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Rizwan Romee, MD

Assistant Professor, Oncology
BMT and Leukemia
Clinical Director, Haploidentical Transplant Program

Specialty Areas

Bone Marrow Transplant
Leukemia

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Hematology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Bone marrow transplant, leukemia, hematology, medical oncology

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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: 314-454-8304
Fax: 314-454-7551

Education

Education

Fellowship, Hematology, Oncology and Transplantation: Department of Medicine University of Minnesota, MN 2011
Fellowship, Advanced Bone Marrow Transplant: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012
Medical Degree: GMC Srinagar, India 2003
Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Minnesota, MN 2008

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Haploidentical Hematopoietic Cell Transplant with Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Grafts in Older Adults with Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome.
Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Vij R, Schroeder MA, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Oct; 23(10)1736-1743. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.06.019.

PMID:
    28688919
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mobilized Peripheral Blood Stem Cells Versus Unstimulated Bone Marrow As a Graft Source for T-Cell-Replete Haploidentical Donor Transplantation Using Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide.
Bashey A, Zhang MJ, McCurdy SR, St Martin A, Argall T, Anasetti C, Ciurea SO, Fasan O, Gaballa S, Hamadani M, Munshi P, Al Malki MM, Nakamura R, O'Donnell PV, Perales MA, Raj K, Romee R, Rowley S, Rocha V, Salit RB, Solh M, Soiffer RJ, Fuchs EJ, Eapen M
J Clin Oncol. 2017 Sep 10; 35(26)3002-3009. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.72.8428.

PMID:
    28644773
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in morphologic leukemia-free aplastic state.
Rashidi A, Ali AM, Vij KR, Shanley R, Romee R, Cooley SA, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Miller JS, Weisdorf DJ, Ustun C
Am J Hematol. 2017 Sep; 92(9)E549-E552. doi: 10.1002/ajh.24804.

PMID:
    28568483
    [PubMed - in process]
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Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Adult T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Hamilton BK, Rybicki L, Abounader D, Adekola K, Advani A, Aldoss I, Bachanova V, Bashey A, Brown S, DeLima M, Devine S, Flowers CR, Ganguly S, Jagasia M, Kennedy VE, Kim DDH, McGuirk J, Pullarkat V, Romee R, Sandhu K, Smith M, Ueda M, Viswabandya A, Vu K, Wall S, Zeichner SB, Perales MA, Majhail NS
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Jul; 23(7)1117-1121. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.04.003.

PMID:
    28396160
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cardiomyopathy in patients after posttransplant cyclophosphamide-based hematopoietic cell transplantation.
Lin CJ, Vader JM, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Romee R
Cancer. 2017 May 15; 123(10)1800-1809. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30534.

PMID:
    28262921
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Virescent tongue.
Ali AM, Jacoby M, Romee R
Ann Hematol. 2017 May; 96(5)883-884. doi: 10.1007/s00277-017-2961-6.

PMID:
    28243694
    [PubMed - in process]
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Untreated donor specific antibodies against HLA are associated with poor outcomes in peripheral blood haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplantation.
Zou J, Romee R, Slade M, Phelan D, Keller J, Mohanakumar T, Grossman BJ
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 Jun; 52(6)898-901. doi: 10.1038/bmt.2017.7.

PMID:
    28218756
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pseudozyma and other non-Candida opportunistic yeast bloodstream infections in a large stem cell transplant center.
Pande A, Non LR, Romee R, Santos CA
Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Apr; 19(2)doi: 10.1111/tid.12664.

PMID:
    28099778
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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T Cell-Replete Peripheral Blood Haploidentical Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation with Post-Transplantation Cyclophosphamide Results in Outcomes Similar to Transplantation from Traditionally Matched Donors in Active Disease Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
How J, Slade M, Vu K, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Uy GL, Abboud CN, Vij R, Schroeder MA, Fehniger TA, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Apr; 23(4)648-653. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.01.068.

PMID:
    28087457
    [PubMed - in process]
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Single institution experience with G-CSF mobilized T-cell replete haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplantation.
Huselton E, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Vij R, Uy GL, Fehniger TA, Abboud CN, Gao F, Schroeder MA, Romee R
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 May; 52(5)769-771. doi: 10.1038/bmt.2016.354.

PMID:
    28067881
    [PubMed - in process]
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Epidemiology of infections following haploidentical peripheral blood hematopoietic cell transplantation.
Slade M, Goldsmith S, Romee R, DiPersio JF, Dubberke ER, Westervelt P, Uy GL, Lawrence SJ
Transpl Infect Dis. 2017 Feb; 19(1)doi: 10.1111/tid.12629.

PMID:
    28030755
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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TP53 and Decitabine in Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndromes.
Welch JS, Petti AA, Miller CA, Fronick CC, O'Laughlin M, Fulton RS, Wilson RK, Baty JD, Duncavage EJ, Tandon B, Lee YS, Wartman LD, Uy GL, Ghobadi A, Tomasson MH, Pusic I, Romee R, Fehniger TA, Stockerl-Goldstein KE, Vij R, Oh ST, Abboud CN, Cashen AF, Schroeder MA, Jacoby MA, Heath SE, Luber K, Janke MR, Hantel A, Khan N, Sukhanova MJ, Knoebel RW, Stock W, Graubert TA, Walter MJ, Westervelt P, Link DC, DiPersio JF, Ley TJ
N Engl J Med. 2016 Nov 24; 375(21)2023-2036. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1605949.

PMID:
    27959731
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Haploidentical Transplantation with Post-Transplantation Cyclophosphamide for High-Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
Srour SA, Milton DR, Bashey A, Karduss-Urueta A, Al Malki MM, Romee R, Solomon S, Nademanee A, Brown S, Slade M, Perez R, Rondon G, Forman SJ, Champlin RE, Kebriaei P, Ciurea SO
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Feb; 23(2)318-324. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.11.008.

PMID:
    27856368
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cytomegalovirus viremia, disease, and impact on relapse in T-cell replete peripheral blood haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplantation with post-transplant cyclophosphamide.
Goldsmith SR, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Lawrence SJ, Uy GL, Abboud CN, Vij R, Schroeder MA, Fehniger TA, Dubberke ER, Trinkaus K, Romee R
Haematologica. 2016 Nov; 101(11)e465-e468.

PMID:
    27443287
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cytokine-induced memory-like natural killer cells exhibit enhanced responses against myeloid leukemia.
Romee R, Rosario M, Berrien-Elliott MM, Wagner JA, Jewell BA, Schappe T, Leong JW, Abdel-Latif S, Schneider SE, Willey S, Neal CC, Yu L, Oh ST, Lee YS, Mulder A, Claas F, Cooper MA, Fehniger TA
Sci Transl Med. 2016 Sep 21; 8(357)357ra123. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf2341.

PMID:
    27655849
    [PubMed - in process]
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Post-transplant high-dose cyclophosphamide after HLA-matched vs haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplantation for AML.
Rashidi A, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Vij R, Romee R
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Dec; 51(12)1561-1564. doi: 10.1038/bmt.2016.217.

PMID:
    27526282
    [PubMed - in process]
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Halfway there: the past, present and future of haploidentical transplantation.
Slade M, Fakhri B, Savani BN, Romee R
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 Jan; 52(1)1-6. doi: 10.1038/bmt.2016.190.

PMID:
    27454072
    [PubMed - in process]
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Severe Cytokine-Release Syndrome after T Cell-Replete Peripheral Blood Haploidentical Donor Transplantation Is Associated with Poor Survival and Anti-IL-6 Therapy Is Safe and Well Tolerated.
Abboud R, Keller J, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Rettig MP, Meier S, Fehniger TA, Abboud CN, Uy GL, Vij R, Trinkaus KM, Schroeder MA, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Oct; 22(10)1851-1860. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.06.010.

PMID:
    27318038
    [PubMed - in process]
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Do adults aged 70 years or older with acute myeloid leukemia benefit from allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation?
Rashidi A, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Vij R, Abboud CN, Romee R
Leukemia. 2016 Aug; 30(8)1797-9. doi: 10.1038/leu.2016.99.

PMID:
    27230239
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparison of Outcomes after Peripheral Blood Haploidentical versus Matched Unrelated Donor Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Retrospective Single-Center Review.
Rashidi A, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Vij R, Schroeder MA, Cashen AF, Fehniger TA, Romee R
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Sep; 22(9)1696-1701. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.05.010.

PMID:
    27223108
    [PubMed - in process]
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