Julio <span>C.</span> Chavez, MD
Researcher

Julio C. Chavez, MD

Academic Rank: Assistant Member

Overview

Discipline

    • Malignant Hematology
    • Chemical Biology and Molecular Medicine Program

Education & Training

    • Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Peru, MD
    • University of Buffalo, Residency - Internal Medicine
    • Hospital Edgardo Rebagliati Martins, Lima, Peru, Residency - Clinical Hematology
    • University of South Florida/Moffitt Cancer Center, Fellow - Medical Oncology
Publications

  • Sandoval-Sus JD, Chavez JC, Dalia S, Naqvi SMH, Talati C, Nodzon L, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Pinilla-Ibarz J. Association between immunoglobulin heavy-chain variable region mutational status and isolated favorable baseline genomic aberrations in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Jan;59(1):59-68. Pubmedid: 28641468.
  • Chavez J, Locke FL. A Possible Cure for Refractory DLBCL: CARs Are Headed in the Right Direction. Mol Ther. 2017 Oct;25(10):2241-2243. Pubmedid: 28941574. Pmcid: PMC5628929.
  • Murthy HS, Sheets K, Kumar A, Nishihori T, Mina A, Chavez JC, Ayala E, Field T, Mathews J, Locke F, Perez L, Betts BC, Khimani F, Miladinovic B, Tsalatsanis A, Ochoa-Bayona JL, Alsina M, Fernandez H, Pidala J, Anasetti C, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Hypoalbuminemia at Day +90 Is Associated with Inferior Nonrelapse Mortality and Overall Survival in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Recipients: A Confirmatory Study. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2017 Oct. Pubmedid: 29032266.
  • Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Kumar A, Stingo FE, Khimani F, Hussaini M, Ayala E, Nishihori T, Shah B, Locke FL, Pinilla-Ibarz J, Chavez JC. Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Richter Syndrome: A Single-Center Experience. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2017 Oct. Pubmedid: 29126867.
  • Epperla N, Maddocks KJ, Salhab M, Chavez JC, Reddy N, Karmali R, Umyarova E, Bachanova V, Costa C, Glenn M, Calzada O, Xavier AC, Zhou Z, Hossain NM, Hernandez-Ilizaliturri FJ, Al-Mansour Z, Barta SK, Chhabra S, Lansigan F, Mehta A, Jaglal MV, Evans A, Flowers CR, Cohen JB, Fenske TS, Hamadani M, Costa LJ. C-MYC-positive relapsed and refractory, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: Impact of additional "hits" and outcomes with subsequent therapy. Cancer. 2017 Nov;123(22):4411-4418. Pubmedid: 28749548.
  • Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Kumar A, Ayala E, Hamadani M, Reimer P, Gisselbrecht C, d'Amore F, Jantunen E, Ishida T, Bazarbachi A, Foss F, Advani R, Fenske TS, Lazarus HM, Friedberg JW, Aljurf M, Sokol L, Tobinai K, Tse E, Burns LJ, Chavez JC, Reddy NM, Suzuki R, Ahmed S, Nademanee A, Mohty M, Gopal AK, Fanale MA, Pro B, Moskowitz AJ, Sureda A, Perales MA, Carpenter PA, Savani BN. Clinical Practice Recommendations on Indication and Timing of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Mature T Cell and NK/T Cell Lymphomas: An International Collaborative Effort on Behalf of the Guidelines Committee of the American Society for Blood and Ma. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2017 Nov;23(11):1826-1838. Pubmedid: 28797780.
  • Juárez-Salcedo LM, Sandoval-Sus J, Sokol L, Chavez JC, Dalia S. The role of anti-PD-1 and anti-PD-L1 agents in the treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: The future is now. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2017 May;113:52-62. Pubmedid: 28427522.
  • Beltran BE, Quiñones P, Morales D, Malaga JM, Chavez JC, Sotomayor EM, Castillo JJ. Response and survival benefit with chemoimmunotherapy in Epstein-Barr virus-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Hematol Oncol. 2017 Jun. Pubmedid: 28639256.
  • Hussaini MO, Rehman A, Chavez JC, Pinilla-Ibarz J, Horna P. EBV-positive Richter's syndrome with laboratory features of Burkitt's lymphoma, in Ibrutinib-treated chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2017 Jul;58(7):1753-1756. Pubmedid: 27852142.
  • Hampras SS, Locke FL, Chavez JC, Patel NS, Giuliano AR, Miller K, Gheit T, Tommasino M, Rollison DE. Prevalence of cutaneous viral infections in incident cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma detected among chronic lymphocytic leukemia and hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients. Leuk Lymphoma. 2017 Jul;1-7. Pubmedid: 28679298.
  • Landsburg DJ, Falkiewicz MK, Maly J, Blum KA, Howlett C, Feldman T, Mato AR, Hill BT, Li S, Medeiros LJ, Torka P, Hernandez-Ilizaliturri F, Reddy NM, Singavi A, Fenske TS, Chavez JC, Kaplan JB, Behdad A, Petrich AM, Bast MA, Vose JM, Olszewski AJ, Costa C, Lansigan F, Gerson JN, Barta SK, Calzada O, Cohen JB, Lue JK, Amengual JE, Rivera X, Persky DO, Peace DJ, Nathan S, Cassaday RD. Outcomes of Patients With Double-Hit Lymphoma Who Achieve First Complete Remission. J Clin Oncol. 2017 Jul;35(20):2260-2267. Pubmedid: 28475457.
  • Gupta NK, Nolan A, Omuro A, Reid EG, Wang CC, Mannis G, Jaglal M, Chavez JC, Rubinstein PG, Griffin A, Abrams DI, Hwang J, Kaplan LD, Luce JA, Volberding P, Treseler PA, Rubenstein JL. Long-term survival in AIDS-related primary central nervous system lymphoma. Neurooncol. 2017 Jan;19(1):99-108. Pubmedid: 27576871. Pmcid: PMC5193026.
  • Locke FL, Neelapu SS, Bartlett NL, Siddiqi T, Chavez JC, Hosing CM, Ghobadi A, Budde LE, Bot A, Rossi JM, Jiang Y, Xue AX, Elias M, Aycock J, Wiezorek J, Go WY. Phase 1 Results of ZUMA-1: A Multicenter Study of KTE-C19 Anti-CD19 CAR T Cell Therapy in Refractory Aggressive Lymphoma. Mol Ther. 2017 Jan;25(1):285-295. Pubmedid: 28129122. Pmcid: PMC5363293.
  • Costa LJ, Maddocks K, Epperla N, Reddy NM, Karmali R, Umyarova E, Bachanova V, Costa C, Glenn M, Chavez J, Calzada O, Lansigan F, Nasheed H, Barta S, Zhou Z, Jaglal M, Chhabra S, Hernandez-Ilizaliturri F, Xavier AC, Mehta A, Peker D, Forero-Torres A, Al-Mansour Z, Evens AM, Cohen JB, Flowers CR, Fenske TS, Hamadani M. Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with primary treatment failure: Ultra-high risk features and benchmarking for experimental therapies. Am J Hematol. 2017 Feb;92(2):161-170. Pubmedid: 27880984. Pmcid: PMC5549936.
  • Abuodeh Y, Ahmed K, Echevarria M, Naghavi A, Grass GD, Robinson TJ, Tomblyn M, Shah B, Chavez J, Bello C, El-Haddad G, Harrison L, Kim S. Priming radioimmunotherapy with external beam radiation in patients with relapsed low grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Ther Adv Hematol. 2017 Apr;8(4):129-138. Pubmedid: 28491264. Pmcid: PMC5405899.
  • Juárez Salcedo LM, Sandoval-Sus J, Zhang L, Klippenstein D, Chavez JC. Excellent outcome of hairy cell leukaemia with extensive mesenteric infiltration following cladribine therapy. Brit J Haematol. 2016 Sep;174(5):659. Pubmedid: 27391097.
  • Beltran BE, Aguilar C, Quinones P, Morales D, Chavez JC, Sotomayor EM, Castillo JJ. The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio is an independent prognostic factor in patients with peripheral T-cell lymphoma, unspecified. Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 Oct;57(1):58-62. Pubmedid: 25926063.
  • Castillo JJ, Beltran BE, Miranda RN, Young KH, Chavez JC, Sotomayor EM. EBV-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the elderly: 2016 update on diagnosis, risk-stratification, and management. Am J Hematol. 2016 May;91(5):529-537. Pubmedid: 27093913.
  • Khimani F, Jeong DK, Miladinovic B, Nishihori T, Ayala E, Locke F, Mishra A, Chavez J, Shah B, Gage K, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Nonfluorodeoxyglucose-Avid Persistent Splenomegaly at Time of Transplantation Delays Neutrophil and Platelets Engraftment without Affecting Survival in Patients with Lymphomas Undergoing Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2016 Dec;22(12):2201-2207. Pubmedid: 27660169.
  • Chavez JC, Piris-Villaespesa M, Dalia S, Powers J, Turba E, Nodzon L, Komrokji R, Sokol L, Locke FL, Lancet J, Sotomayor EM, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Pinilla-Ibarz J. Results of a phase II study of lenalidomide and rituximab for refractory/relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Leuk Res. 2016 Aug;47:78-83. Pubmedid: 27285853.
  • Chavez JC, Sandoval-Sus J, Horna P, Dalia S, Bello C, Chevernick P, Sotomayor EM, Sokol L, Shah B. Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis: A Single Institution Experience and Review of the Literature. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2016 Aug;16 Suppl:S170-S174. Pubmedid: 27521314.
  • Sandoval-Sus JD, Chavez J, Dalia S. A New Therapeutic Era in GCB and ABC Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma Molecular Subtypes: A Cell of Origin-Driven Review. Curr Cancer Drug Targets. 2016 Apr;16(4):305-322. Pubmedid: 26517536.
  • Pinilla-Ibarz J, Chavez JC. Life after ibrutinib? A new unmet need in CLL. Blood. 2015 Mar;125(13):2013-2014. Pubmedid: 25814485.
  • Roe C, Bennett J, Zhang L, Chavez J, Shah B, Sokol L, Komrokji R. Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis in Malignant Hematology: Uncommon but Should Not Be Forgotten?. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2015 Jun;15 Suppl:S147-S150. Pubmedid: 26297268.
  • Castillo JJ, Chavez JC, Hernandez-Ilizaliturri FJ, Montes-Moreno S. CD20-negative diffuse large B-cell lymphomas: biology and emerging therapeutic options. Expert Rev Hematol. 2015 Jun;8(3):343-354. Pubmedid: 25641215.
  • Chavez JC, Dalia S, Sandoval-Sus J, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Al-Ali N, Komrokji R, Padron E, Corrales-Yepez G, Rock-Klotz J, Pinilla-Ibarz J. Second Myeloid Malignancies in a Large Cohort of Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Single Institution Experience. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2015 Jun;15 Suppl:S14-S18. Pubmedid: 26297266.
  • Petrich AM, Gandhi M, Jovanovic B, Castillo JJ, Rajguru S, Yang DT, Shah KA, Whyman JD, Lansigan F, Hernandez-Ilizaliturri FJ, Lee LX, Barta SK, Melinamani S, Karmali R, Adeimy C, Smith S, Dalal N, Nabhan C, Peace D, Vose J, Evens AM, Shah N, Fenske T, Zelenetz AD, Landsburg DJ, Howlett C, Mato A, Jaglal M, Chavez JC, Tsai JP, Reddy N, Li S, Handler C, Flowers CR, Cohen JB, Blum KA, Song K, Sun HL, Press O, Cassaday R, Jaso J, Medeiros LJ, Sohani AR, Abramson JS. Impact of induction regimen and stem cell transplantation on outcomes in double-hit lymphoma: a multicenter retrospective analysis. Blood. 2014 Oct;124(15):2354-2361. Pubmedid: 25161267.
  • Chavez JC, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Kim J, Yue B, Dalia S, Pinilla-Ibarz J, Anasetti C, Locke FL. Genomic aberrations deletion 11q and deletion 17p independently predict for worse progression-free and overall survival after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Leuk Res. 2014 Oct;38(10):1165-1172. Pubmedid: 24889511. Pmcid: PMC4625795.
  • Dalia S, Chavez J, Little B, Bello C, Fisher K, Lee JH, Chervenick P, Sokol L, Sotomayor E, Shah B. Serum albumin retains independent prognostic significance in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in the post-rituximab era. Ann Hematol. 2014 Aug;93(8):1305-1312. Pubmedid: 24590536.
  • Dalia S, Forsyth P, Chavez J, Price S, Shah B, Bello C, Sokol L, Pan E, Sotomayor E, Lee JH, Fisher K, Jaglal M. Primary B-cell CNS lymphoma clinicopathologic and treatment outcomes in 89 patients from a single tertiary care center. Int J Hematol. 2014 Apr;99(4):450-456. Pubmedid: 24584873.
  • Dalia S, Chavez J, Castillo JJ, Sokol L. Hepatitis B infection increases the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a meta-analysis of observational studies. Leuk Res. 2013 Sep;37(9):1107-1115. Pubmedid: 23809055.
  • Chavez JC, Sahakian E, Pinilla-Ibarz J. Ibrutinib: an evidence-based review of its potential in the treatment of advanced chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Core Evid. 2013 May;8:37-45. Pubmedid: 23717217. Pmcid: PMC3662532.
  • Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Chavez JC, Yu D, Zhu W, Fernandez-Vertiz EI, Perkins J, Shapiro J, Bookout R, Perez L, Fernandez HF, Komrokji RS, Lancetf J, Brand L, Field T, Ayala E, Janssen W, List AF, Anasetti C. Severe hypoalbuminemia at day 90 predicts worse nonrelapse mortality and overall survival after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute myelogenous leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2011 Mar;17(3):384-393. Pubmedid: 20655389.
  • Kharfan-Dabaja M, Chavez J, Khorfan K, Pinilla-Ibarz J. Clinical and therapeutic implications of the mutational status of IgVH in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Cancer. 2008 Sep;113(5):897-906. Pubmedid: 18618518.