Taiga Nishihori
Researcher

Taiga Nishihori

Academic Rank: Instructor

Overview

Discipline

    • Blood and Marrow Transplant and Cellular Immunotherapy
    • Myeloma
    • Chemical Biology and Molecular Medicine Program

Education & Training

    • Beth Israel Medical Center, Resident - Internal Medicine
    • Beth Israel Medical Center, Chief Medical Resident
    • Yale University, Fellow - Medical Oncology
    • Moffitt Cancer Center, Fellow - Blood and Marrow Transplantation
    • Hokkaido University, MD
    • Hokkaido University Hospital, Resident - Radiation Oncology & Diagnostic Radiology
Research

My research interests are application of novel strategies to improve stem cell transplantation outcomes in hematologic malignancies and investigation of bone marrow microenvironment to expand the understanding of how drug resistance can be overcome by targeted approaches.

Publications

  • Khoury HJ, Wang T, Hemmer MT, Couriel D, Alousi A, Cutler C, Aljurf M, Antin JH, Ayas M, Battiwalla M, Cahn JY, Cairo M, Chen YB, Gale RP, Hashmi S, Hayashi RJ, Jagasia M, Juckett M, Kamble RT, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Litzow M, Majhail N, Miller A, Nishihori T, Qayed M, Schoemans H, Schouten HC, Socié G, Storek J, Verdonck L, Vij R, Wood WA, Yu L, Martino R, Carabasi M, Dandoy C, Gergis U, Hematti P, Solh M, Jamani K, Lehmann L, Savani B, Schultz KR, Wirk BM, Spellman S, Arora M, Pidala J. Improved survival after acute graft-versus-host disease diagnosis in the modern era. Haematologica. 2017 May;102(5):958-966. Pubmedid: 28302712. Pmcid: PMC5477615.
  • Liu HD, Ahn KW, Hu ZH, Hamadani M, Nishihori T, Wirk B, Beitinjaneh A, Rizzieri D, Grunwald MR, Sabloff M, Olsson RF, Bajel A, Bredeson C, Daly A, Inamoto Y, Majhail N, Saad A, Gupta V, Gerds A, Malone A, Tallman M, Reshef R, Marks DI, Copelan E, Gergis U, Savoie ML, Ustun C, Litzow MR, Cahn JY, Kindwall-Keller T, Akpek G, Savani BN, Aljurf M, Rowe JM, Wiernik PH, Hsu JW, Cortes J, Kalaycio M, Maziarz R, Sobecks R, Popat U, Alyea E, Saber W. Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Adult Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2017 May;23(5):767-775. Pubmedid: 28115276.
  • Betts BC, Pidala J, Kim J, Mishra A, Nishihori T, Perez L, Ochoa-Bayona JL, Khimani F, Walton K, Bookout R, Nieder M, Khaira DK, Davila M, Alsina M, Field T, Ayala E, Locke FL, Riches M, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Fernandez H, Anasetti C. IL-2 promotes early Treg reconstitution after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Haematologica. 2017 May;102(5):948-957. Pubmedid: 28104702. Pmcid: PMC5477614.
  • Chen YB, Wang T, Hemmer MT, Brady C, Couriel DR, Alousi A, Pidala J, Urbano-Ispizua A, Choi SW, Nishihori T, Teshima T, Inamoto Y, Wirk B, Marks DI, Abdel-Azim H, Lehmann L, Yu L, Bitan M, Cairo MS, Qayed M, Salit R, Gale RP, Martino R, Jaglowski S, Bajel A, Savani B, Frangoul H, Lewis ID, Storek J, Askar M, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Aljurf M, Ringden O, Reshef R, Olsson RF, Hashmi S, Seo S, Spitzer TR, MacMillan ML, Lazaryan A, Spellman SR, Arora M, Cutler CS. GvHD after umbilical cord blood transplantation for acute leukemia: an analysis of risk factors and effect on outcomes. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2017 Mar;52(3):400-408. Pubmedid: 27941764. Pmcid: PMC5332289.
  • Rollison DE, Komrokji R, Lee JH, Hampras S, Fulp W, Fisher K, Baz R, Nishihori T, Xu Q, Olesnyckyj M, Kenvin L, Knight R, Sullivan D, Alsina M, Dalton W, Shain KH. Subsequent primary malignancies among multiple myeloma patients treated with or without lenalidomide. Leuk Lymphoma. 2017 Mar;58(3):560-568. Pubmedid: 27424609.
  • Gerds AT, Woo Ahn K, Hu ZH, Abdel-Azim H, Akpek G, Aljurf M, Ballen KK, Beitinjaneh A, Bacher U, Cahn JY, Chhabra S, Cutler C, Daly A, DeFilipp Z, Gale RP, Gergis U, Grunwald MR, Hale GA, Hamilton BK, Jagasia M, Kamble RT, Kindwall-Keller T, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Ramanathan M, Saad AA, Solh M, Ustun C, Valcárcel D, Warlick E, Wirk BM, Kalaycio M, Alyea E, Popat U, Sobecks R, Saber W. Outcomes after Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation for Myelodysplastic Syndromes. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2017 Jun;23(6):971-979. Pubmedid: 28288952. Pmcid: PMC5474679.
  • Michelis FV, Gupta V, Zhang MJ, Wang HL, Aljurf M, Bacher U, Beitinjaneh A, Chen YB, DeFilipp Z, Gale RP, Kebriaei P, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Lazarus HM, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Oran B, Rashidi A, Rizzieri DA, Tallman MS, de Lima M, Khoury HJ, Sandmaier BM, Weisdorf D, Saber W. Cytogenetic risk determines outcomes after allogeneic transplantation in older patients with acute myeloid leukemia in their second complete remission: A Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research cohort analysis. Cancer. 2017 Jun;123(11):2035-2042. Pubmedid: 28117898. Pmcid: PMC5445018.
  • Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Komrokji RS, Zhang Q, Kumar A, Tsalatsanis A, Perkins J, Nishihori T, Field T, Al Ali N, Mishra A, Sallman D, Salem KZ, Zhang L, Moscinski L, Fernandez HF, Lancet J, List A, Anasetti C, Padron E. TP53 and IDH2 Somatic Mutations Are Associated With Inferior Overall Survival After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Myelodysplastic Syndrome. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2017 Jun. Pubmedid: 28687222.
  • Muffly L, Pasquini MC, Martens M, Brazauskas R, Zhu X, Adekola K, Aljurf M, Ballen KK, Bajel A, Baron F, Battiwalla M, Beitinjaneh A, Cahn JY, Carabasi M, Chen YB, Chhabra S, Ciurea S, Copelan E, D'Souza A, Edwards J, Foran J, Freytes CO, Fung HC, Gale RP, Giralt S, Hashmi SK, Hildebrandt GC, Ho V, Jakubowski A, Lazarus H, Luskin MR, Martino R, Maziarz R, McCarthy P, Nishihori T, Olin R, Olsson RF, Pawarode A, Peres E, Rezvani AR, Rizzieri D, Savani BN, Schouten HC, Sabloff M, Seftel M, Seo S, Sorror ML, Szer J, Wirk BM, Wood WA, Artz A. Increasing use of allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in patients age 70 years and older in the United States. Blood. 2017 Jul. Pubmedid: 28674027.
  • Nassereddine S, Nishihori T, Padron E, Mahfouz R, Bazarbachi A, Komrokji RS, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Integrating Genomics in Myelodysplastic Syndrome to Predict Outcomes After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2017 Jan;17(1):7-13. Pubmedid: 27771290.
  • Cornell RF, Bachanova V, D'Souza A, Woo-Ahn K, Martens M, Huang J, Al-Homsi AS, Chhabra S, Copelan E, Diaz MA, Freytes CO, Gale RP, Ganguly S, Hamadani M, Hildebrandt G, Kamble RT, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Kindwall-Keller T, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Saad A, Usmani S, Vesole DH, Yared J, Mark T, Nieto Y, Hari P. Allogeneic Transplantation for Relapsed Waldenström Macroglobulinemia and Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2017 Jan;23(1):60-66. Pubmedid: 27789362. Pmcid: PMC5182098.
  • Rosko A, Wang HL, de Lima M, Sandmaier B, Khoury HJ, Artz A, Brammer J, Bredeson C, Farag S, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Martino Bufarull R, McGuirk J, Mohty M, Nishihori T, Nivison-Smith I, Rashidi A, Ringden O, Seftel M, Weisdorf D, Bachanova V, Saber W. Reduced intensity conditioned allograft yields favorable survival for older adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Am J Hematol. 2017 Jan;92(1):42-49. Pubmedid: 27712033. Pmcid: PMC5167625.
  • Cornell RF, D'Souza A, Kassim AA, Costa LJ, Innis-Shelton RD, Zhang MJ, Huang J, Abidi M, Aiello J, Akpek G, Bashey A, Bashir Q, Cerny J, Comenzo R, Diaz MA, Freytes C, Gale RP, Ganguly S, Hamadani M, Hashmi S, Holmberg L, Hossain N, Kamble RT, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Kindwall-Keller T, Kyle R, Kumar S, Lazarus H, Lee C, Maiolino A, Marks DI, Meehan K, Mikhael J, Nath R, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Ramanathan M, Saad A, Seo S, Usmani S, Vesole D, Vij R, Vogl D, Wirk BM, Yared J, Krishnan A, Mark T, Nieto Y, Hari P. Maintenance versus Induction Therapy Choice on Outcomes after Autologous Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2017 Feb;23(2):269-277. Pubmedid: 27864161. Pmcid: PMC5346183.
  • Schriber JR, Hari PN, Ahn KW, Fei M, Costa LJ, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Angel-Diaz M, Gale RP, Ganguly S, Girnius SK, Hashmi S, Pawarode A, Vesole DH, Wiernik PH, Wirk BM, Marks DI, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Usmani SZ, Mark TM, Nieto YL, D'Souza A. Hispanics have the lowest stem cell transplant utilization rate for autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation for multiple myeloma in the United States: A CIBMTR report. Cancer. 2017 Aug;123(16):3141-3149. Pubmedid: 28472539. Pmcid: PMC5544566.
  • Tees MT, Betts B, Hillgruber R, Ayala E, Field T, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Locke F, Mishra A, Nishihori T, Ochoa-Bayona JL, Perez L, Pidala J, Anasetti C, Fernandez H, Riches ML. New sources for argument: do HLA-C and HLA disparity in adult double umbilical cord blood transplants predict outcomes?. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Sep;51(9):1256-1258. Pubmedid: 27088383.
  • Lazaryan A, Wang T, Spellman SR, Wang HL, Pidala J, Nishihori T, Askar M, Olsson R, Oudshoorn M, Abdel-Azim H, Yong A, Gandhi M, Dandoy C, Savani B, Hale G, Page K, Bitan M, Reshef R, Drobyski W, Marsh SG, Schultz K, Müller CR, Fernandez-Viña MA, Verneris MR, Horowitz MM, Arora M, Weisdorf DJ, Lee SJ. Human leukocyte antigen supertype matching after myeloablative hematopoietic cell transplantation with 7/8 matched unrelated donor allografts: a report from the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research. Haematologica. 2016 Oct;101(10):1267-1274. Pubmedid: 27247320. Pmcid: PMC5046657.
  • Scott EC, Hari P, Sharma M, Le-Rademacher J, Huang J, Vogl D, Abidi M, Beitinjaneh A, Fung H, Ganguly S, Hildebrandt G, Holmberg L, Kalaycio M, Kumar S, Kyle R, Lazarus H, Lee C, Maziarz RT, Meehan K, Mikhael J, Nishihori T, Ramanathan M, Usmani S, Tay J, Vesole D, Wirk B, Yared J, Savani BN, Gasparetto C, Krishnan A, Mark T, Nieto Y, D'Souza A. Post-Transplant Outcomes in High-Risk Compared with Non-High-Risk Multiple Myeloma: A CIBMTR Analysis. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2016 Oct;22(10):1893-1899. Pubmedid: 27496215. Pmcid: PMC5090978.
  • Deol A, Sengsayadeth S, Ahn KW, Wang HL, Aljurf M, Antin JH, Battiwalla M, Bornhauser M, Cahn JY, Camitta B, Chen YB, Cutler CS, Gale RP, Ganguly S, Hamadani M, Inamoto Y, Jagasia M, Kamble R, Koreth J, Lazarus HM, Liesveld J, Litzow MR, Marks DI, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Reshef R, Rowe JM, Saad AA, Sabloff M, Schouten HC, Shea TC, Soiffer RJ, Uy GL, Waller EK, Wiernik PH, Wirk B, Woolfrey AE, Bunjes D, Devine S, de Lima M, Sandmaier BM, Weisdorf D, Khoury HJ, Saber W. Does FLT3 mutation impact survival after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia? A Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) analysis. Cancer. 2016 Oct;122(19):3005-3014. Pubmedid: 27315441. Pmcid: PMC5030151.
  • Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Reljic T, El-Asmar J, Nishihori T, Ayala E, Hamadani M, Kumar A. Reduced-intensity or myeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for mantle cell lymphoma: a systematic review. Future Oncol. 2016 Nov;12(22):2631-2642. Pubmedid: 27381652.
  • El-Asmar J, Reljic T, Ayala E, Hamadani M, Nishihori T, Kumar A, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Efficacy of High-Dose Therapy and Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Peripheral T Cell Lymphomas as Front-Line Consolidation or in the Relapsed/Refractory Setting: A Systematic Review/Meta-Analysis. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2016 May;22(5):802-814. Pubmedid: 26713431.
  • Salem KZ, Nishihori T, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Horna P, Alsina M. Primary plasmacytoma involving mediastinal lymph nodes: A diagnostic mimicry of primary mediastinal lymphoma. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2016 Mar;9(1):26-29. Pubmedid: 26169239.
  • Seftel MD, Neuberg D, Zhang MJ, Wang HL, Ballen KK, Bergeron J, Couban S, Freytes CO, Hamadani M, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Lazarus HM, Nishihori T, Paulson K, Saber W, Sallan SE, Soiffer R, Tallman MS, Woolfrey AE, DeAngelo DJ, Weisdorf DJ. Pediatric-inspired therapy compared to allografting for Philadelphia chromosome-negative adult ALL in first complete remission. Am J Hematol. 2016 Mar;91(3):322-329. Pubmedid: 26701142. Pmcid: PMC4764423.
  • Nishihori T, Al-Kadhimi Z, Hamadani M, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Antithymocyte globulin in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation: benefits and limitations. Immunotherapy. 2016 Mar;8(4):435-447. Pubmedid: 26973125.
  • Ayala E, LaFave D, Nishihori T, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Haploidentical transplantation as a promising therapy for relapsed hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in an older adult patient. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2016 Jun. Pubmedid: 27352259.
  • Shaffer BC, Ahn KW, Hu ZH, Nishihori T, Malone AK, Valcárcel D, Grunwald MR, Bacher U, Hamilton B, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Saad A, Cutler C, Warlick E, Reshef R, Wirk BM, Sabloff M, Fasan O, Gerds A, Marks D, Olsson R, Wood WA, Costa LJ, Miller AM, Cortes J, Daly A, Kindwall-Keller TL, Kamble R, Rizzieri DA, Cahn JY, Gale RP, William B, Litzow M, Wiernik PH, Liesveld J, Savani BN, Vij R, Ustun C, Copelan E, Popat U, Kalaycio M, Maziarz R, Alyea E, Sobecks R, Pavletic S, Tallman M, Saber W. Scoring System Prognostic of Outcome in Patients Undergoing Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Myelodysplastic Syndrome. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Jun;34(16):1864-1871. Pubmedid: 27044940. Pmcid: PMC4966345.
  • Chaudhury S, Sparapani R, Hu ZH, Nishihori T, Abdel-Azim H, Malone A, Olsson R, Hamadani M, Daly A, Bacher U, Wirk BM, Kamble RT, Gale RP, Wood WA, Hale G, Wiernik PH, Hashmi SK, Mark D, Ustun C, Munker R, Savani BN, Alyea E, Popat U, Sobecks R, Kalaycio M, Maziarz R, Hijiya N, Saber W. Outcomes of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Children and Young Adults with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: A CIBMTR Cohort Analysis. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2016 Jun;22(6):1056-1064. Pubmedid: 26964698. Pmcid: PMC4877686.
  • Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Nishihori T, Bazarbachi A. Allo-HCT regimens with low toxicity needed in older patients with acute myeloid leukaemia. Lancet Oncol. 2016 Jan;17(1):e1. Pubmedid: 26758754.
  • Locke FL, Menges M, Nishihori T, Nwoga C, Alsina M, Anasetti C. Boosting humoral and cellular immunity to pneumococcus by vaccination before and just after autologous transplant for myeloma. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Feb;51:291-294. Pubmedid: 26457911.
  • Pasquini MC, Zhang MJ, Medeiros BC, Armand P, Hu ZH, Nishihori T, Aljurf MD, Akpek G, Cahn JY, Cairo MS, Cerny J, Copelan EA, Deol A, Freytes CO, Gale RP, Ganguly S, George B, Gupta V, Hale GA, Kamble RT, Klumpp TR, Lazarus HM, Luger SM, Liesveld JL, Litzow MR, Marks DI, Martino R, Norkin M, Olsson RF, Oran B, Pawarode A, Pulsipher MA, Ramanathan M, Reshef R, Saad AA, Saber W, Savani BN, Schouten HC, Ringdén O, Tallman MS, Uy GL, Wood WA, Wirk B, Pérez WS, Batiwalla M, Weisdorf DJ. Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Outcomes in Monosomal Karyotype Myeloid Malignancies. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2016 Feb;22(2):248-257. Pubmedid: 26327629. Pmcid: PMC4716890.
  • 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.
  • Nishihori T, Song J, Shain KH. Minimal Residual Disease Assessment in the Context of Multiple Myeloma Treatment. Curr Hematol Malig Rep. 2016 Apr;11(2):118-126. Pubmedid: 26898557. Pmcid: PMC4819726.
  • Griffin PT, Ho VQ, Fulp W, Nishihori T, Shain KH, Alsina M, Baz RC. A comparison of salvage infusional chemotherapy regimens for recurrent/refractory multiple myeloma. Cancer. 2015 Oct;121(20):3622-3630. Pubmedid: 26149422.
  • Inamoto Y, Flowers ME, Wang T, Urbano-Ispizua A, Hemmer MT, Cutler CS, Couriel DR, Alousi AM, Antin JH, Gale RP, Gupta V, Hamilton BK, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Marks DI, Ringdén OT, Socié G, Solh MM, Akpek G, Cairo MS, Chao NJ, Hayashi RJ, Nishihori T, Reshef R, Saad A, Shah A, Teshima T, Tallman MS, Wirk B, Spellman SR, Arora M, Martin PJ. Tacrolimus versus Cyclosporine after Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Acquired Aplastic Anemia. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2015 Oct;21(10):1776-1782. Pubmedid: 26033280. Pmcid: PMC4568149.
  • Nishihori T, El-Asmar J, Shah B, Hussaini M, Komrokji R, List A, Anasetti C, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Donor-derived constitutional chromosomal abnormalities after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation: a single-center experience and a review of the literature. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015 Oct;50(10):1388-1392. Pubmedid: 26191951.
  • Urbano-Ispizua A, Pavletic SZ, Flowers ME, Klein JP, Zhang MJ, Carreras J, Montoto S, Perales MA, Aljurf MD, Akpek G, Bredeson CN, Costa LJ, Dandoy C, Freytes CO, Fung HC, Gale RP, Gibson J, Hamadani M, Hayashi RJ, Inamoto Y, Inwards DJ, Lazarus HM, Maloney DG, Martino R, Munker R, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Rizzieri DA, Reshef R, Saad A, Savani BN, Schouten HC, Smith SM, Socié G, Wirk B, Yu LC, Saber W. The Impact of Graft-versus-Host Disease on the Relapse Rate in Patients with Lymphoma Depends on the Histological Subtype and the Intensity of the Conditioning Regimen. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2015 Oct;21(10):1746-1753. Pubmedid: 25981509. Pmcid: PMC4568162.
  • Nishihori T, Shaheen M, El-Asmar J, Aljurf M, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Therapeutic strategies for cytomegalovirus in allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Immunotherapy. 2015 Oct;7(10):1059-1071. Pubmedid: 26507225.
  • Satwani P, Ahn KW, Carreras J, Abdel-Azim H, Cairo MS, Cashen A, Chen AI, Cohen JB, Costa LJ, Dandoy C, Fenske TS, Freytes CO, Ganguly S, Gale RP, Ghosh N, Hertzberg MS, Hayashi RJ, Kamble RT, Kanate AS, Keating A, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Prestidge TD, Rolon JM, Savani BN, Vose JM, Wood WA, Inwards DJ, Bachanova V, Smith SM, Maloney DG, Sureda A, Hamadani M. A prognostic model predicting autologous transplantation outcomes in children, adolescents and young adults with Hodgkin lymphoma. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015 Nov;50(11):1416-1423. Pubmedid: 26237164. Pmcid: PMC4633349.
  • D'Souza A, Dispenzieri A, Wirk B, Zhang MJ, Huang J, Gertz MA, Kyle RA, Kumar S, Comenzo RL, Peter Gale R, Lazarus HM, Savani BN, Cornell RF, Weiss BM, Vogl DT, Freytes CO, Scott EC, Landau HJ, Moreb JS, Costa LJ, Ramanathan M, Callander NS, Kamble RT, Olsson RF, Ganguly S, Nishihori T, Kindwall-Keller TL, Wood WA, Mark TM, Hari P. Improved Outcomes After Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Light Chain Amyloidosis: A Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Study. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Nov;33(32):3741-3749. Pubmedid: 26371138. Pmcid: PMC4737858.
  • Nishihori T, Baz R, Shain K, Kim J, Ochoa-Bayona JL, Yue B, Sullivan D, Dalton W, Alsina M. An open-label phase I/II study of cyclophosphamide, bortezomib, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin, and dexamethasone in newly diagnosed myeloma. Eur J Haematol. 2015 Nov;95(5):426-435. Pubmedid: 25600676. Pmcid: PMC4508238.
  • Nelson R, Shapiro JF, Perkins JB, Kim J, Nishihori T, Pidala J, Ayala E, Locke FL, Field T, Mishra A, Riches M, Betts B, Perez L, Yue B, Ochoa-Bayona JL, Alsina M, Fernandez H, Anasetti C, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Sirolimus, tacrolimus and antithymocyte globulin as GVHD prophylaxis in HLA-mismatched unrelated donor hematopoietic cell transplantation: a single institution experience. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015 Nov;50(11):1487-1489. Pubmedid: 26301969. Pmcid: PMC4863975.
  • Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Nishihori T. Vaccine therapy for cytomegalovirus in the setting of allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Expert Rev Vaccines. 2015 Mar;14(3):341-350. Pubmedid: 25468066.
  • Ayala E, Figueroa J, Perkins J, Kim J, Yue B, Riches M, Nishihori T, Locke F, Anasetti C, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Myeloablative intravenous pharmacokinetically targeted busulfan plus fludarabine as conditioning for allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in patients with non-hodgkin lymphoma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2015 Jun;15(6):335-340. Pubmedid: 25659459.
  • Pidala J, Kim J, Betts BC, Alsina M, Ayala E, Fernandez HF, Field T, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Locke FL, Mishra A, Nishihori T, Ochoa-Bayona L, Perez L, Riches M, Anasetti C. Ofatumumab in combination with glucocorticoids for primary therapy of chronic graft-versus-host disease: phase I trial results. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2015 Jun;21(6):1074-1082. Pubmedid: 25805300.
  • Pidala J, Kim J, Alsina M, Ayala E, Betts BC, Fernandez HF, Field T, Jim H, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Locke FL, Mishra A, Nishihori T, Ochoa-Bayona L, Perez L, Riches M, Anasetti C. Prolonged sirolimus administration after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation is associated with decreased risk for moderate-severe chronic graft-versus-host disease. Haematologica. 2015 Jul;100(7):970-977. Pubmedid: 25840599. Pmcid: PMC4486232.
  • Uy GL, Costa LJ, Hari PN, Zhang MJ, Huang JX, Anderson KC, Bredeson CN, Callander NS, Cornell RF, Perez MA, Dispenzieri A, Freytes CO, Gale RP, Garfall A, Gertz MA, Gibson J, Hamadani M, Lazarus HM, Kalaycio ME, Kamble RT, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Krishnan AY, Kumar SK, Kyle RA, Landau HJ, Lee CH, Maiolino A, Marks DI, Mark TM, Munker R, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Ramanathan M, Rodriguez TE, Saad AA, Savani BN, Schiller GJ, Schouten HC, Schriber JR, Scott E, Seo S, Sharma M, Ganguly S, Stadtmauer EA, Tay J, To LB, Vesole DH, Vogl DT, Wagner JL, Wirk B, Wood WA, D'Souza A. Contribution of chemotherapy mobilization to disease control in multiple myeloma treated with autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015 Dec;50(12):1513-1518. Pubmedid: 26301967. Pmcid: PMC4548821.
  • Pidala J, Lee SJ, Ahn KW, Spellman S, Wang HL, Aljurf M, Askar M, Dehn J, Fernandez Viña M, Gratwohl A, Gupta V, Hanna R, Horowitz MM, Hurley CK, Inamoto Y, Kassim AA, Nishihori T, Mueller C, Oudshoorn M, Petersdorf EW, Prasad V, Robinson J, Saber W, Schultz KR, Shaw B, Storek J, Wood WA, Woolfrey AE, Anasetti C. Nonpermissive HLA-DPB1 mismatch increases mortality after myeloablative unrelated allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Blood. 2014 Oct;124(16):2596-2606. Pubmedid: 25161269. Pmcid: PMC4199961.
  • Abu-Dalle I, Reljic T, Nishihori T, Antar A, Bazarbachi A, Djulbegovic B, Kumar A, Kharfan-Dabaja MA. Extracorporeal Photopheresis in Steroid-Refractory Acute or Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease: Results of a Systematic Review of Prospective Studies. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2014 Nov;20(11):1677-1686. Pubmedid: 24867779.
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  • Nishihori T, Ochoa-Bayona JL, Kim J, Pidala J, Shain K, Baz R, Sullivan D, Jim HS, Anasetti C, Alsina M. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for consolidation of VGPR or CR for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Sep;48(9):1179-1184. Pubmedid: 23542223. Pmcid: PMC4500071.
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  • Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Lazarus HM, Nishihori T, Mahfouz RA, Hamadani M. Diagnostic and therapeutic advances in blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm: a focus on hematopoietic cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Tr. 2013 Jul;19(7):1006-1012. Pubmedid: 23396213.
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  • Nishihori T, Choi J, DiGiovanna MP, Thomson JG, Kohler PC, McGurn J, Chung GG. Carpal tunnel syndrome associated with the use of aromatase inhibitors in breast cancer. Clin Breast Cancer. 2008 Aug;8(4):362-365. Pubmedid: 18757265.
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