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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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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Siteman Cancer Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

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

Geriatric Assessment in Older Adults with Multiple Myeloma.
Wildes TM, Tuchman SA, Klepin HD, Mikhael J, Trinkaus K, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Vij R, Colditz G
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Dec 13; doi: 10.1111/jgs.15715.

PMID:
    30548581
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Development of an Algorithm to Distinguish Smoldering Versus Symptomatic Multiple Myeloma in Claims-Based Data Sets.
Fiala MA, Dukeman J, Tuchman SA, Keller M, Vij R, Wildes TM
JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2017; 2017doi: 10.1200/CCI.17.00089.

PMID:
    30547156
    [PubMed]
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Evaluation of mast cells in oral premalignant and malignant lesions: A histochemical study.
Singh S, Gupta V, Vij R, Aggarwal R, Sharma B, Nagpal M
Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Jul-Dec; 9(2)184-190. doi: 10.4103/njms.NJMS_49_17.

PMID:
    30546233
    [PubMed]
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<i>Listeria monocytogenes</i> virulence factors, including Listeriolysin O, are secreted in biologically active Extracellular Vesicles.
Coelho C, Brown LC, Maryam M, Vij R, Smith DF, Burnet MC, Kyle JE, Heyman HM, Ramirez J, Prados-Rosales R, Lauvau G, Nakayasu ES, Brady NR, Hamacher-Brady A, Coppens I, Casadevall A
J Biol Chem. 2018 Nov 30; pii: jbc.RA118.006472. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.006472.

PMID:
    30504226
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The Buoyancy of <i>Cryptococcus neoformans</i> Is Affected by Capsule Size.
Vij R, Cordero RJB, Casadevall A
mSphere. 2018 Nov 7; 3(6)pii: e00534-18. doi: 10.1128/mSphere.00534-18.

PMID:
    30404928
    [PubMed - in process]
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Health related quality of life for multiple myeloma patients according to treatment strategy after autologous stem cell transplant: a cross-sectional study using EORTC, EQ-5D and MY-20 scales.
Tay J, Vij R, Norkin M, Buadi F, Kindwall-Keller TL, Roberts JS, White DJ, Wood RP, Blanthorn-Hazell SE, Rossi AC, Dhanasiri S, Zafar F, Newhouse K, McCurdy AR
Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Oct 31; 1-8. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2018.1523399.

PMID:
    30380358
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Avidity-based binding to HER2 results in selective killing of HER2-overexpressing cells by anti-HER2/CD3.
Slaga D, Ellerman D, Lombana TN, Vij R, Li J, Hristopoulos M, Clark R, Johnston J, Shelton A, Mai E, Gadkar K, Lo AA, Koerber JT, Totpal K, Prell R, Lee G, Spiess C, Junttila TT
Sci Transl Med. 2018 Oct 17; 10(463)pii: eaat5775. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aat5775.

PMID:
    30333240
    [PubMed - in process]
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The <i>Escherichia coli</i> β-barrel assembly machinery is sensitized to perturbations under high membrane fluidity.
Storek KM, Vij R, Sun D, Smith PA, Koerber JT, Rutherford ST
J Bacteriol. 2018 Oct 15; pii: JB.00517-18. doi: 10.1128/JB.00517-18.

PMID:
    30322857
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Evaluation of anti-diabetic attributes of Lactobacillus rhamnosus MTCC: 5957, Lactobacillus rhamnosus MTCC: 5897 and Lactobacillus fermentum MTCC: 5898 in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats.
Yadav R, Dey DK, Vij R, Meena S, Kapila R, Kapila S
Microb Pathog. 2018 Dec; 125454-462. doi: 10.1016/j.micpath.2018.10.015.

PMID:
    30316007
    [PubMed - in process]
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Bones in Multiple Myeloma: Imaging and Therapy.
Zamagni E, Cavo M, Fakhri B, Vij R, Roodman D
Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2018 May 23; (38)638-646. doi: 10.1200/EDBK_205583.

PMID:
    30231385
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prognosticating Outcomes in Interstitial Lung Disease by Mediastinal Lymph Node Assessment: An Observational Cohort Study with Independent Validation.
Adegunsoye A, Oldham JM, Bonham C, Hrusch C, Nolan P, Klejch W, Bellam S, Mehta U, Thakrar K, Pugashetti JV, Husain AN, Montner SM, Straus CM, Vij R, Sperling AI, Noth I, Strek ME, Chung JH
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Sep 14; doi: 10.1164/rccm.201804-0761OC.

PMID:
    30216085
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Impact of elotuzumab treatment on pain and health-related quality of life in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma: results from the ELOQUENT-2 study.
Cella D, McKendrick J, Kudlac A, Palumbo A, Oukessou A, Vij R, Zyczynski T, Davis C
Ann Hematol. 2018 Dec; 97(12)2455-2463. doi: 10.1007/s00277-018-3469-4.

PMID:
    30178193
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparative Analysis of Calcineurin Inhibitor-Based Methotrexate and Mycophenolate Mofetil-Containing Regimens for Prevention of Graft-versus-Host Disease after Reduced-Intensity Conditioning Allogeneic Transplantation.
Chhabra S, Liu Y, Hemmer MT, Costa L, Pidala JA, Couriel DR, Alousi AM, Majhail NS, Stuart RK, Kim D, Ringden O, Urbano-Ispizua A, Saad A, Savani BN, Cooper B, Marks DI, Socie G, Schouten HC, Schoemans H, Abdel-Azim H, Yared J, Cahn JY, Wagner J, Antin JH, Verdonck LF, Lehmann L, Aljurf MD, MacMillan ML, Litzow MR, Solh MM, Qayed M, Hematti P, Kamble RT, Vij R, Hayashi RJ, Gale RP, Martino R, Seo S, Hashmi SK, Nishihori T, Teshima T, Gergis U, Inamoto Y, Spellman SR, Arora M, Hamilton BK
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Aug 25; pii: S1083-8791(18)30489-0. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.08.018.

PMID:
    30153491
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Multiple myeloma in patients up to 30 years of age: a multicenter retrospective study of 52 cases.
Jurczyszyn A, Davila J, Kortüm KM, Jayabalan DS, Vij R, Fiala M, Milunovic V, Chim CS, Wiśniewska-Piąty K, Waszczuk-Gajda A, Crusoe E, Hajek R, Robak P, Raźny M, Zawirska D, Bittrich M, Nahi H, Liu J, Castillo JJ, Vesole DH
Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Jul 22; 1-6. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2018.1480766.

PMID:
    30033832
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Multiple Myeloma Patients Ineligible for Randomized Controlled Trials Have Poorer Outcomes Irrespective of Treatment.
Malecek MK, Fiala M, Schroeder M, Dukeman J, Ghobadi A, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Wildes T, Vij R
Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2018 Sep; 18(9)e363-e364. doi: 10.1016/j.clml.2018.06.008.

PMID:
    30001984
    [PubMed - in process]
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Secondary plasma cell leukemia: a multicenter retrospective study of 101 patients.
Jurczyszyn A, Castillo JJ, Avivi I, Czepiel J, Davila J, Vij R, Fiala MA, Gozzetti A, Grząśko N, Milunovic V, Hus I, Mądry K, Waszczuk-Gajda A, Usnarska-Zubkiewicz L, Dębski J, Atilla E, Beksac M, Mele G, Sawicki W, Jayabalan D, Charliński G, Gyula Szabo A, Hajek R, Delforge M, Kopacz A, Fantl D, Waage A, Crusoe E, Hungria V, Richardson P, Laubach J, Guerrero-Garcia T, Liu J, Vesole DH
Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Jul 2; 1-6. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2018.1473574.

PMID:
    29965787
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An Anti-CLL-1 Antibody-Drug Conjugate for the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Zheng B, Yu SF, Del Rosario G, Leong SR, Lee GY, Vij R, Chiu CPC, Liang WC, Wu Y, Chalouni C, Sadowsky J, Clark VM, Hendricks A, Poon KA, Chu YW, Pillow TH, Schutten MM, Flygare JA, Polson AG
Clin Cancer Res. 2018 Jun 29; pii: clincanres.0333.2018. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-0333.

PMID:
    29959143
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Analysis of the effect of promoter type and skin pretreatment on antigen expression and antibody response after gene gun-based immunization.
Vij R, Lin Z, Schneider K, Seshasayee D, Koerber JT
PLoS One. 2018; 13(6)e0197962. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197962.

PMID:
    29856790
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The efficacy of salvage autologous stem cell transplant among patients with multiple myeloma who received maintenance therapy post initial transplant.
Manjappa S, Fiala MA, King J, Kohnen DA, Vij R
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2018 Nov; 53(11)1483-1486. doi: 10.1038/s41409-018-0216-3.

PMID:
    29795420
    [PubMed - in process]
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Propensity score matching analysis to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of daratumumab versus real-world standard of care therapies for patients with heavily pretreated and refractory multiple myeloma.
Kumar S, Durie B, Nahi H, Vij R, Dimopoulos MA, Kastritis E, Terpos E, Leleu X, Beksac M, Goldschmidt H, Hillengass J, Su Z, Hutton B, Cameron C, Khan I, Lam A
Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 May 9; 1-9. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2018.1459609.

PMID:
    29741423
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Areas of Research Interest

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