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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

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  • Education
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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: 314-362-7578
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

Expanding Clarity or Confusion? Volatility of the Five-Tier Ratings Assessing Quality of Transplant Centers in the United States.
Schold JD, Andreoni KA, Chandraker AK, Gaston RS, Locke JE, Mathur AK, Pruett T, Rana A, Ratner LE, Buccini LD
Am J Transplant. 2018 Jan 9; doi: 10.1111/ajt.14659.

PMID:
    29316241
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Brentuximab vedotin with AVD shows safety, in the absence of strong CYP3A4 inhibitors, in newly diagnosed HIV-associated Hodgkin lymphoma.
Rubinstein PG, Moore PC, Rudek MA, Henry DH, Ramos JC, Ratner L, Reid E, Sharon E, Noy A, AIDS Malignancy Consortium (AMC).
AIDS. 2017 Dec 26; doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001729.

PMID:
    29280762
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Characteristics and Performance of Unilateral Kidney Transplants from Deceased Donors.
Husain SA, Chiles MC, Lee S, Pastan SO, Patzer RE, Tanriover B, Ratner LE, Mohan S
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2018 Jan 6; 13(1)118-127. doi: 10.2215/CJN.06550617.

PMID:
    29217537
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sex differences in the pituitary TGFβ1 system: The role of TGFβ1 in prolactinoma development.
Recouvreux MV, Faraoni EY, Camilletti MA, Ratner L, Abeledo-Machado A, Rulli SB, Díaz-Torga G
Front Neuroendocrinol. 2017 Oct 24; pii: S0091-3022(17)30063-8. doi: 10.1016/j.yfrne.2017.10.003.

PMID:
    29074127
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HTLV-1 viral oncogene HBZ induces osteolytic bone disease in transgenic mice.
Esser AK, Rauch DA, Xiang J, Harding JC, Kohart NA, Ross MH, Su X, Wu K, Huey D, Xu Y, Vij K, Green PL, Rosol TJ, Niewiesk S, Ratner L, Weilbaecher KN
Oncotarget. 2017 Sep 19; 8(41)69250-69263. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.20565.

PMID:
    29050201
    [PubMed]
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Complement-Activating Anti-HLA Antibodies in Kidney Transplantation: Allograft Gene Expression Profiling and Response to Treatment.
Lefaucheur C, Viglietti D, Hidalgo LG, Ratner LE, Bagnasco SM, Batal I, Aubert O, Orandi BJ, Oppenheimer F, Bestard O, Rigotti P, Reisaeter AV, Kamar N, Lebranchu Y, Duong Van Huyen JP, Bruneval P, Glotz D, Legendre C, Empana JP, Jouven X, Segev DL, Montgomery RA, Zeevi A, Halloran PF, Loupy A
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Oct 17; pii: ASN.2017050589. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2017050589.

PMID:
    29042454
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Hospital readmissions following HLA-incompatible live donor kidney transplantation: A multi-center study.
Orandi BJ, Luo X, King EA, Garonzik-Wang JM, Bae S, Montgomery RA, Stegall MD, Jordan SC, Oberholzer J, 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, Lipkowitz GS, Rees MA, Marsh CL, Sankari BR, Gerber DA, Nelson PW, Wellen J, Bozorgzadeh A, Osama Gaber A, Segev DL
Am J Transplant. 2017 Aug 21; doi: 10.1111/ajt.14472.

PMID:
    28834181
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Adult T-Cell Leukemia/Lymphoma.
Mehta-Shah N, Ratner L, Horwitz SM
J Oncol Pract. 2017 Aug; 13(8)487-492. doi: 10.1200/JOP.2017.021907.

PMID:
    28796966
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Combinations of isoform-targeted histone deacetylase inhibitors and bryostatin analogues display remarkable potency to activate latent HIV without global T-cell activation.
Albert BJ, Niu A, Ramani R, Marshall GR, Wender PA, Williams RM, Ratner L, Barnes AB, Kyei GB
Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 7; 7(1)7456. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07814-4.

PMID:
    28785069
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First-line selective internal radiotherapy plus chemotherapy versus chemotherapy alone in patients with liver metastases from colorectal cancer (FOXFIRE, SIRFLOX, and FOXFIRE-Global): a combined analysis of three multicentre, randomised, phase 3 trials.
Wasan HS, Gibbs P, Sharma NK, Taieb J, Heinemann V, Ricke J, Peeters M, Findlay M, Weaver A, Mills J, Wilson C, Adams R, Francis A, Moschandreas J, Virdee PS, Dutton P, Love S, Gebski V, Gray A, FOXFIRE trial investigators., SIRFLOX trial investigators., FOXFIRE-Global trial investigators., van Hazel G, Sharma RA
Lancet Oncol. 2017 Sep; 18(9)1159-1171. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(17)30457-6.

PMID:
    28781171
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association between Reperfusion Renal Allograft Biopsy Findings and Transplant Outcomes.
Mohan S, Campenot E, Chiles MC, Santoriello D, Bland E, Crew RJ, Rosenstiel P, Dube G, Batal I, Radhakrishnan J, Sandoval PR, Guarrera J, Stokes MB, D'Agati V, Cohen DJ, Ratner LE, Markowitz G
J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Oct; 28(10)3109-3117. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2016121330.

PMID:
    28684646
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The Incremental Cost of Incompatible Living Donor Kidney Transplantation: A National Cohort Analysis.
Axelrod D, Lentine KL, Schnitzler MA, Luo X, Xiao H, Orandi BJ, Massie A, Garonzik-Wang J, Stegall MD, Jordan SC, Oberholzer J, 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, Lipkowitz GS, Rees MA, Marsh CL, Sankari BR, Gerber DA, Nelson PW, Wellen J, Bozorgzadeh A, Osama Gaber A, Montgomery RA, Segev DL
Am J Transplant. 2017 Dec; 17(12)3123-3130. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14392.

PMID:
    28613436
    [PubMed - in process]
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High frequency of identical clonal immunoglobulin DNA in pre-treatment tumor and plasma from untreated patients with HIV-associated lymphoma: prospective multicenter trial of the AIDS malignancies consortium (AMC 064).
Wagner-Johnston ND, Lensing S, Noy A, Ratner L, Henry D, Lee JY, Silver S, Faham M, Ambinder RF
Leuk Lymphoma. 2017 Dec; 58(12)2939-2942. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2017.1317095.

PMID:
    28508728
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Coronary Plaque Characteristics in Hemodialysis-Dependent Patients as Assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography.
Chin CY, Matsumura M, Maehara A, Zhang W, Lee CT, Yamamoto MH, Song L, Parviz Y, Jhalani NB, Mohan S, Ratner LE, Cohen DJ, Ben-Yehuda O, Stone GW, Shlofmitz RA, Kakuta T, Mintz GS, Ali ZA
Am J Cardiol. 2017 May 1; 119(9)1313-1319. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.01.022.

PMID:
    28279437
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HIV-Infected Young Men Demonstrate Appropriate Risk Perceptions and Beliefs about Safer Sexual Behaviors after Human Papillomavirus Vaccination.
Kahn JA, Lee J, Belzer M, Palefsky JM, AIDS Malignancy Consortium and Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions.
AIDS Behav. 2017 Feb 20; doi: 10.1007/s10461-017-1710-0.

PMID:
    28220313
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Sex differences in the development of prolactinoma in mice overexpressing hCGβ: role of TGFβ1.
Faraoni EY, Camilletti MA, Abeledo-Machado A, Ratner LD, De Fino F, Huhtaniemi I, Rulli SB, Díaz-Torga G
J Endocrinol. 2017 Mar; 232(3)535-546. doi: 10.1530/JOE-16-0371.

PMID:
    28096433
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Cetuximab Plus Chemoradiotherapy for HIV-Associated Anal Carcinoma: A Phase II AIDS Malignancy Consortium Trial.
Sparano JA, Lee JY, Palefsky J, Henry DH, Wachsman W, Rajdev L, Aboulafia D, Ratner L, Fitzgerald TJ, Kachnic L, Mitsuyasu R
J Clin Oncol. 2017 Mar; 35(7)727-733. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.69.1642.

PMID:
    27937092
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Combined Percutaneous Transrenal and Transfemoral Endovascular Recanalization and Angioplastic Reconstruction of a Disrupted Transplant Renal Artery Stent: A Novel Salvage Technique.
Carpenter DJ, Mohan S, Ratner LE, Schlossberg P
Am J Transplant. 2017 Apr; 17(4)1119-1124. doi: 10.1111/ajt.14115.

PMID:
    27862938
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Imaging- and physiology-guided percutaneous coronary intervention without contrast administration in advanced renal failure: a feasibility, safety, and outcome study.
Ali ZA, Karimi Galougahi K, Nazif T, Maehara A, Hardy MA, Cohen DJ, Ratner LE, Collins MB, Moses JW, Kirtane AJ, Stone GW, Karmpaliotis D, Leon MB
Eur Heart J. 2016 Oct 21; 37(40)3090-3095.

PMID:
    26957421
    [PubMed - in process]
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Human T-cell leukemia virus-associated malignancy.
Panfil AR, Martinez MP, Ratner L, Green PL
Curr Opin Virol. 2016 Oct; 2040-46. doi: 10.1016/j.coviro.2016.08.009.

PMID:
    27591679
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