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Melvin S. Blanchard, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

Specialty Areas

Primary Care
General Medicine

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building One

1040 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Suite: 100
Office Phone: 314-996-8103
Fax: 314-996-3230

Education

Education

Residency: Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1997
Medical Degree: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee 1994
B.S.: Trevecca Nazarene College, Nashville, Tennessee 1987

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Impact of a hospital bounceback policy to reduce readmissions.
Moore NH, Fondahn ED, Baty JD, Blanchard MS
Healthc (Amst). 2017 Nov 3; pii: S2213-0764(16)30217-2. doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2017.10.003.

PMID:
    29103856
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Regression of Glioblastoma after Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapy.
Brown CE, Alizadeh D, Starr R, Weng L, Wagner JR, Naranjo A, Ostberg JR, Blanchard MS, Kilpatrick J, Simpson J, Kurien A, Priceman SJ, Wang X, Harshbarger TL, D'Apuzzo M, Ressler JA, Jensen MC, Barish ME, Chen M, Portnow J, Forman SJ, Badie B
N Engl J Med. 2016 Dec 29; 375(26)2561-9. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1610497.

PMID:
    28029927
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Estimates of Mental Health Problems in a Vulnerable Population within a Primary Care Setting.
Hudson DL, Kaphingst KA, Croston MA, Blanchard MS, Goodman MS
J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2016; 27(1)308-326.

PMID:
    27763472
    [PubMed - in process]
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Curbing the Urge to Image.
Litkowski PE, Smetana GW, Zeidel ML, Blanchard MS
Am J Med. 2016 Oct; 129(10)1131-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.06.020.

PMID:
    27421918
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Phase 1 studies of central memory-derived CD19 CAR T-cell therapy following autologous HSCT in patients with B-cell NHL.
Wang X, Popplewell LL, Wagner JR, Naranjo A, Blanchard MS, Mott MR, Norris AP, Wong CW, Urak RZ, Chang WC, Khaled SK, Siddiqi T, Budde LE, Xu J, Chang B, Gidwaney N, Thomas SH, Cooper LJ, Riddell SR, Brown CE, Jensen MC, Forman SJ
Blood. 2016 Jun 16; 127(24)2980-90. doi: 10.1182/blood-2015-12-686725.

PMID:
    27118452
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Invasive vagal nerve stimulation causes delayed autonomic dysregulation: A case report.
Chou CA, Zhou L, Blanchard MS
Int J Cardiol. 2016 Mar 1; 20619-20. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.12.022.

PMID:
    26773764
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationship Between Health Literacy and Unintentional and Intentional Medication Nonadherence in Medically Underserved Patients With Type 2 Diabetes.
Fan JH, Lyons SA, Goodman MS, Blanchard MS, Kaphingst KA
Diabetes Educ. 2016 Apr; 42(2)199-208. doi: 10.1177/0145721715624969.

PMID:
    26763625
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A phase I, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic evaluation of the DNA methyltransferase inhibitor 5-fluoro-2'-deoxycytidine, administered with tetrahydrouridine.
Newman EM, Morgan RJ, Kummar S, Beumer JH, Blanchard MS, Ruel C, El-Khoueiry AB, Carroll MI, Hou JM, Li C, Lenz HJ, Eiseman JL, Doroshow JH
Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2015 Mar; 75(3)537-46. doi: 10.1007/s00280-014-2674-7.

PMID:
    25567350
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Age-related changes in nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics: influence of chronological versus functional age.
Hurria A, Blanchard MS, Synold TW, Mortimer J, Chung CT, Luu T, Katheria V, Rotter AJ, Wong C, Choi A, Feng T, Ramani R, Doan CM, Brown J, Somlo G
Oncologist. 2015 Jan; 20(1)37-44. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2014-0202.

PMID:
    25492923
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 1-2014. A 32-year-old man with loss of vision and a rash.
Blanchard MS, Romero JM, Hoang MP
N Engl J Med. 2014 Jan 9; 370(2)159-66. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcpc1214217.

PMID:
    24401054
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Magnetic resonance imaging tracking of ferumoxytol-labeled human neural stem cells: studies leading to clinical use.
Gutova M, Frank JA, D'Apuzzo M, Khankaldyyan V, Gilchrist MM, Annala AJ, Metz MZ, Abramyants Y, Herrmann KA, Ghoda LY, Najbauer J, Brown CE, Blanchard MS, Lesniak MS, Kim SU, Barish ME, Aboody KS, Moats RA
Stem Cells Transl Med. 2013 Oct; 2(10)766-75. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2013-0049.

PMID:
    24014682
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Neural stem cell-mediated CE/CPT-11 enzyme/prodrug therapy in transgenic mouse model of intracerebellar medulloblastoma.
Gutova M, Shackleford GM, Khankaldyyan V, Herrmann KA, Shi XH, Mittelholtz K, Abramyants Y, Blanchard MS, Kim SU, Annala AJ, Najbauer J, Synold TW, D'Apuzzo M, Barish ME, Moats RA, Aboody KS
Gene Ther. 2013 Feb; 20(2)143-50. doi: 10.1038/gt.2012.12.

PMID:
    22402322
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Toxicity equivalence range design (TEQR): a practical Phase I design.
Blanchard MS, Longmate JA
Contemp Clin Trials. 2011 Jan; 32(1)114-21. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2010.09.011.

PMID:
    20923709
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The 3'-flap pocket of human flap endonuclease 1 is critical for substrate binding and catalysis.
Finger LD, Blanchard MS, Theimer CA, Sengerová B, Singh P, Chavez V, Liu F, Grasby JA, Shen B
J Biol Chem. 2009 Aug 14; 284(33)22184-94. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M109.015065.

PMID:
    19525235
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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To nap or not to nap? Residents' work hours revisited.
Blanchard MS, Meltzer D, Polonsky KS
N Engl J Med. 2009 May 21; 360(21)2242-4. doi: 10.1056/NEJMe0901226.

PMID:
    19458371
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Chronic multisymptom illness complex in Gulf War I veterans 10 years later.
Blanchard MS, Eisen SA, Alpern R, Karlinsky J, Toomey R, Reda DJ, Murphy FM, Jackson LW, Kang HK
Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Jan 1; 163(1)66-75.

PMID:
    16293719
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Gulf War veterans' health: medical evaluation of a U.S. cohort.
Eisen SA, Kang HK, Murphy FM, Blanchard MS, Reda DJ, Henderson WG, Toomey R, Jackson LW, Alpern R, Parks BJ, Klimas N, Hall C, Pak HS, Hunter J, Karlinsky J, Battistone MJ, Lyons MJ, Gulf War Study Participating Investigators.
Ann Intern Med. 2005 Jun 7; 142(11)881-90.

PMID:
    15941694
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of xylose on the synthesis of phosphorylcholine and phosphorylethanolamine in rat lenses.
Jernigan HM Jr, Ekambaram MC, Blum PS, Blanchard MS
Exp Eye Res. 1993 Mar; 56(3)291-7.

PMID:
    8472784
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lower vertebral bone density in male long distance runners.
Bilanin JE, Blanchard MS, Russek-Cohen E
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1989 Feb; 21(1)66-70.

PMID:
    2927303
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effects of a Rebound Exercise Training Program on Aerobic Capacity and Body Composition.
Tomassoni TL, Blanchard MS, Goldfarb AH
Phys Sportsmed. 1985 Nov; 13(11)110-5. doi: 10.1080/00913847.1985.11708928.

PMID:
    27410016
    [PubMed]
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