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John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD

Virginia E. and Samuel J Golman Endowed Professorship of Medicine, Pathology & Immunology
Professor, Pediatrics
Professor, Pathology
Chief, Division of Oncology
Deputy Director, Siteman Cancer Center

Specialty Areas

Bone Marrow Transplant
Hematology
Leukemia
Hematologic Malignancies
Gene Therapy

Board Certifications

Hematology
Internal Medicine
Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Hematology, oncology, bone marrow transplantation, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, molecular biology, cellular biology, leukemia, MDS, aplastic anemia

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-747-7222

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-454-8304
Fax: 314-454-7551

Education

Education

Fellowship: Hematology & Oncology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 1987
Chief Resident: Internal Medicine, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX 1984
Residency: Internal Medicine, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, TX 1983
Ph.D.: Microbiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 1980
Medical Degree: University Of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 1980
B.A.: Biology, Williams College 1973

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Post-transplant high-dose cyclophosphamide after HLA-matched vs haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplantation for AML.
Rashidi A, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Vij R, Romee R
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Aug 15; doi: 10.1038/bmt.2016.217.

PMID:
    27526282
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Cytomegalovirus viremia, disease, and impact on relapse in T-cell replete peripheral blood haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplantation with post-transplant cyclophosphamide.
Goldsmith SR, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Lawrence SJ, Uy GL, Abboud CN, Vij R, Schroeder MA, Fehniger TA, Dubberke ER, Trinkaus K, Romee R
Haematologica. 2016 Jul 21; pii: haematol.2016.149880.

PMID:
    27443287
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Maintenance therapy in acute myeloid leukemia: an evidence-based review of randomized trials.
Rashidi A, Walter RB, Tallman MS, Appelbaum FR, DiPersio JF
Blood. 2016 Aug 11; 128(6)763-73. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-03-674127.

PMID:
    27354720
    [PubMed - in process]
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Divergent viral presentation among human tumors and adjacent normal tissues.
Cao S, Wendl MC, Wyczalkowski MA, Wylie K, Ye K, Jayasinghe R, Xie M, Wu S, Niu B, Grubb R 3rd, Johnson KJ, Gay H, Chen K, Rader JS, Dipersio JF, Chen F, Ding L
Sci Rep. 2016 Jun 24; 628294. doi: 10.1038/srep28294.

PMID:
    27339696
    [PubMed - in process]
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Severe Cytokine-Release Syndrome after T Cell-Replete Peripheral Blood Haploidentical Donor Transplantation Is Associated with Poor Survival and Anti-IL-6 Therapy Is Safe and Well Tolerated.
Abboud R, Keller J, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Rettig MP, Meier S, Fehniger TA, Abboud CN, Uy GL, Vij R, Trinkaus KM, Schroeder MA, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Jun 16; pii: S1083-8791(16)30145-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.06.010.

PMID:
    27318038
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Remobilization of hematopoietic stem cells in healthy donors for allogeneic transplantation.
Fiala MA, Park S, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Stockerl-Goldstein KE
Transfusion. 2016 Jun 17; doi: 10.1111/trf.13688.

PMID:
    27311884
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Quality of Life: A Tiebreaker in CEBPA Double-Mutated Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Rashidi A, DiPersio JF
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Aug; 22(8)1535-6. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.06.005.

PMID:
    27288956
    [PubMed - in process]
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Do adults aged 70 years or older with acute myeloid leukemia benefit from allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation?
Rashidi A, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Vij R, Abboud CN, Romee R
Leukemia. 2016 Aug; 30(8)1797-9. doi: 10.1038/leu.2016.99.

PMID:
    27230239
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Comparison of Outcomes after Peripheral Blood Haploidentical versus Matched Unrelated Donor Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Retrospective Single-Center Review.
Rashidi A, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Vij R, Schroeder MA, Cashen AF, Fehniger TA, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Sep; 22(9)1696-701. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.05.010.

PMID:
    27223108
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comprehensive genomic analysis reveals FLT3 activation and a therapeutic strategy for a patient with relapsed adult B-lymphoblastic leukemia.
Griffith M, Griffith OL, Krysiak K, Skidmore ZL, Christopher MJ, Klco JM, Ramu A, Lamprecht TL, Wagner AH, Campbell KM, Lesurf R, Hundal J, Zhang J, Spies NC, Ainscough BJ, Larson DE, Heath SE, Fronick C, O'Laughlin S, Fulton RS, Magrini V, McGrath S, Smith SM, Miller CA, Maher CA, Payton JE, Walker JR, Eldred JM, Walter MJ, Link DC, Graubert TA, Westervelt P, Kulkarni S, DiPersio JF, Mardis ER, Wilson RK, Ley TJ
Exp Hematol. 2016 Jul; 44(7)603-13. doi: 10.1016/j.exphem.2016.04.011.

PMID:
    27181063
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 May 2; pii: S0268-960X(16)30015-7. doi: 10.1016/j.blre.2016.04.007.

PMID:
    27174151
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HLA disparity is not inconsequential in peripheral blood T-replete haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Rashidi A, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Abboud CN, Schroeder MA, Pusic I, Cashen AF, Fehniger TA, Romee R
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 May 9; doi: 10.1038/bmt.2016.117.

PMID:
    27159170
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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
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The Role of Biomarkers in the Diagnosis and Risk Stratification of Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease: A Systematic Review.
Ali AM, DiPersio JF, Schroeder MA
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Sep; 22(9)1552-64. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.04.022.

PMID:
    27158050
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A study of high-dose lenalidomide induction and low-dose lenalidomide maintenance therapy for patients with hypomethylating agent refractory myelodysplastic syndrome.
Cherian MA, Tibes R, Gao F, Fletcher T, Fiala M, Uy GL, Westervelt P, Jacoby MA, Cashen AF, Stockerl-Goldstein K, DiPersio JF, Vij R
Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 Apr 27; 1-6.

PMID:
    27122296
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Chemotherapy versus Hypomethylating Agents for the Treatment of Relapsed Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome after Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant.
Motabi IH, Ghobadi A, Liu J, Schroeder M, Abboud CN, Cashen AF, Stockler-Goldstein KE, Uy GL, Vij R, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Jul; 22(7)1324-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.03.023.

PMID:
    27026249
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The effect of FLT3-ITD and NPM1 mutation on survival in intensively treated elderly patients with cytogenetically normal acute myeloid leukemia.
Rashidi A, Wolach O, El-Jawahri A, Ho VT, DiPersio JF, Soiffer R, Stone RM, Chen YB
Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 Aug; 57(8)1977-9. doi: 10.3109/10428194.2016.1161188.

PMID:
    27003236
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Peritransplant Serum Albumin Decline Predicts Subsequent Severe Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease after Mucotoxic Myeloablative Conditioning.
Rashidi A, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Abboud CN, Schroeder MA, Cashen AF, Pusic I, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Jun; 22(6)1137-41. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.03.010.

PMID:
    26988741
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Steroids Versus Steroids Plus Additional Agent in Frontline Treatment of Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Trials.
Rashidi A, DiPersio JF, Sandmaier BM, Colditz GA, Weisdorf DJ
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Jun; 22(6)1133-7. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.02.021.

PMID:
    26970383
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High-throughput sequencing of cerebrospinal fluid for diagnosis of chronic Propionibacterium acnes meningitis in an allogeneic stem cell transplant recipient.
Wylie KM, Blanco-Guzman M, Wylie TN, Lawrence SJ, Ghobadi A, DiPersio JF, Storch GA
Transpl Infect Dis. 2016 Apr; 18(2)227-33. doi: 10.1111/tid.12512.

PMID:
    26895706
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