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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
Phone: 314-747-7222

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-36454-8304
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

Cellular stressors contribute to the expansion of hematopoietic clones of varying leukemic potential.
Wong TN, Miller CA, Jotte MRM, Bagegni N, Baty JD, Schmidt AP, Cashen AF, Duncavage EJ, Helton NM, Fiala M, Fulton RS, Heath SE, Janke M, Luber K, Westervelt P, Vij R, DiPersio JF, Welch JS, Graubert TA, Walter MJ, Ley TJ, Link DC
Nat Commun. 2018 Jan 31; 9(1)455. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-02858-0.

PMID:
    29386642
    [PubMed - in process]
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Myeloid Growth Factors, Version 2.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.
Crawford J, Becker PS, Armitage JO, Blayney DW, Chavez J, Curtin P, Dinner S, Fynan T, Gojo I, Griffiths EA, Hough S, Kloth DD, Kuter DJ, Lyman GH, Mably M, Mukherjee S, Patel S, Perez LE, Poust A, Rampal R, Roy V, Rugo HS, Saad AA, Schwartzberg LS, Shayani S, Talbott M, Vadhan-Raj S, Vasu S, Wadleigh M, Westervelt P, Burns JL, Pluchino L
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Dec; 15(12)1520-1541. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2017.0175.

PMID:
    29223990
    [PubMed - in process]
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Patterns of infectious complications in acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes patients treated with 10-day decitabine regimen.
Ali AM, Weisel D, Gao F, Uy GL, Cashen AF, Jacoby MA, Wartman LD, Ghobadi A, Pusic I, Romee R, Fehniger TA, Stockerl-Goldstein KE, Vij R, Oh ST, Abboud CN, Schroeder MA, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Welch JS
Cancer Med. 2017 Dec; 6(12)2814-2821. doi: 10.1002/cam4.1231.

PMID:
    29058375
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Phase III Clinical Trial of Anti-T-Lymphocyte Globulin to Assess Impact on Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease-Free Survival in Patients Undergoing HLA-Matched Unrelated Myeloablative Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
Soiffer RJ, Kim HT, McGuirk J, Horwitz ME, Johnston L, Patnaik MM, Rybka W, Artz A, Porter DL, Shea TC, Boyer MW, Maziarz RT, Shaughnessy PJ, Gergis U, Safah H, Reshef R, DiPersio JF, Stiff PJ, Vusirikala M, Szer J, Holter J, Levine JD, Martin PJ, Pidala JA, Lewis ID, Ho VT, Alyea EP, Ritz J, Glavin F, Westervelt P, Jagasia MH, Chen YB
J Clin Oncol. 2017 Dec 20; 35(36)4003-4011. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.75.8177.

PMID:
    29040031
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Donor-lymphocyte infusion following haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplantation with peripheral blood stem cell grafts and PTCy.
Goldsmith SR, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Schroeder MA, Gao F, Romee R
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 Dec; 52(12)1623-1628. doi: 10.1038/bmt.2017.193.

PMID:
    29035393
    [PubMed - in process]
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A phase 2 study incorporating sorafenib into the chemotherapy for older adults with <i>FLT3</i>-mutated acute myeloid leukemia: CALGB 11001.
Uy GL, Mandrekar SJ, Laumann K, Marcucci G, Zhao W, Levis MJ, Klepin HD, Baer MR, Powell BL, Westervelt P, DeAngelo DJ, Stock W, Sanford B, Blum WG, Bloomfield CD, Stone RM, Larson RA
Blood Adv. 2017 Jan 24; 1(5)331-340. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2016003053.

PMID:
    29034366
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Lack of a Prognostic Impact of the MyD88 L265P Mutation for Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma Patients Undergoing Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation.
Lee YS, Liu J, Fricano KA, Webb EM, Toolsie DR, Jones S, Rhoads JA, Vij R, Cashen AF, Abboud CN, Westervelt P, Bartlett NL, Dipersio JF, Kreisel FH, Lim KH
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Dec; 23(12)2199-2204. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.08.022.

PMID:
    28847710
    [PubMed - in process]
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Results of a Prospective Randomized, Open-Label, Noninferiority Study of Tbo-Filgrastim (Granix) versus Filgrastim (Neupogen) in Combination with Plerixafor for Autologous Stem Cell Mobilization in Patients with Multiple Myeloma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Bhamidipati PK, Fiala MA, Grossman BJ, DiPersio JF, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Gao F, Uy GL, Westervelt P, Schroeder MA, Cashen AF, Abboud CN, Vij R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Dec; 23(12)2065-2069. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.07.023.

PMID:
    28797783
    [PubMed - in process]
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Efficacy and safety of midostaurin in patients with advanced systemic mastocytosis: 10-year median follow-up of a phase II trial.
DeAngelo DJ, George TI, Linder A, Langford C, Perkins C, Ma J, Westervelt P, Merker JD, Berube C, Coutre S, Liedtke M, Medeiros B, Sternberg D, Dutreix C, Ruffie PA, Corless C, Graubert TJ, Gotlib J
Leukemia. 2018 Feb; 32(2)470-478. doi: 10.1038/leu.2017.234.

PMID:
    28744009
    [PubMed - in process]
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Haploidentical Hematopoietic Cell Transplant with Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts in Older Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome.
Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Vij R, Schroeder MA, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Oct; 23(10)1736-1743. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.06.019.

PMID:
    28688919
    [PubMed - in process]
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Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in morphologic leukemia-free aplastic state.
Rashidi A, Ali AM, Vij KR, Shanley R, Romee R, Cooley SA, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Miller JS, Weisdorf DJ, Ustun C
Am J Hematol. 2017 Sep; 92(9)E549-E552. doi: 10.1002/ajh.24804.

PMID:
    28568483
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Phase I/II Study of Intravenous Plerixafor Added to a Mobilization Regimen of Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor in Lymphoma Patients Undergoing Autologous Stem Cell Collection.
Cashen AF, Rettig M, Gao F, Smith A, Abboud C, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Vij R, Uy G, Westervelt P, DiPersio J
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Aug; 23(8)1282-1289. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.04.024.

PMID:
    28476490
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Fresh or Cryopreserved CD34<sup>+</sup>-Selected Mobilized Peripheral Blood Stem and Progenitor Cells for the Treatment of Poor Graft Function after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.
Ghobadi A, Fiala MA, Ramsingh G, Gao F, Abboud CN, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Uy GL, Grossman BJ, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Jul; 23(7)1072-1077. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.03.019.

PMID:
    28323004
    [PubMed - in process]
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Donor-Derived Smoldering Multiple Myeloma following a Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for AML.
Fakhri B, Fiala M, Slade M, Westervelt P, Ghobadi A
Case Rep Hematol. 2017; 20173728429. doi: 10.1155/2017/3728429.

PMID:
    28316846
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Mobilization of allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell donors with intravenous plerixafor mobilizes a unique graft.
Schroeder MA, Rettig MP, Lopez S, Christ S, Fiala M, Eades W, Mir FA, Shao J, McFarland K, Trinkaus K, Shannon W, Deych E, Yu J, Vij R, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Cashen AF, Uy GL, Abboud CN, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF
Blood. 2017 May 11; 129(19)2680-2692. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-09-739722.

PMID:
    28292947
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A phase 1/2 study of chemosensitization with plerixafor plus G-CSF in relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia.
Uy GL, Rettig MP, Stone RM, Konopleva MY, Andreeff M, McFarland K, Shannon W, Fletcher TR, Reineck T, Eades W, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Abboud CN, Jacoby MA, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF
Blood Cancer J. 2017 Mar 10; 7(3)e542. doi: 10.1038/bcj.2017.21.

PMID:
    28282031
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Cardiomyopathy in patients after posttransplant cyclophosphamide-based hematopoietic cell transplantation.
Lin CJ, Vader JM, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Romee R
Cancer. 2017 May 15; 123(10)1800-1809. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30534.

PMID:
    28262921
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CpG Island Hypermethylation Mediated by DNMT3A Is a Consequence of AML Progression.
Spencer DH, Russler-Germain DA, Ketkar S, Helton NM, Lamprecht TL, Fulton RS, Fronick CC, O'Laughlin M, Heath SE, Shinawi M, Westervelt P, Payton JE, Wartman LD, Welch JS, Wilson RK, Walter MJ, Link DC, DiPersio JF, Ley TJ
Cell. 2017 Feb 23; 168(5)801-816.e13. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2017.01.021.

PMID:
    28215704
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T Cell-Replete Peripheral Blood Haploidentical Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation with Post-Transplantation Cyclophosphamide Results in Outcomes Similar to Transplantation from Traditionally Matched Donors in Active Disease Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
How J, Slade M, Vu K, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Uy GL, Abboud CN, Vij R, Schroeder MA, Fehniger TA, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Apr; 23(4)648-653. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.01.068.

PMID:
    28087457
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mutational landscape and response are conserved in peripheral blood of AML and MDS patients during decitabine therapy.
Duncavage EJ, Uy GL, Petti AA, Miller CA, Lee YS, Tandon B, Gao F, Fronick CC, O'Laughlin M, Fulton RS, Wilson RK, Jacoby MA, Cashen AF, Wartman LD, Walter MJ, Westervelt P, Link DC, DiPersio JF, Ley TJ, Welch JS
Blood. 2017 Mar 9; 129(10)1397-1401. doi: 10.1182/blood-2016-10-745273.

PMID:
    28082444
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