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Christopher Dvorak, MD

TitleAssociate Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
DepartmentPediatrics
Address550 16th. Street
San Francisco CA 94158
Phone415-476-0554
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    University of California, San DiegoB.S.1994Molecular Biology
    Vanderbilt UniversityM.D.1998School of Medicine

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    My Research Interests are divided into 3 areas of focus:

    1. Supportive Care (especially Invasive Fungal Infections) following Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
    2. Transplantation for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
    3. Transplantation for Rare Leukemias (JMML and APL)


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    Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium
    NIH/NIAID U54AI082973Sep 12, 2009 - Aug 31, 2019
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Langelier C, Zinter MS, Kalantar K, Yanik GA, Christenson S, O'Donovan B, White C, Wilson M, Sapru A, Dvorak C, Miller S, Chiu CY, DeRisi JL. Metagenomic Sequencing Detects Respiratory Pathogens in Hematopoietic Cellular Transplant Patients. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Jul 07. PMID: 28686513.
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    2. Zinter MS, Barrows BD, Ursell PC, Kowalek K, Kalantar K, Cambronero N, DeRisi JL, Oishi P, Dvorak C. Extracorporeal life support survival in a pediatric hematopoietic cellular transplant recipient with presumed GvHD-related fulminant myocarditis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 Jun 05. PMID: 28581474.
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    3. Maziarz RT, Brazauskas R, Chen M, McLeod AA, Martino R, Wingard JR, Aljurf M, Battiwalla M, Dvorak C, Geroge B, Guinan EC, Hale GA, Lazarus HM, Lee JW, Liesveld JL, Ramanathan M, Reddy V, Savani BN, Smith FO, Strasfeld L, Taplitz RA, Ustun C, Boeckh MJ, Gea-Banacloche J, Lindemans CA, Auletta JJ, Riches ML. Pre-existing invasive fungal infection is not a contraindication for allogeneic HSCT for patients with hematologic malignancies: a CIBMTR study. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Dec 19. PMID: 27991895.
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    4. Dvorak C. Musical chairs: in utero HCT via mobilization. Blood. 2016 Nov 17; 128(20):2378-2380. PMID: 27856469.
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    5. Nademi Z, Slatter MA, Dvorak C, Neven B, Fischer A, Suarez F, Booth C, Rao K, Laberko A, Rodina J, Bertrand Y, Koltan S, Debski R, Flood T, Abinun M, Gennery AR, Hambleton S, Ehl S, Cant AJ. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant in Patients with Activated PI3K Delta Syndrome. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Nov 12. PMID: 27847301.
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    6. Bartelink IH, Lalmohamed A, van Reij EM, Dvorak C, Savic RM, Zwaveling J, Bredius RG, Egberts AC, Bierings M, Kletzel M, Shaw PJ, Nath CE, Hempel G, Ansari M, Krajinovic M, Théorêt Y, Duval M, Keizer RJ, Bittencourt H, Hassan M, Güngör T, Wynn RF, Veys P, Cuvelier GD, Marktel S, Chiesa R, Cowan MJ, Slatter MA, Stricherz MK, Jennissen C, Long-Boyle JR, Boelens JJ. Association of busulfan exposure with survival and toxicity after haemopoietic cell transplantation in children and young adults: a multicentre, retrospective cohort analysis. Lancet Haematol. 2016 Nov; 3(11):e526-e536. PMID: 27746112.
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    7. Geerlinks AV, Issekutz T, Wahlstrom JT, Sullivan KE, Cowan MJ, Dvorak C, Fernandez CV, et al. Severe, persistent, and fatal T-cell immunodeficiency following therapy for infantile leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Jun 29. PMID: 27354010.
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    8. Wahlstrom J, Patel K, Eckhert E, Kong D, Horn B, Cowan MJ, Dvorak C, 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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    9. Horn B, O'Kane S, Wattier RL, Wahlstrom JT, Melton A, Cowan MJ, Dvorak C, 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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    10. 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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    11. Levy ER, Musick L, Zinter MS, Lang T, Cowan MJ, Weintrub PS, Dvorak C. Safe and Effective Prophylaxis with Bimonthly Intravenous Pentamidine in the Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Population. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Feb; 35(2):135-41. PMID: 26418240.
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    12. Williams KM, Ahn KW, Chen M, Aljurf MD, Agwu AL, Chen AR, Walsh TJ, Szabolcs P, Boeckh MJ, Auletta JJ, Lindemans CA, Zanis-Neto J, Malvezzi M, Lister J, de Toledo Codina JS, Sackey K, Chakrabarty JL, Ljungman P, Wingard JR, Seftel MD, Seo S, Hale GA, Wirk B, Smith MS, Savani BN, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Ustun C, Abdel-Azim H, Dvorak C, Szer J, Storek J, Yong A, Riches MR. The incidence, mortality and timing of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia after hematopoietic cell transplantation: a CIBMTR analysis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Apr; 51(4):573-80. PMID: 26726945.
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    13. Zinter MS, Spicer A, Orwoll BO, Alkhouli M, Dvorak C, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Sapru A. Plasma angiopoietin-2 outperforms other markers of endothelial injury in prognosticating pediatric ARDS mortality. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2016 Feb 1; 310(3):L224-31. PMID: 26660787.
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    14. Alexander S, Pole JD, Gibson P, Lee M, Hesser T, Chi SN, Dvorak C, Fisher B, Hasle H, Kanerva J, Möricke A, Phillips B, Raetz E, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Samarasinghe S, Schmiegelow K, Tissing W, Lehrnbecher T, Sung L. Classification of treatment-related mortality in children with cancer: a systematic assessment. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Dec; 16(16):e604-10. PMID: 26678213.
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    15. Zinter MS, Dvorak C, Spicer A, Cowan MJ, Sapru A. New Insights Into Multicenter PICU Mortality Among Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients. Crit Care Med. 2015 Sep; 43(9):1986-94. PMID: 26035280.
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    16. Burke MJ, Verneris MR, Le Rademacher J, He W, Abdel-Azim H, Abraham AA, Auletta JJ, Ayas M, Brown VI, Cairo MS, Chan KW, Diaz Perez MA, Dvorak C, Egeler RM, Eldjerou L, Frangoul H, Guilcher GM, Hayashi RJ, Ibrahim A, Kasow KA, Leung WH, Olsson RF, Pulsipher MA, Shah N, Shah NN, Thiel E, Talano JA, Kitko CL. Transplant Outcomes for Children with T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in Second Remission: A Report from the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Dec; 21(12):2154-9. PMID: 26327632; PMCID: PMC4654112 [Available on 12/01/16].
    17. Bode SF, Ammann S, Al-Herz W, Bataneant M, Dvorak C, Gehring S, Gennery A, Gilmour KC, Gonzalez-Granado LI, Groß-Wieltsch U, Ifversen M, Lingman-Framme J, Matthes-Martin S, Mesters R, Meyts I, van Montfrans JM, Pachlopnik Schmid J, Pai SY, Soler-Palacin P, Schuermann U, Schuster V, Seidel MG, Speckmann C, Stepensky P, Sykora KW, Tesi B, Vraetz T, Waruiru C, Bryceson YT, Moshous D, Lehmberg K, Jordan MB, Ehl S. The syndrome of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in primary immunodeficiencies: implications for differential diagnosis and pathogenesis. Haematologica. 2015 Jul; 100(7):978-88. PMID: 26022711; PMCID: PMC4486233.
    18. Mehta PA, Zhang MJ, Eapen M, He W, Seber A, Gibson B, Camitta BM, Kitko CL, Dvorak C, Nemecek ER, Frangoul HA, Abdel-Azim H, Kasow KA, Lehmann L, Gonzalez Vicent M, Diaz Pérez MA, Ayas M, Qayed M, Carpenter PA, Jodele S, Lund TC, Leung WH, Davies SM. Transplantation Outcomes for Children with Hypodiploid Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Jul; 21(7):1273-7. PMID: 25865650; PMCID: PMC4465998 [Available on 07/01/16].
    19. Long-Boyle JR, Savic R, Yan S, Bartelink I, Musick L, French D, Law J, Horn B, Cowan MJ, Dvorak C. 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].
    20. Holter-Chakrabarty JL, Pierson N, Zhang MJ, Zhu X, Akpek G, Aljurf MD, Artz AS, Baron F, Bredeson CN, Dvorak C, Epstein RB, Lazarus HM, Olsson RF, Selby GB, Williams KM, Cooke KR, Pasquini MC, McCarthy PL. The Sequence of Cyclophosphamide and Myeloablative Total Body Irradiation in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Patients with Acute Leukemia. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Jul; 21(7):1251-7. PMID: 25840335; PMCID: PMC4465990 [Available on 07/01/16].
    21. Olsson RF, Logan BR, Chaudhury S, Zhu X, Akpek G, Bolwell BJ, Bredeson CN, Dvorak C, Gupta V, Ho VT, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Ringdén OT, Pasquini MC, Schriber JR, Cooke KR. Primary graft failure after myeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for hematologic malignancies. Leukemia. 2015 Aug; 29(8):1754-62. PMID: 25772027; PMCID: PMC4527886 [Available on 02/01/16].
    22. Wahlstrom JT, Dvorak C, Cowan MJ, et al. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency. Curr Pediatr Rep. 2015 Mar 1; 3(1):1-10. PMID: 25821657.
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    23. Wattier RL, Dvorak C, Auerbach AD, Weintrub PS. Repeat blood cultures in children with persistent fever and neutropenia: Diagnostic and clinical implications. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Aug; 62(8):1421-6. PMID: 25728605; PMCID: PMC4482780 [Available on 08/01/16].
    24. Satwani P, Kahn J, Dvorak C. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2015 Feb; 62(1):95-106. PMID: 25435114.
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    25. Horn B, Petrovic A, Wahlstrom J, Dvorak C, 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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    26. Niemeyer CM, Loh ML, Cseh A, Cooper T, Dvorak C, Chan R, Xicoy B, Germing U, Kojima S, Manabe A, Dworzak M, De Moerloose B, Starý J, Smith OP, Masetti R, Catala A, Bergstraesser E, Ussowicz M, Fabri O, Baruchel A, Cavé H, Zwaan M, Locatelli F, Hasle H, van den Heuvel-Eibrink MM, Flotho C, Yoshimi A. Criteria for evaluating response and outcome in clinical trials for children with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia. Haematologica. 2015 Jan; 100(1):17-22. PMID: 25552679; PMCID: PMC4281308.
    27. Flank J, Sung L, Dvorak C, Spettigue W, Dupuis LL. The safety of olanzapine in young children: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Drug Saf. 2014 Oct; 37(10):791-804. PMID: 25145624.
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    28. Yanik GA, Grupp SA, Pulsipher MA, Levine JE, Schultz KR, Wall DA, Langholz B, Dvorak C, Alangaden K, Goyal RK, White ES, Collura JM, Skeens MA, Eid S, Pierce EM, Cooke KR. TNF-receptor inhibitor therapy for the treatment of children with idiopathic pneumonia syndrome. A joint Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium and Children's Oncology Group Study (ASCT0521). Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Jan; 21(1):67-73. PMID: 25270958; PMCID: PMC4286345 [Available on 01/01/16].
    29. Chang TY, Dvorak C, Loh ML. Bedside to bench in juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia: insights into leukemogenesis from a rare pediatric leukemia. Blood. 2014 Oct 16; 124(16):2487-97. PMID: 25163700.
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    30. Dvorak C, Hassan A, Slatter MA, Hönig M, Lankester AC, Buckley RH, Pulsipher MA, Davis JH, Güngör T, Gabriel M, Bleesing JH, Bunin N, Sedlacek P, Connelly JA, Crawford DF, Notarangelo LD, Pai SY, Hassid J, Veys P, Gennery AR, Cowan MJ. Comparison of outcomes of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation without chemotherapy conditioning by using matched sibling and unrelated donors for treatment of severe combined immunodeficiency. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Oct; 134(4):935-943.e15. PMID: 25109802; PMCID: PMC4186906.
    31. Pai SY, Logan BR, Griffith LM, Buckley RH, Parrott RE, Dvorak C, Kapoor N, Hanson IC, Filipovich AH, Jyonouchi S, Sullivan KE, Small TN, Burroughs L, Skoda-Smith S, Haight AE, Grizzle A, Pulsipher MA, Chan KW, Fuleihan RL, Haddad E, Loechelt B, Aquino VM, Gillio A, Davis J, Knutsen A, Smith AR, Moore TB, Schroeder ML, Goldman FD, Connelly JA, Porteus MH, Xiang Q, Shearer WT, Fleisher TA, Kohn DB, Puck JM, Notarangelo LD, Cowan MJ, O'Reilly RJ. Transplantation outcomes for severe combined immunodeficiency, 2000-2009. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jul 31; 371(5):434-46. PMID: 25075835; PMCID: PMC4183064.
    32. Wattier RL, Dvorak C, Hoffman JA, Brozovich AA, Bin-Hussain I, Groll AH, Castagnola E, Knapp KM, Zaoutis TE, Gustafsson B, Sung L, Berman D, Halasa NB, Abzug MJ, Velegraki A, Sharma TS, Fisher BT, Steinbach WJ. A Prospective, International Cohort Study of Invasive Mold Infections in Children. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Dec; 4(4):313-22. PMID: 26582870.
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    33. Lund TC, Cathey SS, Miller WP, Eapen M, Andreansky M, Dvorak C, Davis JH, Dalal JD, Devine SM, Eames GM, Ferguson WS, Giller RH, He W, Kurtzberg J, Krance R, Katsanis E, Lewis VA, Sahdev I, Orchard PJ. Outcomes after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for children with I-cell disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2014 Nov; 20(11):1847-51. PMID: 25016194; PMCID: PMC4194244.
    34. Karski EE, Dvorak C, Leung W, Miller W, Shaw PJ, Qayed M, Katsanis E, Feusner JH. Treatment of hepatoblastoma with high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell rescue: the pediatric blood and marrow transplant consortium experience and review of the literature. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2014 Jul; 36(5):362-8. PMID: 24577552.
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    35. Dvorak C, Horn BN, 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.
    36. Dvorak C, Horn BN, 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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    37. Huang L, Lizak P, Dvorak C, Aweeka F, Long-Boyle J. Simultaneous determination of fludarabine and clofarabine in human plasma by LC-MS/MS. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2014 Jun 1; 960:194-9. PMID: 24820973; PMCID: PMC4110960.
    38. Aplenc R, Zhang MJ, Sung L, Zhu X, Ho VT, Cooke K, Dvorak C, Hale G, Isola LM, Lazarus HM, McCarthy PL, Olsson R, Pulsipher M, Pasquini MC, Bunin N. Effect of body mass in children with hematologic malignancies undergoing allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Blood. 2014 May 29; 123(22):3504-11. PMID: 24711663; PMCID: PMC4041168.
    39. Dvorak C, Loh ML. Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia: molecular pathogenesis informs current approaches to therapy and hematopoietic cell transplantation. Front Pediatr. 2014; 2:25. PMID: 24734223; PMCID: PMC3975112.
    40. Shearer WT, Dunn E, Notarangelo LD, Dvorak C, Puck JM, Logan BR, Griffith LM, Kohn DB, O'Reilly RJ, Fleisher TA, Pai SY, Martinez CA, Buckley RH, Cowan MJ. Establishing diagnostic criteria for severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID), leaky SCID, and Omenn syndrome: the Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium experience. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Apr; 133(4):1092-8. PMID: 24290292; PMCID: PMC3972266.
    41. Schuetz C, Neven B, Dvorak C, 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 BN, 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.
    42. Griffith LM, Cowan MJ, Notarangelo LD, Kohn DB, Puck JM, Pai SY, Ballard B, Bauer SC, Bleesing JJ, Boyle M, Brower A, Buckley RH, van der Burg M, Burroughs LM, Candotti F, Cant AJ, Chatila T, Cunningham-Rundles C, Dinauer MC, Dvorak C, Filipovich AH, Fleisher TA, Bobby Gaspar H, Gungor T, Haddad E, Hovermale E, Huang F, Hurley A, Hurley M, Iyengar S, Kang EM, Logan BR, Long-Boyle JR, Malech HL, McGhee SA, Modell F, Modell V, Ochs HD, O'Reilly RJ, Parkman R, Rawlings DJ, Routes JM, Shearer WT, Small TN, Smith H, Sullivan KE, Szabolcs P, Thrasher A, Torgerson TR, Veys P, Weinberg K, Zuniga-Pflucker JC. Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium (PIDTC) report. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Feb; 133(2):335-47. PMID: 24139498; PMCID: PMC3960312.
    43. Savic RM, Cowan MJ, Dvorak C, Pai SY, Pereira L, Bartelink IH, Boelens JJ, Bredius RG, Wynn RF, Cuvelier GD, Shaw PJ, Slatter MA, Long-Boyle J. Effect of weight and maturation on busulfan clearance in infants and small children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Nov; 19(11):1608-14. PMID: 24029650; PMCID: PMC3848313.
    44. Dvorak C, Cowan MJ, Logan BR, Notarangelo LD, Griffith LM, Puck JM, Kohn DB, Shearer WT, O'Reilly RJ, Fleisher TA, Pai SY, Hanson IC, Pulsipher MA, Fuleihan R, Filipovich A, Goldman F, Kapoor N, Small T, Smith A, Chan KW, Cuvelier G, Heimall J, Knutsen A, Loechelt B, Moore T, Buckley RH. The natural history of children with severe combined immunodeficiency: baseline features of the first fifty patients of the primary immune deficiency treatment consortium prospective study 6901. J Clin Immunol. 2013 Oct; 33(7):1156-64. PMID: 23818196; PMCID: PMC3784642.
    45. Grupp SA, Dvorak C, Nieder ML, Levine JE, Wall DA, Langholz B, Pulsipher MA. Children's Oncology Group's 2013 blueprint for research: stem cell transplantation. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Jun; 60(6):1044-7. PMID: 23255402; PMCID: PMC4064788.
    46. Steinbach WJ, Roilides E, Berman D, Hoffman JA, Groll AH, Bin-Hussain I, Palazzi DL, Castagnola E, Halasa N, Velegraki A, Dvorak C, Charkabarti A, Sung L, Danziger-Isakov L, Lachenauer C, Arrieta A, Knapp K, Abzug MJ, Ziebold C, Lehrnbecher T, Klingspor L, Warris A, Leckerman K, Martling T, Walsh TJ, Benjamin DK, Zaoutis TE. Results from a prospective, international, epidemiologic study of invasive candidiasis in children and neonates. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Dec; 31(12):1252-7. PMID: 22982980.
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    47. Dvorak C, 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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    48. Engelhardt KR, Shah N, Faizura-Yeop I, Kocacik Uygun DF, Frede N, Muise AM, Shteyer E, Filiz S, Chee R, Elawad M, Hartmann B, Arkwright PD, Dvorak C, Klein C, Puck JM, Grimbacher B, Glocker EO. Clinical outcome in IL-10- and IL-10 receptor-deficient patients with or without hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Mar; 131(3):825-30. PMID: 23158016.
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    49. Law J, Cowan MJ, Dvorak C, 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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    50. Veys P, Wynn RF, Ahn KW, Samarasinghe S, He W, Bonney D, Craddock J, Cornish J, Davies SM, Dvorak C, Duerst RE, Gross TG, Kapoor N, Kitko C, Krance RA, Leung W, Lewis VA, Steward C, Wagner JE, Carpenter PA, Eapen M. Impact of immune modulation with in vivo T-cell depletion and myleoablative total body irradiation conditioning on outcomes after unrelated donor transplantation for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2012 Jun 21; 119(25):6155-61. PMID: 22573402; PMCID: PMC3383023.
    51. Ackerman SL, Lown EA, Dvorak C, Dunn EA, Abrams DI, Horn BN, 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.
    52. Mehling WE, Lown EA, Dvorak C, Cowan MJ, Horn BN, 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.
    53. Pulsipher MA, Skinner R, McDonald GB, Hingorani S, Armenian SH, Cooke KR, Gracia C, Petryk A, Bhatia S, Bunin N, Nieder ML, Dvorak C, Sung L, Sanders JE, Kurtzberg J, Baker KS. National Cancer Institute, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute/Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation Consortium First International Consensus Conference on late effects after pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: the need for pediatric-specific long-term follow-up guidelines. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Mar; 18(3):334-47. PMID: 22248713; PMCID: PMC3281504.
    54. Dvorak C, Bollard CM, El-Bietar J, Filipovich A. Complications of transplant for nonmalignant disorders: autoimmune cytopenias, opportunistic infections, and PTLD. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Jan; 18(1 Suppl):S101-10. PMID: 22226092.
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    55. Alexander S, Nieder M, Zerr DM, Fisher BT, Dvorak C, Sung L. Prevention of bacterial infection in pediatric oncology: what do we know, what can we learn? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 59(1):16-20. PMID: 22102612; PMCID: PMC4008322.
    56. Fisher BT, Alexander S, Dvorak C, Zaoutis TE, Zerr DM, Sung L. Epidemiology and potential preventative measures for viral infections in children with malignancy and those undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 59(1):11-5. PMID: 22102619; PMCID: PMC4008326.
    57. Dvorak C, Fisher BT, Sung L, Steinbach WJ, Nieder M, Alexander S, Zaoutis TE. Antifungal prophylaxis in pediatric hematology/oncology: new choices & new data. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Jul 15; 59(1):21-6. PMID: 22102607; PMCID: PMC4008331.
    58. Dvorak C, Gracia CR, Sanders JE, Cheng EY, Baker KS, Pulsipher MA, Petryk A. NCI, NHLBI/PBMTC first international conference on late effects after pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: endocrine challenges-thyroid dysfunction, growth impairment, bone health, & reproductive risks. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 Dec; 17(12):1725-38. PMID: 22005649; PMCID: PMC3220735.
    59. Baker KS, Bhatia S, Bunin N, Nieder M, Dvorak C, Sung L, Sanders JE, Kurtzberg J, Pulsipher MA. NCI, NHLBI first international consensus conference on late effects after pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation: state of the science, future directions. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 Oct; 17(10):1424-7. PMID: 21723224; PMCID: PMC3177012.
    60. Nemecek ER, Ellis K, He W, Bunin NJ, Bajwa RS, Cheerva A, Cairo MS, Dvorak C, Duval M, Davies S, Eapen M, Gross TG, Hussein AA, MacMillan ML, Mehta PA, Pulsipher MA, Seber A, Woolfrey AE, Frangoul HA, Carpenter PA. Outcome of myeloablative conditioning and unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia in third remission. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 Dec; 17(12):1833-40. PMID: 21683798; PMCID: PMC3372321.
    61. Pereira S, Vayntrub T, Hiraki DD, Cherry AM, Arai S, Dvorak C, Grumet FC. Short tandem repeat and human leukocyte antigen mutations or losses confound engraftment and typing analysis in hematopoietic stem cell transplants. Hum Immunol. 2011 Jun; 72(6):503-9. PMID: 21463659.
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    62. Hogeling M, Nakano T, Dvorak C, Maguiness S, Frieden IJ. Severe neonatal congenital erythropoietic porphyria. Pediatr Dermatol. 2011 Jul-Aug; 28(4):416-20. PMID: 21362030.
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