The People of Tulane Cancer Center Research
Roy S. Weiner, MD
Dr. Weiner's basic research contributions are focused on human hematopoeitic stem cell physiology, cell separation and stem cell cryopreservation. The methods he developed for freezing and thawing human mononuclear cells are used widely today in basic research and in clinical stem cell transplantation. His clinical research contributed to the modern multi-drug treatment of adult leukemia and, more recently, the multimodality therapy of locally advanced breast cancer. He has published more than 140 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals, many invited papers, and has edited several books. He is on the editorial boards of several scholarly journals and has served the AACR, ASCO, and ASH in leadership positions.
Gale RP, Büchner T, Zhang MJ, Heinecke A, Champlin RE, Dicke KA, Gluckman E, Good RA, Gratwohl A, Herzig HA, Keating A, Klein JP, Marmont AM, Prentice G, Rowlings PA, Sobocinski KA, Speck B, Weiner RS, Horowitz MM. (1996) HLA-identical sibling bone marrow transplants versus chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia in first remission. Leukemia 10(11): 1687-91.
Kao KJ, Noyes W, Weiner RS, Hudson S, Waldman-Slone A. (1997) Leukocyte Reduction and Ultraviolet B Irradiation of Platelets to Prevent Alloimmunization and Refractoriness to Platelet Transfusions. NEJM 337(26): 1861-1869.
Champlin RE, Passweg JR, Zhang MJ, Rowling PA, Pelz CJ, Atkinson KA, Barrett AJ, Cahn JY, Drobyski WR, Gale RP, Goldman JM, Gratwohl A, Gordon-Smith EC, Henslee-Downey PJ, Herzig RH, Klein JP, Marmont AM, O'Reilly RJ, Ringden O, Slavin S, Sobocinski KA, Speck B, Weiner RS, Horowitz MM. (2000) T cell depletion of bone marrow transplants for leukemia from donors other than HLA-identical siblings: advantage of T-cell antibodies with narrow specificities. Blood 95(12): 3996-4003.
Miller AM, Morrison D, Safah H, Cullins S, LaRussa V, Rink J, Weiner RS. (2000) Decreased Quality of Peripheral Blood Progenitors Collected after a Peripheral Blood Progenitor Transplant. J Hemat Stem Cell Res 9: 475-480.
Bennett CL, Stinson RJ, Vogel V, Robertson L, Leedy DL, O'Brien P, Hobbs J, Sutton T, Ruckdeschel T, Chrirkos T, Weiner RS, Ramsey M, Wicha M. (2000) Evaluating the financial impact of clinical trials in oncology: results from a pilot sutdy from the Association of American Cancer Institutes/Northwestern Univeristy clinical trials costs and charges project. J Clin Onc 18(15): 2805-2810.
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