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Ramaswamy Govindan, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology

Specialty Areas

Medical Oncology
Esophageal Cancer
Pulmonary Oncology
Lung Cancer

Board Certifications

Hematology
Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Esophageal, thoracic and lung cancer

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: 314-747-7222

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-747-1171
Fax: 314-362-3895

Education

Education

Fellowship: Hematology - Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Residency: Internal Medicine at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Residency: Internal Medicine at JIPMER, India
Medical Degree: University of Madras, Madras, India 1987
B.S.: SIR. MCTM Higher Secondary School, Madras, India 1980

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Evaluation of marginal and internal gaps of metal ceramic crowns obtained from conventional impressions and casting techniques with those obtained from digital techniques.
Rai R, Kumar SA, Prabhu R, Govindan RT, Tanveer FM
Indian J Dent Res. 2017 May-Jun; 28(3)291-297. doi: 10.4103/ijdr.IJDR_81_17.

PMID:
    28721994
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pooled Systemic Efficacy and Safety Data from the Pivotal Phase II Studies (NP28673 and NP28761) of Alectinib in ALK-positive Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Yang JC, Ou SI, De Petris L, Gadgeel S, Gandhi L, Kim DW, Barlesi F, Govindan R, Dingemans AC, Crino L, Lena H, Popat S, Ahn JS, Dansin E, Golding S, Bordogna W, Balas B, Morcos PN, Zeaiter A, Shaw AT
J Thorac Oncol. 2017 Jul 5; pii: S1556-0864(17)30570-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2017.06.070.

PMID:
    28689043
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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TRAC(ERx)-ing Lung Cancer Evolution.
Devarakonda S, Govindan R
Ann Oncol. 2017 Jun 19; doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdx313.

PMID:
    28633461
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Neural activity during attentional conflict predicts reduction in tinnitus perception following rTMS.
James GA, Thostenson JD, Brown G, Carter G, Hayes H, Tripathi SP, Dobry DJ, Govindan RB, Dornhoffer JL, Williams DK, Kilts CD, Mennemeier MS
Brain Stimul. 2017 Jun 2; pii: S1935-861X(17)30802-1. doi: 10.1016/j.brs.2017.05.009.

PMID:
    28629874
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Identification of QRS complex in non-stationary electrocardiogram of sick infants.
Kota S, Swisher CB, Al-Shargabi T, Andescavage N, du Plessis A, Govindan RB
Comput Biol Med. 2017 Jun 2; 87211-216. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2017.05.033.

PMID:
    28601711
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Pooled Analysis of Individual Patient Data on Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy for Stage III Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer in Elderly Patients Compared With Younger Patients Who Participated in US National Cancer Institute Cooperative Group Studies.
Stinchcombe TE, Zhang Y, Vokes EE, Schiller JH, Bradley JD, Kelly K, Curran WJ Jr, Schild SE, Movsas B, Clamon G, Govindan R, Blumenschein GR, Socinski MA, Ready NE, Akerley WL, Cohen HJ, Pang HH, Wang X
J Clin Oncol. 2017 May 11; JCO2016714758. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2016.71.4758.

PMID:
    28493811
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Phase I dose-escalation studies of roniciclib, a pan-cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor, in advanced malignancies.
Bahleda R, Grilley-Olson JE, Govindan R, Barlesi F, Greillier L, Perol M, Ray-Coquard I, Strumberg D, Schultheis B, Dy GK, Zalcman G, Weiss GJ, Walter AO, Kornacker M, Rajagopalan P, Henderson D, Nogai H, Ocker M, Soria JC
Br J Cancer. 2017 Jun 6; 116(12)1505-1512. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2017.92.

PMID:
    28463960
    [PubMed - in process]
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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Version 5.2017, NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology.
Ettinger DS, Wood DE, Aisner DL, Akerley W, Bauman J, Chirieac LR, D'Amico TA, DeCamp MM, Dilling TJ, Dobelbower M, Doebele RC, Govindan R, Gubens MA, Hennon M, Horn L, Komaki R, Lackner RP, Lanuti M, Leal TA, Leisch LJ, Lilenbaum R, Lin J, Loo BW Jr, Martins R, Otterson GA, Reckamp K, Riely GJ, Schild SE, Shapiro TA, Stevenson J, Swanson SJ, Tauer K, Yang SC, Gregory K, Hughes M
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2017 Apr; 15(4)504-535.

PMID:
    28404761
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pattern of brain injury and depressed heart rate variability in newborns with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.
Metzler M, Govindan R, Al-Shargabi T, Vezina G, Andescavage N, Wang Y, du Plessis A, Massaro AN
Pediatr Res. 2017 May 3; doi: 10.1038/pr.2017.94.

PMID:
    28376079
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The Impact of Surgical Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure on Autonomic Function in Premature Infants.
Andescavage NN, Metzler M, Govindan V, Al-Shargabi T, Nath DS, Krishnan A, Massaro A, Wang Y, duPlessis AJ, Govindan RB
Am J Perinatol. 2017 Jul; 34(9)874-878. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1600127.

PMID:
    28282664
    [PubMed - in process]
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A frequency based spatial filter to mitigate volume conduction in electroencephalogram signals.
Kota S, du Plessis A, Massaro AN, Taeun Chang, Al-Shargabi T, Govindan RB
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2016 Aug; 20164001-4004. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591604.

PMID:
    28269162
    [PubMed - in process]
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Inflammatory cytokine response and reduced heart rate variability in newborns with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.
Al-Shargabi T, Govindan RB, Dave R, Metzler M, Wang Y, du Plessis A, Massaro AN
J Perinatol. 2017 Jun; 37(6)668-672. doi: 10.1038/jp.2017.15.

PMID:
    28252659
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An open-label, phase II study of the polo-like kinase-1 (Plk-1) inhibitor, BI 2536, in patients with relapsed small cell lung cancer (SCLC).
Awad MM, Chu QS, Gandhi L, Stephenson JJ, Govindan R, Bradford DS, Bonomi PD, Ellison DM, Eaton KD, Fritsch H, Munzert G, Johnson BE, Socinski MA
Lung Cancer. 2017 Feb; 104126-130. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2016.12.019.

PMID:
    28212994
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Effect of Temperature on Heart Rate Variability in Neonatal ICU Patients With Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.
Massaro AN, Campbell HE, Metzler M, Al-Shargabi T, Wang Y, du Plessis A, Govindan RB
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Apr; 18(4)349-354. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001094.

PMID:
    28198757
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Cerebral modulation of the autonomic nervous system in term infants.
Schneebaum Sender N, Govindan RB, Whitehead MT, Massaro AN, Metzler M, Wang J, Cheng YI, du Plessis AJ
J Perinatol. 2017 May; 37(5)558-562. doi: 10.1038/jp.2016.248.

PMID:
    28079874
    [PubMed - in process]
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Lantana camara Linn root extract-mediated gold nanoparticles and their in vitro antioxidant and cytotoxic potentials.
Ramkumar R, Balasubramani G, Raja RK, Raja M, Govindan R, Girija EK, Perumal P
Artif Cells Nanomed Biotechnol. 2017 Jun; 45(4)748-757. doi: 10.1080/21691401.2016.1276923.

PMID:
    28064507
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PS01.58: A Phase 3 Trial of Nivolumab, Nivolumab Plus Ipilimumab, or Placebo Maintenance for Extensive-Stage SCLC After First-Line Chemotherapy: Topic: Medical Oncology.
Owonikoko T, Ready N, Postmus P, Reck M, Peters S, Pieters A, Selvaggi G, Fairchild J, Govindan R
J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Nov; 11(11S)S306-S307. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2016.09.093.

PMID:
    27969525
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ORAL02.01: Safety and Efficacy of Single-Agent Rovalpituzumab Tesirine, a DLL3-Targeted ADC, in Recurrent or Refractory SCLC: Topic: Medical Oncology.
Bauer TM, Spigel D, Ready N, Morgensztern D, Glisson BS, Byers LA, Burris H, Robert F, Strickland DK, Pietanza MC, Govindan R, Dylla SJ, Peng S, Rudin C
J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Nov; 11(11S)S252-S253. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2016.09.010.

PMID:
    27969444
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Rovalpituzumab tesirine, a DLL3-targeted antibody-drug conjugate, in recurrent small-cell lung cancer: a first-in-human, first-in-class, open-label, phase 1 study.
Rudin CM, Pietanza MC, Bauer TM, Ready N, Morgensztern D, Glisson BS, Byers LA, Johnson ML, Burris HA 3rd, Robert F, Han TH, Bheddah S, Theiss N, Watson S, Mathur D, Vennapusa B, Zayed H, Lally S, Strickland DK, Govindan R, Dylla SJ, Peng SL, Spigel DR, SCRX16-001 investigators.
Lancet Oncol. 2017 Jan; 18(1)42-51. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(16)30565-4.

PMID:
    27932068
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Systemic Treatment of Brain Metastases.
Waqar SN, Morgensztern D, Govindan R
Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2017 Feb; 31(1)157-176. doi: 10.1016/j.hoc.2016.08.007.

PMID:
    27912831
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