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Lee Ratner, MD, PhD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Oncology
Section, Medical Oncology
Professor, Pathology
Professor, Microbiology

Specialty Areas

Oncology
Medical Oncology
Hematology
Sarcoma

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

HIV, AIDS, human immunodeficiency virus, hematology, oncology, AIDS-related malignancies

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-362-7578
Fax: 314-747-2120

Education

Education

Fellowship: Oncology, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 1985
Residency: Internal Medicine, Washington Univ School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1982
Medical Degree, PhD: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 1979
B.A., M.A.: Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1973

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Supporting the Medically Fragile: Individualized Approach to Empowering Young Adults With Chronic Disease During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic.
Langmaid L, Ratner L, Huysman C, Curran S, Uluer A
J Adolesc Health. 2020 Jul 16; pii: S1054-139X(20)30342-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.06.029.

PMID:
    32684437
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Kidney Biopsy Findings in Patients with COVID-19.
Kudose S, Batal I, Santoriello D, Xu K, Barasch J, Peleg Y, Canetta P, Ratner LE, Marasa M, Gharavi AG, Stokes MB, Markowitz GS, D'Agati VD
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 Jul 17; pii: ASN.2020060802. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2020060802.

PMID:
    32680910
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Impact of warm ischemia time on outcomes for kidneys donated after cardiac death Post-KAS.
Brennan C, Sandoval PR, Husain SA, King KL, Dube GK, Tsapepas D, Mohan S, Ratner LE
Clin Transplant. 2020 Jul 12; e14040. doi: 10.1111/ctr.14040.

PMID:
    32654278
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COVID-19 in pancreas transplant recipients.
Dube GK, Husain SA, McCune KR, Sandoval PR, Ratner LE, Cohen DJ
Transpl Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 9; e13359. doi: 10.1111/tid.13359.

PMID:
    32515076
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Predicting the future: adult T-cell leukemia.
Ratner L
Blood. 2020 Jun 4; 135(23)2013-2014. doi: 10.1182/blood.2020005552.

PMID:
    32497221
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of Myc in HIV-associated Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas Treated with EPOCH, and Outcomes with Vorinostat (AMC075 Trial).
Ramos JC, Sparano JA, Chadburn A, Reid EG, Ambinder RF, Siegel ER, Moore PC, Rubinstein PG, Durand C, Cesarman E, Aboulafia DM, Baiocchi RA, Ratner L, Kaplan LD, Capoferri AA, Lee J, Mitsuyasu R, Noy A
Blood. 2020 May 19; pii: blood.2019003959. doi: 10.1182/blood.2019003959.

PMID:
    32430507
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Children's Hospitals Caring for Adults During a Pandemic: Pragmatic Considerations and Approaches.
Jenkins A, Ratner L, Caldwell A, Sharma N, Uluer A, White C
J Hosp Med. 2020 May; 15(5)311-313. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3432.

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    32379039
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Association of HLA Typing and Alloimmunity With Posttransplantation Membranous Nephropathy: A Multicenter Case Series.
Batal I, Vasilescu ER, Dadhania DM, Adel AA, Husain SA, Avasare R, Serban G, Santoriello D, Khairallah P, Patel A, Moritz MJ, Latulippe E, Riopel J, Khallout K, Swanson SJ, Bomback AS, Mohan S, Ratner L, Radhakrishnan J, Cohen DJ, Appel GB, Stokes MB, Markowitz GS, Seshan SV, De Serres SA, Andeen N, Loupy A, Kiryluk K, D'Agati VD
Am J Kidney Dis. 2020 Apr 28; pii: S0272-6386(20)30534-5. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2020.01.009.

PMID:
    32359820
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Projected impact of pharmacogenomic testing on medications beyond antiplatelet therapy in percutaneous coronary intervention patients.
Black RM, Williams AK, Ratner L, Crona DJ, Wiltshire T, Weck KE, Stouffer GA, Lee CR
Pharmacogenomics. 2020 May; 21(7)431-441. doi: 10.2217/pgs-2019-0185.

PMID:
    32343201
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Kidney nonprocurement in solid organ donors in the United States.
Yu K, King K, Husain SA, Dube GK, Stevens JS, Ratner LE, Cooper M, Parikh CR, Mohan S
Am J Transplant. 2020 Apr 28; doi: 10.1111/ajt.15952.

PMID:
    32342627
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COVID-19 in solid organ transplant recipients: Initial report from the US epicenter.
Pereira MR, Mohan S, Cohen DJ, Husain SA, Dube GK, Ratner LE, Arcasoy S, Aversa MM, Benvenuto LJ, Dadhania DM, Kapur S, Dove LM, Brown RS Jr, Rosenblatt RE, Samstein B, Uriel N, Farr MA, Satlin M, Small CB, Walsh TJ, Kodiyanplakkal RP, Miko BA, Aaron JG, Tsapepas DS, Emond JC, Verna EC
Am J Transplant. 2020 Jul; 20(7)1800-1808. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15941.

PMID:
    32330343
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Early Description of Coronavirus 2019 Disease in Kidney Transplant Recipients in New York.
Columbia University Kidney Transplant Program.
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 Jun; 31(6)1150-1156. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2020030375.

PMID:
    32317402
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Reflections on Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Six Lessons from Working in Resource-Denied Settings.
Ratner L, Martin-Blais R, Warrell C, Narla NP
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Jun; 102(6)1178-1180. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.20-0274.

PMID:
    32314700
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CRISPR-on for activation of endogenous SMARCA4 and TFAP2C expression in bovine embryos.
Savy V, Alberio V, Canel NG, Ratner LD, Gismondi MI, Ferraris SF, Fernandez-Martín R, Knott JG, Bevacqua RJ, Salamone DF
Reproduction. 2020 Jun; 159(6)767-778. doi: 10.1530/REP-19-0517.

PMID:
    32240977
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Center-level Variation in HLA-incompatible Living Donor Kidney Transplantation Outcomes.
Jackson KR, Long J, Motter J, Bowring MG, Chen J, Waldram MM, Orandi BJ, Montgomery RA, Stegall MD, Jordan SC, Benedetti E, Dunn TB, Ratner LE, Kapur S, Pelletier RP, Roberts JP, Melcher ML, Singh P, Sudan DL, Posner MP, El-Amm JM, Shapiro R, Cooper M, Verbesey JE, Lipkowitz GS, Rees MA, Marsh CL, Sankari BR, Gerber DA, Wellen J, Bozorgzadeh A, Gaber AO, Heher E, Weng FL, Djamali A, Helderman JH, Concepcion BP, Brayman KL, Oberholzer J, Kozlowski T, Covarrubias K, Desai N, Massie AB, Segev DL, Garonzik-Wang J
Transplantation. 2020 Mar 30; doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000003254.

PMID:
    32235255
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Response-adapted therapy with infusional EPOCH chemotherapy plus rituximab in HIV- associated, B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Sparano JA, Lee JY, Kaplan LD, Ramos JC, Ambinder RF, Wachsman W, Aboulafia D, Noy A, Henry DH, Ratner L, Cesarman E, Chadburn A, Mitsuyasu R
Haematologica. 2020 Feb 27; pii: haematol.2019.243386. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2019.243386.

PMID:
    32107337
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Changing Education Paradigms: Training Transplant Fellows for High Stake Procedures.
Rice TC, Kassam AF, Lewis HV, Hobeika M, Cuffy MC, Ratner LE, Diwan TS
J Surg Educ. 2020 Jul - Aug; 77(4)830-836. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.01.005.

PMID:
    32067900
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Laparoscopic nephrectomy with ex vivo repair of aneurysm and autotransplantation.
Smith M, Lazar A, Morrissey N, Ratner L
J Vasc Surg Cases Innov Tech. 2020 Mar; 6(1)24-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jvscit.2019.11.009.

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    32055758
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Reproducibility of Deceased Donor Kidney Procurement Biopsies.
Husain SA, King KL, Batal I, Dube GK, Hall IE, Brennan C, Stokes MB, Crew RJ, Carpenter D, Alvarado Verduzco H, Rosen R, Coley S, Campenot E, Santoriello D, Perotte A, Natarajan K, D'Agati VD, Cohen DJ, Ratner LE, Markowitz G, Mohan S
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2020 Feb 7; 15(2)257-264. doi: 10.2215/CJN.09170819.

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    31974289
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Obesity, transplantation, and bariatric surgery: An evolving solution for a growing epidemic.
Diwan TS, Lee TC, Nagai S, Benedetti E, Posselt A, Bumgardner G, Noria S, Whitson BA, Ratner L, Mason D, Friedman J, Woodside KJ, Heimbach J
Am J Transplant. 2020 Aug; 20(8)2143-2155. doi: 10.1111/ajt.15784.

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    31965711
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