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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

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

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

Mutation Clearance after Transplantation for Myelodysplastic Syndrome.
Duncavage EJ, Jacoby MA, Chang GS, Miller CA, Edwin N, Shao J, Elliott K, Robinson J, Abel H, Fulton RS, Fronick CC, O'Laughlin M, Heath SE, Brendel K, Saba R, Wartman LD, Christopher MJ, Pusic I, Welch JS, Uy GL, Link DC, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Ley TJ, Trinkaus K, Graubert TA, Walter MJ
N Engl J Med. 2018 Sep 13; 379(11)1028-1041. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1804714.

PMID:
    30207916
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Secondary acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a retrospective analysis from Washington University and meta-analysis of published data.
Ferraro F, Gao F, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Ghobadi A
Leuk Res. 2018 Sep; 7286-91. doi: 10.1016/j.leukres.2018.07.024.

PMID:
    30114560
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Comprehensive Characterization of Cancer Driver Genes and Mutations.
Bailey MH, Tokheim C, Porta-Pardo E, Sengupta S, Bertrand D, Weerasinghe A, Colaprico A, Wendl MC, Kim J, Reardon B, Kwok-Shing Ng P, Jeong KJ, Cao S, Wang Z, Gao J, Gao Q, Wang F, Liu EM, Mularoni L, Rubio-Perez C, Nagarajan N, Cortés-Ciriano I, Zhou DC, Liang WW, Hess JM, Yellapantula VD, Tamborero D, Gonzalez-Perez A, Suphavilai C, Ko JY, Khurana E, Park PJ, Van Allen EM, Liang H, MC3 Working Group., Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Lawrence MS, Godzik A, Lopez-Bigas N, Stuart J, Wheeler D, Getz G, Chen K, Lazar AJ, Mills GB, Karchin R, Ding L
Cell. 2018 Aug 9; 174(4)1034-1035. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.07.034.

PMID:
    30096302
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Comprehensive Analysis of Alternative Splicing Across Tumors from 8,705 Patients.
Kahles A, Lehmann KV, Toussaint NC, Hüser M, Stark SG, Sachsenberg T, Stegle O, Kohlbacher O, Sander C, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Rätsch G
Cancer Cell. 2018 Aug 13; 34(2)211-224.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2018.07.001.

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    30078747
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Effect of Antihuman T Lymphocyte Globulin on Immune Recovery after Myeloablative Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation with Matched Unrelated Donors: Analysis of Immune Reconstitution in a Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.
Gooptu M, Kim HT, Chen YB, Rybka W, Artz A, Boyer M, Johnston L, McGuirk J, Shea TC, Jagasia M, Shaughnessy PJ, Reynolds CG, Fields M, Alyea EP, Ho VT, Glavin F, Dipersio JF, Westervelt P, Ritz J, Soiffer RJ
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Jul 10; pii: S1083-8791(18)30387-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.07.002.

PMID:
    30006305
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The Cancer Genome Atlas Comprehensive Molecular Characterization of Renal Cell Carcinoma.
Ricketts CJ, De Cubas AA, Fan H, Smith CC, Lang M, Reznik E, Bowlby R, Gibb EA, Akbani R, Beroukhim R, Bottaro DP, Choueiri TK, Gibbs RA, Godwin AK, Haake S, Hakimi AA, Henske EP, Hsieh JJ, Ho TH, Kanchi RS, Krishnan B, Kwiatkowski DJ, Lui W, Merino MJ, Mills GB, Myers J, Nickerson ML, Reuter VE, Schmidt LS, Shelley CS, Shen H, Shuch B, Signoretti S, Srinivasan R, Tamboli P, Thomas G, Vincent BG, Vocke CD, Wheeler DA, Yang L, Kim WY, Robertson AG, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Spellman PT, Rathmell WK, Linehan WM
Cell Rep. 2018 Jun 19; 23(12)3698. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.06.032.

PMID:
    29925010
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Propensity Score Analysis of Conditioning Intensity in Peripheral Blood Haploidentical Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
Huselton E, Slade M, Trinkaus KM, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 May 24; pii: S1083-8791(18)30296-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.05.024.

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    29803753
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The Immune Landscape of Cancer.
Thorsson V, Gibbs DL, Brown SD, Wolf D, Bortone DS, Ou Yang TH, Porta-Pardo E, Gao GF, Plaisier CL, Eddy JA, Ziv E, Culhane AC, Paull EO, Sivakumar IKA, Gentles AJ, Malhotra R, Farshidfar F, Colaprico A, Parker JS, Mose LE, Vo NS, Liu J, Liu Y, Rader J, Dhankani V, Reynolds SM, Bowlby R, Califano A, Cherniack AD, Anastassiou D, Bedognetti D, Rao A, Chen K, Krasnitz A, Hu H, Malta TM, Noushmehr H, Pedamallu CS, Bullman S, Ojesina AI, Lamb A, Zhou W, Shen H, Choueiri TK, Weinstein JN, Guinney J, Saltz J, Holt RA, Rabkin CE, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Lazar AJ, Serody JS, Demicco EG, Disis ML, Vincent BG, Shmulevich L
Immunity. 2018 Apr 17; 48(4)812-830.e14. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2018.03.023.

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    29628290
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An Integrated TCGA Pan-Cancer Clinical Data Resource to Drive High-Quality Survival Outcome Analytics.
Liu J, Lichtenberg T, Hoadley KA, Poisson LM, Lazar AJ, Cherniack AD, Kovatich AJ, Benz CC, Levine DA, Lee AV, Omberg L, Wolf DM, Shriver CD, Thorsson V, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Hu H
Cell. 2018 Apr 5; 173(2)400-416.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.02.052.

PMID:
    29625055
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A Pan-Cancer Analysis of Enhancer Expression in Nearly 9000 Patient Samples.
Chen H, Li C, Peng X, Zhou Z, Weinstein JN, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Liang H
Cell. 2018 Apr 5; 173(2)386-399.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.03.027.

PMID:
    29625054
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Comprehensive Characterization of Cancer Driver Genes and Mutations.
Bailey MH, Tokheim C, Porta-Pardo E, Sengupta S, Bertrand D, Weerasinghe A, Colaprico A, Wendl MC, Kim J, Reardon B, Ng PK, Jeong KJ, Cao S, Wang Z, Gao J, Gao Q, Wang F, Liu EM, Mularoni L, Rubio-Perez C, Nagarajan N, Cortés-Ciriano I, Zhou DC, Liang WW, Hess JM, Yellapantula VD, Tamborero D, Gonzalez-Perez A, Suphavilai C, Ko JY, Khurana E, Park PJ, Van Allen EM, Liang H, MC3 Working Group., Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Lawrence MS, Godzik A, Lopez-Bigas N, Stuart J, Wheeler D, Getz G, Chen K, Lazar AJ, Mills GB, Karchin R, Ding L
Cell. 2018 Apr 5; 173(2)371-385.e18. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.02.060.

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    29625053
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Pathogenic Germline Variants in 10,389 Adult Cancers.
Huang KL, Mashl RJ, Wu Y, Ritter DI, Wang J, Oh C, Paczkowska M, Reynolds S, Wyczalkowski MA, Oak N, Scott AD, Krassowski M, Cherniack AD, Houlahan KE, Jayasinghe R, Wang LB, Zhou DC, Liu D, Cao S, Kim YW, Koire A, McMichael JF, Hucthagowder V, Kim TB, Hahn A, Wang C, McLellan MD, Al-Mulla F, Johnson KJ, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Lichtarge O, Boutros PC, Raphael B, Lazar AJ, Zhang W, Wendl MC, Govindan R, Jain S, Wheeler D, Kulkarni S, Dipersio JF, Reimand J, Meric-Bernstam F, Chen K, Shmulevich I, Plon SE, Chen F, Ding L
Cell. 2018 Apr 5; 173(2)355-370.e14. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.03.039.

PMID:
    29625052
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Machine Learning Identifies Stemness Features Associated with Oncogenic Dedifferentiation.
Malta TM, Sokolov A, Gentles AJ, Burzykowski T, Poisson L, Weinstein JN, Kamińska B, Huelsken J, Omberg L, Gevaert O, Colaprico A, Czerwińska P, Mazurek S, Mishra L, Heyn H, Krasnitz A, Godwin AK, Lazar AJ, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Stuart JM, Hoadley KA, Laird PW, Noushmehr H, Wiznerowicz M
Cell. 2018 Apr 5; 173(2)338-354.e15. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.03.034.

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    29625051
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Oncogenic Signaling Pathways in The Cancer Genome Atlas.
Sanchez-Vega F, Mina M, Armenia J, Chatila WK, Luna A, La KC, Dimitriadoy S, Liu DL, Kantheti HS, Saghafinia S, Chakravarty D, Daian F, Gao Q, Bailey MH, Liang WW, Foltz SM, Shmulevich I, Ding L, Heins Z, Ochoa A, Gross B, Gao J, Zhang H, Kundra R, Kandoth C, Bahceci I, Dervishi L, Dogrusoz U, Zhou W, Shen H, Laird PW, Way GP, Greene CS, Liang H, Xiao Y, Wang C, Iavarone A, Berger AH, Bivona TG, Lazar AJ, Hammer GD, Giordano T, Kwong LN, McArthur G, Huang C, Tward AD, Frederick MJ, McCormick F, Meyerson M, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Van Allen EM, Cherniack AD, Ciriello G, Sander C, Schultz N
Cell. 2018 Apr 5; 173(2)321-337.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.03.035.

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    29625050
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Perspective on Oncogenic Processes at the End of the Beginning of Cancer Genomics.
Ding L, Bailey MH, Porta-Pardo E, Thorsson V, Colaprico A, Bertrand D, Gibbs DL, Weerasinghe A, Huang KL, Tokheim C, Cortés-Ciriano I, Jayasinghe R, Chen F, Yu L, Sun S, Olsen C, Kim J, Taylor AM, Cherniack AD, Akbani R, Suphavilai C, Nagarajan N, Stuart JM, Mills GB, Wyczalkowski MA, Vincent BG, Hutter CM, Zenklusen JC, Hoadley KA, Wendl MC, Shmulevich L, Lazar AJ, Wheeler DA, Getz G, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network.
Cell. 2018 Apr 5; 173(2)305-320.e10. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.03.033.

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    29625049
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Cell-of-Origin Patterns Dominate the Molecular Classification of 10,000 Tumors from 33 Types of Cancer.
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Cell. 2018 Apr 5; 173(2)291-304.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.03.022.

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Comparative Molecular Analysis of Gastrointestinal Adenocarcinomas.
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Cancer Cell. 2018 Apr 9; 33(4)721-735.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2018.03.010.

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    29622466
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lncRNA Epigenetic Landscape Analysis Identifies EPIC1 as an Oncogenic lncRNA that Interacts with MYC and Promotes Cell-Cycle Progression in Cancer.
Wang Z, Yang B, Zhang M, Guo W, Wu Z, Wang Y, Jia L, Li S, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Xie W, Yang D
Cancer Cell. 2018 Apr 9; 33(4)706-720.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2018.03.006.

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A Comprehensive Pan-Cancer Molecular Study of Gynecologic and Breast Cancers.
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Cancer Cell. 2018 Apr 9; 33(4)690-705.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2018.03.014.

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Genomic and Functional Approaches to Understanding Cancer Aneuploidy.
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