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Peter Westervelt, MD, PhD

Professor, Internal Medicine
Division of Oncology
Director, Section of BMT/Leukemia

Specialty Areas

Hematology
Oncology
Bone Marrow Transplant
Hematologic Malignancies

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Oncology, cancer, bone marrow transplant, leukemia, MDS, aplastic anemia

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-454-8304
Fax: 314-454-7551

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-747-7222
Fax: 314-454-7551

Education

Education

Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1999
Residency : Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1994
Ph.D.: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1992
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1992
B.A.: Colby College, Waterville, Maine 1985

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The Effect of Donor Type on Outcomes in Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia after Reduced Intensity Hematopoietic Peripheral Blood Cell Transplant.
Rashid N, Slade M, Abboud R, Gao F, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Uy G, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Romee R, Schroeder MA
Transpl Int. 2020 May 29; doi: 10.1111/tri.13659.

PMID:
    32468720
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Hematopoietic Growth Factors, Version 1.2020.
Becker PS, Griffiths EA, Alwan LM, Bachiashvili K, Brown A, Cool R, Curtin P, Dinner S, Gojo I, Hicks A, Kallam A, Kidwai WZ, Kloth DD, Kraut EH, Landsburg D, Lyman GH, Miller R, Mukherjee S, Patel S, Perez LE, Poust A, Rampal R, Rosovsky R, Roy V, Rugo HS, Shayani S, Vasu S, Wadleigh M, Westbrook K, Westervelt P, Burns J, Keller J, Pluchino LA
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2020 Jan; 18(1)12-22. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2020.0002.

PMID:
    31910384
    [PubMed - in process]
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Role of Transplant Conditioning Regimen Intensity in High-Risk Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.
Westervelt P
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2020 Mar; 26(3)e51-e52. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2019.12.727.

PMID:
    31881282
    [PubMed - in process]
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Rapid and sustained response to immune checkpoint inhibition in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma after allogenic hematopoietic cell transplant for sézary syndrome.
Khaddour K, Musiek A, Cornelius LA, Dehdashti F, Westervelt P, Fields R, Ansstas G
J Immunother Cancer. 2019 Dec 4; 7(1)338. doi: 10.1186/s40425-019-0801-z.

PMID:
    31801591
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ruxolitinib for steroid-refractory acute graft-versus-host disease.
Toama W, Fiala M, Pusic I, Westervelt P, Dipersio JF, Schroeder M
Transpl Int. 2020 Feb; 33(2)244-246. doi: 10.1111/tri.13560.

PMID:
    31755139
    [PubMed - in process]
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Selinexor combined with cladribine, cytarabine, and filgrastim in relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia.
Abboud R, Chendamarai E, Rettig MP, Trinkaus KM, Riedell PA, Abboud CN, Ghobadi A, Pusic I, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Schroeder MA, Vij R, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Uy GL
Haematologica. 2019 Nov 21; pii: haematol.2019.236810. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2019.236810.

PMID:
    31753931
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Predicted Indirectly Recognizable HLA Epitopes (PIRCHE) Score for HLA Class I Graft-versus-Host Disparity Is Associated with Increased Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease in Haploidentical Transplantation with Post-Transplantation Cyclophosphamide.
Rimando J, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Gao F, Liu C, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2020 Jan; 26(1)123-131. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2019.09.024.

PMID:
    31563575
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Immune Landscape of Cancer.
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Immunity. 2019 Aug 20; 51(2)411-412. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2019.08.004.

PMID:
    31433971
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A Phase I Study of the Safety and Feasibility of Bortezomib in Combination With G-CSF for Stem Cell Mobilization in Patients With Multiple Myeloma.
Ghobadi A, Fiala MA, Rettig M, Schroeder M, Uy GL, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Westervelt P, Vij R, DiPersio JF
Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2019 Oct; 19(10)e588-e593. doi: 10.1016/j.clml.2019.04.017.

PMID:
    31358485
    [PubMed - in process]
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Factors Associated With Clinical Deterioration Among Patients Hospitalized on the Wards at a Tertiary Cancer Hospital.
Lyons PG, Klaus J, McEvoy CA, Westervelt P, Gage BF, Kollef MH
J Oncol Pract. 2019 Aug; 15(8)e652-e665. doi: 10.1200/JOP.18.00765.

PMID:
    31306039
    [PubMed - in process]
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Shared cell of origin in a patient with Erdheim-Chester disease and acute myeloid leukemia.
Ghobadi A, Miller CA, Li T, O'Laughlin M, Lee YS, Ali M, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Wartman L
Haematologica. 2019 Aug; 104(8)e373-e375. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2019.217794.

PMID:
    30923101
    [PubMed - in process]
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HLA epitope mismatch in haploidentical transplantation is associated with decreased relapse and delayed engraftment.
Rimando J, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Gao F, Liu C, Romee R
Blood Adv. 2018 Dec 26; 2(24)3590-3601. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2018025437.

PMID:
    30563883
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Exome analysis of treatment-related AML after APL suggests secondary evolution.
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Br J Haematol. 2019 Jun; 185(5)984-987. doi: 10.1111/bjh.15681.

PMID:
    30467844
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Comprehensive Molecular Characterization of the Hippo Signaling Pathway in Cancer.
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Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 30; 25(5)1304-1317.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.10.001.

PMID:
    30380420
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Immune Escape of Relapsed AML Cells after Allogeneic Transplantation.
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N Engl J Med. 2018 Dec 13; 379(24)2330-2341. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1808777.

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    30380364
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Bone Marrow Biopsy Needle Type Affects Core Biopsy Specimen Length and Quality and Aspirate Hemodilution.
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Am J Clin Pathol. 2019 Jan 7; 151(2)185-193. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqy126.

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    30307478
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A Pan-Cancer Analysis Reveals High-Frequency Genetic Alterations in Mediators of Signaling by the TGF-β Superfamily.
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Cell Syst. 2018 Oct 24; 7(4)422-437.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.cels.2018.08.010.

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    30268436
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Mutation Clearance after Transplantation for Myelodysplastic Syndrome.
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N Engl J Med. 2018 Sep 13; 379(11)1028-1041. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1804714.

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    30207916
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Secondary acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a retrospective analysis from Washington University and meta-analysis of published data.
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Leuk Res. 2018 Sep; 7286-91. doi: 10.1016/j.leukres.2018.07.024.

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    30114560
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Cell. 2018 Aug 9; 174(4)1034-1035. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.07.034.

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    30096302
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