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Ravi Vij, MD

Professor, Medicine
Division of Oncology
Section of Bone Marrow Transplant

Specialty Areas

Bone Marrow Transplant
Oncology
Leukemia
Multiple Myeloma
Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Hematologic Malignancies

Board Certifications

Hematology
Internal Medicine
Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Stem cell transplant, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, hematologic malignancy, leukemia, lymphoma

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  • Publication & Research

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: 314-747-9270
Fax: 314-454-7551

Education

Education

Fellowship: Medical Oncology/Hematology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1999
Residency: Internal Medicine, Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 1996
Senior House Officer: Halifax General Hospital and Royal Infirmary, Halifax, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom 1993
Fellowship: Bone Marrow Transplantation/Malignant Hematology/Stem Cell Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2000
MBBS: Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India 1989

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Early relapse after autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation remains a poor prognostic factor in multiple myeloma but outcomes have improved over time.
Kumar SK, Dispenzieri A, Fraser R, Mingwei F, Akpek G, Cornell R, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Freytes C, Hashmi S, Hildebrandt G, Holmberg L, Kyle R, Lazarus H, Lee C, Mikhael J, Nishihori T, Tay J, Usmani S, Vesole D, Vij R, Wirk B, Krishnan A, Gasparetto C, Mark T, Nieto Y, Hari P, D'Souza A
Leukemia. 2017 Nov 16; doi: 10.1038/leu.2017.331.

PMID:
    29263438
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Intravenous Busulfan Compared with Total Body Irradiation Pretransplant Conditioning for Adults with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Kebriaei P, Anasetti C, Zhang MJ, Wang HL, Aldoss I, de Lima M, Khoury HJ, Sandmaier BM, Horowitz MM, Artz A, Bejanyan N, Ciurea S, Lazarus HM, Gale RP, Litzow M, Bredeson C, Seftel MD, Pulsipher MA, Boelens JJ, Alvarnas J, Champlin R, Forman S, Pullarkat V, Weisdorf D, Marks DI, Acute Leukemia Committee of the CIBMTR.
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Dec 25; pii: S1083-8791(17)30872-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.11.025.

PMID:
    29197676
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Enhancing proteasome-inhibitory activity and specificity of bortezomib by CD38 targeted nanoparticles in multiple myeloma.
de la Puente P, Luderer MJ, Federico C, Jin A, Gilson RC, Egbulefu C, Alhallak K, Shah S, Muz B, Sun J, King J, Kohnen D, Salama NN, Achilefu S, Vij R, Azab AK
J Control Release. 2017 Nov 28; 270158-176. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2017.11.045.

PMID:
    29196043
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CT Features of the Usual Interstitial Pneumonia Pattern: Differentiating Connective Tissue Disease-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease From Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Chung JH, Cox CW, Montner SM, Adegunsoye A, Oldham JM, Husain AN, Vij R, Noth I, Lynch DA, Strek ME
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Nov 15; 1-7. doi: 10.2214/AJR.17.18384.

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    29140119
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Azacitidine in Lower-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes: A Meta-Analysis of Data from Prospective Studies.
Komrokji R, Swern AS, Grinblatt D, Lyons RM, Tobiasson M, Silverman LR, Sayar H, Vij R, Fliss A, Tu N, Sugrue MM
Oncologist. 2017 Nov 8; pii: theoncologist.2017-0215. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2017-0215.

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    29118268
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Randomized study of continuous high-dose lenalidomide, sequential azacitidine and lenalidomide, or azacitidine in persons 65 years and over with newly-diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia.
Medeiros BC, McCaul K, Kambhampati S, Pollyea DA, Kumar R, Silverman LR, Kew A, Saini L, Beach CL, Vij R, Wang X, Zhong J, Gale RP
Haematologica. 2018 Jan; 103(1)101-106. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2017.172353.

PMID:
    29097499
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Autoimmune Hypothyroidism As a Predictor of Mortality in Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis.
Adegunsoye A, Oldham JM, Husain AN, Chen L, Hsu S, Montner S, Chung JH, Vij R, Noth I, Strek ME
Front Med (Lausanne). 2017; 4170. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2017.00170.

PMID:
    29085824
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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
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Preclinical development of CD38-targeted [<sup>89</sup>Zr]Zr-DFO-daratumumab for imaging multiple myeloma.
Ghai A, Maji D, Cho N, Chanswangphuwana C, Rettig M, DiPersio J, Akers W, Dehdashti F, Achilefu S, Vij R, Shokeen M
J Nucl Med. 2017 Oct 12; pii: jnumed.117.196063. doi: 10.2967/jnumed.117.196063.

PMID:
    29025987
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Efficacy of venetoclax as targeted therapy for relapsed/refractory t(11;14) multiple myeloma.
Kumar S, Kaufman JL, Gasparetto C, Mikhael J, Vij R, Pegourie B, Benboubker L, Facon T, Amiot M, Moreau P, Punnoose EA, Alzate S, Dunbar M, Xu T, Agarwal SK, Enschede SH, Leverson JD, Ross JA, Maciag PC, Verdugo M, Touzeau C
Blood. 2017 Nov 30; 130(22)2401-2409. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-06-788786.

PMID:
    29018077
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CD56bright NK cells exhibit potent antitumor responses following IL-15 priming.
Wagner JA, Rosario M, Romee R, Berrien-Elliott MM, Schneider SE, Leong JW, Sullivan RP, Jewell BA, Becker-Hapak M, Schappe T, Abdel-Latif S, Ireland AR, Jaishankar D, King JA, Vij R, Clement D, Goodridge J, Malmberg KJ, Wong HC, Fehniger TA
J Clin Invest. 2017 Nov 1; 127(11)4042-4058. doi: 10.1172/JCI90387.

PMID:
    28972539
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Phenotypic Clusters Predict Outcomes in a Longitudinal Interstitial Lung Disease Cohort.
Adegunsoye A, Oldham JM, Chung JH, Montner SM, Lee C, Witt LJ, Stahlbaum D, Bermea RS, Chen LW, Hsu S, Husain AN, Noth I, Vij R, Strek ME, Churpek M
Chest. 2017 Sep 28; pii: S0012-3692(17)32805-2. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2017.09.026.

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    28964798
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Myositis-associated Interstitial Lung Disease: Predictors of Failure of Conventional Treatment and Response to Tacrolimus in a US Cohort.
Sharma N, Putman MS, Vij R, Strek ME, Dua A
J Rheumatol. 2017 Nov; 44(11)1612-1618. doi: 10.3899/jrheum.161217.

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    28864644
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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
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Outcomes of immunosuppressive therapy in chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Adegunsoye A, Oldham JM, Fernández Pérez ER, Hamblin M, Patel N, Tener M, Bhanot D, Robinson L, Bullick S, Chen L, Hsu S, Churpek M, Hedeker D, Montner S, Chung JH, Husain AN, Noth I, Strek ME, Vij R
ERJ Open Res. 2017 Jul; 3(3)pii: 00016-2017. doi: 10.1183/23120541.00016-2017.

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    28845429
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Updated analysis of CALGB (Alliance) 100104 assessing lenalidomide versus placebo maintenance after single autologous stem-cell transplantation for multiple myeloma: a randomised, double-blind, phase 3 trial.
Holstein SA, Jung SH, Richardson PG, Hofmeister CC, Hurd DD, Hassoun H, Giralt S, Stadtmauer EA, Weisdorf DJ, Vij R, Moreb JS, Callander NS, van Besien K, Gentile TG, Isola L, Maziarz RT, Bashey A, Landau H, Martin T, Qazilbash MH, Rodriguez C, McClune B, Schlossman RL, Smith SE, Hars V, Owzar K, Jiang C, Boyd M, Schultz C, Wilson M, Hari P, Pasquini MC, Horowitz MM, Shea TC, Devine SM, Linker C, Anderson KC, McCarthy PL
Lancet Haematol. 2017 Sep; 4(9)e431-e442. doi: 10.1016/S2352-3026(17)30140-0.

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    28826616
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Microbial melanins for radioprotection and bioremediation.
Cordero RJB, Vij R, Casadevall A
Microb Biotechnol. 2017 Sep; 10(5)1186-1190. doi: 10.1111/1751-7915.12807.

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    28805351
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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
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Similar survival outcomes in patients with biclonal versus monoclonal myeloma: a multi-institutional matched case-control study.
Jurczyszyn A, Gozzetti A, Gdula-Argasińska J, Czepiel J, Vij R, Fiala M, Valls DJ, Mądry K, Waszczuk-Gajda A, Grosicki S, Barchnicka A, Crusoe E, Hungria V, Gentile M, Mele G, Ksieniewicz M, Vesole DH, Castillo JJ
Ann Hematol. 2017 Oct; 96(10)1693-1698. doi: 10.1007/s00277-017-3084-9.

PMID:
    28766002
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Prognostic Validation of SKY92 and Its Combination With ISS in an Independent Cohort of Patients With Multiple Myeloma.
van Beers EH, van Vliet MH, Kuiper R, de Best L, Anderson KC, Chari A, Jagannath S, Jakubowiak A, Kumar SK, Levy JB, Auclair D, Lonial S, Reece D, Richardson P, Siegel DS, Stewart AK, Trudel S, Vij R, Zimmerman TM, Fonseca R
Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2017 Sep; 17(9)555-562. doi: 10.1016/j.clml.2017.06.020.

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    28735890
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Areas of Research Interest

Transplant, multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, hematologic malignancy, leukemia