Garth Beinart, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Associate Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Biography

Dr. Beinart earned numerous honors during his medical education and postdoctoral training, including the Caplovitz Award for Outstanding Senior Student in Internal Medicine, the Baylor Alumni Award, membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, and a MERIT Award for research from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Foundation. He assumed his positions at Methodist in 2007.

Description of Research

Dr. Beinart´s research involves clinical trials of investigational new drugs for the treatment of various types of cancers, including pancreatic, breast, prostate, and lung.

Areas Of Expertise

Cancer Clinical trials Chemotherapy
Education & Training

Clinical Fellowship , The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Residency , University of California San Francisco
MD , Baylor College of Medicine
Publications

Clinical course of 771 patients with bilateral breast cancer: Characteristics associated with overall and recurrence-free survival
Beinart, G, Gonzalez-Angulo, AM, Broglio, K, Mejia, J, Ruggeri, A, Mininberg, E, Hortobagyi, GN & Valero, V 2007, Clinical Breast Cancer, vol 7, no. 11, pp. 867-874. DOI: 10.3816/CBC.2007.n.052

Phase II trial of 10-EDAM in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer
Beinart, GA, Gonzalez-Angulo, AM, Broglio, K, Frye, D, Walters, R, Holmes, FA, Gunale, S, Booser, D, Rosenthal, J, Dhingra, K, Young, JA & Hortobagyi, GN 2007, Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, vol 60, no. 1, pp. 61-67. DOI: 10.1007/s00280-006-0348-9

Effects of base excision repair gene polymorphisms on pancreatic cancer survival
Li, D, Li, Y, Jiao, L, Chang, DZ, Beinart, G, Wolff, RA, Evans, DB, Hassan, MM & Abbruzzese, JL 2007, International Journal of Cancer, vol 120, no. 8, pp. 1748-1754. DOI: 10.1002/ijc.22301

Significant effect of homologous recombination DNA repair gene polymorphisms on pancreatic cancer survival
Li, D, Liu, H, Jiao, L, Chang, DZ, Beinart, G, Wolff, RA, Evans, DB, Hassan, MM & Abbruzzese, JL 2006, Cancer Research, vol 66, no. 6, pp. 3323-3330. DOI: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-05-3032

Antigen-presenting cells 8015 (Provenge®) in patients with androgen-dependent, biochemically relapsed prostate cancer
Beinart, G, Rini, BI, Weinberg, V & Small, EJ 2005, Clinical Prostate Cancer, vol 4, no. 1, pp. 55-60.

Thrombosis associated with L-asparaginase therapy and low fibrinogen levels in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Beinart, G & Damon, L 2004, American Journal of Hematology, vol 77, no. 4, pp. 331-335. DOI: 10.1002/ajh.20230

Undertreatment of osteoporosis in men who have had a hip fracture [1] (multiple letters)
Abraham, A, Kiebzak, GM, Beinart, GA, Perser, K, Ambrose, CG, Siff, SJ & Heggeness, MH 2003, Archives of Internal Medicine, vol 163, no. 10, pp. 1236-1237. DOI: 10.1001/archinte.163.10.1236-a

Hypogonadism and osteoporosis in men [2] (multiple letters)
Mikhail, N, Kiebzak, GM, Beinart, GA, Perser, K, Ambrose, CG, Siff, SJ & Heggeness, MH 2003, Archives of Internal Medicine, vol 163, no. 10, pp. 1237-1238. DOI: 10.1001/archinte.163.10.1237-a

Undertreatment of osteoporosis in men with hip fracture
Kiebzak, GM, Beinart, GA, Perser, K, Ambrose, CG, Siff, SJ & Heggeness, MH 2002, Archives of Internal Medicine, vol 162, no. 19, pp. 2217-2222. DOI: 10.1001/archinte.162.19.2217