Research & Scholarship

Please see some of the Division’s research projects at:
https://med.uth.edu/internalmedicine/oncology/research/

Abstracts and Presentations

Arthi Sridhar, Wei Yang, Hina Khan, Neha Maithel, Kok Hoe Chan, Athira Jayan, Akshar Dash, Chang Yusuf. Improving new cancer diagnosis education in a metropolitan cancer center. Presented at: ASCO Quality Conference, September 30, 2022

Leukemia, Lymphoma, & Myeloma Conference, October 18-22, 2022

Kok Hoe Chan, Binoy Yohannan, Ji Zheng Lin, Adan Rios. Myeloid Sarcoma: A Retrospective Analysis in a General Community Hospital. Abstract 1328105

Kok Hoe Chan, Adan Rios. De Novo Acute Myeloid Leukemia in a Patient with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Under Excellent Control with Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors. Abstract 1327861

Kok Hoe Chan, Adan Rios. Treatment Dilemma in Hodgkin Lymphoma with Fulminant Hepatic Failure. Abstract 1327853

Tenth Annual Meeting of the Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO 2022), Houston, Texas

Adan Rios, Binoy Yohannan, Frances Cervoni-Curet. Induction mortality (IM) of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients treated with purine analogues-cytarabine-anthracycline at a general hospital (abstract soho2022.03a0037)

Binoy Yohannan, Frances Cervoni-Curet, Arthi Sridhar, Wei Yang, Adan Rios. Clinical outcomes of patients with FLT3-mutated acute myeloid leukemia (AML): A single-center retrospective review (abstract soho2022.03e0038)

Adan Rios, Binoy Yohannan, Frances Cervoni-Curet, Angel I. Blanco. Unique pattern of intracranial relapse of multiple myeloma (MM) after autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) (abstract soho2022.1580037)

Nithin Thomas, Binoy Yohannan, Arthi Sridhar, Adan Rios. Myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) post-renal transplant (RT)—A single-center review (abstract soho2022.MPN.166)

Binoy Yohannan, Frances Cervoni-Curet, Adan Rios. Pseudotumor cerebri (PTC) in patients with acute leukemia (AL) (abstract soho2022.03f0038)

Binoy Yohannan, Frances Cervoni-Curet, Adan Rios. Early deaths in patients with newly diagnosed acute promyelocytic leukemia: A single-center retrospective study from a general hospital (abstract soho2022. 03b0038)

Adan Rios, Binoy Yohannan, Angel I. Blanco, Frances Cervoni-Curet. Primary cranial vault lymphoma: Review of cases diagnosed at a general hospital (abstract soho2022.09f0037)

Binoy Yohannan, Frances Cervoni-Curet, Adan Rios. A single institution experience on clinical outcomes of TP-53 mutant acute myeloid leukemia (AML) (abstract soho2022.0410038)

ASCO Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, June 3-7, 2022

Binoy Yohannan, Arthi Sridhar, Harmanpreet Kaur, Aleksandra De Golovine, Neha Maithel. Renal cell carcinoma in renal transplant recipients: is there a role for screening? [abstract 10528]

Adan Rios, Binoy Yohannan, Frances Cervoni-Curet. Induction mortality (IM) of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) patients treated with purine analogues-cytarabine-anthracycline at a general hospital. J Clin Oncol 2022;40(suppl 16; abstr e19019)

Frances Cervoni-Curet, Adan Rios, Binoy Yohannan. Treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies and Left Ventricular Assisted Device (LVAD) managed cardiomyopathy J Clin Oncol 2022;40(suppl 16; abstr e19581)

Arthi Sridhar, Chandler H. Nguyen, Kamelah Abushalha, Iqra Saghir, Amirali Tahanan, Mohammad Hossein Rahbar, Syed Hasan Raza Jafri. Major stressful events and risk of developing head/neck and pancreatic cancer

European Hematology Association Congress 2022

Binoy Yohannan, Frances-Cervoni Curet, Adan Rios. Early deaths in patients with newly diagnosed acute promyelocytic leukemia: A single-center retrospective study from a general hospital (abstract PB1851)

2022 Internal Medicine Quality Fair

Simbiat Olayiwola, Saumil Datar, Zoe Alaniz, Andrew Zarker, Jeffrey Chen, Arthi Sridhar, Hina Khan, Modupe Idowu, Hancock John. Improving physician confidence in the diagnosis and treatment of TTP/HUS (TMA) with an order set – Modified version of the TTP/HUS order set (won 3rd place)

Wing, S, Yohannan, B, Rios, A. A risk adapted strategy for prevention of tumor lysis syndrome (TLS): A quality improvement (QI) project

Athira Jayan, Akshar Dash, Yusuf Chang, Wei Yang, Arthi Sridhar, Hina Khan, Angela Sheng, Jaanki Khandelwal. Improving new cancer diagnosis education in the Memorial Herman Cancer Center

Ijele Adimora, Ugochi Ebinama, Alexandria Koney, Naveen Subramanian, Reid Davison, Ji Lin, Evan Abdullah, Jordan Thomas, Shelby Irwin, Arthi Sridhar, Modupe Idowu. Implementing a standardized electronic medical record order set to reduce emergency department wait times for sickle cell patients in acute vaso-occlusive crisis

CHEST Annual Meeting 2021

Sridhar A, Yang W, Advani S, Jani P, Jafri S. Advanced lung cancer inflammatory index as a prognostic marker for oxygen requirement in patients admitted with SARS-COV-2 infection (Poster session and abstract A524: doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2021.07.511)

2021 Internal Medicine Quality Fair

Frances Cervoni-Curet, Arthi Sridhar, Wei Yang, Binoy Yohannan, Julie Rowe, Jessica Jones, Neha Maithel, Adan Rios, Anneliese Gonzalez. Coordinating Care in Oncologic Emergencies: A Quality Improvement Project [abstract]. 2021 Internal Medicine Quality Fair

Ijele Adimora, Akshitha Yarrabothula, Jordan Thomas, Shelby Irwin, Jeffrey Chen, Arthi Sridhar, Modupe Iwodu. Evaluating Physician Confidence in Identifying and Treating Acute Vaso-Occlusive Crises in Patients with Sickle Cell Disease [abstract]. 2021 Internal Medicine Quality Fair

Both available at: https://med.uth.edu/internalmedicine/education/qi-fair-2021/quality-improvement-fair-abstracts/

2020 Internal Medicine Quality Fair

Yang W, Cervoni-Cuvet F, Rowe J, Gonzalez A, Jones J. Improvement of supportive medicine education in oncological patients to lower cancer therapy related complications and hospitalizations –a quality improvement initiative in cancer care. 2020 McGovern Medical School Annual Internal Medicine Quality Fair (3rd place winner); September 2020.

Alonzo BA, Ostrowski MJ, Farmer A, Jones J, Kirton K, Gilbert M, Miller S, Tran M, Rowe J. Reducing Unplanned ED admissions for cancer-related symptoms. 2020 McGovern Medical School Annual Internal Medicine Quality Fair (3rd place winner); September 2020.


Publications

Kok Hoe Chan, Syeda Hiba Rizvi, Wilfredo De Jesus-Rojas, James M. Stark, Ricard A. Mosquera, Adriana Carolina Prada-Ruiz, Traci Gonzalez, Deborah L. Brown, Meethu M. Menon, Trinh T. Nguyen, Cindy K. Jon, Aravind Yadav. Pulmonary hypertension screening in children with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2022 Sep 7;e29980. PMID: 36069612

Yohannan B, Sridhar a, Kachira JJ, Jafri SH. Glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD) antibody-positive paraneoplastic stiff person syndrome associated with mediastinal liposarcoma. BMJ Case Rep 2022:15(7): e250639

Idowu M, Haque A, Williams EM, Sridhar A. Patient perception of voxelotor treatment benefit in sickle cell disease. Journal of Investigative Medicine 2022;70(5):1316-1319

Yohannan B, Chan KH, Sridhar A, Idowu M. Warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia seen in association with primary sclerosing cholangitis in the setting of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteremia. BMJ Case Rep 2022;15:e248339

Yohannan B, Sridhar A, Nguyen N, Rios A. Durable remission with Bruton’s tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy in a patient with leptomeningeal disease secondary to relapsed mantle cell lymphoma. BMJ Case Rep 2022;15:e249631

Lee S, Yang W, Arshad H, Lee M, Cen P, Jafri S, Mohlere V, Gonzalez A, Rowe J. Should LI-RADS or liver biopsy be used to diagnose suspected hepatocellular carcinoma? Assessment of current practice patterns and perspective from a metropolitan cancer center. Int J Gastroenterol Liver Disord 2022;2(1);1-4.