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Michael M. Awad, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Specialty Areas

Upper GI Surgery
GERD
Hiatal Hernia
Gallbladder Surgery
Esophageal Cancer

Board Certifications

Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Minimally invasive surgical techniques - laparoscopic, robotic, endoscopic - for GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease) paraesophageal hernia, hiatal hernias, achalasia, gastroparesis, peptic ulcer disease, gallbladder disease

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-454-8877
Fax: 877-991-4780

Education

Education

Medical School: Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 2001
Ph.D. (Pathobiology): Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 2001
Residency: Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital 2008
Visiting Registrar: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University 2006
Fellowship: Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery, Legacy Health Systems/Oregon Health Sciences 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Outcomes for Patients With Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Receiving Baseline Corticosteroids for Palliative Versus Nonpalliative Indications.
Ricciuti B, Dahlberg SE, Adeni A, Sholl LM, Nishino M, Awad MM
J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jun 17; JCO1900189. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.00189.

PMID:
    31206316
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Impact of MET inhibitors on survival among patients with non-small cell lung cancer harboring MET exon 14 mutations: a retrospective analysis.
Awad MM, Leonardi GC, Kravets S, Dahlberg SE, Drilon A, Noonan SA, Camidge DR, Ou SI, Costa DB, Gadgeel SM, Steuer CE, Forde PM, Zhu VW, Fukuda Y, Clark JW, Jänne PA, Mok T, Sholl LM, Heist RS
Lung Cancer. 2019 Jul; 13396-102. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2019.05.011.

PMID:
    31200835
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tranexamic acid influences the immune response, but not bacterial clearance in a model of post-traumatic brain injury pneumonia.
Draxler DF, Awad MM, Hanafi G, Daglas M, Ho H, Keragala CB, Galle A, Roquilly A, Lyras D, Sashindranath M, Medcalf RL
J Neurotrauma. 2019 May 29; doi: 10.1089/neu.2018.6030.

PMID:
    31140372
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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BRAF Mutation Class and Clinical Outcomes-Response.
Dagogo-Jack I, Awad MM, Shaw AT
Clin Cancer Res. 2019 May 15; 25(10)3189. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-19-0422.

PMID:
    31092613
    [PubMed - in process]
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Multicenter Phase I Study of Erdafitinib (JNJ-42756493), Oral Pan-Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor Inhibitor, in Patients with Advanced or Refractory Solid Tumors.
Bahleda R, Italiano A, Hierro C, Mita AC, Cervantes A, Chan N, Awad MM, Calvo E, Moreno V, Govindan R, Spira AI, Gonzalez MD, Zhong B, Santiago-Walker AE, Poggesi I, Parekh T, Xie H, Infante JR, Tabernero J
Clin Cancer Res. 2019 May 14; pii: clincanres.3334.2018. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-3334.

PMID:
    31088831
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EGFR mutation subtypes and response to immune checkpoint blockade treatment in non-small cell lung cancer.
Hastings K, Yu H, Wei W, Sanchez-Vega F, DeVeaux M, Choi J, Rizvi H, Lisberg A, Truini A, Lydon CA, Liu Z, Henick BS, Wurtz A, Cai G, Plodkowski AJ, Long NM, Halpenny DF, Killam J, Oliva I, Schultz N, Riely GJ, Arcila ME, Ladanyi M, Zelterman D, Herbst RS, Goldberg SB, Awad MM, Garon EB, Gettinger S, Hellmann MD, Politi K
Ann Oncol. 2019 May 14; pii: mdz141. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdz141.

PMID:
    31086949
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Poroid hidradenoma of the scalp in an immunosuppressed patient.
Grant MT, Awad MM
J Surg Case Rep. 2019 May; 2019(5)rjz146. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjz146.

PMID:
    31086655
    [PubMed]
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Structure-based design generated novel hydroxamic acid based preferential HDAC6 lead inhibitor with on-target cytotoxic activity against primary choroid plexus carcinoma.
Kassab SE, Mowafy S, Alserw AM, Seliem JA, El-Naggar SM, Omar NN, Awad MM
J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem. 2019 Dec; 34(1)1062-1077. doi: 10.1080/14756366.2019.1613987.

PMID:
    31072216
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tumor Volume Analysis as a Predictive Marker for Prolonged Survival in Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase-rearranged Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated With Crizotinib.
Hida T, Dahlberg SE, Lydon CA, Hatabu H, Johnson BE, Awad MM, Nishino M
J Thorac Imaging. 2019 Apr 12; doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000413.

PMID:
    30985604
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Palliative Radiation Therapy for Vertebral Metastases and Metastatic Cord Compression in Patients Treated With Anti-PD-1 Therapy.
Fareed MM, Pike LRG, Bang A, Huynh MA, Taylor A, Spektor A, Awad MM, Ott PA, Krishnan M, Balboni TA, Schoenfeld JD
Front Oncol. 2019; 9199. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2019.00199.

PMID:
    30984622
    [PubMed]
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Use of targeted next generation sequencing to characterize tumor mutational burden and efficacy of immune checkpoint inhibition in small cell lung cancer.
Ricciuti B, Kravets S, Dahlberg SE, Umeton R, Albayrak A, Subegdjo SJ, Johnson BE, Nishino M, Sholl LM, Awad MM
J Immunother Cancer. 2019 Mar 28; 7(1)87. doi: 10.1186/s40425-019-0572-6.

PMID:
    30922388
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pre-existing autoimmune disease and the risk of immune-related adverse events among patients receiving checkpoint inhibitors for cancer.
Kehl KL, Yang S, Awad MM, Palmer N, Kohane IS, Schrag D
Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2019 Jun; 68(6)917-926. doi: 10.1007/s00262-019-02321-z.

PMID:
    30877325
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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pCP13, a representative of a new family of conjugative toxin plasmids in Clostridium perfringens.
Watts TD, Vidor CJ, Awad MM, Lyras D, Rood JI, Adams V
Plasmid. 2019 Mar; 10237-45. doi: 10.1016/j.plasmid.2019.02.002.

PMID:
    30790588
    [PubMed - in process]
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Frequency and imaging features of abdominal immune-related adverse events in metastatic lung cancer patients treated with PD-1 inhibitor.
Alessandrino F, Sahu S, Nishino M, Adeni AE, Tirumani SH, Shinagare AB, Awad MM
Abdom Radiol (NY). 2019 May; 44(5)1917-1927. doi: 10.1007/s00261-019-01935-2.

PMID:
    30790009
    [PubMed - in process]
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First-Line Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab in Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer (CheckMate 568): Outcomes by Programmed Death Ligand 1 and Tumor Mutational Burden as Biomarkers.
Ready N, Hellmann MD, Awad MM, Otterson GA, Gutierrez M, Gainor JF, Borghaei H, Jolivet J, Horn L, Mates M, Brahmer J, Rabinowitz I, Reddy PS, Chesney J, Orcutt J, Spigel DR, Reck M, O'Byrne KJ, Paz-Ares L, Hu W, Zerba K, Li X, Lestini B, Geese WJ, Szustakowski JD, Green G, Chang H, Ramalingam SS
J Clin Oncol. 2019 Apr 20; 37(12)992-1000. doi: 10.1200/JCO.18.01042.

PMID:
    30785829
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tumor Mutational Burden and Efficacy of Nivolumab Monotherapy and in Combination with Ipilimumab in Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Hellmann MD, Callahan MK, Awad MM, Calvo E, Ascierto PA, Atmaca A, Rizvi NA, Hirsch FR, Selvaggi G, Szustakowski JD, Sasson A, Golhar R, Vitazka P, Chang H, Geese WJ, Antonia SJ
Cancer Cell. 2019 Feb 11; 35(2)329. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2019.01.011.

PMID:
    30753829
    [PubMed - in process]
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Lectin Activity of the TcdA and TcdB Toxins of Clostridium difficile.
Hartley-Tassell LE, Awad MM, Seib KL, Scarselli M, Savino S, Tiralongo J, Lyras D, Day CJ, Jennings MP
Infect Immun. 2019 Mar; 87(3)pii: e00676-18. doi: 10.1128/IAI.00676-18.

PMID:
    30530621
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Authors' Response.
Cheng MP, Marty FM, Costa DB, Awad MM
J Thorac Oncol. 2018 Nov; 13(11)e237. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2018.09.015.

PMID:
    30368420
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Ergonomic analysis of laparoscopic and robotic surgical task performance at various experience levels.
Zárate Rodriguez JG, Zihni AM, Ohu I, Cavallo JA, Ray S, Cho S, Awad MM
Surg Endosc. 2019 Jun; 33(6)1938-1943. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6478-4.

PMID:
    30350099
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of BRAF Mutation Class on Disease Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes in BRAF-mutant Lung Cancer.
Dagogo-Jack I, Martinez P, Yeap BY, Ambrogio C, Ferris LA, Lydon C, Nguyen T, Jessop NA, Iafrate AJ, Johnson BE, Lennerz JK, Shaw AT, Awad MM
Clin Cancer Res. 2019 Jan 1; 25(1)158-165. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-2062.

PMID:
    30224342
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

The design and development of new surgical platforms for performing NOTES (natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery)