R, Tabchy A, Marquez-Nostra BV, Burkemper J, Wright BD, Frye J, Frye S, Siegel BA, Dehdashti F
Mol Imaging Biol. 2016 Dec; 18(6)952-959.

PMID:
    27146421
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Emerging Role of PET/MR Imaging in Gynecologic Cancers.
Ponisio MR, Fowler KJ, Dehdashti F
PET Clin. 2016 Oct; 11(4)425-40. doi: 10.1016/j.cpet.2016.05.005.

PMID:
    27593247
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Utility of PET-CT to evaluate retroperitoneal lymph node metastasis in advanced cervical cancer: Results of ACRIN6671/GOG0233 trial.
Atri M, Zhang Z, Dehdashti F, Lee SI, Ali S, Marques H, Koh WJ, Moore K, Landrum L, Kim JW, DiSilvestro P, Eisenhauer E, Schnell F, Gold M
Gynecol Oncol. 2016 Sep; 142(3)413-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2016.05.002.

PMID:
    27178725
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Radioimmunotherapy-based conditioning for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: Another step forward.
Ali AM, Dehdashti F, DiPersio JF, Cashen AF
Blood Rev. 2016 Sep; 30(5)389-99. doi: 10.1016/j.blre.2016.04.007.

PMID:
    27174151
    [PubMed - in process]
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Gold Nanoclusters Doped with (64)Cu for CXCR4 Positron Emission Tomography Imaging of Breast Cancer and Metastasis.
Zhao Y, Detering L, Sultan D, Cooper ML, You M, Cho S, Meier SL, Luehmann H, Sun G, Rettig M, Dehdashti F, Wooley KL, DiPersio JF, Liu Y
ACS Nano. 2016 Jun 28; 10(6)5959-70. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.6b01326.

PMID:
    27159079
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical application of PET/MRI in oncology.
Sotoudeh H, Sharma A, Fowler KJ, McConathy J, Dehdashti F
J Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 Aug; 44(2)265-76. doi: 10.1002/jmri.25161.

PMID:
    27007987
    [PubMed - in process]
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Imaging Diagnostic and Therapeutic Targets: Steroid Receptors in Breast Cancer.
Fowler AM, Clark AS, Katzenellenbogen JA, Linden HM, Dehdashti F
J Nucl Med. 2016 Feb; 57 Suppl 175S-80S. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.115.157933.

PMID:
    26834106
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Phase 1 Evaluation of [(64)Cu]DOTA-Patritumab to Assess Dosimetry, Apparent Receptor Occupancy, and Safety in Subjects with Advanced Solid Tumors.
Lockhart AC, Liu Y, Dehdashti F, Laforest R, Picus J, Frye J, Trull L, Belanger S, Desai M, Mahmood S, Mendell J, Welch MJ, Siegel BA
Mol Imaging Biol. 2016 Jun; 18(3)446-53. doi: 10.1007/s11307-015-0912-y.

PMID:
    26567113
    [PubMed - in process]
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PET/MRI Evaluation of Gynecologic Malignancies and Prostate Cancer.
Bagade S, Fowler KJ, Schwarz JK, Grigsby PW, Dehdashti F
Semin Nucl Med. 2015 Jul; 45(4)293-303. doi: 10.1053/j.semnuclmed.2015.03.005.

PMID:
    26050657
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[<sup>18</sup>F]FHBG PET/CT Imaging of CD34-TK75 Transduced Donor T Cells in Relapsed Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Patients: Safety and Feasibility.
Eissenberg LG, Rettig MP, Ritchey JK, Prior JL, Schwarz SW, Frye J, White BS, Fulton RS, Ghobadi A, Cooper ML, Couriel DR, Seegulam ME, Piwnica-Worms D, Dehdashti F, Cornetta K, DiPersio JF
Mol Ther. 2015 Jun; 23(6)1110-1122. doi: 10.1038/mt.2015.48.

PMID:
    28142024
    [PubMed]
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[(18)F]FHBG PET/CT Imaging of CD34-TK75 Transduced Donor T Cells in Relapsed Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Patients: Safety and Feasibility.
Eissenberg LG, Rettig MP, Ritchey JK, Prior JL, Schwarz SW, Frye J, White BS, Fulton RS, Ghobadi A, Cooper ML, Couriel DR, Seegulam ME, Piwnica-Worms D, Dehdashti F, Cornetta K, DiPersio JF
Mol Ther. 2015 Jun; 23(6)1110-22. doi: 10.1038/mt.2015.48.

PMID:
    25807290
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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PET/MRI for the body imager: abdominal and pelvic oncologic applications.
Fraum TJ, Fowler KJ, McConathy J, Parent EE, Dehdashti F, Grigsby PW, Siegel BA
Abdom Imaging. 2015 Aug; 40(6)1387-404. doi: 10.1007/s00261-015-0390-3.

PMID:
    25805557
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of hypoxia with copper-labeled diacetyl-bis(N-methylthiosemicarbazone).
Lapi SE, Lewis JS, Dehdashti F
Semin Nucl Med. 2015 Mar; 45(2)177-85. doi: 10.1053/j.semnuclmed.2014.10.003.

PMID:
    25704389
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of gynecologic cancer with MR imaging, 18F-FDG PET/CT, and PET/MR imaging.
Lee SI, Catalano OA, Dehdashti F
J Nucl Med. 2015 Mar; 56(3)436-43. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.114.145011.

PMID:
    25635136
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Longitudinal noninvasive imaging of progesterone receptor as a predictive biomarker of tumor responsiveness to estrogen deprivation therapy.
Chan SR, Fowler AM, Allen JA, Zhou D, Dence CS, Sharp TL, Fettig NM, Dehdashti F, Katzenellenbogen JA
Clin Cancer Res. 2015 Mar 1; 21(5)1063-70. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-14-1715.

PMID:
    25520392
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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