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Omar S. Aljitawi, M.B.B.S.


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Journal Articles

Bawany F, Tbakhi B, Mendler JH, Richardson CT, Bennett JM, Aljitawi OS. "Remission of anti-TIF1? dermatomyositis after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant for myelodysplastic syndrome." Blood advances.. 2020 Nov 24; 4(22):5698-5701.

Tbakhi B, Furqan F, Scott G, Liesveld JL, Aljitawi OS. "Autologous Stem Cell Rescue recipient with neutrophil tissue delivery detected prior to blood engraftment: a case report." EJHaem.. 2020 Jul; 1(1):330-333. Epub 2020 Aug 07.

Elad S, Aljitawi O, Zadik Y. "Oral graft-versus-host disease: a pictorial review and a guide for dental practitioners." International dental journal.. 2020 Jun 28; Epub 2020 Jun 28.

Liesveld JL, Sharma N, Aljitawi OS. "Stem Cell Homing: From Physiology to Therapeutics." Stem cells.. 2020 Jun 11; Epub 2020 Jun 11.

Mina A, Aljitawi OS. "Use of hyperbaric oxygen in hematopoietic cell transplantation to aid post-transplant recovery." Journal of comparative effectiveness research.. 2020 Feb; 9(3):149-153. Epub 2020 Jan 29.

Lipe B, Divine C, Abhyankar S, Singh AK, Ganguly S, Lin TL, Baran A, Cantilena AR, Bhatti S, Shune L, Abdelhakim H, McGuirk J, Allin D, Aljitawi OS. "Results of the First Clinical Study in Humans That Combines Hyperbaric Oxygen Pretreatment with Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation." Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.. 2019 Sep; 25(9):1713-1719. Epub 2019 Jun 03.

Aljitawi OS, Chiu YG. "VCAM-1+ macrophages usher hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell to vascular niche "hotspots"." Annals of translational medicine.. 2019 Jul; 7(Suppl 3):S116.

Li D, Chiu G, Lipe B, Hopkins RA, Lillis J, Ashton JM, Paul S, Aljitawi OS. "Decellularized Wharton jelly matrix: a biomimetic scaffold for ex vivo hematopoietic stem cell culture." Blood advances.. 2019 Apr 9; 3(7):1011-1026.

Milito C, Masel D, Henrichs K, Schmidt AE, Kirkley S, Aljitawi O, Becker M, Blumberg N, Refaai MA. "Post-Transfusion Purpura Mimicking Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: A Case Report." Laboratory medicine.. 2019 Mar 27; Epub 2019 Mar 27.

Mina A, Shune L, Abdelhakim H, Lin TL, Ganguly S, Baran A, Singh A, Abhyankar S, McGuirk JP, Allin D, Aljitawi OS. "Long-term results of a pilot study evaluating hyperbaric oxygen therapy to improve umbilical cord blood engraftment." Annals of hematology.. 2019 Feb; 98(2):481-489. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

Li D, Lin TL, Lipe B, Hopkins RA, Shinogle H, Aljitawi OS. "A novel extracellular matrix-based leukemia model supports leukemia cells with stem cell-like characteristics." Leukemia research.. 2018 Sep; 72:105-112. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Cheung KY, Berry A, Li D, Aljitawi OS. "Hyperbaric oxygen treatment effects on in vitro cultured umbilical cord blood CD34 cells." Cytotherapy.. 2018 Jan; 20(1):87-94. Epub 2017 Oct 14.

Converse GL, Li D, Buse EE, Hopkins RA, Aljitawi OS. "Wharton's Jelly Matrix Decellularization for Tissue Engineering Applications." Methods in molecular biology.. 2018 1577:25-33.

Lipe B, Kambhampati S, Veldhuizen PV, Yacoub A, Aljitawi O, Mikhael J. "Correlation between markers of bone metabolism and vitamin D levels in patients with monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS)." Blood cancer journal.. 2017 Dec 14; 7(12):646. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

Aljitawi OS, Laughlin M, Broxmeyer H. "Erythropoietin in umbilical cord blood transplantation: defining the role and implications." Expert review of hematology.. 2017 Aug; 10(8):675-677. Epub 2017 Jul 12.

Aljitawi, O. "Erythropoietin in umbilical cord blood transplantation: Defining the role and implications". Expert Review of Hematology. 2017; .

Jadalannagari S, Converse G, McFall C, Buse E, Filla M, Villar MT, Artigues A, Mellot AJ, Wang J, Detamore MS, Hopkins RA, Aljitawi OS. "Decellularized Wharton's Jelly from human umbilical cord as a novel 3D scaffolding material for tissue engineering applications." PloS one.. 2017 12(2):e0172098. Epub 2017 Feb 21.

Aljitawi OS, Paul S, Ganguly A, Lin TL, Ganguly S, Vielhauer G, Capitano ML, Cantilena A, Lipe B, Mahnken JD, Wise A, Berry A, Singh AK, Shune L, Lominska C, Abhyankar S, Allin D, Laughlin M, McGuirk JP, Broxmeyer HE. "Erythropoietin modulation is associated with improved homing and engraftment after umbilical cord blood transplantation." Blood.. 2016 Dec 22; 128(25):3000-3010. Epub 2016 Oct 19.

Abhyankar S, Lubanski P, DeJarnette S, Merkel D, Bunch J, Daniels K, Aljitawi O, Lin T, Ganguly S, McGuirk J. "A novel hematopoietic progenitor cell mobilization regimen, utilizing bortezomib and filgrastim, for patients undergoing autologous transplant." Journal of clinical apheresis.. 2016 Dec; 31(6):559-563. Epub 2016 Mar 04.

Kirschbaum MH, Frankel P, Synold TW, Xie Z, Yen Y, Popplewell L, Chen R, Aljitawi O, Tuscano JM, Chan KK, Newman EM. "A phase I pharmacodynamic study of GTI-2040, an antisense oligonucleotide against ribonuclotide reductase, in acute leukemias: a California Cancer Consortium study." Leukemia & lymphoma.. 2016 Oct; 57(10):2307-14. Epub 2016 Feb 19.

Jadalannagari S, Berry AM, Hopkins RA, Bhavsar D, Aljitawi OS. "Potential mechanisms underlying ectodermal differentiation of Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stem cells." Biochemical and biophysical research communications.. 2016 Sep 16; 478(2):831-7. Epub 2016 Aug 05.

Rinehart M, Hochard E, Rockey M, Abhyankar S, Ganguly S, Lin T, McGuirk J, Shune L, Singh A, Aljitawi O. "Evaluation of cytomegalovirus reactivation and tolerability in seropositive umbilical cord transplant patients after implementation of an intensive prevention strategy." Hematology/oncology and stem cell therapy.. 2016 Sep; 9(3):105-11. Epub 2016 Mar 17.

Singh AK, Porrata LF, Aljitawi O, Lin T, Shune L, Ganguly S, McGuirk JP, Abhyankar S. "Fatal GvHD induced by PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab in a patient with Hodgkin's lymphoma." Bone marrow transplantation.. 2016 Sep; 51(9):1268-70. Epub 2016 Apr 25.

Brownback KR, Simpson SQ, Pitts LR, Polineni D, McGuirk JP, Ganguly S, Aljitawi OS, Lin TL, Singh A, Abhyankar S. "Effect of extracorporeal photopheresis on lung function decline for severe bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome following allogeneic stem cell transplantation." Journal of clinical apheresis.. 2016 Aug; 31(4):347-52. Epub 2015 May 29.

Iliff A, Divine C, Diaz F, Aljitawi O, Abhayankar S, McGuirk J, Ganguly S. "Adequacy of peripheral blood stem cell mobilization in patients with relapsed B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma treated with bendamustine." Leukemia & lymphoma.. 2016 May; 57(5):1189-90. Epub 2015 Oct 12.

Aljitawi OS, Hari P. "Propylene glycol-free melphalan as conditioning regimen for autologous transplantation in myeloma." International journal of hematologic oncology.. 2016 May; 5(1):5-10. Epub 2016 May 31.

Luu Tran H, Mahmoudjafari Z, Rockey M, Henry D, Grauer D, Aljitawi O, Abhyankar S, Ganguly S, Lin T, McGuirk J. "Tolerability and outcome of once weekly liposomal amphotericin B for the prevention of invasive fungal infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients with graft-versus-host disease." Journal of oncology pharmacy practice : official publication of the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners.. 2016 Apr; 22(2):228-34. Epub 2014 Dec 03.

Pokhrel SD, Persons DL, Aljitawi OS. "RSV-Related Thrombocytopenia Associated with Transient Cytogenetic Abnormalities in a Recipient of Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation." Case reports in hematology.. 2016 2016:8628507. Epub 2016 Feb 02.

Hari P, Aljitawi OS, Arce-Lara C, Nath R, Callander N, Bhat G, Allen LF, Stockerl-Goldstein K. "A Phase IIb, Multicenter, Open-Label, Safety, and Efficacy Study of High-Dose, Propylene Glycol-Free Melphalan Hydrochloride for Injection (EVOMELA) for Myeloablative Conditioning in Multiple Myeloma Patients Undergoing Autologous Transplantation." Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation.. 2015 Dec; 21(12):2100-2105. Epub 2015 Aug 29.

Bray WM, Bivona C, Rockey M, Henry D, Grauer D, Abhyankar S, Aljitawi O, Ganguly S, McGuirk J, Singh A, Lin TL. "Outcomes for newly diagnosed patients with acute myeloid leukemia dosed on actual or adjusted body weight." Cancer chemotherapy and pharmacology.. 2015 Oct; 76(4):691-7. Epub 2015 Aug 01.

Ciurea SO, Zhang MJ, Bacigalupo AA, Bashey A, Appelbaum FR, Aljitawi OS, Armand P, Antin JH, Chen J, Devine SM, Fowler DH, Luznik L, Nakamura R, O'Donnell PV, Perales MA, Pingali SR, Porter DL, Riches MR, Ringdén OT, Rocha V, Vij R, Weisdorf DJ, Champlin RE, Horowitz MM, Fuchs EJ, Eapen M. "Haploidentical transplant with posttransplant cyclophosphamide vs matched unrelated donor transplant for acute myeloid leukemia." Blood.. 2015 Aug 20; 126(8):1033-40. Epub 2015 Jun 30.

Jadalannagari S, Aljitawi OS. "Ectodermal Differentiation of Wharton's Jelly Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Applications." Tissue engineering. Part B, Reviews.. 2015 Jun; 21(3):314-22. Epub 2015 Jan 30.

Lin TL, Williams T, He J, Aljitawi OS, Ganguly S, Abhyankar S, Fleming A, Male H, McGuirk JP. "Rates of complete diagnostic testing for patients with acute myeloid leukemia." Cancer medicine. 2015 Apr; 4(4):519-22. Epub 2015 Jan 26.

Ganguly S, McRae J, He J, Divine C, Abhyankar S, Aljitawi O, McGuirk JP. "Routine radiographic screening after completion of initial chemotherapy and relapse-free survival after transplant in patients with relapsed lymphoma." Leukemia & lymphoma.. 2015 Feb; 56(2):518-9. Epub 2014 Jul 15.

Singh, AK; Divine, C; Aljitawi, O; Abhyankar, S; McQuirk, JP; Ganguly, S. "In Vivo Purging May Not be Required in the Era of Universal Use of Rituximab Containing Chemo-Immunotherapy in Patients with Follicular and Mantle Cell Lymphoma: A Single Center Experience." Bio of Blood and Marrow Transp. 2015; 21(2 Supp): S135-S136.

Deauna-Limayo D, Aljitawi OS, Ganguly S, Abhyankar S, Wick JA, McGuirk JP. "Combined use of multiday palonosetron with aprepitant and low-dose dexamethasone in prevention of nausea and emesis among patients with multiple myeloma and lymphoma undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant: A pilot study." Journal of oncology pharmacy practice : official publication of the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners.. 2014 Aug; 20(4):263-9. Epub 2013 Sep 04.

Aljitawi OS, Ganguly S, Abhyankar SH, Ferree M, Marks R, Pipkin JD, McGuirk JP. "Phase IIa cross-over study of propylene glycol-free melphalan (LGD-353) and alkeran in multiple myeloma autologous transplantation." Bone marrow transplantation.. 2014 Aug; 49(8):1042-5. Epub 2014 Jun 09.

Prochaska L, Vacek J, Madan R, Abhyankar S, Ganguly S, McGuirk JP, Lin TL, Aljitawi OS. "Intestinal ischemia after allogeneic stem cell transplantation: a report of four cases." Transplantation proceedings.. 2014 Jun; 46(5):1536-9.

Brownback KR, Simpson SQ, McGuirk JP, Lin TL, Abhyankar S, Ganguly S, Aljitawi OS. "Pulmonary manifestations of the pre-engraftment syndrome after umbilical cord blood transplantation." Annals of hematology.. 2014 May; 93(5):847-54. Epub 2013 Dec 18.

Wieliczka ML, Ganguly S, Abhyankar S, Lin T, McGuirk JP, Aljitawi OS. "Rituximab as a treatment for factor VIII inhibitor in a patient with chronic GVHD." Bone marrow transplantation.. 2014 Apr; 49(4):588. Epub 2014 Jan 20.

Aljitawi OS, Li D, Xiao Y, Zhang D, Ramachandran K, Stehno-Bittel L, Van Veldhuizen P, Lin TL, Kambhampati S, Garimella R. "A novel three-dimensional stromal-based model for in vitro chemotherapy sensitivity testing of leukemia cells." Leukemia & lymphoma.. 2014 Feb; 55(2):378-91. Epub 2013 May 15.

Aljitawi OS, Xiao Y, Eskew JD, Parelkar NK, Swink M, Radel J, Lin TL, Kimler BF, Mahnken JD, McGuirk JP, Broxmeyer HE, Vielhauer G. "Hyperbaric oxygen improves engraftment of ex-vivo expanded and gene transduced human CD34? cells in a murine model of umbilical cord blood transplantation." Blood cells, molecules & diseases.. 2014 Jan; 52(1):59-67. Epub 2013 Aug 14.

Pawar RD, Williams T, Khera R, Eid A, Aljitawi OS, Dusing RW. "Inflammatory response following neutrophil recovery postchemotherapy in acute myeloid leukemia cases without evidence of infection: role of homing of neutrophils." Journal of blood medicine.. 2014 5:37-41. Epub 2014 Mar 10.

Pawar R, Kasi Loknath Kumar A, Woodroof J, Cui W, McGuirk J, Abhyankar S, Ganguly S, Singh A, Lin T, Aljitawi O. "Skin Recurrence of Transformed Mycosis Fungoides Postumbilical Cord Blood Transplant despite Complete Donor Chimerism." Case reports in hematology.. 2014 2014:743856. Epub 2014 Dec 11.

Williams CB, Kambhampati S, Fiskus W, Wick J, Dutreix C, Ganguly S, Aljitawi O, Reyes R, Fleming A, Abhyankar S, Bhalla KN, McGuirk JP. "Preclinical and phase I results of decitabine in combination with midostaurin (PKC412) for newly diagnosed elderly or relapsed/refractory adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia." Pharmacotherapy.. 2013 Dec; 33(12):1341-52. Epub 2013 Jun 24.

Ganguly S, Amin M, Divine C, Aljitawi OS, Abhyankar S, McGuirk JP. "Decitabine in patients with relapsed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (allo-SCT)." Annals of hematology.. 2013 Apr; 92(4):549-50. Epub 2012 Oct 31.

Aljitawi OS, Xiao Y, Zhang D, Stehno-Bittel L, Garimella R, Hopkins RA, Detamore MS. "Generating CK19-positive cells with hair-like structures from Wharton's jelly mesenchymal stromal cells." Stem cells and development.. 2013 Jan 1; 22(1):18-26. Epub 2012 Oct 19.

Alhafez A, Aljitawi OS, Lin TL, Ganguly S, Abhyankar S, McGuirk JP. "Bendamustine associated with irreversible ascending paralysis." Case reports in hematology.. 2013 2013:931519. Epub 2013 Feb 27.

Williams T, Aljitawi OS, Moussa R, McHugh S, Dusing R, Abraha J, Yarlagadda SG. "First case of donor transmitted non-leukemic promyelocytic sarcoma." Leukemia & lymphoma.. 2012 Dec; 53(12):2530-4. Epub 2012 Jul 09.

Aljitawi OS, Lin TL. "Research Highlights: Highlights from the latest articles in molecular profiling and prognosis in acute myeloid leukemia." Personalized medicine.. 2012 Sep; 9(7):679-682.

Aljitawi OS, Boone JM. "Lymphoma-associated hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis." Blood.. 2012 Aug 2; 120(5):932.

Abhyankar S, DeJarnette S, Aljitawi O, Ganguly S, Merkel D, McGuirk J. "A risk-based approach to optimize autologous hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) collection with the use of plerixafor." Bone marrow transplantation.. 2012 Apr; 47(4):483-7. Epub 2011 Jul 04.

Aljitawi OS. "Ex vivo expansion of umbilical cord blood: where are we?" International journal of hematology.. 2012 Apr; 95(4):371-9. Epub 2012 Mar 23.

Ganguly S, Jain V, Divine C, Aljitawi O, Abhyankar S, McGuirk J. "BU, melphalan and thiotepa as a preparative regimen for auto-transplantation in Hodgkin's disease." Bone marrow transplantation.. 2012 Feb; 47(2):311-2. Epub 2011 Apr 04.

Aljitawi OS, McGuirk JP. "Multiple myeloma preparative regimens for high-dose therapy and autologous transplantation: what's new?" Journal of comparative effectiveness research.. 2012 Jan; 1(1):57-70.

Aljitawi, OS; Allen M; Zhang D; Dasouki M; Abhyabjar S, et al. "Coexistent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Renal Cell Carcinoma in a Patient with Von Hipple-Lindau Disease: A Case Report." J Blood Lymph. 2012; .

Ganguly S, Divine CL, Aljitawi OS, Abhyankar S, McGuirk JP, Graves L. "Prophylactic use of zoledronic acid to prevent early bone loss is safe and feasible in patients with acute myeloid leukemia undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplantation." Clinical transplantation.. 2012 26(3):447-53. Epub 2011 Oct 17.

Aljitawi OS, Coats A, Zhang D, Ganguly S, Abhyankar S, Lin T, McGuirk JP. "Umbilical cord graft-versus-leukemia effect induces remission without the price of graft-versus-host disease: the possible role of NK cells." Clinical transplantation.. 2012 26(5):663-4. Epub 2012 Sep 02.

Brunstein CG, Fuchs EJ, Carter SL, Karanes C, Costa LJ, Wu J, Devine SM, Wingard JR, Aljitawi OS, Cutler CS, Jagasia MH, Ballen KK, Eapen M, O'Donnell PV, . "Alternative donor transplantation after reduced intensity conditioning: results of parallel phase 2 trials using partially HLA-mismatched related bone marrow or unrelated double umbilical cord blood grafts." Blood.. 2011 Jul 14; 118(2):282-8. Epub 2011 Apr 28.

Aljitawi OS, Rodriguez L, Madan R, Ganguly S, Abhyankar S, McGuirk JP. "Late-onset intestinal perforation in the setting of posttransplantation microangiopathy: a case report." Transplantation proceedings.. 2010 Nov; 42(9):3892-3.

Ganguly N, Clough LA, Dubois LK, Mcguirk JP, Abhyankar S, Aljitawi OS, O'Neal N, Divine CL, Ganguly S. "Low-dose cidofovir in the treatment of symptomatic BK virus infection in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a retrospective analysis of an algorithmic approach." Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society.. 2010 Oct; 12(5):406-11.

Male HJ, Davis MB, McGuirk JP, Abhyankar S, Aljitawi OS, Zhang D, Ganguly S. "Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm should be treated with acute leukemia type induction chemotherapy and allogeneic stem cell transplantation in first remission." International journal of hematology.. 2010 Sep; 92(2):398-400. Epub 2010 Aug 11.

Copeland B, Aljitawi O, Fitzgerald SM, Chi DS, Krishnaswamy G. "A patient with facial and neck swelling, dyspnea, and dysphagia." Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology.. 2005 Dec; 95(6):510-7.

Aljitawi O, Shabaneh B, Whitaker J. "Bilateral upper extremity thrombophlebitis related to intravenous amiodarone: a case report." Southern medical journal.. 2005 Aug; 98(8):814-6.

Aljitawi OS, Krishnan K, Curtis BR, Bougie DW, Aster RH. "Serologically documented loracarbef (Lorabid)-induced immune thrombocytopenia." American journal of hematology.. 2003 May; 73(1):41-3.

Aljitawi, OS; Lin, T. "Advances in Individualized Prognosis in Acute Myeloid Leukemia." Personalized Medicine. 9(7): 679-682.

Jadalannagari, S; Berry, AM; Hopkins, RA; Bhavsar, D; Aljitasi, OS;. "Potential Mechanisms Underlying Ectodermal Differentiation of Wharton's Jelly Mesenchymal Stem Cells." BBRC.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Wharton's jelly matrix decellularization for tissue engineering applications
Book Title: Decellularized Scaffolds and Organogenesis
Author List: Converse, G.L; Li, D; E. Buse, E.E.; Hopkins, R.A.; and Aljitawi, O.S.
Published By: Springer Protocols2017

Chapter Title: The human Mast Cell
Book Title: Mast Cells, Methods and Protocols
Author List: Guha Krishnaswamy, Omar Aljitawi, and David S. Chi.
Published By: Humana Press2005