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Saad Usmani MD

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InstitutionUMMS - Baystate Regional Campus
DepartmentMedicine at UMMS-Baystate
AddressBaystate Health
294 North Main Street
East Longmeadow MA 01028
Phone413-794-1000
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    University of Karachi, Karachi, , PakistanMBBS

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    1. Mateos MV, Blacklock H, Schjesvold F, Oriol A, Simpson D, George A, Goldschmidt H, Larocca A, Chanan-Khan A, Sherbenou D, Avivi I, Benyamini N, Iida S, Matsumoto M, Suzuki K, Ribrag V, Usmani SZ, Jagannath S, Ocio EM, Rodriguez-Otero P, San Miguel J, Kher U, Farooqui M, Liao J, Marinello P, Lonial S. Pembrolizumab plus pomalidomide and dexamethasone for patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma (KEYNOTE-183): a randomised, open-label, phase 3 trial. Lancet Haematol. 2019 Jul 18. PMID: 31327687.
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    2. Usmani SZ, Schjesvold F, Oriol A, Karlin L, Cavo M, Rifkin RM, Yimer HA, LeBlanc R, Takezako N, McCroskey RD, Lim ABM, Suzuki K, Kosugi H, Grigoriadis G, Avivi I, Facon T, Jagannath S, Lonial S, Ghori RU, Farooqui MZH, Marinello P, San-Miguel J. Pembrolizumab plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone for patients with treatment-naive multiple myeloma (KEYNOTE-185): a randomised, open-label, phase 3 trial. Lancet Haematol. 2019 Jul 18. PMID: 31327689.
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    3. Usmani SZ, Nahi H, Mateos MV, van de Donk NWCJ, Chari A, Kaufman JL, Moreau P, Oriol A, Plesner T, Benboubker L, Hellemans P, Masterson T, Clemens PL, Luo M, Liu K, San Miguel J. Subcutaneous Delivery of Daratumumab in Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma. Blood. 2019 Jul 03. PMID: 31270103.
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    4. Mateos MV, Spencer A, Nooka AK, Pour L, Weisel K, Cavo M, Laubach JP, Cook G, Iida S, Benboubker L, Usmani SZ, Yoon SS, Bahlis NJ, Chiu C, Ukropec J, Schecter JM, Qin X, O' Rourke L, Dimopoulos MA. Daratumumab-based regimens are highly effective and well tolerated in relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma regardless of patient age: subgroup analysis of the phase 3 CASTOR and POLLUX studies. Haematologica. 2019 Jun 20. PMID: 31221782.
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    5. Hillengass J, Usmani S, Rajkumar SV, Durie BGM, Mateos MV, Lonial S, Joao C, Anderson KC, García-Sanz R, Serra ER, Du J, van de Donk N, Berdeja JG, Terpos E, Zamagni E, Kyle RA, San Miguel J, Goldschmidt H, Giralt S, Kumar S, Raje N, Ludwig H, Ocio E, Schots R, Einsele H, Schjesvold F, Chen WM, Abildgaard N, Lipe BC, Dytfeld D, Wirk BM, Drake M, Cavo M, Lahuerta JJ, Lentzsch S. International myeloma working group consensus recommendations on imaging in monoclonal plasma cell disorders. Lancet Oncol. 2019 Jun; 20(6):e302-e312. PMID: 31162104.
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    6. Facon T, Kumar S, Plesner T, Orlowski RZ, Moreau P, Bahlis N, Basu S, Nahi H, Hulin C, Quach H, Goldschmidt H, O'Dwyer M, Perrot A, Venner CP, Weisel K, Mace JR, Raje N, Attal M, Tiab M, Macro M, Frenzel L, Leleu X, Ahmadi T, Chiu C, Wang J, Van Rampelbergh R, Uhlar CM, Kobos R, Qi M, Usmani SZ. Daratumumab plus Lenalidomide and Dexamethasone for Untreated Myeloma. N Engl J Med. 2019 05 30; 380(22):2104-2115. PMID: 31141632.
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    7. Shah J, Usmani S, Stadtmauer EA, Rifkin RM, Berenson JR, Berdeja JG, Lyons RM, Klippel Z, Chang YL, Niesvizky R. Oprozomib, pomalidomide, and Dexamethasone in Patients With Relapsed and/or Refractory Multiple Myeloma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2019 May 29. PMID: 31326409.
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    8. Mikhael J, Richardson P, Usmani SZ, Raje N, Bensinger W, Karanes C, Campana F, Kanagavel D, Dubin F, Liu Q, Semiond D, Anderson K. A Phase Ib study of isatuximab plus pomalidomide/dexamethasone in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. Blood. 2019 Mar 12. PMID: 30862646.
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    9. Gandhi UH, Cornell RF, Lakshman A, Gahvari ZJ, McGehee E, Jagosky MH, Gupta R, Varnado W, Fiala MA, Chhabra S, Malek E, Mansour J, Paul B, Barnstead A, Kodali S, Neppalli A, Liedtke M, Narayana S, Godby KN, Kang Y, Kansagra A, Umyarova E, Scott EC, Hari P, Vij R, Usmani SZ, Callander NS, Kumar SK, Costa LJ. Outcomes of patients with multiple myeloma refractory to CD38-targeted monoclonal antibody therapy. Leukemia. 2019 Mar 11. PMID: 30858549.
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    10. Arnall JR, Moore DC, Hill HL, Griffin S, Mueller MK, Lavery LA, Voorhees PM, Usmani SZ. Enhancing the feasibility of outpatient daratumumab administration via a split-dosing strategy with initial doses. Leuk Lymphoma. 2019 Mar 08; 1-4. PMID: 30848971.
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    11. Costello C, Davies FE, Cook G, Vela-Ojeda J, Omel J, Rifkin RM, Berdeja J, Puig N, Usmani SZ, Weisel K, Zonder JA, Terpos E, Spencer A, Leleu X, Boccadoro M, Thompson MA, Romanus D, Stull DM, Hungria V. INSIGHT MM: a large, global, prospective, non-interventional, real-world study of patients with multiple myeloma. Future Oncol. 2019 Feb 28. PMID: 30816809.
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    12. Li S, Natwick T, Liu J, Morrison VA, Vidito S, Werther W, Yusuf AA, Usmani SZ. Mortality by a proxy performance status as defined by a claims-based measure for disability status in older patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma in the United States. J Geriatr Oncol. 2019 Jan 29. PMID: 30709612.
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    13. Gopalakrishnan S, D'Souza A, Scott E, Fraser R, Davila O, Shah N, Gale RP, Kamble R, Diaz MA, Lazarus HM, Savani BN, Hildebrandt GC, Solh M, Freytes CO, Lee C, Kyle RA, Usmani SZ, Ganguly S, Assal A, Berdeja J, Kanate AS, Dhakal B, Meehan K, Kindwall-Keller T, Saad A, Locke F, Seo S, Nishihori T, Gergis U, Gasparetto C, Mark T, Nieto Y, Kumar S, Hari P. Revised International Staging System Is Predictive and Prognostic for Early Relapse (<24 months) after Autologous Transplantation for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2019 Apr; 25(4):683-688. PMID: 30579965.
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    14. Adams HC, Stevenaert F, Krejcik J, Van der Borght K, Smets T, Bald J, Abraham Y, Ceulemans H, Chiu C, Vanhoof G, Usmani SZ, Plesner T, Lonial S, Nijhof I, Lokhorst HM, Mutis T, van de Donk NWCJ, Sasser AK, Casneuf T. High-Parameter Mass Cytometry Evaluation of Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma Patients Treated with Daratumumab Demonstrates Immune Modulation as a Novel Mechanism of Action. Cytometry A. 2018 Dec 11. PMID: 30536810.
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    15. Hussain MJ, Robinson MM, Hamadeh I, Arnall J, Bhutani M, Atrash S, Friend R, Pineda-Roman M, Symanowski JT, Usmani SZ, Voorhees PM. Daratumumab, pomalidomide and dexamethasone combination therapy in daratumumab and/or pomalidomide refractory multiple myeloma. Br J Haematol. 2018 Dec 11. PMID: 30536372.
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    16. Usmani SZ, Seifter E. Treatment approach for young, fit, newly diagnosed multiple myeloma patients. Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program. 2018 11 30; 2018(1):97-102. PMID: 30504297.
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    17. Arnall JR, Usmani SZ, Adamu H, Mishkin J, Bhutani M. Daratumumab, pomalidomide, and dexamethasone as a bridging therapy to autologous stem cell transplantation in a case of systemic light-chain amyloidosis with advanced cardiac involvement. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2018 Nov 26; 1078155218815305. PMID: 30477388.
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    18. Bhutani M, Foureau D, Zhang Q, Robinson M, Wynn AS, Steuerwald NM, Druhan LJ, Guo F, Rigby K, Turner M, Slaughter D, Friend R, Atrash S, Symanowski JT, Avalos BR, Copelan EA, Voorhees PM, Usmani SZ. Peripheral Immunotype Correlates with Minimal Residual Disease Status and is Modulated by Immunomodulatory Drugs (IMiDs) in Multiple Myeloma. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Nov 24. PMID: 30481597.
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    19. Usmani SZ, Hoering A, Cavo M, Miguel JS, Goldschimdt H, Hajek R, Turesson I, Lahuerta JJ, Attal M, Barlogie B, Lee JH, Kumar S, Lenhoff S, Morgan G, Rajkumar SV, Durie BGM, Moreau P. Clinical predictors of long-term survival in newly diagnosed transplant eligible multiple myeloma - an IMWG Research Project. Blood Cancer J. 2018 Nov 23; 8(12):123. PMID: 30470751.
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    20. Atrash S, Robinson M, Slaughter D, Aneralla A, Brown T, Robinson J, Ndiaye A, Sprouse C, Zhang Q, Symanowski JT, Friend R, Voorhees PM, Usmani SZ, Bhutani M. Evolving changes in M-protein and hemoglobin as predictors for progression of smoldering multiple myeloma. Blood Cancer J. 2018 Nov 08; 8(11):107. PMID: 30410066.
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    21. Chari A, Lonial S, Mark TM, Krishnan AY, Stockerl-Goldstein KE, Usmani SZ, Londhe A, Etheredge D, Fleming S, Liu B, Ukropec J, Lin TS, Jagannath S, Nooka AK. Results of an early access treatment protocol of daratumumab in United States patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. Cancer. 2018 Nov 05. PMID: 30395359.
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    22. van de Donk NWCJ, Usmani SZ. CD38 Antibodies in Multiple Myeloma: Mechanisms of Action and Modes of Resistance. Front Immunol. 2018; 9:2134. PMID: 30294326.
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    23. Dimopoulos MA, San-Miguel J, Belch A, White D, Benboubker L, Cook G, Leiba M, Morton J, Ho PJ, Kim K, Takezako N, Moreau P, Kaufman JL, Sutherland HJ, Lalancette M, Magen H, Iida S, Kim JS, Prince HM, Cochrane T, Oriol A, Bahlis NJ, Chari A, O' Rourke L, Wu K, Schecter JM, Casneuf T, Chiu C, Soong D, Sasser AK, Khokhar NZ, Avet-Loiseau H, Usmani SZ. Daratumumab plus lenalidomide and dexamethasone versus lenalidomide and dexamethasone in relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma: updated analysis of POLLUX. Haematologica. 2018 Sep 20. PMID: 30237262.
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    24. Scott EC, Hari P, Kumar S, Fraser R, Davila O, Shah N, Gale RP, Diaz MA, Agrawal V, Cornell RF, Ganguly S, Akpek G, Freytes C, Hashmi S, Malek E, Kamble RT, Lazarus H, Solh M, Usmani SZ, Kanate AS, Saad A, Chhabra S, Gergis U, Cerny J, Kyle RA, Lee C, Kindwall-Keller T, Assal A, Hildebrandt GC, Holmberg L, Maziarz RT, Nishihori T, Seo S, Kumar S, Mark T, D'Souza A. Staging Systems for Newly Diagnosed Myeloma Patients undergoing Autologous Hematopoietic Cell Transplant: The Revised International Staging System shows the most Differentiation between Groups. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Aug 21. PMID: 30142419.
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    25. Chari A, Larson S, Holkova B, Cornell RF, Gasparetto C, Karanes C, Matous JV, Niesvizky R, Valent J, Lunning M, Usmani SZ, Anderson LD, Chang L, Lee Y, Pak Y, Salman Z, Graef T, Bilotti E, Chhabra S. Phase 1 trial of ibrutinib and carfilzomib combination therapy for relapsed or relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma. Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Apr 04; 1-7. PMID: 29616843.
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    26. Yan X, Clemens PL, Puchalski T, Lonial S, Lokhorst H, Voorhees PM, Usmani S, Richardson PG, Plesner T, Liu K, Orlowski RZ, Losic N, Jansson R, Ahmadi T, Lantz K, Ruixo JJP, Zhou H, Xu XS. Influence of Disease and Patient Characteristics on Daratumumab Exposure and Clinical Outcomes in Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2018 04; 57(4):529-538. PMID: 28983805.
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    27. Dhakal B, Szabo A, Chhabra S, Hamadani M, D'Souza A, Usmani SZ, Sieracki R, Gyawali B, Jackson JL, Asimakopoulos F, Hari PN. Autologous Transplantation for Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma in the Era of Novel Agent Induction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Mar 01; 4(3):343-350. PMID: 29302684.
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    28. van de Donk NWCJ, Casneuf T, Di Cara A, Parren PW, Zweegman S, van Kessel B, Lokhorst HM, Usmani SZ, Lonial S, Richardson PG, Chiu C, Mutis T, Nijhof IS, Sasser AK. Impact of Fc gamma receptor polymorphisms on efficacy and safety of daratumumab in relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. Br J Haematol. 2018 Feb 07. PMID: 29411874.
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    29. Usmani SZ, Khan I, Chiu C, Foureau D, Druhan LJ, Rigby K, Casneuf T, Sasser AK. Deep sustained response to daratumumab monotherapy associated with T-cell expansion in triple refractory myeloma. Exp Hematol Oncol. 2018; 7:3. PMID: 29445583.
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    30. Usmani S, Choquette L, Bona R, Feinn R, Shahid Z, Lalla RV. Transient bacteremia induced by dental cleaning is not associated with infection of central venous catheters in patients with cancer. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2018 04; 125(4):286-294. PMID: 29428697.
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    31. Holstein SA, Avet-Loiseau H, Hahn T, Ho CM, Lohr JG, Munshi NC, Paiva B, Pasquini MC, Tario JD, Usmani SZ, Wallace PK, Weisel K, McCarthy PL. BMT CTN Myeloma Intergroup Workshop on Minimal Residual Disease and Immune Profiling: Summary and Recommendations from the Organizing Committee. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 04; 24(4):641-648. PMID: 29242112.
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    32. Htut M, D'Souza A, Krishnan A, Bruno B, Zhang MJ, Fei M, Diaz MA, Copelan E, Ganguly S, Hamadani M, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Lazarus H, Lee C, Meehan K, Nishihori T, Saad A, Seo S, Ramanathan M, Usmani SZ, Gasparetto C, Mark TM, Nieto Y, Hari P. Autologous/Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation versus Tandem Autologous Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma: Comparison of Long-Term Postrelapse Survival. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Mar; 24(3):478-485. PMID: 29079457.
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    33. Chari A, Arinsburg S, Jagannath S, Satta T, Treadwell I, Catamero D, Morgan G, Feng H, Uhlar C, Khan I, Doshi P, Usmani S. Blood Transfusion Management and Transfusion-Related Outcomes in Daratumumab-Treated Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2018 Jan; 18(1):44-51. PMID: 29054515.
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    34. Bhutani M, Zhang Q, Friend R, Voorhees PM, Druhan LJ, Barlogie B, Sonneveld P, Morgan GJ, Symanowski JT, Avalos BR, Copelan EA, Usmani SZ. Investigation of a gene signature to predict response to immunomodulatory derivatives for patients with multiple myeloma: an exploratory, retrospective study using microarray datasets from prospective clinical trials. Lancet Haematol. 2017 Sep; 4(9):e443-e451. PMID: 28863804.
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    35. Usmani SZ, Diels J, Ito T, Mehra M, Khan I, Lam A. Daratumumab monotherapy compared with historical control data in heavily pretreated and highly refractory patients with multiple myeloma: An adjusted treatment comparison. Am J Hematol. 2017 Aug; 92(8):E146-E152. PMID: 28474745.
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    36. Cavo M, Terpos E, Nanni C, Moreau P, Lentzsch S, Zweegman S, Hillengass J, Engelhardt M, Usmani SZ, Vesole DH, San-Miguel J, Kumar SK, Richardson PG, Mikhael JR, da Costa FL, Dimopoulos MA, Zingaretti C, Abildgaard N, Goldschmidt H, Orlowski RZ, Chng WJ, Einsele H, Lonial S, Barlogie B, Anderson KC, Rajkumar SV, Durie BGM, Zamagni E. Role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in the diagnosis and management of multiple myeloma and other plasma cell disorders: a consensus statement by the International Myeloma Working Group. Lancet Oncol. 2017 04; 18(4):e206-e217. PMID: 28368259.
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    37. Friend R, Bhutani M, Voorhees PM, Usmani SZ. Clinical potential of SLAMF7 antibodies - focus on elotuzumab in multiple myeloma. Drug Des Devel Ther. 2017; 11:893-900. PMID: 28356715.
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    38. Agarwal A, Chow E, Bhutani M, Voorhees PM, Friend R, Usmani SZ. Practical Considerations in Managing Relapsed Multiple Myeloma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2017 02; 17(2):69-77. PMID: 27986429.
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    39. Cornell RF, D'Souza A, Kassim AA, Costa LJ, Innis-Shelton RD, Zhang MJ, Huang J, Abidi M, Aiello J, Akpek G, Bashey A, Bashir Q, Cerny J, Comenzo R, Diaz MA, Freytes C, Gale RP, Ganguly S, Hamadani M, Hashmi S, Holmberg L, Hossain N, Kamble RT, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Kindwall-Keller T, Kyle R, Kumar S, Lazarus H, Lee C, Maiolino A, Marks DI, Meehan K, Mikhael J, Nath R, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Ramanathan M, Saad A, Seo S, Usmani S, Vesole D, Vij R, Vogl D, Wirk BM, Yared J, Krishnan A, Mark T, Nieto Y, Hari P. Maintenance versus Induction Therapy Choice on Outcomes after Autologous Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Feb; 23(2):269-277. PMID: 27864161.
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    40. Jacobs RW, Awan FT, Leslie LA, Usmani SZ, Ghosh N. The shrinking role of chemotherapy in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Expert Rev Hematol. 2016 Dec; 9(12):1177-1187. PMID: 27791448.
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    41. Dimopoulos MA, Oriol A, Nahi H, San-Miguel J, Bahlis NJ, Usmani SZ, Rabin N, Orlowski RZ, Komarnicki M, Suzuki K, Plesner T, Yoon SS, Ben Yehuda D, Richardson PG, Goldschmidt H, Reece D, Lisby S, Khokhar NZ, O'Rourke L, Chiu C, Qin X, Guckert M, Ahmadi T, Moreau P. Daratumumab, Lenalidomide, and Dexamethasone for Multiple Myeloma. N Engl J Med. 2016 10 06; 375(14):1319-1331. PMID: 27705267.
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    42. Usmani SZ. Maintenance lenalidomide after transplantation: How much is enough? Cancer. 2016 12 15; 122(24):3762-3764. PMID: 27680532.
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    43. Voorhees PM, Usmani SZ. The role of high-dose melphalan and autologous stem cell transplant in the rapidly evolving era of modern multiple myeloma therapy. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2016 Sep; 14(9):719-28. PMID: 27673290.
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    44. Usmani S, Ahmadi T, Ng Y, Lam A, Desai A, Potluri R, Mehra M. Analysis of Real-World Data on Overall Survival in Multiple Myeloma Patients With =3 Prior Lines of Therapy Including a Proteasome Inhibitor (PI) and an Immunomodulatory Drug (IMiD), or Double Refractory to a PI and an IMiD. Oncologist. 2016 Nov; 21(11):1355-1361. PMID: 27486203.
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    45. Scott EC, Hari P, Sharma M, Le-Rademacher J, Huang J, Vogl D, Abidi M, Beitinjaneh A, Fung H, Ganguly S, Hildebrandt G, Holmberg L, Kalaycio M, Kumar S, Kyle R, Lazarus H, Lee C, Maziarz RT, Meehan K, Mikhael J, Nishihori T, Ramanathan M, Usmani S, Tay J, Vesole D, Wirk B, Yared J, Savani BN, Gasparetto C, Krishnan A, Mark T, Nieto Y, D'Souza A. Post-Transplant Outcomes in High-Risk Compared with Non-High-Risk Multiple Myeloma: A CIBMTR Analysis. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Oct; 22(10):1893-9. PMID: 27496215.
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    46. Kumar S, Paiva B, Anderson KC, Durie B, Landgren O, Moreau P, Munshi N, Lonial S, Bladé J, Mateos MV, Dimopoulos M, Kastritis E, Boccadoro M, Orlowski R, Goldschmidt H, Spencer A, Hou J, Chng WJ, Usmani SZ, Zamagni E, Shimizu K, Jagannath S, Johnsen HE, Terpos E, Reiman A, Kyle RA, Sonneveld P, Richardson PG, McCarthy P, Ludwig H, Chen W, Cavo M, Harousseau JL, Lentzsch S, Hillengass J, Palumbo A, Orfao A, Rajkumar SV, Miguel JS, Avet-Loiseau H. International Myeloma Working Group consensus criteria for response and minimal residual disease assessment in multiple myeloma. Lancet Oncol. 2016 08; 17(8):e328-e346. PMID: 27511158.
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    47. Usmani SZ, Weiss BM, Plesner T, Bahlis NJ, Belch A, Lonial S, Lokhorst HM, Voorhees PM, Richardson PG, Chari A, Sasser AK, Axel A, Feng H, Uhlar CM, Wang J, Khan I, Ahmadi T, Nahi H. Clinical efficacy of daratumumab monotherapy in patients with heavily pretreated relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma. Blood. 2016 07 07; 128(1):37-44. PMID: 27216216; PMCID: PMC4937359.
    48. Zhang XD, Baladandayuthapani V, Lin H, Mulligan G, Li B, Esseltine DW, Qi L, Xu J, Hunziker W, Barlogie B, Usmani SZ, Zhang Q, Crowley J, Hoering A, Shah JJ, Weber DM, Manasanch EE, Thomas SK, Li BZ, Wang HH, Zhang J, Kuiatse I, Tang JL, Wang H, He J, Yang J, Milan E, Cenci S, Ma WC, Wang ZQ, Davis RE, Yang L, Orlowski RZ. Tight Junction Protein 1 Modulates Proteasome Capacity and Proteasome Inhibitor Sensitivity in Multiple Myeloma via EGFR/JAK1/STAT3 Signaling. Cancer Cell. 2016 05 09; 29(5):639-652. PMID: 27132469; PMCID: PMC4983190 [Available on 05/09/17].
    49. Jurczyszyn A, Grzasko N, Gozzetti A, Czepiel J, Cerase A, Hungria V, Crusoe E, Silva Dias AL, Vij R, Fiala MA, Caers J, Rasche L, Nooka AK, Lonial S, Vesole DH, Philip S, Gangatharan S, Druzd-Sitek A, Walewski J, Corso A, Cocito F, Vekemans MC, Atilla E, Beksac M, Leleu X, Davila J, Badros A, Aneja E, Abildgaard N, Kastritis E, Fantl D, Schutz N, Pika T, Butrym A, Olszewska-Szopa M, Usnarska-Zubkiewicz L, Usmani SZ, Nahi H, Chim CS, Shustik C, Madry K, Lentzsch S, Swiderska A, Helbig G, Guzicka-Kazimierczak R, Lendvai N, Waage A, Andersen KT, Murakami H, Zweegman S, Castillo JJ. Central nervous system involvement by multiple myeloma: A multi-institutional retrospective study of 172 patients in daily clinical practice. Am J Hematol. 2016 06; 91(6):575-80. PMID: 26955792.
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    50. Bhutani M, Turkbey B, Tan E, Korde N, Kwok M, Manasanch EE, Tageja N, Mailankody S, Roschewski M, Mulquin M, Carpenter A, Lamping E, Minter AR, Weiss BM, Mena E, Lindenberg L, Calvo KR, Maric I, Usmani SZ, Choyke PL, Kurdziel K, Landgren O. Bone marrow abnormalities and early bone lesions in multiple myeloma and its precursor disease: a prospective study using functional and morphologic imaging. Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 May; 57(5):1114-21. PMID: 26690712.
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    51. Sonneveld P, Avet-Loiseau H, Lonial S, Usmani S, Siegel D, Anderson KC, Chng WJ, Moreau P, Attal M, Kyle RA, Caers J, Hillengass J, San Miguel J, van de Donk NW, Einsele H, Bladé J, Durie BG, Goldschmidt H, Mateos MV, Palumbo A, Orlowski R. Treatment of multiple myeloma with high-risk cytogenetics: a consensus of the International Myeloma Working Group. Blood. 2016 06 16; 127(24):2955-62. PMID: 27002115; PMCID: PMC4920674.
    52. Bhutani M, Shahid Z, Schnebelen A, Alapat D, Usmani SZ. Cutaneous manifestations of multiple myeloma and other plasma cell proliferative disorders. Semin Oncol. 2016 06; 43(3):395-400. PMID: 27178694.
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    53. Chow E, Shahid Z, Smith ET, Kamionek M, Usmani SZ. Successful Treatment of Hepatitis C Infection While Receiving Concurrent Chemotherapy for AL Amyloidosis. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2016 Apr; 16(4):237-9. PMID: 26869507.
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    54. Lonial S, Weiss BM, Usmani SZ, Singhal S, Chari A, Bahlis NJ, Belch A, Krishnan A, Vescio RA, Mateos MV, Mazumder A, Orlowski RZ, Sutherland HJ, Bladé J, Scott EC, Oriol A, Berdeja J, Gharibo M, Stevens DA, LeBlanc R, Sebag M, Callander N, Jakubowiak A, White D, de la Rubia J, Richardson PG, Lisby S, Feng H, Uhlar CM, Khan I, Ahmadi T, Voorhees PM. Daratumumab monotherapy in patients with treatment-refractory multiple myeloma (SIRIUS): an open-label, randomised, phase 2 trial. Lancet. 2016 Apr 09; 387(10027):1551-60. PMID: 26778538.
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