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Biljana Horn, MD

TitleClinical Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentPediatrics
Address1550 Fourth St
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-476-3470
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    University of California, San FranciscoClinical Fellowship
    ZagrebM.D.1983School of Medicine

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    1. Raleigh DR, Tomlin B, Buono BD, Roddy E, Sear K, Byer L, Felton E, Banerjee A, Torkildson J, Samuel D, Horn B, Braunstein SE, Haas-Kogan DA, Mueller S. Survival after chemotherapy and stem cell transplant followed by delayed craniospinal irradiation is comparable to upfront craniospinal irradiation in pediatric embryonal brain tumor patients. J Neurooncol. 2017 Jan; 131(2):359-368. PMID: 27778212.
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    2. Wahlstrom J, Patel K, Eckhert E, Kong D, Horn B, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, et al. Transplacental maternal engraftment and posttransplantation graft-versus-host disease in children with severe combined immunodeficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Jun 16. PMID: 27444177.
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    3. Horn B, O'Kane S, Wattier RL, Wahlstrom JT, Melton A, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, et al. Risk of serious bloodstream infections is low in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) recipients with fevers due to antithymocyte globulins and alemtuzumab. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Jun 6. PMID: 27272452.
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    4. Bailey-Olson M, Cowan M, Dvorak C, Mueller S, Owens A, Wahlstrom J, Horn B, et al. Evaluation of Pre-Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) Brain MRI and Neurologic Complications of Pediatric Patients Undergoing HCT for Hematologic Malignancies. J Pediatr Oncol Nurs. 2016 Feb 22. PMID: 26902499.
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    5. Long-Boyle JR, Savic R, Yan S, Bartelink I, Musick L, French D, Law J, Horn B, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC. Population pharmacokinetics of busulfan in pediatric and young adult patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplant: a model-based dosing algorithm for personalized therapy and implementation into routine clinical use. Ther Drug Monit. 2015 Apr; 37(2):236-45. PMID: 25162216; PMCID: PMC4342323 [Available on 04/01/16].
    6. Horn B, Petrovic A, Wahlstrom J, Dvorak CC, Kong D, Hwang J, Expose-Spencer J, Gates M, Cowan MJ. Chimerism-based pre-emptive immunotherapy with fast withdrawal of immunosuppression and donor lymphocyte infusions after allogeneic stem cell transplantation for pediatric hematologic malignancies. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Apr; 21(4):729-37. PMID: 25644958.
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    7. Dvorak CC, Horn B, Puck JM, Adams S, Veys P, Czechowicz A, Cowan MJ. A trial of alemtuzumab adjunctive therapy in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation with minimal conditioning for severe combined immunodeficiency. Pediatr Transplant. 2014 Sep; 18(6):609-16. PMID: 24977928.
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    8. Dvorak CC, Horn B, Puck JM, Czechowicz A, Shizuru JA, Ko RM, Cowan MJ. A trial of plerixafor adjunctive therapy in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation with minimal conditioning for severe combined immunodeficiency. Pediatr Transplant. 2014 Sep; 18(6):602-8. PMID: 24977650; PMCID: PMC4134761.
    9. Kurtzberg J, Prockop S, Teira P, Bittencourt H, Lewis V, Chan KW, Horn B, Yu L, Talano JA, Nemecek E, Mills CR, Chaudhury S. Allogeneic human mesenchymal stem cell therapy (remestemcel-L, Prochymal) as a rescue agent for severe refractory acute graft-versus-host disease in pediatric patients. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2014 Feb; 20(2):229-35. PMID: 24216185.
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    10. Schuetz C, Neven B, Dvorak CC, Leroy S, Ege MJ, Pannicke U, Schwarz K, Schulz AS, Hoenig M, Sparber-Sauer M, Gatz SA, Denzer C, Blanche S, Moshous D, Picard C, Horn B, de Villartay JP, Cavazzana M, Debatin KM, Friedrich W, Fischer A, Cowan MJ. SCID patients with ARTEMIS vs RAG deficiencies following HCT: increased risk of late toxicity in ARTEMIS-deficient SCID. Blood. 2014 Jan 9; 123(2):281-9. PMID: 24144642; PMCID: PMC3953035.
    11. Horn B, Cowan MJ. Unresolved issues in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe combined immunodeficiency: need for safer conditioning and reduced late effects. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 May; 131(5):1306-11. PMID: 23622119.
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    12. Ayas M, Saber W, Davies SM, Harris RE, Hale GA, Socie G, LeRademacher J, Thakar M, Deeg HJ, Al-Seraihy A, Battiwalla M, Camitta BM, Olsson R, Bajwa RS, Bonfim CM, Pasquini R, Macmillan ML, George B, Copelan EA, Wirk B, Al Jefri A, Fasth AL, Guinan EC, Horn B, Lewis VA, Slavin S, Stepensky P, Bierings M, Gale RP. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for fanconi anemia in patients with pretransplantation cytogenetic abnormalities, myelodysplastic syndrome, or acute leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 2013 May 1; 31(13):1669-76. PMID: 23547077; PMCID: PMC3635221.
    13. Hale GA, Arora M, Ahn KW, He W, Camitta B, Bishop MR, Bitan M, Cairo MS, Chan K, Childs RW, Copelan E, Davies SM, Perez MA, Doyle JJ, Gale RP, Vicent MG, Horn B, Hussein AA, Jodele S, Kamani NR, Kasow KA, Kletzel M, Lazarus HM, Lewis VA, Myers KC, Olsson R, Pulsipher M, Qayed M, Sanders JE, Shaw PJ, Soni S, Stiff PJ, Stadtmauer EA, Ueno NT, Wall DA, Grupp SA. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for neuroblastoma: the CIBMTR experience. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Aug; 48(8):1056-64. PMID: 23419433; PMCID: PMC3661721.
    14. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Oon CY, Dunn EA, Baxter-Lowe LA, Cowan MJ. Haploidentical related-donor hematopoietic cell transplantation in children using megadoses of CliniMACs-selected CD34(+) cells and a fixed CD3(+) dose. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Apr; 48(4):508-13. PMID: 23178543.
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    15. French S, DuBois SG, Horn B, Granger M, Hawkins R, Pass A, Plummer E, Matthay K. 131I-MIBG followed by consolidation with busulfan, melphalan and autologous stem cell transplantation for refractory neuroblastoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 May; 60(5):879-84. PMID: 23024113.
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    16. Law J, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Musick L, Long-Boyle JR, Baxter-Lowe LA, Horn B. Busulfan, fludarabine, and alemtuzumab as a reduced toxicity regimen for children with malignant and nonmalignant diseases improves engraftment and graft-versus-host disease without delaying immune reconstitution. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Nov; 18(11):1656-63. PMID: 22609040.
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    17. Cook RJ, Wang Z, Arora M, Lazarus HM, Kasow KA, Champagne MA, Saber W, van Besien KM, Hale GA, Copelan EA, Elmongy M, Ueno NT, Horn B, Slavin S, Bishop MR, Stadtmauer EA. Clinical outcomes of patients with desmoplastic small round cell tumor of the peritoneum undergoing autologous HCT: a CIBMTR retrospective analysis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2012 Nov; 47(11):1455-8. PMID: 22465977; PMCID: PMC3951901.
    18. Bao L, Cowan MJ, Dunham K, Horn B, McGuirk J, Gilman A, Lucas KG. Adoptive immunotherapy with CMV-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes for stem cell transplant patients with refractory CMV infections. J Immunother. 2012 Apr; 35(3):293-8. PMID: 22421947; PMCID: PMC3306600.
    19. Ackerman SL, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Dunn EA, Abrams DI, Horn B, Degelman M, Cowan MJ, Mehling WE. Massage for children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation: a qualitative report. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:792042. PMID: 22474526; PMCID: PMC3296156.
    20. Mehling WE, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Horn B, Dunn EA, Acree M, Abrams DI, Hecht FM. Hematopoietic cell transplant and use of massage for improved symptom management: results from a pilot randomized control trial. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:450150. PMID: 22454665; PMCID: PMC3292254.
    21. Woodard P, Carpenter PA, Davies SM, Gross TG, He W, Zhang MJ, Horn B, Margolis DA, Perentesis JP, Sanders JE, Schultz KR, Seber A, Woods WG, Eapen M. Unrelated donor bone marrow transplantation for myelodysplastic syndrome in children. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 May; 17(5):723-8. PMID: 20813197; PMCID: PMC3033968.
    22. Goddard DS, Horn B, McCalmont TH, Cordoro KM. Clinical update on graft-versus-host disease in children. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2010 Jun; 29(2):92-105. PMID: 20579598.
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    23. Kussmaul SC, Horn B, Dvorak CC, Abramovitz L, Cowan MJ, Weintrub PS. Safety of the live, attenuated varicella vaccine in pediatric recipients of hematopoietic SCTs. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010 Nov; 45(11):1602-6. PMID: 20190839.
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    24. Nicolaides T, Tihan T, Horn B, Biegel J, Prados M, Banerjee A. High-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell rescue for atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the central nervous system. J Neurooncol. 2010 May; 98(1):117-23. PMID: 19936623; PMCID: PMC2880232.
    25. Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Horn B, Weintrub PS. Development of herpes simplex virus stomatitis during receipt of cidofovir therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 15; 49(8):e92-5. PMID: 19761410.
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    26. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Jaroscak J, Dunn EA, Baxter-Lowe LA, Cowan MJ. Clinical and immunologic outcomes following haplocompatible donor lymphocyte infusions. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2009 Dec; 44(12):805-12. PMID: 19421175.
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    27. Strober J, Cowan MJ, Horn B. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for refractory myasthenia gravis. Arch Neurol. 2009 May; 66(5):659-61. PMID: 19433668.
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    28. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Cowan MJ. Primary graft failure after umbilical cord blood transplant rescued by parental haplocompatible stem cell transplantation. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Apr; 31(4):300-3. PMID: 19346887.
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    29. Yeung AH, Cowan MJ, Horn B, Rosbe KW. Airway management in children with mucopolysaccharidoses. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Jan; 135(1):73-9. PMID: 19153310.
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    30. Horn B, Bao L, Dunham K, Stamer M, Adler S, Cowan M, Lucas K. Infusion of cytomegalovirus specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes from a sero-negative donor can facilitate resolution of infection and immune reconstitution. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Jan; 28(1):65-7. PMID: 19034064.
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    31. Horn B, Soni S, Khan S, Petrovic A, Breslin N, Cowan M, Pelle-Day G, Cooperstein E, Baxter-Lowe LA. Feasibility study of preemptive withdrawal of immunosuppression based on chimerism testing in children undergoing myeloablative allogeneic transplantation for hematologic malignancies. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2009 Mar; 43(6):469-76. PMID: 18955982.
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    32. Dvorak CC, Hung GY, Horn B, Dunn E, Oon CY, Cowan MJ. Megadose CD34(+) cell grafts improve recovery of T cell engraftment but not B cell immunity in patients with severe combined immunodeficiency disease undergoing haplocompatible nonmyeloablative transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2008 Oct; 14(10):1125-33. PMID: 18804042.
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    33. Gardner SL, Asgharzadeh S, Green A, Horn B, McCowage G, Finlay J. Intensive induction chemotherapy followed by high dose chemotherapy with autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell rescue in young children newly diagnosed with central nervous system atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumors. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2008 Aug; 51(2):235-40. PMID: 18381756.
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    34. Ozyurek E, Cowan MJ, Koerper MA, Baxter-Lowe LA, Dvorak CC, Horn B. Increasing mixed chimerism and the risk of graft loss in children undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for non-malignant disorders. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2008 Jul; 42(2):83-91. PMID: 18391990.
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    35. Horn B, Baxter-Lowe LA, Englert L, McMillan A, Quinn M, Desantes K, Cowan M. Reduced intensity conditioning using intravenous busulfan, fludarabine and rabbit ATG for children with nonmalignant disorders and CML. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2006 Feb; 37(3):263-9. PMID: 16327813.
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    36. Matthay KK, Tan JC, Villablanca JG, Yanik GA, Veatch J, Franc B, Twomey E, Horn B, Reynolds CP, Groshen S, Seeger RC, Maris JM. Phase I dose escalation of iodine-131-metaiodobenzylguanidine with myeloablative chemotherapy and autologous stem-cell transplantation in refractory neuroblastoma: a new approaches to Neuroblastoma Therapy Consortium Study. J Clin Oncol. 2006 Jan 20; 24(3):500-6. PMID: 16421427.
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    37. Reiss U, Cowan M, McMillan A, Horn B. Hepatic venoocclusive disease in blood and bone marrow transplantation in children and young adults: incidence, risk factors, and outcome in a cohort of 241 patients. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2002 Dec; 24(9):746-50. PMID: 12468917.
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    38. Horn B, Reiss U, Matthay K, McMillan A, Cowan M. Veno-occlusive disease of the liver in children with solid tumors undergoing autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell transplantation: a high incidence in patients with neuroblastoma. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2002 Mar; 29(5):409-15. PMID: 11919731.
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    39. O'Marcaigh AS, DeSantes K, Hu D, Pabst H, Horn B, Li L, Cowan MJ. Bone marrow transplantation for T-B- severe combined immunodeficiency disease in Athabascan-speaking native Americans. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2001 Apr; 27(7):703-9. PMID: 11360109.
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    40. Smyth MD, Horn B, Russo C, Berger MS. Intracranial ependymomas of childhood: current management strategies. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2000 Sep; 33(3):138-50. PMID: 11096361.
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    41. Horn B, Viele M, Mentzer W, Mogck N, DeSantes K, Cowan M. Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in patients with SCID after T cell-depleted BM and PBSC transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 1999 Nov; 24(9):1009-13. PMID: 10556961.
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