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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

Premature Infants Rehospitalized because of an Apparent Life-Threatening Event Had Distinctive Autonomic Developmental Trajectories.
Nino G, Govindan RB, Al-Shargabi T, Metzler M, Massaro AN, Perez GF, McCarter R, Hunt CE, du Plessis AJ
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Aug 1; 194(3)379-81. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201601-0150LE.

PMID:
    27479062
    [PubMed - in process]
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Efficacy and Safety Results From a Phase II, Placebo-Controlled Study of Onartuzumab Plus First-Line Platinum-Doublet Chemotherapy for Advanced Squamous Cell Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Hirsch FR, Govindan R, Zvirbule Z, Braiteh F, Rittmeyer A, Belda-Iniesta C, Isla D, Cosgriff T, Boyer M, Ueda M, Phan S, Gandara DR
Clin Lung Cancer. 2016 Jun 4; pii: S1525-7304(16)30116-4. doi: 10.1016/j.cllc.2016.05.011.

PMID:
    27461773
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, Version 3.2016.
Ettinger DS, Wood DE, Akerley W, Bazhenova LA, Borghaei H, Camidge DR, Cheney RT, Chirieac LR, D'Amico TA, Dilling T, Dobelbower M, Govindan R, Hennon M, Horn L, Jahan TM, Komaki R, Lackner RP, Lanuti M, Lilenbaum R, Lin J, Loo BW Jr, Martins R, Otterson GA, Patel JD, Pisters KM, Reckamp K, Riely GJ, Schild SE, Shapiro TA, Sharma N, Swanson SJ, Stevenson J, Tauer K, Yang SC, Gregory K, Hughes M
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Jul; 14(7)825-36.

PMID:
    27407123
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinician Perspectives on Current Issues in Lung Cancer Drug Development.
Waqar SN, Bonomi PD, Govindan R, Hirsch FR, Riely GJ, Papadimitrakopoulou V, Kazandjian D, Khozin S, Larkins E, Dickson DJ, Malik S, Horn L, Ferris A, Shaw AT, Jänne PA, Mok TS, Herbst R, Keegan P, Pazdur R, Blumenthal GM
J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Jul 8; pii: S1556-0864(16)30459-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2016.05.009.

PMID:
    27401214
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Effect of electrocardiogram interference on cortico-cortical connectivity analysis and a possible solution.
Govindan RB, Kota S, Al-Shargabi T, Massaro AN, Chang T, du Plessis A
J Neurosci Methods. 2016 Sep 1; 27076-84. doi: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2016.06.009.

PMID:
    27291356
    [PubMed - in process]
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Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Patients with T2N0M0 Non-small-cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC).
Morgensztern D, Du L, Waqar SN, Patel A, Samson P, Devarakonda S, Gao F, Robinson C, Bradley J, Baggstrom M, Masood A, Govindan R, Puri V
J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Jun 8; pii: S1556-0864(16)30497-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2016.05.022.

PMID:
    27287414
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cortical correlates of susceptibility to upper limb freezing in Parkinson's disease.
Scholten M, Govindan RB, Braun C, Bloem BR, Plewnia C, Krüger R, Gharabaghi A, Weiss D
Clin Neurophysiol. 2016 Jun; 127(6)2386-93. doi: 10.1016/j.clinph.2016.01.028.

PMID:
    27178857
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical Implications of Genomic Discoveries in Lung Cancer.
Swanton C, Govindan R
N Engl J Med. 2016 May 12; 374(19)1864-73. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1504688.

PMID:
    27168435
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Distinct patterns of somatic genome alterations in lung adenocarcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas.
Campbell JD, Alexandrov A, Kim J, Wala J, Berger AH, Pedamallu CS, Shukla SA, Guo G, Brooks AN, Murray BA, Imielinski M, Hu X, Ling S, Akbani R, Rosenberg M, Cibulskis C, Ramachandran A, Collisson EA, Kwiatkowski DJ, Lawrence MS, Weinstein JN, Verhaak RG, Wu CJ, Hammerman PS, Cherniack AD, Getz G, Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, Artyomov MN, Schreiber R, Govindan R, Meyerson M
Nat Genet. 2016 Jun; 48(6)607-16. doi: 10.1038/ng.3564.

PMID:
    27158780
    [PubMed - in process]
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Delayed nausea and vomiting from carboplatin doublet chemotherapy.
Waqar SN, Mann J, Baggstrom MQ, Waqar MA, Chitneni P, Williams K, Gao F, Morgensztern D, Govindan R
Acta Oncol. 2016 Jun; 55(6)700-4. doi: 10.3109/0284186X.2016.1154603.

PMID:
    27145068
    [PubMed - in process]
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NCCN Guidelines Insights: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Version 4.2016.
Ettinger DS, Wood DE, Akerley W, Bazhenova LA, Borghaei H, Camidge DR, Cheney RT, Chirieac LR, D'Amico TA, Dilling TJ, Dobelbower MC, Govindan R, Hennon M, Horn L, Jahan TM, Komaki R, Lackner RP, Lanuti M, Lilenbaum R, Lin J, Loo BW Jr, Martins R, Otterson GA, Patel JD, Pisters KM, Reckamp K, Riely GJ, Schild SE, Shapiro TA, Sharma N, Stevenson J, Swanson SJ, Tauer K, Yang SC, Gregory K, Hughes M
J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Mar; 14(3)255-64.

PMID:
    26957612
    [PubMed - in process]
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Brain Maturity and Variation of Oxygen Extraction in Premature Infants.
El-Dib M, Aly S, Govindan R, Mohamed M, du Plessis A, Aly H
Am J Perinatol. 2016 Jul; 33(8)814-20. doi: 10.1055/s-0036-1572542.

PMID:
    26906179
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Baroreflex dysfunction in sick newborns makes heart rate an unreliable surrogate for blood pressure changes.
Govindan RB, Al-Shargabi T, Massaro AN, Metzler M, Andescavage NN, Joshi R, Dave R, du Plessis A
Pediatr Res. 2016 Jun; 79(6)929-33. doi: 10.1038/pr.2016.17.

PMID:
    26859365
    [PubMed - in process]
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Small Cell Lung Cancer: Can Recent Advances in Biology and Molecular Biology Be Translated into Improved Outcomes?
Bunn PA Jr, Minna JD, Augustyn A, Gazdar AF, Ouadah Y, Krasnow MA, Berns A, Brambilla E, Rekhtman N, Massion PP, Niederst M, Peifer M, Yokota J, Govindan R, Poirier JT, Byers LA, Wynes MW, McFadden DG, MacPherson D, Hann CL, Farago AF, Dive C, Teicher BA, Peacock CD, Johnson JE, Cobb MH, Wendel HG, Spigel D, Sage J, Yang P, Pietanza MC, Krug LM, Heymach J, Ujhazy P, Zhou C, Goto K, Dowlati A, Christensen CL, Park K, Einhorn LH, Edelman MJ, Giaccone G, Gerber DE, Salgia R, Owonikoko T, Malik S, Karachaliou N, Gandara DR, Slotman BJ, Blackhall F, Goss G, Thomas R, Rudin CM, Hirsch FR
J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Apr; 11(4)453-74. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2016.01.012.

PMID:
    26829312
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PROCLAIM: Randomized Phase III Trial of Pemetrexed-Cisplatin or Etoposide-Cisplatin Plus Thoracic Radiation Therapy Followed by Consolidation Chemotherapy in Locally Advanced Nonsquamous Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Senan S, Brade A, Wang LH, Vansteenkiste J, Dakhil S, Biesma B, Martinez Aguillo M, Aerts J, Govindan R, Rubio-Viqueira B, Lewanski C, Gandara D, Choy H, Mok T, Hossain A, Iscoe N, Treat J, Koustenis A, San Antonio B, Chouaki N, Vokes E
J Clin Oncol. 2016 Mar 20; 34(9)953-62. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2015.64.8824.

PMID:
    26811519
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A Phase I Trial of Temsirolimus and Pemetrexed in Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
Waqar SN, Baggstrom MQ, Morgensztern D, Williams K, Rigden C, Govindan R
Chemotherapy. 2016; 61(3)144-7. doi: 10.1159/000442147.

PMID:
    26780363
    [PubMed - in process]
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Do Emotions Expressed Online Correlate with Actual Changes in Decision-Making?: The Case of Stock Day Traders.
Liu B, Govindan R, Uzzi B
PLoS One. 2016; 11(1)e0144945. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144945.

PMID:
    26765539
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EEG maturation and stability of cerebral oxygen extraction in very low birth weight infants.
El-Dib M, Govindan R, Aly S, Mohamed M, du Plessis A, Aly H
J Perinatol. 2016 Apr; 36(4)311-6. doi: 10.1038/jp.2015.200.

PMID:
    26741569
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A computer-aided approach to detect the fetal behavioral states using multi-sensor Magnetocardiographic recordings.
Vairavan S, Ulusar UD, Eswaran H, Preissl H, Wilson JD, Mckelvey SS, Lowery CL, Govindan RB
Comput Biol Med. 2016 Feb 1; 6944-51. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2015.11.017.

PMID:
    26717240
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Patterns and functional implications of rare germline variants across 12 cancer types.
Lu C, Xie M, Wendl MC, Wang J, McLellan MD, Leiserson MD, Huang KL, Wyczalkowski MA, Jayasinghe R, Banerjee T, Ning J, Tripathi P, Zhang Q, Niu B, Ye K, Schmidt HK, Fulton RS, McMichael JF, Batra P, Kandoth C, Bharadwaj M, Koboldt DC, Miller CA, Kanchi KL, Eldred JM, Larson DE, Welch JS, You M, Ozenberger BA, Govindan R, Walter MJ, Ellis MJ, Mardis ER, Graubert TA, Dipersio JF, Ley TJ, Wilson RK, Goodfellow PJ, Raphael BJ, Chen F, Johnson KJ, Parvin JD, Ding L
Nat Commun. 2015 Dec 22; 610086. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10086.

PMID:
    26689913
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