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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

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

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

Acidic pH Triggers Lipid Mixing Mediated by Lassa Virus GP.
Bulow U, Govindan R, Munro JB
Viruses. 2020 Jul 2; 12(7)pii: E716. doi: 10.3390/v12070716.

PMID:
    32630688
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Effectiveness of Nurses Implemented Music Add-on Therapy in Children with Behavioral Problems.
Govindan R, Kommu JVS, Bhaskarapillai B
Indian J Psychol Med. 2020 May-Jun; 42(3)274-280. doi: 10.4103/IJPSYM.IJPSYM_240_19.

PMID:
    32612333
    [PubMed]
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Supported employment programme for persons with severe mental disorders in India: A feasibility study.
Jagannathan A, Harish N, Venkatalakshmi C, Kumar CN, Thirthallli J, Kumar D, Bhola P, Prasad MK, Thanapal S, Hareesh A, Jayarajan D, Govindan R, Chaturvedi SK
Int J Soc Psychiatry. 2020 May 30; 20764020918278. doi: 10.1177/0020764020918278.

PMID:
    32475320
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Autonomic nervous system maturation in the premature extrauterine milieu.
Mulkey SB, Govindan RB, Hitchings L, Al-Shargabi T, Herrera N, Swisher CB, Eze A Jr, Russo S, Schlatterer SD, Jacobs MB, McCarter R, Kline A, Maxwell GL, Baker R, du Plessis AJ
Pediatr Res. 2020 May 12; doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-0952-0.

PMID:
    32396923
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Prognostic Value of Continuous Electroencephalogram Delta Power in Neonates With Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy.
Kota S, Massaro AN, Chang T, Al-Shargabi T, Cristante C, Vezina G, du Plessis A, Govindan RB
J Child Neurol. 2020 Jul; 35(8)517-525. doi: 10.1177/0883073820915323.

PMID:
    32306827
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Mystic Role of Tumor Mutational Burden in Selecting Patients With Lung Cancer for First-Line Immunotherapy.
Waqar SN, Govindan R
JAMA Oncol. 2020 Apr 9; doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.0264.

PMID:
    32271363
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Effect of metastatic site on survival in patients with neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs). An analysis of SEER data from 2010 to 2014.
Trikalinos NA, Tan BR, Amin M, Liu J, Govindan R, Morgensztern D
BMC Endocr Disord. 2020 Apr 3; 20(1)44. doi: 10.1186/s12902-020-0525-6.

PMID:
    32245472
    [PubMed - in process]
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Quality of life with second or third line <i>nab</i>-paclitaxel-based regimens in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer.
Ponce Aix S, Talbot D, Govindan R, Dols MC, Postmus PE, Lewanski C, Bennouna J, Fischer JR, Juan-Vidal O, Stewart DJ, Ardizzoni A, Bhore R, Wolfsteiner M, Reck M, Ong TJ, Morgensztern D
Future Oncol. 2020 Apr; 16(12)749-762. doi: 10.2217/fon-2019-0796.

PMID:
    32228198
    [PubMed - in process]
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Long non-coding RNA <i>LCAL62 / LINC00261</i> is associated with lung adenocarcinoma prognosis.
Dang HX, White NM, Rozycki EB, Felsheim BM, Watson MA, Govindan R, Luo J, Maher CA
Heliyon. 2020 Mar; 6(3)e03521. doi: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e03521.

PMID:
    32181394
    [PubMed]
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Cerebral venous volume changes and pressure autoregulation in critically ill infants.
Govindan V, Govindan R, Massaro AN, Al-Shargabi T, Andescavage NN, Vezina G, Murnick J, Wang Y, Metzler M, Cristante C, Swisher C, Reich D, Plessis AD
J Perinatol. 2020 May; 40(5)806-811. doi: 10.1038/s41372-020-0626-0.

PMID:
    32157219
    [PubMed - in process]
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Detrended fluctuation analysis using orthogonal polynomials.
Govindan RB
Phys Rev E. 2020 Jan; 101(1-1)010201. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.101.010201.

PMID:
    32069526
    [PubMed]
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Beta-sitosterol attenuates insulin resistance in adipose tissue via IRS-1/Akt mediated insulin signaling in high fat diet and sucrose induced type-2 diabetic rats.
Babu S, Krishnan M, Rajagopal P, Periyasamy V, Veeraraghavan V, Govindan R, Jayaraman S
Eur J Pharmacol. 2020 Apr 15; 873173004. doi: 10.1016/j.ejphar.2020.173004.

PMID:
    32045603
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prevalence and expression of anger in school going adolescents.
Anjanappa S, Govindan R, Munivenkatappa M
Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2020 Feb; 34(1)35-40. doi: 10.1016/j.apnu.2019.12.002.

PMID:
    32035587
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pan-cancer analysis of whole genomes.
ICGC/TCGA Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes Consortium.
Nature. 2020 Feb; 578(7793)82-93. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-1969-6.

PMID:
    32025007
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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New Approaches to SCLC Therapy: From the Laboratory to the Clinic.
Poirier JT, George J, Owonikoko TK, Berns A, Brambilla E, Byers LA, Carbone D, Chen HJ, Christensen CL, Dive C, Farago AF, Govindan R, Hann C, Hellmann MD, Horn L, Johnson JE, Ju YS, Kang S, Krasnow M, Lee J, Lee SH, Lehman J, Lok B, Lovly C, MacPherson D, McFadden D, Minna J, Oser M, Park K, Park KS, Pommier Y, Quaranta V, Ready N, Sage J, Scagliotti G, Sos ML, Sutherland KD, Travis WD, Vakoc CR, Wait SJ, Wistuba I, Wong KK, Zhang H, Daigneault J, Wiens J, Rudin CM, Oliver TG
J Thorac Oncol. 2020 Apr; 15(4)520-540. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2020.01.016.

PMID:
    32018053
    [PubMed - in process]
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Real-Time Analysis of Individual Ebola Virus Glycoproteins Reveals Pre-Fusion, Entry-Relevant Conformational Dynamics.
Durham ND, Howard AR, Govindan R, Senjobe F, Fels JM, Diehl WE, Luban J, Chandran K, Munro JB
Viruses. 2020 Jan 15; 12(1)pii: E103. doi: 10.3390/v12010103.

PMID:
    31952255
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of EKG Sampling Rate on Heart Rate Variability Analysis.
Govindan RB, Massaro AN, Kota S, Grabowski RC, Wilson JD, Plessis AD
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2019 Jul; 20196780-6783. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2019.8857754.

PMID:
    31947397
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anti-biofilm investigation of graphene/chitosan nanocomposites against biofilm producing P. aeruginosa and K. pneumoniae.
Muthuchamy M, Govindan R, Shine K, Thangasamy V, Alharbi NS, Thillaichidambaram M, Khaled JM, Wen JL, Alanzi KF
Carbohydr Polym. 2020 Feb 15; 230115646. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.115646.

PMID:
    31887894
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Whole Exome Sequencing of Highly Aggregated Lung Cancer Families Reveals Linked Loci for Increased Cancer Risk on Chromosomes 12q, 7p, and 4q.
Musolf AM, Moiz BA, Sun H, Pikielny CW, Bossé Y, Mandal D, de Andrade M, Gaba C, Yang P, Li Y, You M, Govindan R, Wilson RK, Kupert EY, Anderson MW, Schwartz AG, Pinney SM, Amos CI, Bailey-Wilson JE
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2020 Feb; 29(2)434-442. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-0887.

PMID:
    31826912
    [PubMed - in process]
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Biomarker-Driven Staging-Are We There Yet?
Devarakonda S, Govindan R
JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Dec 2; 2(12)e1917052. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.17052.

PMID:
    31808918
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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