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Todd A. Fehniger, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Oncology
Section, Bone Marrow Transplant

Specialty Areas

Oncology
Lymphoma
Bone Marrow Transplant

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Lymphoma, cellular therapy and bone marrow transplantation

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 7
Office Phone: 314-454-8304
Fax: 314-454-7551

Education

Education

PhD: Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics, The Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health Columbus, Ohio 2000
BS: Biological Sciences, SUNY, Buffalo, New York 1994
Fellowship: Hematology and Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2008
Residency: Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2004
Medical Degree: The Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus, Ohio 2002

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Guidelines for the use of flow cytometry and cell sorting in immunological studies (second edition).
Cossarizza A, Chang HD, Radbruch A, Acs A, Adam D, Adam-Klages S, Agace WW, Aghaeepour N, Akdis M, Allez M, Almeida LN, Alvisi G, Anderson G, Andrä I, Annunziato F, Anselmo A, Bacher P, Baldari CT, Bari S, Barnaba V, Barros-Martins J, Battistini L, Bauer W, Baumgart S, Baumgarth N, Baumjohann D, Baying B, Bebawy M, Becher B, Beisker W, Benes V, Beyaert R, Blanco A, Boardman DA, Bogdan C, Borger JG, Borsellino G, Boulais PE, Bradford JA, Brenner D, Brinkman RR, Brooks AES, Busch DH, Büscher M, Bushnell TP, Calzetti F, Cameron G, Cammarata I, Cao X, Cardell SL, Casola S, Cassatella MA, Cavani A, Celada A, Chatenoud L, Chattopadhyay PK, Chow S, Christakou E, Čičin-Šain L, Clerici M, Colombo FS, Cook L, Cooke A, Cooper AM, Corbett AJ, Cosma A, Cosmi L, Coulie PG, Cumano A, Cvetkovic L, Dang VD, Dang-Heine C, Davey MS, Davies D, De Biasi S, Del Zotto G, Dela Cruz GV, Delacher M, Della Bella S, Dellabona P, Deniz G, Dessing M, Di Santo JP, Diefenbach A, Dieli F, Dolf A, Dörner T, Dress RJ, Dudziak D, Dustin M, Dutertre CA, Ebner F, Eckle SBG, Edinger M, Eede P, Ehrhardt GRA, Eich M, Engel P, Engelhardt B, Erdei A, Esser C, Everts B, Evrard M, Falk CS, Fehniger TA, Felipo-Benavent M, Ferry H, Feuerer M, Filby A, Filkor K, Fillatreau S, Follo M, Förster I, Foster J, Foulds GA, Frehse B, Frenette PS, Frischbutter S, Fritzsche W, Galbraith DW, Gangaev A, Garbi N, Gaudilliere B, Gazzinelli RT, Geginat J, Gerner W, Gherardin NA, Ghoreschi K, Gibellini L, Ginhoux F, Goda K, Godfrey DI, Goettlinger C, González-Navajas JM, Goodyear CS, Gori A, Grogan JL, Grummitt D, Grützkau A, Haftmann C, Hahn J, Hammad H, Hämmerling G, Hansmann L, Hansson G, Harpur CM, Hartmann S, Hauser A, Hauser AE, Haviland DL, Hedley D, Hernández DC, Herrera G, Herrmann M, Hess C, Höfer T, Hoffmann P, Hogquist K, Holland T, Höllt T, Holmdahl R, Hombrink P, Houston JP, Hoyer BF, Huang B, Huang FP, Huber JE, Huehn J, Hundemer M, Hunter CA, Hwang WYK, Iannone A, Ingelfinger F, Ivison SM, Jäck HM, Jani PK, Jávega B, Jonjic S, Kaiser T, Kalina T, Kamradt T, Kaufmann SHE, Keller B, Ketelaars SLC, Khalilnezhad A, Khan S, Kisielow J, Klenerman P, Knopf J, Koay HF, Kobow K, Kolls JK, Kong WT, Kopf M, Korn T, Kriegsmann K, Kristyanto H, Kroneis T, Krueger A, Kühne J, Kukat C, Kunkel D, Kunze-Schumacher H, Kurosaki T, Kurts C, Kvistborg P, Kwok I, Landry J, Lantz O, Lanuti P, LaRosa F, Lehuen A, LeibundGut-Landmann S, Leipold MD, Leung LYT, Levings MK, Lino AC, Liotta F, Litwin V, Liu Y, Ljunggren HG, Lohoff M, Lombardi G, Lopez L, López-Botet M, Lovett-Racke AE, Lubberts E, Luche H, Ludewig B, Lugli E, Lunemann S, Maecker HT, Maggi L, Maguire O, Mair F, Mair KH, Mantovani A, Manz RA, Marshall AJ, Martínez-Romero A, Martrus G, Marventano I, Maslinski W, Matarese G, Mattioli AV, Maueröder C, Mazzoni A, McCluskey J, McGrath M, McGuire HM, McInnes IB, Mei HE, Melchers F, Melzer S, Mielenz D, Miller SD, Mills KHG, Minderman H, Mjösberg J, Moore J, Moran B, Moretta L, Mosmann TR, Müller S, Multhoff G, Muñoz LE, Münz C, Nakayama T, Nasi M, Neumann K, Ng LG, Niedobitek A, Nourshargh S, Núñez G, O'Connor JE, Ochel A, Oja A, Ordonez D, Orfao A, Orlowski-Oliver E, Ouyang W, Oxenius A, Palankar R, Panse I, Pattanapanyasat K, Paulsen M, Pavlinic D, Penter L, Peterson P, Peth C, Petriz J, Piancone F, Pickl WF, Piconese S, Pinti M, Pockley AG, Podolska MJ, Poon Z, Pracht K, Prinz I, Pucillo CEM, Quataert SA, Quatrini L, Quinn KM, Radbruch H, Radstake TRDJ, Rahmig S, Rahn HP, Rajwa B, Ravichandran G, Raz Y, Rebhahn JA, Recktenwald D, Reimer D, Reis E Sousa C, Remmerswaal EBM, Richter L, Rico LG, Riddell A, Rieger AM, Robinson JP, Romagnani C, Rubartelli A, Ruland J, Saalmüller A, Saeys Y, Saito T, Sakaguchi S, Sala-de-Oyanguren F, Samstag Y, Sanderson S, Sandrock I, Santoni A, Sanz RB, Saresella M, Sautes-Fridman C, Sawitzki B, Schadt L, Scheffold A, Scherer HU, Schiemann M, Schildberg FA, Schimisky E, Schlitzer A, Schlosser J, Schmid S, Schmitt S, Schober K, Schraivogel D, Schuh W, Schüler T, Schulte R, Schulz AR, Schulz SR, Scottá C, Scott-Algara D, Sester DP, Shankey TV, Silva-Santos B, Simon AK, Sitnik KM, Sozzani S, Speiser DE, Spidlen J, Stahlberg A, Stall AM, Stanley N, Stark R, Stehle C, Steinmetz T, Stockinger H, Takahama Y, Takeda K, Tan L, Tárnok A, Tiegs G, Toldi G, Tornack J, Traggiai E, Trebak M, Tree TIM, Trotter J, Trowsdale J, Tsoumakidou M, Ulrich H, Urbanczyk S, van de Veen W, van den Broek M, van der Pol E, Van Gassen S, Van Isterdael G, van Lier RAW, Veldhoen M, Vento-Asturias S, Vieira P, Voehringer D, Volk HD, von Borstel A, von Volkmann K, Waisman A, Walker RV, Wallace PK, Wang SA, Wang XM, Ward MD, Ward-Hartstonge KA, Warnatz K, Warnes G, Warth S, Waskow C, Watson JV, Watzl C, Wegener L, Weisenburger T, Wiedemann A, Wienands J, Wilharm A, Wilkinson RJ, Willimsky G, Wing JB, Winkelmann R, Winkler TH, Wirz OF, Wong A, Wurst P, Yang JHM, Yang J, Yazdanbakhsh M, Yu L, Yue A, Zhang H, Zhao Y, Ziegler SM, Zielinski C, Zimmermann J, Zychlinsky A
Eur J Immunol. 2019 Oct; 49(10)1457-1973. doi: 10.1002/eji.201970107.

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Open-Sourced CIViC Annotation Pipeline to Identify and Annotate Clinically Relevant Variants Using Single-Molecule Molecular Inversion Probes.
Barnell EK, Waalkes A, Mosior MC, Penewit K, Cotto KC, Danos AM, Sheta LM, Campbell KM, Krysiak K, Rieke D, Spies NC, Skidmore ZL, Pritchard CC, Fehniger TA, Uppaluri R, Govindan R, Griffith M, Salipante SJ, Griffith OL
JCO Clin Cancer Inform. 2019 Oct; 31-12. doi: 10.1200/CCI.19.00077.

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    31618044
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MicroRNA-142 Is Critical for the Homeostasis and Function of Type 1 Innate Lymphoid Cells.
Berrien-Elliott MM, Sun Y, Neal C, Ireland A, Trissal MC, Sullivan RP, Wagner JA, Leong JW, Wong P, Mah-Som AY, Wong TN, Schappe T, Keppel CR, Cortez VS, Stamatiades EG, Li MO, Colonna M, Link DC, French AR, Cooper MA, Wang WL, Boldin MP, Reddy P, Fehniger TA
Immunity. 2019 Sep 17; 51(3)479-490.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.immuni.2019.06.016.

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Mystery Solved: IL-15.
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J Immunol. 2019 Jun 1; 202(11)3125-3126. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1900419.

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A deep learning approach to automate refinement of somatic variant calling from cancer sequencing data.
Ainscough BJ, Barnell EK, Ronning P, Campbell KM, Wagner AH, Fehniger TA, Dunn GP, Uppaluri R, Govindan R, Rohan TE, Griffith M, Mardis ER, Swamidass SJ, Griffith OL
Nat Genet. 2018 Dec; 50(12)1735-1743. doi: 10.1038/s41588-018-0257-y.

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Lenalidomide consolidation benefits patients with CLL receiving chemoimmunotherapy: results for CALGB 10404 (Alliance).
Byrd JC, Ruppert AS, Heerema NA, Halvorson AE, Hoke E, Smith MR, Godwin JE, Couban S, Fehniger TA, Thirman MJ, Tallman MS, Appelbaum FR, Stone RM, Robinson S, Chang JE, Mandrekar SJ, Larson RA
Blood Adv. 2018 Jul 24; 2(14)1705-1718. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2017015396.

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    30030269
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Comment on: Evidence of innate lymphoid cell redundancy in humans.
Orange JS, Mace EM, French AR, Yokoyama WM, Fehniger TA, Cooper MA
Nat Immunol. 2018 Aug; 19(8)788-789. doi: 10.1038/s41590-018-0164-5.

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<i>MIR142</i> Loss-of-Function Mutations Derepress ASH1L to Increase <i>HOXA</i> Gene Expression and Promote Leukemogenesis.
Trissal MC, Wong TN, Yao JC, Ramaswamy R, Kuo I, Baty J, Sun Y, Jih G, Parikh N, Berrien-Elliott MM, Fehniger TA, Ley TJ, Maillard I, Reddy PR, Link DC
Cancer Res. 2018 Jul 1; 78(13)3510-3521. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-17-3592.

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A Phase 1 Trial of CNDO-109-Activated Natural Killer Cells in Patients with High-Risk Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Fehniger TA, Miller JS, Stuart RK, Cooley S, Salhotra A, Curtsinger J, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Hillman TM, Silver N, Szarek M, Gorelik L, Lowdell MW, Rowinsky E
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Aug; 24(8)1581-1589. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.03.019.

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    29597002
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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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First-in-human phase 1 clinical study of the IL-15 superagonist complex ALT-803 to treat relapse after transplantation.
Romee R, Cooley S, Berrien-Elliott MM, Westervelt P, Verneris MR, Wagner JE, Weisdorf DJ, Blazar BR, Ustun C, DeFor TE, Vivek S, Peck L, DiPersio JF, Cashen AF, Kyllo R, Musiek A, Schaffer A, Anadkat MJ, Rosman I, Miller D, Egan JO, Jeng EK, Rock A, Wong HC, Fehniger TA, Miller JS
Blood. 2018 Jun 7; 131(23)2515-2527. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-12-823757.

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Is There Natural Killer Cell Memory and Can It Be Harnessed by Vaccination? Vaccination Strategies Based on NK Cell and ILC Memory.
Cooper MA, Fehniger TA, Colonna M
Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol. 2018 Oct 1; 10(10)pii: a029512. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a029512.

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Glycolytic requirement for NK cell cytotoxicity and cytomegalovirus control.
Mah AY, Rashidi A, Keppel MP, Saucier N, Moore EK, Alinger JB, Tripathy SK, Agarwal SK, Jeng EK, Wong HC, Miller JS, Fehniger TA, Mace EM, French AR, Cooper MA
JCI Insight. 2017 Dec 7; 2(23)pii: 95128. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.95128.

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Single-agent ibrutinib in relapsed or refractory follicular lymphoma: a phase 2 consortium trial.
Bartlett NL, Costello BA, LaPlant BR, Ansell SM, Kuruvilla JG, Reeder CB, Thye LS, Anderson DM, Krysiak K, Ramirez C, Qi J, Siegel BA, Griffith M, Griffith OL, Gomez F, Fehniger TA
Blood. 2018 Jan 11; 131(2)182-190. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-09-804641.

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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.

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Guidelines for the use of flow cytometry and cell sorting in immunological studies.
Cossarizza A, Chang HD, Radbruch A, Akdis M, Andrä I, Annunziato F, Bacher P, Barnaba V, Battistini L, Bauer WM, Baumgart S, Becher B, Beisker W, Berek C, Blanco A, Borsellino G, Boulais PE, Brinkman RR, Büscher M, Busch DH, Bushnell TP, Cao X, Cavani A, Chattopadhyay PK, Cheng Q, Chow S, Clerici M, Cooke A, Cosma A, Cosmi L, Cumano A, Dang VD, Davies D, De Biasi S, Del Zotto G, Della Bella S, Dellabona P, Deniz G, Dessing M, Diefenbach A, Di Santo J, Dieli F, Dolf A, Donnenberg VS, Dörner T, Ehrhardt GRA, Endl E, Engel P, Engelhardt B, Esser C, Everts B, Dreher A, Falk CS, Fehniger TA, Filby A, Fillatreau S, Follo M, Förster I, Foster J, Foulds GA, Frenette PS, Galbraith D, Garbi N, García-Godoy MD, Geginat J, Ghoreschi K, Gibellini L, Goettlinger C, Goodyear CS, Gori A, Grogan J, Gross M, Grützkau A, Grummitt D, Hahn J, Hammer Q, Hauser AE, Haviland DL, Hedley D, Herrera G, Herrmann M, Hiepe F, Holland T, Hombrink P, Houston JP, Hoyer BF, Huang B, Hunter CA, Iannone A, Jäck HM, Jávega B, Jonjic S, Juelke K, Jung S, Kaiser T, Kalina T, Keller B, Khan S, Kienhöfer D, Kroneis T, Kunkel D, Kurts C, Kvistborg P, Lannigan J, Lantz O, Larbi A, LeibundGut-Landmann S, Leipold MD, Levings MK, Litwin V, Liu Y, Lohoff M, Lombardi G, Lopez L, Lovett-Racke A, Lubberts E, Ludewig B, Lugli E, Maecker HT, Martrus G, Matarese G, Maueröder C, McGrath M, McInnes I, Mei HE, Melchers F, Melzer S, Mielenz D, Mills K, Mirrer D, Mjösberg J, Moore J, Moran B, Moretta A, Moretta L, Mosmann TR, Müller S, Müller W, Münz C, Multhoff G, Munoz LE, Murphy KM, Nakayama T, Nasi M, Neudörfl C, Nolan J, Nourshargh S, O'Connor JE, Ouyang W, Oxenius A, Palankar R, Panse I, Peterson P, Peth C, Petriz J, Philips D, Pickl W, Piconese S, Pinti M, Pockley AG, Podolska MJ, Pucillo C, Quataert SA, Radstake TRDJ, Rajwa B, Rebhahn JA, Recktenwald D, Remmerswaal EBM, Rezvani K, Rico LG, Robinson JP, Romagnani C, Rubartelli A, Ruckert B, Ruland J, Sakaguchi S, Sala-de-Oyanguren F, Samstag Y, Sanderson S, Sawitzki B, Scheffold A, Schiemann M, Schildberg F, Schimisky E, Schmid SA, Schmitt S, Schober K, Schüler T, Schulz AR, Schumacher T, Scotta C, Shankey TV, Shemer A, Simon AK, Spidlen J, Stall AM, Stark R, Stehle C, Stein M, Steinmetz T, Stockinger H, Takahama Y, Tarnok A, Tian Z, Toldi G, Tornack J, Traggiai E, Trotter J, Ulrich H, van der Braber M, van Lier RAW, Veldhoen M, Vento-Asturias S, Vieira P, Voehringer D, Volk HD, von Volkmann K, Waisman A, Walker R, Ward MD, Warnatz K, Warth S, Watson JV, Watzl C, Wegener L, Wiedemann A, Wienands J, Willimsky G, Wing J, Wurst P, Yu L, Yue A, Zhang Q, Zhao Y, Ziegler S, Zimmermann J
Eur J Immunol. 2017 Oct; 47(10)1584-1797. doi: 10.1002/eji.201646632.

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J Clin Invest. 2017 Nov 1; 127(11)4042-4058. doi: 10.1172/JCI90387.

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Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2017 Jun; 17(6)347-353. doi: 10.1016/j.clml.2017.05.008.

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Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Apr; 23(4)648-653. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.01.068.

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