Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Garth A. Beinart, M.D.

Garth A. Beinart, M.D.

 

Garth A. Beinart, M.D.

Garth A. Beinart, M.D.

Assistant Member
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Physician
Medical Oncology Division, Department of Medicine
The Methodist Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

E-mail: gabeinart@houstonmethodist.org
Phone: 713-526-5511
Fax: 713-807-4971


Education

B.S.   University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
M.D.   Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Postdoctoral Training

Internal Medicine Residency, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Hematology/Medical Oncology Fellowship, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Hematology Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

 

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 and gene therapy for the treatment of various types of cancers, including pancreatic, breast, prostate, and lung.

Major Areas of Research

Cancer, clinical trials, chemotherapy.

Recent Publications

Li D, Li Y, Chang DZ, Beinart G, Wolff RA, Evans DB, Hassan MM, Abbruzzese JL. Effects of base excision repair gene polymorphisms on pancreatic cancer survival. Int J Cancer. 2007;120(8):1748-1754.

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. Phase II trial of 10-EDAM in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2007;60(1):61-67.

Li D, Liu H, Jiao L, Chang DZ, Beinart G, Wolff RA, Evans DB, Hassan MM, Abbruzzese JL. Significant effect of homologous recombination DNA repair gene polymorphisms on pancreatic cancer survival. Cancer Res. 2006;66(6):3323-3330.

Beinart G, Rini BI, Weinberg V, Small EJ. Antigen-presenting cells 8015 (Provenge) in patients with androgen-dependent, biochemically relapsed prostate cancer. Clin Prostate Cancer. 2005;4(1):55-60.

Beinart G, Damon L. Thrombosis associated with L-asparaginase therapy and low fibrinogen levels in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Am J Hematol. 2004;77(4):331-335.