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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

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

NCCN Guidelines Insights: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Version 5.2018.
Ettinger DS, Aisner DL, Wood DE, Akerley W, Bauman J, Chang JY, Chirieac LR, D'Amico TA, Dilling TJ, Dobelbower M, Govindan R, Gubens MA, Hennon M, Horn L, Lackner RP, Lanuti M, Leal TA, Lilenbaum R, Lin J, Loo BW Jr, Martins R, Otterson GA, Patel SP, 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. 2018 Jul; 16(7)807-821. doi: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.0062.

PMID:
    30006423
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Direct Visualization of the Conformational Dynamics of Single Influenza Hemagglutinin Trimers.
Das DK, Govindan R, Nikić-Spiegel I, Krammer F, Lemke EA, Munro JB
Cell. 2018 Jun 21; pii: S0092-8674(18)30713-X. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.05.050.

PMID:
    29961575
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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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The Impact of Staging by Positron-Emission Tomography on Overall Survival and Progression-Free Survival in Patients With Locally Advanced NSCLC.
Vokes EE, Govindan R, Iscoe N, Hossain AM, San Antonio B, Chouaki N, Koczywas M, Senan S
J Thorac Oncol. 2018 May 5; pii: S1556-0864(18)30589-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2018.04.028.

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    29733908
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Four-mirror flat-field anastigmat aplanat telescopes with simple closed-form solutions.
Govindan R
J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis. 2018 May 1; 35(5)779-784. doi: 10.1364/JOSAA.35.000779.

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    29726483
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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.

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    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.

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    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.
Hoadley KA, Yau C, Hinoue T, Wolf DM, Lazar AJ, Drill E, Shen R, Taylor AM, Cherniack AD, Thorsson V, Akbani R, Bowlby R, Wong CK, Wiznerowicz M, Sanchez-Vega F, Robertson AG, Schneider BG, Lawrence MS, Noushmehr H, Malta TM, Cancer Genome Atlas Network., Stuart JM, Benz CC, Laird PW
Cell. 2018 Apr 5; 173(2)291-304.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2018.03.022.

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    29625048
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Comparative Molecular Analysis of Gastrointestinal Adenocarcinomas.
Liu Y, Sethi NS, Hinoue T, Schneider BG, Cherniack AD, Sanchez-Vega F, Seoane JA, Farshidfar F, Bowlby R, Islam M, Kim J, Chatila W, Akbani R, Kanchi RS, Rabkin CS, Willis JE, Wang KK, McCall SJ, Mishra L, Ojesina AI, Bullman S, Pedamallu CS, Lazar AJ, Sakai R, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Thorsson V, Bass AJ, Laird PW
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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    29622465
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A Comprehensive Pan-Cancer Molecular Study of Gynecologic and Breast Cancers.
Berger AC, Korkut A, Kanchi RS, Hegde AM, Lenoir W, Liu W, Liu Y, Fan H, Shen H, Ravikumar V, Rao A, Schultz A, Li X, Sumazin P, Williams C, Mestdagh P, Gunaratne PH, Yau C, Bowlby R, Robertson AG, Tiezzi DG, Wang C, Cherniack AD, Godwin AK, Kuderer NM, Rader JS, Zuna RE, Sood AK, Lazar AJ, Ojesina AI, Adebamowo C, Adebamowo SN, Baggerly KA, Chen TW, Chiu HS, Lefever S, Liu L, MacKenzie K, Orsulic S, Roszik J, Shelley CS, Song Q, Vellano CP, Wentzensen N, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Weinstein JN, Mills GB, Levine DA, Akbani R
Cancer Cell. 2018 Apr 9; 33(4)690-705.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2018.03.014.

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    29622464
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Genomic and Functional Approaches to Understanding Cancer Aneuploidy.
Taylor AM, Shih J, Ha G, Gao GF, Zhang X, Berger AC, Schumacher SE, Wang C, Hu H, Liu J, Lazar AJ, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Cherniack AD, Beroukhim R, Meyerson M
Cancer Cell. 2018 Apr 9; 33(4)676-689.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2018.03.007.

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    29622463
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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 Apr 3; 23(1)313-326.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.03.075.

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    29617669
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Pan-Cancer Analysis of lncRNA Regulation Supports Their Targeting of Cancer Genes in Each Tumor Context.
Chiu HS, Somvanshi S, Patel E, Chen TW, Singh VP, Zorman B, Patil SL, Pan Y, Chatterjee SS, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Sood AK, Gunaratne PH, Sumazin P
Cell Rep. 2018 Apr 3; 23(1)297-312.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.03.064.

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    29617668
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