2018-2019 Milestones


  • ICML International Conference of Malignant Lymphoma (Switzerland):
    • Kartik Anand M.D.: Comprehensive report of anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor T-cells (CAR-T) associated Non Relapse Mortality (CART-NRM) from FAERS
  • ASCO 2019
    • Emre Koca M.D.: Phase II Trial Of Neoadjuvant TAK-228 Plus Tamoxifen In Patients With (ER)-Positive, HER2-Negative Breast Cancer. MERIT AWARD
    • Kartik Anand M.D.: Comprehensive report of anti-CD19 chimeric antigen receptor T cells (CAR-T) associated non-relapse mortality (CART-NRM) from FAERS. MERIT AWARD
    • Kartik Anand M.D. Neoadjuvant Phase II study of Everolimus plus Cisplatin in TNBC patients with Residual Disease
  • ASCO-SITC (Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer) 2019
    • Kartik Anand M.D.: T-cell lymphoma secondary to CPI use for other malignancies. MERIT AWARD
  • Houston Methodist Cancer Symposium 2018
    • Sarah Creamer M.D.: Best clinical Trial Poster Award
  • Texas ASCO 2018
    • Emre Koca M.D.: Association of PRAME expression with clinical features in uveal melanoma ($1000 Award)



2019 ASCO Vail Recipients


  • Emre Koca M.D. Phase I study of autologous T lymphocytes expressing GD2-spesific chimeric antigen treatment of patients with pre-treated metastatic uveal melanoma patients.
  • Akshjot Puri M.D. Neurocognitive and Neuroimaging Assessments in Investigating the Mechanism of Cancer-Related Cognitive Impairment in Breast Cancer



2019 Publications To Date


  1. Schefler A, Koca E, Bernicker E, Correa Z. Relationship between clinical features, GEP class and PRAME expression in uveal melanoma.  Graefe’s Archive for clinical and experimental opthomology. 2019; 1-5.
  2. Anand K, Kumar P, Pingali SR et al. Acute myeloid leukemia with eosinophilia after cyclin-dependent kinases 4/6 inhibitor treatment due to underlying clonal hematopoiesis of indeerminate potential. Am J Hematol 2019; 94: E82-E85.
  3. Anand K, Niravath P. Acupuncture and Vitamin D for the Management of Aromatase Inhibitor-Induced Arthralgia. Curr Oncol Rep 2019; 21: 51.
  4. Anand K, Ibrahim I. Four Limb Ischemia: A Severe Case of Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia. Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus 2019; 35: 397-398.
  5. Burns E, Anand K, Acosta G et al. Autosplenectomy in a Patient with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH). Case Rep Hematol 2019; 2019: 3146965.
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