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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
Amyloidosis

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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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

Differentiating Usual Interstitial Pneumonia From Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonia Using High-resolution Computed Tomography: The "Straight-edge Sign".
Zhan X, Koelsch T, Montner SM, Zhu A, Vij R, Swigris JJ, Chung JH
J Thorac Imaging. 2018 Apr 21; doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000328.

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    29683868
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Autologous transplantation versus allogeneic transplantation in patients with follicular lymphoma experiencing early treatment failure.
Smith SM, Godfrey J, Ahn KW, DiGilio A, Ahmed S, Agrawal V, Bachanova V, Bacher U, Bashey A, Bolaños-Meade J, Cairo M, Chen A, Chhabra S, Copelan E, Dahi PB, Aljurf M, Farooq U, Ganguly S, Hertzberg M, Holmberg L, Inwards D, Kanate AS, Karmali R, Kenkre VP, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Klein A, Lazarus HM, Mei M, Mussetti A, Nishihori T, Ramakrishnan Geethakumari P, Saad A, Savani BN, Schouten HC, Shah N, Urbano-Ispizua A, Vij R, Vose J, Sureda A, Hamadani M
Cancer. 2018 Apr 12; doi: 10.1002/cncr.31374.

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    29645093
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Driver Fusions and Their Implications in the Development and Treatment of Human Cancers.
Gao Q, Liang WW, Foltz SM, Mutharasu G, Jayasinghe RG, Cao S, Liao WW, Reynolds SM, Wyczalkowski MA, Yao L, Yu L, Sun SQ, Fusion Analysis Working Group., Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network., Chen K, Lazar AJ, Fields RC, Wendl MC, Van Tine BA, Vij R, Chen F, Nykter M, Shmulevich I, Ding L
Cell Rep. 2018 Apr 3; 23(1)227-238.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.03.050.

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    29617662
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Lenalidomide results in a durable complete remission in acute myeloid leukemia accompanied by persistence of somatic mutations and a T cell infiltrate in the bone marrow.
Bansal D, Vij K, Chang GS, Miller CA, DiPersio JF, Vij R, Heath SE, Westervelt P, Welch JS, Fehniger TA
Haematologica. 2018 Mar 22; pii: haematol.2017.184168. doi: 10.3324/haematol.2017.184168.

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    29567774
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A multiple myeloma-specific capture sequencing platform discovers novel translocations and frequent, risk-associated point mutations in IGLL5.
White BS, Lanc I, O'Neal J, Gupta H, Fulton RS, Schmidt H, Fronick C, Belter EA Jr., Fiala M, King J, Ahmann GJ, DeRome M, Mardis ER, Vij R, DiPersio JF, Levy J, Auclair D, Tomasson MH
Blood Cancer J. 2018 Mar 21; 8(3)35. doi: 10.1038/s41408-018-0062-y.

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    29563506
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Monoclonal antibody targeting the β-barrel assembly machine of <i>Escherichia coli</i> is bactericidal.
Storek KM, Auerbach MR, Shi H, Garcia NK, Sun D, Nickerson NN, Vij R, Lin Z, Chiang N, Schneider K, Wecksler AT, Skippington E, Nakamura G, Seshasayee D, Koerber JT, Payandeh J, Smith PA, Rutherford ST
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Apr 3; 115(14)3692-3697. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1800043115.

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    29555747
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CT-Pathologic Correlation of Major Types of Pulmonary Fibrosis: Insights for Revisions to Current Guidelines.
Chung JH, Oldham JM, Montner SM, Vij R, Adegunsoye A, Husain AN, Noth I, Lynch DA, Strek ME
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 May; 210(5)1034-1041. doi: 10.2214/AJR.17.18947.

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    29547052
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The Capsule of Cryptococcus neoformans.
Casadevall A, Coelho C, Cordero RJB, Dragotakes Q, Jung E, Vij R, Wear MP
Virulence. 2018 Feb 13; 0. doi: 10.1080/21505594.2018.1431087.

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    29436899
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Ibrutinib alone or with dexamethasone for relapsed or relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma: phase 2 trial results.
Richardson PG, Bensinger WI, Huff CA, Costello CL, Lendvai N, Berdeja JG, Anderson LD Jr., Siegel DS, Lebovic D, Jagannath S, Laubach JP, Stockerl-Goldstein KE, Kwei L, Clow F, Elias L, Salman Z, Graef T, Bilotti E, Vij R
Br J Haematol. 2018 Mar; 180(6)821-830. doi: 10.1111/bjh.15058.

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    29435979
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N-acetylcysteine exposure is associated with improved survival in anti-nuclear antibody seropositive patients with usual interstitial pneumonia.
Oldham JM, Witt LJ, Adegunsoye A, Chung JH, Lee C, Hsu S, Chen LW, Husain A, Montner S, Vij R, Strek ME, Noth I
BMC Pulm Med. 2018 Feb 8; 18(1)30. doi: 10.1186/s12890-018-0599-3.

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    29422061
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Cellular stressors contribute to the expansion of hematopoietic clones of varying leukemic potential.
Wong TN, Miller CA, Jotte MRM, Bagegni N, Baty JD, Schmidt AP, Cashen AF, Duncavage EJ, Helton NM, Fiala M, Fulton RS, Heath SE, Janke M, Luber K, Westervelt P, Vij R, DiPersio JF, Welch JS, Graubert TA, Walter MJ, Ley TJ, Link DC
Nat Commun. 2018 Jan 31; 9(1)455. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-02858-0.

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    29386642
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Donor body mass index does not predict graft versus host disease following hematopoietic cell transplantation.
Turcotte LM, Wang T, Hemmer MT, Spellman SR, Arora M, Couriel D, Alousi A, Pidala J, Abdel-Azim H, Ahmed I, Beitinjaneh A, Buchbinder D, Byrne M, Callander N, Chao N, Choi SW, DeFilipp Z, Gadalla SM, Gale RP, Gergis U, Hashmi S, Hematti P, Holmberg L, Inamoto Y, Kamble RT, Lehmann L, MacMillan MA, McIver Z, Nishihori T, Norkin M, O'Brien T, Olsson RF, Reshef R, Saad A, Savani BN, Schouten HC, Seo S, Solh M, Verdonck L, Vij R, Wirk B, Yared J, Horowitz MM, Knight JM, Verneris MR
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2018 Jan 30; doi: 10.1038/s41409-018-0100-1.

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    29382954
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Selective Inhibition of Nuclear Export With Oral Selinexor for Treatment of Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma.
Vogl DT, Dingli D, Cornell RF, Huff CA, Jagannath S, Bhutani D, Zonder J, Baz R, Nooka A, Richter J, Cole C, Vij R, Jakubowiak A, Abonour R, Schiller G, Parker TL, Costa LJ, Kaminetzky D, Hoffman JE, Yee AJ, Chari A, Siegel D, Fonseca R, Van Wier S, Ahmann G, Lopez I, Kauffman M, Shacham S, Saint-Martin JR, Picklesimer CD, Choe-Juliak C, Stewart AK
J Clin Oncol. 2018 Mar 20; 36(9)859-866. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.75.5207.

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    29381435
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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. 2018 Apr; 32(4)986-995. doi: 10.1038/leu.2017.331.

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    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. 2018 Apr; 24(4)726-733. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.11.025.

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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. 2018 Jan 28; 270158-176. doi: 10.1016/j.jconrel.2017.11.045.

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    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. 2018 Feb; 210(2)307-313. doi: 10.2214/AJR.17.18384.

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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. 2018 Feb; 23(2)159-170. 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.

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    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.

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    29085824
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Areas of Research Interest

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