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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

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

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 Sep 4; doi: 10.1007/s00277-018-3469-4.

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    30178193
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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.

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    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.

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    30001984
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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.

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    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.

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    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 May 24; doi: 10.1038/s41409-018-0216-3.

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    29795420
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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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A targeted boost-and-sort immunization strategy using Escherichia coli BamA identifies rare growth inhibitory antibodies.
Vij R, Lin Z, Chiang N, Vernes JM, Storek KM, Park S, Chan J, Meng YG, Comps-Agrar L, Luan P, Lee S, Schneider K, Bevers J 3rd, Zilberleyb I, Tam C, Koth CM, Xu M, Gill A, Auerbach MR, Smith PA, Rutherford ST, Nakamura G, Seshasayee D, Payandeh J, Koerber JT
Sci Rep. 2018 May 8; 8(1)7136. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-25609-z.

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    29740124
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African-American race and mortality in interstitial lung disease: a multicentre propensity-matched analysis.
Adegunsoye A, Oldham JM, Bellam SK, Chung JH, Chung PA, Biblowitz KM, Montner S, Lee C, Hsu S, Husain AN, Vij R, Mutlu G, Noth I, Churpek MM, Strek ME
Eur Respir J. 2018 Jun; 51(6)pii: 1800255. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00255-2018.

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    29724923
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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 Jul; 33(4)266-270. 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 Jun 15; 124(12)2541-2551. 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 Jun; 103(6)e270-e273. 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 Aug 1; 1-10. doi: 10.1080/21505594.2018.1431087.

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    29436899
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Areas of Research Interest

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