Adetola Kassim, M.B.B.S.

Professor

adetola.kassim@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Professor of Medicine
Education
M.S., Clinical Science Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New YorkM.B.B.S., Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Office Address
2665 TVC
1301 22nd Avenue South
1301 22nd Avenue South,
Nashville, TN 37232-5505
Research Description
Incidence of pulmonary hypertension in adult sickle cell patients. A prospective case-controlled study.

Research Keywords
stem cell transplant, hematologic malignancies, non-malignant blood disorders, sickle cell
Publications
Chaturvedi S, Ghafuri DL, Jordan N, Kassim A, Rodeghier M, DeBaun MR. Clustering of end-organ disease and earlier mortality in adults with sickle cell disease: A retrospective-prospective cohort study. Am. J. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2018 Sep; 93(9): 1153-60. PMID: 29981283, DOI: 10.1002/ajh.25202, ISSN: 1096-8652.

Jordan LC, Kassim AA, Donahue MJ, Juttukonda MR, Pruthi S, Davis LT, Rodeghier M, Lee CA, Patel NJ, DeBaun MR. Silent infarct is a risk factor for infarct recurrence in adults with sickle cell anemia. Neurology [print-electronic]. 2018 Aug 8/21/2018; 91(8): e781-e784. PMID: 30054441, PMCID: PMC6107269, PII: WNL.0000000000006047, DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006047, ISSN: 1526-632X.

Utrankar A, Mayo-Gamble TL, Allen W, Novak L, Kassim AA, Bonnet K, Schlundt D, Murry VM, Jackson GP, DeBaun M, Cronin RM. Technology use and preferences to support clinical practice guideline awareness and adherence in individuals with sickle cell disease. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2018 Aug 8/1/2018; 25(8): 976-88. PMID: 29741695, PMCID: PMC6077809, PII: 4993661, DOI: 10.1093/jamia/ocy036, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Asare EV, Olayemi E, Boafor T, Dei-Adomakoh Y, Mensah E, Osei-Bonsu Y, Crabbe S, Musah L, Hayfron-Benjamin C, Covert-Greene B, Kassim AA, James A, Rodeghier M, DeBaun MR, Oppong SA. A case series describing causes of death in pregnant women with sickle cell disease in a low-resource setting [letter]. Am. J. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2018 Jul; 93(7): E167-E170. PMID: 29659044, DOI: 10.1002/ajh.25115, ISSN: 1096-8652.

Clark CA, Mosse CA, Chen H, Byrne M, Chinratanalab W, Engelhardt BG, Goodman SA, Harrell SL, Kassim AA, Savani BN, Sengsayadeth S, Jagasia M, Cornell RF. Prospective trial of minimal residual disease assessment by multiparametric flow cytometry for multiple myeloma in the era of bortezomib-based chemotherapy [letter]. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2018 Jun 6/18/2018; PMID: 29915217, PII: 10.1038/s41409-018-0241-2, DOI: 10.1038/s41409-018-0241-2, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Gatwood KS, Culos KA, Binari LA, Engelhardt BG, Kassim A, Byrne MT, Goodman SA, Chinratanalab W, Sengsayadeth SM, Greer JP, Jagasia M, Savani BN. Outcomes of a novel rituximab-based non-myeloablative conditioning regimen for hematopoietic cell transplantation in severe aplastic anemia [letter]. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2018 Jun; 53(6): 795-9. PMID: 29540851, PII: 10.1038/s41409-018-0124-6, DOI: 10.1038/s41409-018-0124-6, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Huang J, Phillips S, Byrne M, Chinratanalab W, Engelhardt BG, Goodman SA, Harrell SL, Jagasia M, Kassim A, Rawling KT, Savani BN, Sengsayadeth S, Cornell RF. Lenalidomide vs bortezomib maintenance choice post-autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation for multiple myeloma. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2018 Jun; 53(6): 701-7. PMID: 29703965, PII: 10.1038/s41409-018-0177-6, DOI: 10.1038/s41409-018-0177-6, ISSN: 1476-5365.

McDonald MK, Culos KA, Gatwood KS, Prow C, Chen H, Savani BN, Byrne M, Kassim AA, Engelhardt BG, Jagasia M, Satyanarayana G. Defining Incidence and Risk Factors for Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections in an Outpatient Adult Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Program. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2018 May 5/9/2018; PMID: 29753159, PII: S1083-8791(18)30253-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.04.031, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Aslam HM, Yousuf S, Kassim A, Iqbal SM, Hashmi SK. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for adult sickle cell disease in the era of universal donor availibility. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2018 May 5/4/2018; PMID: 29728697, PII: 10.1038/s41409-018-0193-6, DOI: 10.1038/s41409-018-0193-6, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Cronin RM, Hankins JS, Byrd J, Pernell BM, Kassim A, Adams-Graves P, Thompson AA, Kalinyak K, DeBaun MR, Treadwell M. Modifying factors of the health belief model associated with missed clinic appointments among individuals with sickle cell disease. Hematology [print-electronic]. 2018 Mar 3/29/2018; 1-9. PMID: 29595096, DOI: 10.1080/10245332.2018.1457200, ISSN: 1607-8454.

Ogunsile FJ, Currie KL, Rodeghier M, Kassim A, DeBaun MR, Sharma D. History of parvovirus B19 infection is associated with silent cerebral infarcts. Pediatr Blood Cancer [print-electronic]. 2018 Jan; 65(1): PMID: 28834316, DOI: 10.1002/pbc.26767, ISSN: 1545-5017.

Kennedy VE, Chen H, Savani BN, Greer J, Kassim AA, Engelhardt BG, Goodman S, Sengsayadeth S, Chinratanalab W, Jagasia M. Optimizing Antithymocyte Globulin Dosing for Unrelated Donor Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Based on Recipient Absolute Lymphocyte Count. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2018 Jan; 24(1): 150-5. PMID: 28864139, PII: S1083-8791(17)30682-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.08.029, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Kumar SK, Callander NS, Alsina M, Atanackovic D, Biermann JS, Castillo J, Chandler JC, Costello C, Faiman M, Fung HC, Godby K, Hofmeister C, Holmberg L, Holstein S, Huff CA, Kang Y, Kassim A, Liedtke M, Malek E, Martin T, Neppalli VT, Omel J, Raje N, Singhal S, Somlo G, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Weber D, Yahalom J, Kumar R, Shead DA. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Multiple Myeloma, Version 3.2018. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 Jan; 16(1): 11-20. PMID: 29295877, PII: 16/1/11, DOI: 10.6004/jnccn.2018.0002, ISSN: 1540-1413.

Cronin RM, Mayo-Gamble TL, Stimpson SJ, Badawy SM, Crosby LE, Byrd J, Volanakis EJ, Kassim AA, Raphael JL, Murry VM, DeBaun MR. Adapting medical guidelines to be patient-centered using a patient-driven process for individuals with sickle cell disease and their caregivers. BMC Hematol. 2018; 18: 12. PMID: 29977566, PMCID: PMC5994026, PII: 106, DOI: 10.1186/s12878-018-0106-3, ISSN: 2052-1839.

Kassim AA, Sharma D. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for sickle cell disease: The changing landscape. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther [print-electronic]. 2017 Dec; 10(4): 259-66. PMID: 28641096, PII: S1658-3876(17)30044-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.hemonc.2017.05.008, ISSN: 1658-3876.

Kassim AA, Savani BN. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia: A review. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther [print-electronic]. 2017 Dec; 10(4): 245-51. PMID: 28666104, PII: S1658-3876(17)30059-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.hemonc.2017.05.021, ISSN: 1658-3876.

Asare EV, Olayemi E, Boafor T, Dei-Adomakoh Y, Mensah E, Ghansah H, Osei-Bonsu Y, Crabbe S, Musah L, Hayfron-Benjamin C, Covert B, Kassim AA, James A, Rodeghier M, DeBaun MR, Oppong SA. Implementation of multidisciplinary care reduces maternal mortality in women with sickle cell disease living in low-resource setting. Am. J. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2017 Sep; 92(9): 872-8. PMID: 28512745, DOI: 10.1002/ajh.24790, ISSN: 1096-8652.

Oke O, Sethi T, Goodman S, Phillips S, Decker I, Rubinstein S, Concepcion B, Horst S, Jagasia M, Kassim A, Harrell SL, Langone A, Lenihan D, Rawling KT, Slosky D, Cornell RF. Outcomes from Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation versus Chemotherapy Alone for the Management of Light Chain Amyloidosis. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2017 Sep; 23(9): 1473-7. PMID: 28546074, PII: S1083-8791(17)30467-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.05.020, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Galadanci NA, Umar Abdullahi S, Vance LD, Musa Tabari A, Ali S, Belonwu R, Salihu A, Amal Galadanci A, Wudil Jibir B, Bello-Manga H, Neville K, Kirkham FJ, Shyr Y, Phillips S, Covert BV, Kassim AA, Jordan LC, Aliyu MH, DeBaun MR. Feasibility trial for primary stroke prevention in children with sickle cell anemia in Nigeria (SPIN trial). Am. J. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2017 Aug; 92(8): 780-8. PMID: 28439953, PMCID: PMC5523858, DOI: 10.1002/ajh.24770, ISSN: 1096-8652.

Brodsky MA, Rodeghier M, Sanger M, Byrd J, McClain B, Covert B, Roberts DO, Wilkerson K, DeBaun MR, Kassim AA. Risk Factors for 30-Day Readmission in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease. Am. J. Med [print-electronic]. 2017 May; 130(5): 601.e9-601.e15. PMID: 28065771, PII: S0002-9343(16)31310-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.12.010, ISSN: 1555-7162.

Johnpulle RA, Paczesny S, Jung DK, Daguindau E, Jagasia MH, Savani BN, Chinratanalab W, Cornell RF, Goodman S, Greer JP, Kassim AA, Sengsayadeth S, Byrne MT, Engelhardt BG. Metabolic Complications Precede Alloreactivity and Are Characterized by Changes in Suppression of Tumorigenicity 2 Signaling. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2017 Mar; 23(3): 529-32. PMID: 28013014, PMCID: PMC5321545, PII: S1083-8791(16)31186-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.12.627, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Rapoport Y, Freeman T, Koyama T, Engelhardt BG, Jagasia M, Savani BN, Tran U, Kassim AA. Validation of International Chronic Ocular Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD) Group Diagnostic Criteria as a Chronic Ocular GVHD-Specific Metric. Cornea. 2017 Feb; 36(2): 258-63. PMID: 28060078, PII: 00003226-201702000-00022, DOI: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001109, ISSN: 1536-4798.

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 Transplant [print-electronic]. 2017 Feb; 23(2): 269-77. PMID: 27864161, PMCID: PMC5346183, PII: S1083-8791(16)30489-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.11.011, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Chaturvedi S, Labib Ghafuri D, Kassim A, Rodeghier M, DeBaun MR. Elevated tricuspid regurgitant jet velocity, reduced forced expiratory volume in 1 second, and mortality in adults with sickle cell disease. Am. J. Hematol. 2017 Feb; 92(2): 125-30. PMID: 27806442, DOI: 10.1002/ajh.24598, ISSN: 1096-8652.

Juttukonda MR, Donahue MJ, Davis LT, Gindville MC, Lee CA, Patel NJ, Kassim AA, Pruthi S, Hendrikse J, Jordan LC. Preliminary evidence for cerebral capillary shunting in adults with sickle cell anemia. J. Cereb. Blood Flow Metab [print-electronic]. 2017 Jan 1/1/2017; 271678X17746808. PMID: 29260615, DOI: 10.1177/0271678X17746808, ISSN: 1559-7016.

Chaturvedi S, Ghafuri DL, Glassberg J, Kassim AA, Rodeghier M, DeBaun MR. Rapidly progressive acute chest syndrome in individuals with sickle cell anemia: a distinct acute chest syndrome phenotype. Am. J. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2016 Dec; 91(12): 1185-90. PMID: 27543812, DOI: 10.1002/ajh.24539, ISSN: 1096-8652.

Bello-Manga H, DeBaun MR, Kassim AA. Epidemiology and treatment of relative anemia in children with sickle cell disease in sub-Saharan Africa. Expert Rev Hematol [print-electronic]. 2016 Nov; 9(11): 1031-42. PMID: 27677923, DOI: 10.1080/17474086.2016.1240612, ISSN: 1747-4094.

Cronin RM, Hankins JS, Adams-Graves P, Thompson AA, Kalinyak K, Byrd J, McClain B, Kassim A, DeBaun M, Treadwell M. Barriers and facilitators to research participation among adults, and parents of children with sickle cell disease: A trans-regional survey [letter]. Am. J. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2016 Oct; 91(10): E461-2. PMID: 27421796, DOI: 10.1002/ajh.24483, ISSN: 1096-8652.

Kennedy VE, Savani BN, Greer JP, Kassim AA, Engelhardt BG, Goodman SA, Sengsayadeth S, Chinratanalab W, Jagasia M. Reduced-Intensity Conditioning with Fludarabine, Cyclophosphamide, and Rituximab Is Associated with Improved Outcomes Compared with Fludarabine and Busulfan after Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation for B Cell Malignancies. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2016 Oct; 22(10): 1801-7. PMID: 27377900, PII: S1083-8791(16)30202-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.06.029, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Sanger M, Jordan L, Pruthi S, Day M, Covert B, Merriweather B, Rodeghier M, DeBaun M, Kassim A. Cognitive deficits are associated with unemployment in adults with sickle cell anemia. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2016 Aug; 38(6): 661-71. PMID: 27167865, DOI: 10.1080/13803395.2016.1149153, ISSN: 1744-411X.

Engelhardt BG, Paczesny S, Jung DK, Daguindau E, Jagasia M, Savani BN, Chinratanalab W, Cornell RF, Goodman S, Greer JP, Kassim AA, Sengsayadeth S, Yoder SM, Rock MT, Crowe JE. Early Th1 immunity promotes immune tolerance and may impair graft-versus-leukemia effect after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation [letter]. Haematologica [print-electronic]. 2016 May; 101(5): e204-8. PMID: 26819055, PII: haematol.2015.139501, DOI: 10.3324/haematol.2015.139501, ISSN: 1592-8721.

Kassim AA, Pruthi S, Day M, Rodeghier M, Gindville MC, Brodsky MA, DeBaun MR, Jordan LC. Silent cerebral infarcts and cerebral aneurysms are prevalent in adults with sickle cell anemia [letter]. Blood [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr 4/21/2016; 127(16): 2038-40. PMID: 26941400, PII: blood-2016-01-694562, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2016-01-694562, ISSN: 1528-0020.

Boafor TK, Olayemi E, Galadanci N, Hayfron-Benjamin C, Dei-Adomakoh Y, Segbefia C, Kassim AA, Aliyu MH, Galadanci H, Tuuli MG, Rodeghier M, DeBaun MR, Oppong SA. Pregnancy outcomes in women with sickle-cell disease in low and high income countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BJOG [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr; 123(5): 691-8. PMID: 26667608, DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.13786, ISSN: 1471-0528.

Cornell RF, Kassim AA. Evolving paradigms in the treatment of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma: increased options and increased complexity. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr; 51(4): 479-91. PMID: 26726946, PMCID: PMC4827007, PII: bmt2015307, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2015.307, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Alfraih F, Aljurf M, Fitzhugh CD, Kassim AA. Alternative donor allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for hemoglobinopathies. Semin. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr; 53(2): 120-8. PMID: 27000737, PII: S0037-1963(16)00002-0, DOI: 10.1053/j.seminhematol.2016.01.001, ISSN: 1532-8686.

Anderson KC, Alsina M, Atanackovic D, Biermann JS, Chandler JC, Costello C, Djulbegovic B, Fung HC, Gasparetto C, Godby K, Hofmeister C, Holmberg L, Holstein S, Huff CA, Kassim A, Krishnan AY, Kumar SK, Liedtke M, Lunning M, Raje N, Reu FJ, Singhal S, Somlo G, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Treon SP, Weber D, Yahalom J, Shead DA, Kumar R. NCCN Guidelines Insights: Multiple Myeloma, Version 3.2016. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2016 Apr; 14(4): 389-400. PMID: 27059188, PII: 14/4/389, ISSN: 1540-1413.

Halasa NB, Savani BN, Asokan I, Kassim A, Simons R, Summers C, Bourgeois J, Clifton C, Vaughan LA, Lucid C, Wang L, Fonnesbeck C, Jagasia M. Randomized Double-Blind Study of the Safety and Immunogenicity of Standard-Dose Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine versus High-Dose Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in Adult Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Patients. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2016 Mar; 22(3): 528-35. PMID: 26705931, PII: S1083-8791(15)01864-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2015.12.003, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Jordan LC, Gindville MC, Scott AO, Juttukonda MR, Strother MK, Kassim AA, Chen SC, Lu H, Pruthi S, Shyr Y, Donahue MJ. Non-invasive imaging of oxygen extraction fraction in adults with sickle cell anaemia. Brain [print-electronic]. 2016 Mar; 139(Pt 3): 738-50. PMID: 26823369, PII: awv397, DOI: 10.1093/brain/awv397, ISSN: 1460-2156.

Kassim AA, Payne AB, Rodeghier M, Macklin EA, Strunk RC, DeBaun MR. Low forced expiratory volume is associated with earlier death in sickle cell anemia. Blood [print-electronic]. 2015 Sep 9/24/2015; 126(13): 1544-50. PMID: 26261241, PMCID: PMC4582330, PII: blood-2015-05-644435, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2015-05-644435, ISSN: 1528-0020.

Kassim AA, Galadanci NA, Pruthi S, DeBaun MR. How I treat and manage strokes in sickle cell disease. Blood [print-electronic]. 2015 May 5/28/2015; 125(22): 3401-10. PMID: 25824688, PMCID: PMC4467906, PII: blood-2014-09-551564, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2014-09-551564, ISSN: 1528-0020.

Wolf RB, Saville BR, Roberts DO, Fissell RB, Kassim AA, Airewele G, DeBaun MR. Factors associated with growth and blood pressure patterns in children with sickle cell anemia: Silent Cerebral Infarct Multi-Center Clinical Trial cohort. Am. J. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2015 Jan; 90(1): 2-7. PMID: 25236783, DOI: 10.1002/ajh.23854, ISSN: 1096-8652.

Das-Gupta E, Greinix H, Jacobs R, Zhou L, Savani BN, Engelhardt BG, Kassim A, Worel N, Knobler R, Russell N, Jagasia M. Extracorporeal photopheresis as second-line treatment for acute graft-versus-host disease: impact on six-month freedom from treatment failure. Haematologica [print-electronic]. 2014 Nov; 99(11): 1746-52. PMID: 25150260, PMCID: PMC4222474, PII: haematol.2014.108217, DOI: 10.3324/haematol.2014.108217, ISSN: 1592-8721.

Das-Gupta E, Greinix H, Jacobs R, Zhou L, Savani BN, Engelhardt BG, Kassim A, Worel N, Knobler R, Russell N, Jagasia M. Extracorporeal photopheresis as second-line treatment for acute graft-versus-host disease: impact on six-month freedom from treatment failure. Haematologica [print-electronic]. 2014 Nov; 99(11): 1746-52. PMID: 25150260, PMCID: PMC4222474, PII: haematol.2014.108217, DOI: 10.3324/haematol.2014.108217, ISSN: 1592-8721.

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 [print-electronic]. 2014 Oct 10/16/2014; 124(16): 2596-606. PMID: 25161269, PMCID: PMC4199961, PII: blood-2014-05-576041, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2014-05-576041, ISSN: 1528-0020.

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 [print-electronic]. 2014 Oct 10/16/2014; 124(16): 2596-606. PMID: 25161269, PMCID: PMC4199961, PII: blood-2014-05-576041, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2014-05-576041, ISSN: 1528-0020.

Pauff JM, Gonzalez RS, Sajnani KP, Kassim A, Jagasia M. Post-allograft pomalidomide and reversible hepatotoxicity [letter]. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2014 Oct; 49(10): 1341-2. PMID: 24955783, PII: bmt2014128, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2014.128, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Pauff JM, Gonzalez RS, Sajnani KP, Kassim A, Jagasia M. Post-allograft pomalidomide and reversible hepatotoxicity [letter]. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2014 Oct; 49(10): 1341-2. PMID: 24955783, PII: bmt2014128, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2014.128, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Wolf RB, Kassim AA, Goodpaster RL, DeBaun MR. Nocturnal enuresis in sickle cell disease. Expert Rev Hematol. 2014 Apr; 7(2): 245-54. PMID: 24617333, DOI: 10.1586/17474086.2014.892412, ISSN: 1747-4094.

Wolf RB, Kassim AA, Goodpaster RL, DeBaun MR. Nocturnal enuresis in sickle cell disease. Expert Rev Hematol. 2014 Apr; 7(2): 245-54. PMID: 24617333, DOI: 10.1586/17474086.2014.892412, ISSN: 1747-4094.

Maheshwari S, Kassim A, Yeh RF, Domm J, Calder C, Evans M, Manes B, Bruce K, Brown V, Ho R, Frangoul H, Yang E. Targeted Busulfan therapy with a steady-state concentration of 600-700¿ng/mL in patients with sickle cell disease receiving HLA-identical sibling bone marrow transplant. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2014 Mar; 49(3): 366-9. PMID: 24317124, PII: bmt2013188, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2013.188, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Maheshwari S, Kassim A, Yeh RF, Domm J, Calder C, Evans M, Manes B, Bruce K, Brown V, Ho R, Frangoul H, Yang E. Targeted Busulfan therapy with a steady-state concentration of 600-700¿ng/mL in patients with sickle cell disease receiving HLA-identical sibling bone marrow transplant. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2014 Mar; 49(3): 366-9. PMID: 24317124, PII: bmt2013188, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2013.188, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Kassim AA, DeBaun MR. The case for and against initiating either hydroxyurea therapy, blood transfusion therapy or hematopoietic stem cell transplant in asymptomatic children with sickle cell disease. Expert Opin Pharmacother [print-electronic]. 2014 Feb; 15(3): 325-36. PMID: 24392871, DOI: 10.1517/14656566.2014.868435, ISSN: 1744-7666.

Sengsayadeth S, Savani BN, Jagasia M, Goodman S, Greer JP, Chen H, Chinratanalab W, Kassim AA, Engelhardt BG. Six-month freedom from treatment failure is an important end point for acute GVHD clinical trials. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2014 Feb; 49(2): 236-40. PMID: 24096824, PMCID: PMC3946331, PII: bmt2013157, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2013.157, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Sengsayadeth S, Savani BN, Jagasia M, Goodman S, Greer JP, Chen H, Chinratanalab W, Kassim AA, Engelhardt BG. Six-month freedom from treatment failure is an important end point for acute GVHD clinical trials. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2014 Feb; 49(2): 236-40. PMID: 24096824, PMCID: PMC3946331, PII: bmt2013157, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2013.157, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Kassim AA, DeBaun MR. The case for and against initiating either hydroxyurea therapy, blood transfusion therapy or hematopoietic stem cell transplant in asymptomatic children with sickle cell disease. Expert Opin Pharmacother [print-electronic]. 2014 Feb; 15(3): 325-36. PMID: 24392871, DOI: 10.1517/14656566.2014.868435, ISSN: 1744-7666.

Ragon BK, Clifton C, Chen H, Savani BN, Engelhardt BG, Kassim AA, Vaughan LA, Lucid C, Jagasia M. Geographic distance is not associated with inferior outcome when using long-term transplant clinic strategy. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2014 Jan; 20(1): 53-7. PMID: 24120525, PII: S1083-8791(13)00450-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.10.004, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Ragon BK, Clifton C, Chen H, Savani BN, Engelhardt BG, Kassim AA, Vaughan LA, Lucid C, Jagasia M. Geographic distance is not associated with inferior outcome when using long-term transplant clinic strategy. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2014 Jan; 20(1): 53-7. PMID: 24120525, PII: S1083-8791(13)00450-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.10.004, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Vaughan LA, Vu M, Sengsayadeth S, Lucid C, Clifton C, McCarty K, Hagaman D, Domm J, Kassim A, Chinratanalab W, Goodman S, Greer J, Frangoul H, Engelhardt BG, Jagasia M, Savani BN. New allergies after cord blood transplantation. Cytotherapy. 2013 Oct; 15(10): 1259-65. PMID: 23993300, PII: S1465-3249(13)00550-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcyt.2013.05.018, ISSN: 1477-2566.

Vaughan LA, Vu M, Sengsayadeth S, Lucid C, Clifton C, McCarty K, Hagaman D, Domm J, Kassim A, Chinratanalab W, Goodman S, Greer J, Frangoul H, Engelhardt BG, Jagasia M, Savani BN. New allergies after cord blood transplantation. Cytotherapy. 2013 Oct; 15(10): 1259-65. PMID: 23993300, PII: S1465-3249(13)00550-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcyt.2013.05.018, ISSN: 1477-2566.

Jagasia M, Greinix H, Robin M, Das-Gupta E, Jacobs R, Savani BN, Engelhardt BG, Kassim A, Worel N, Knobler R, Russell N, Socie G. Extracorporeal photopheresis versus anticytokine therapy as a second-line treatment for steroid-refractory acute GVHD: a multicenter comparative analysis. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2013 Jul; 19(7): 1129-33. PMID: 23623892, PII: S1083-8791(13)00186-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.04.018, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Jagasia M, Greinix H, Robin M, Das-Gupta E, Jacobs R, Savani BN, Engelhardt BG, Kassim A, Worel N, Knobler R, Russell N, Socie G. Extracorporeal photopheresis versus anticytokine therapy as a second-line treatment for steroid-refractory acute GVHD: a multicenter comparative analysis. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2013 Jul; 19(7): 1129-33. PMID: 23623892, PII: S1083-8791(13)00186-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.04.018, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Kassim AA, DeBaun MR. Sickle cell disease, vasculopathy, and therapeutics. Annu. Rev. Med [print-electronic]. 2013; 64: 451-66. PMID: 23190149, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-med-120611-143127, ISSN: 1545-326X.

Kassim AA, DeBaun MR. Sickle cell disease, vasculopathy, and therapeutics. Annu. Rev. Med [print-electronic]. 2013; 64: 451-66. PMID: 23190149, DOI: 10.1146/annurev-med-120611-143127, ISSN: 1545-326X.

Engelhardt BG, Sengsayadeth SM, Jagasia M, Savani BN, Kassim AA, Lu P, Shyr Y, Yoder SM, Rock MT, Crowe JE. Tissue-specific regulatory T cells: biomarker for acute graft-vs-host disease and survival. Exp. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 40(12): 974-982.e1. PMID: 22885125, PMCID: PMC3611587, PII: S0301-472X(12)00343-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.exphem.2012.08.002, ISSN: 1873-2399.

Sengsayadeth SM, Jagasia M, Engelhardt BG, Kassim A, Strickland SA, Goodman S, Lucid C, Vnencak-Jones CL, Greer JP, Savani BN. Allo-SCT for high-risk AML-CR1 in the molecular era: impact of FLT3/ITD outweighs the conventional markers. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 47(12): 1535-7. PMID: 22659680, PII: bmt201288, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2012.88, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Hart AJ, Jagasia MH, Kim AS, Mosse CA, Savani BN, Kassim A. Minimal residual disease in myeloma: are we there yet?. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 18(12): 1790-9. PMID: 22626785, PII: S1083-8791(12)00211-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2012.05.009, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Hart AJ, Jagasia MH, Kim AS, Mosse CA, Savani BN, Kassim A. Minimal residual disease in myeloma: are we there yet?. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 18(12): 1790-9. PMID: 22626785, PII: S1083-8791(12)00211-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2012.05.009, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Sengsayadeth SM, Jagasia M, Engelhardt BG, Kassim A, Strickland SA, Goodman S, Lucid C, Vnencak-Jones CL, Greer JP, Savani BN. Allo-SCT for high-risk AML-CR1 in the molecular era: impact of FLT3/ITD outweighs the conventional markers. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 47(12): 1535-7. PMID: 22659680, PII: bmt201288, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2012.88, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Engelhardt BG, Sengsayadeth SM, Jagasia M, Savani BN, Kassim AA, Lu P, Shyr Y, Yoder SM, Rock MT, Crowe JE. Tissue-specific regulatory T cells: biomarker for acute graft-vs-host disease and survival. Exp. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2012 Dec; 40(12): 974-982.e1. PMID: 22885125, PMCID: PMC3611587, PII: S0301-472X(12)00343-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.exphem.2012.08.002, ISSN: 1873-2399.

Jacobs R, Tran U, Chen H, Kassim A, Engelhardt BG, Greer JP, Goodman SG, Clifton C, Lucid C, Vaughan LA, Savani BN, Jagasia M. Prevalence and risk factors associated with development of ocular GVHD defined by NIH consensus criteria. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2012 Nov; 47(11): 1470-3. PMID: 22484321, PII: bmt201256, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2012.56, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Jacobs R, Tran U, Chen H, Kassim A, Engelhardt BG, Greer JP, Goodman SG, Clifton C, Lucid C, Vaughan LA, Savani BN, Jagasia M. Prevalence and risk factors associated with development of ocular GVHD defined by NIH consensus criteria. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2012 Nov; 47(11): 1470-3. PMID: 22484321, PII: bmt201256, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2012.56, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Jagasia M, Clark WB, Brown-Gentry KD, Crawford DC, Fan KH, Chen H, Kassim A, Greer JP, Engelhardt BG, Savani BN. Genetic variation in donor CTLA-4 regulatory region is a strong predictor of outcome after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for hematologic malignancies. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2012 Jul; 18(7): 1069-75. PMID: 22178694, PII: S1083-8791(11)01080-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2011.12.518, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Chinratanalab W, Reddy N, Greer JP, Morgan D, Engelhardt B, Kassim A, Brandt SJ, Jagasia M, Goodman S, Savani BN. Immunomodulatory nonablative conditioning regimen for B-cell lymphoid malignancies. Exp. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2012 Jun; 40(6): 431-5. PMID: 22269114, PMCID: PMC4067702, PII: S0301-472X(12)00016-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.exphem.2012.01.014, ISSN: 1873-2399.

Chinratanalab W, Reddy N, Greer JP, Morgan D, Engelhardt B, Kassim A, Brandt SJ, Jagasia M, Goodman S, Savani BN. Immunomodulatory nonablative conditioning regimen for B-cell lymphoid malignancies. Exp. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2012 Jun; 40(6): 431-5. PMID: 22269114, PMCID: PMC4067702, PII: S0301-472X(12)00016-1, DOI: 10.1016/j.exphem.2012.01.014, ISSN: 1873-2399.

Reddy N, Greer JP, Goodman S, Kassim A, Morgan DS, Chinratanalab W, Brandt S, Englehardt B, Oluwole O, Jagasia MH, Savani BN. Consolidative therapy with stem cell transplantation improves survival of patients with mantle cell lymphoma after any induction regimen. Exp. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2012 May; 40(5): 359-66. PMID: 22269117, PII: S0301-472X(12)00014-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.exphem.2012.01.012, ISSN: 1873-2399.

Reddy N, Greer JP, Goodman S, Kassim A, Morgan DS, Chinratanalab W, Brandt S, Englehardt B, Oluwole O, Jagasia MH, Savani BN. Consolidative therapy with stem cell transplantation improves survival of patients with mantle cell lymphoma after any induction regimen. Exp. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2012 May; 40(5): 359-66. PMID: 22269117, PMCID: PMC4845757, PII: S0301-472X(12)00014-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.exphem.2012.01.012, ISSN: 1873-2399.

Engelhardt BG, Jagasia SM, Crowe JE, Griffith ML, Savani BN, Kassim AA, Lu P, Weitkamp JH, Moore DJ, Yoder SM, Rock MT, Jagasia M. Predicting posttransplantation diabetes mellitus by regulatory T-cell phenotype: implications for metabolic intervention to modulate alloreactivity. Blood [print-electronic]. 2012 Mar 3/8/2012; 119(10): 2417-21. PMID: 22262764, PMCID: PMC3311262, PII: blood-2011-10-384750, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2011-10-384750, ISSN: 1528-0020.

Engelhardt BG, Jagasia SM, Crowe JE, Griffith ML, Savani BN, Kassim AA, Lu P, Weitkamp JH, Moore DJ, Yoder SM, Rock MT, Jagasia M. Predicting posttransplantation diabetes mellitus by regulatory T-cell phenotype: implications for metabolic intervention to modulate alloreactivity. Blood [print-electronic]. 2012 Mar 3/8/2012; 119(10): 2417-21. PMID: 22262764, PMCID: PMC3311262, PII: blood-2011-10-384750, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2011-10-384750, ISSN: 1528-0020.

Clark WB, Brown-Gentry KD, Crawford DC, Fan KH, Snavely J, Chen H, Savani BN, Kassim A, Greer JP, Schuening FG, Engelhardt BG, Jagasia MH. Genetic variation in recipient B-cell activating factor modulates phenotype of GVHD. Blood [print-electronic]. 2011 Jul 7/28/2011; 118(4): 1140-4. PMID: 21628416, PII: blood-2010-09-310011, DOI: 10.1182/blood-2010-09-310011, ISSN: 1528-0020.

Figaro MK, Clayton W, Usoh C, Brown K, Kassim A, Lakhani VT, Jagasia S. Thyroid abnormalities in patients treated with lenalidomide for hematological malignancies: results of a retrospective case review. Am. J. Hematol [print-electronic]. 2011 Jun; 86(6): 467-70. PMID: 21544854, DOI: 10.1002/ajh.22008, ISSN: 1096-8652.

Lucid CE, Savani BN, Engelhardt BG, Shah P, Clifton C, Greenhut SL, Vaughan LA, Kassim A, Schuening F, Jagasia M. Extracorporeal photopheresis in patients with refractory bronchiolitis obliterans developing after allo-SCT. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2011 Mar; 46(3): 426-9. PMID: 20581885, PII: bmt2010152, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2010.152, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Engelhardt BG, Jagasia M, Savani BN, Bratcher NL, Greer JP, Jiang A, Kassim AA, Lu P, Schuening F, Yoder SM, Rock MT, Crowe JE. Regulatory T cell expression of CLA or a(4)ß(7) and skin or gut acute GVHD outcomes. Bone Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2011 Mar; 46(3): 436-42. PMID: 20577222, PMCID: PMC3217583, PII: bmt2010127, DOI: 10.1038/bmt.2010.127, ISSN: 1476-5365.

Griffith ML, Jagasia MH, Misfeldt AA, Chen H, Engelhardt BG, Kassim A, Savani BN, Survant M, Jagasia SM. Pretransplantation C-Peptide level predicts early posttransplantation diabetes mellitus and has an impact on survival after allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2011 Jan; 17(1): 86-92. PMID: 20561594, PII: S1083-8791(10)00254-5, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2010.06.010, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Tedeschi SK, Jagasia M, Engelhardt BG, Domm J, Kassim AA, Chinratanalab W, Greenhut SL, Goodman S, Greer JP, Schuening F, Frangoul H, Savani BN. Early lymphocyte reconstitution is associated with improved transplant outcome after cord blood transplantation. Cytotherapy [print-electronic]. 2011 Jan; 13(1): 78-82. PMID: 20586668, DOI: 10.3109/14653249.2010.495114, ISSN: 1477-2566.

Jagasia MH, Savani BN, Stricklin G, Engelhardt B, Kassim A, Dixon S, Chen H, Chinratanalab W, Goodman S, Greer JP, Schuening F. Classic and overlap chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) is associated with superior outcome after extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP). Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2009 Oct; 15(10): 1288-95. PMID: 19747637, PMCID: PMC3159406, PII: S1083-8791(09)00289-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2009.06.007, ISSN: 1523-6536.

Jagasia M, Giglia J, Chinratanalab W, Dixon S, Chen H, Frangoul H, Engelhardt B, Goodman S, Greer J, Kassim A, Morgan D, Ruffner K, Schuening F. Incidence and outcome of chronic graft-versus-host disease using National Institutes of Health consensus criteria. Biol. Blood Marrow Transplant [print-electronic]. 2007 Oct; 13(10): 1207-15. PMID: 17889358, PII: S1083-8791(07)00338-2, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2007.07.001, ISSN: 1083-8791.

Engelhardt BG, Holland DW, Brandt SJ, Chinratanalab W, Goodman SA, Greer JP, Jagasia MH, Kassim AA, Morgan DS, Ruffner KL, Schuening FG, Wolff S, Bitting R, Sulur P, Stein RS. High-dose chemotherapy followed by autologous stem cell transplantation for relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma: prognostic features and outcomes. Leuk. Lymphoma. 2007 Sep; 48(9): 1728-35. PMID: 17786708, PII: 781802102, DOI: 10.1080/10428190701534374, ISSN: 1042-8194.

Miller GG, Boivin G, Dummer JS, McConnell T, Becher MW, Kassim A, Tang YW. Cytomegalovirus ventriculoencephalitis in a peripheral blood stem cell transplant recipient. Clin. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2006 Feb 2/15/2006; 42(4): e26-9. PMID: 16421783, PII: CID37885, DOI: 10.1086/499366, ISSN: 1537-6591.

Kassim AA, Chinratanalab W, Ferrara JL, Mineishi S. Reduced-intensity allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute leukemias: 'what is the best recipe?'. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2005 Oct; 36(7): 565-74. PMID: 15995714, PII: 1705075, DOI: 10.1038/sj.bmt.1705075, ISSN: 0268-3369.

Jagasia MH, Greer JP, Morgan DS, Mineishi S, Kassim AA, Ruffner KL, Chen H, Schuening FG. Pegfilgrastim after high-dose chemotherapy and autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplant: phase II study. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2005 Jun; 35(12): 1165-9. PMID: 15880129, PII: 1704994, DOI: 10.1038/sj.bmt.1704994, ISSN: 0268-3369.

Kassim AA, Umans H, Nagel RL, Fabry ME. Megalophallus as a sequela of priapism in sickle cell anemia: use of blood oxygen level-dependent magnetic resonance imaging. Urology. 2000; 1;56((3)): 509.

Kassim AA, Fabry ME, Nagel RL. Acute priapism associated with the use of sildenafil in a patient with sickle cell trait. (Letter). Blood. 2000; 1;95((5)): 1878-9.

Fabry, M.E., Liu, G., Kassim, A., Billet, H., Nagel, R.L. Deoxy HbS detection in brain of sickle cell disease patients by blood level oxygen dependent magnetic resonance imaging (BOLD-MRI). (Abstract). Blood. 1999; ((94)): 421a.

Fabry, M.E., Kassim, A., Umans, H., Nagel, R.L. Clinical applications of BOLD-MRI to extremities in sickle cell pain episodes. (Abstract). Blood. 1998; ((9, 92)): 525a.

Kassim, A., Sane, P., Billett, H. Tower skill or marrow expansion with pituitary hemosiderosis in beta thalassemia intermedia. Journal of Radiology.