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Gorgun Akpek

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentInternal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology/Cell Therapy
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    1. Gerds AT, Woo Ahn K, Hu ZH, Abdel-Azim H, Akpek G, Aljurf M, Ballen KK, Beitinjaneh A, Bacher U, Cahn JY, Chhabra S, Cutler C, Daly A, DeFilipp Z, Gale RP, Gergis U, Grunwald MR, Hale GA, Hamilton BK, Jagasia M, Kamble RT, Kindwall-Keller T, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Ramanathan M, Saad AA, Solh M, Ustun C, Valcárcel D, Warlick E, Wirk BM, Kalaycio M, Alyea E, Popat U, Sobecks R, Saber W. Outcomes after Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation for Myelodysplastic Syndromes. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Jun; 23(6):971-979. PMID: 28288952.
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    2. Liu HD, Ahn KW, Hu ZH, Hamadani M, Nishihori T, Wirk B, Beitinjaneh A, Rizzieri D, Grunwald MR, Sabloff M, Olsson RF, Bajel A, Bredeson C, Daly A, Inamoto Y, Majhail N, Saad A, Gupta V, Gerds A, Malone A, Tallman M, Reshef R, Marks DI, Copelan E, Gergis U, Savoie ML, Ustun C, Litzow MR, Cahn JY, Kindwall-Keller T, Akpek G, Savani BN, Aljurf M, Rowe JM, Wiernik PH, Hsu JW, Cortes J, Kalaycio M, Maziarz R, Sobecks R, Popat U, Alyea E, Saber W. Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Adult Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 May; 23(5):767-775. PMID: 28115276.
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    3. 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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    4. Artz AS, Logan B, Zhu X, Akpek G, Bufarull RM, Gupta V, Lazarus HM, Litzow M, Loren A, Majhail NS, Maziarz RT, McCarthy P, Popat U, Saber W, Spellman S, Ringden O, Wickrema A, Pasquini MC, Cooke KR. The prognostic value of serum C-reactive protein, ferritin, and albumin prior to allogeneic transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes. Haematologica. 2016 Nov; 101(11):1426-1433. PMID: 27662010.
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    5. Alvarnas JC, Le Rademacher J, Wang Y, Little RF, Akpek G, Ayala E, Devine S, Baiocchi R, Lozanski G, Kaplan L, Noy A, Popat U, Hsu J, Morris LE, Thompson J, Horowitz MM, Mendizabal A, Levine A, Krishnan A, Forman SJ, Navarro WH, Ambinder R. Autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation for HIV-related lymphoma: results of the BMT CTN 0803/AMC 071 trial. Blood. 2016 Aug 25; 128(8):1050-8. PMID: 27297790; PMCID: PMC5000843 [Available on 08/25/17].
    6. Shaw BE, Logan BR, Kiefer DM, Chitphakdithai P, Pedersen TL, Abdel-Azim H, Abidi MH, Akpek G, Diaz MA, Artz AS, Dandoy C, Gajewski JL, Hematti P, Kamble RT, Kasow KA, Lazarus HM, Liesveld JL, Majhail NS, O'Donnell PV, Olsson RF, Savani BN, Schears RM, Stroncek DF, Switzer GE, Williams EP, Wingard JR, Wirk BM, Confer DL, Pulsipher MA. Analysis of the Effect of Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Center Size on Unrelated National Marrow Donor Program Donor Outcomes: Donor Toxicities Are More Common at Low-Volume Bone Marrow Collection Centers. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Oct; 21(10):1830-8. PMID: 26116089; PMCID: PMC4568129 [Available on 10/01/16].
    7. Martin PJ, Lee SJ, Przepiorka D, Horowitz MM, Koreth J, Vogelsang GB, Walker I, Carpenter PA, Griffith LM, Akpek G, Mohty M, Wolff D, Pavletic SZ, Cutler CS. National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Project on Criteria for Clinical Trials in Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease: VI. The 2014 Clinical Trial Design Working Group Report. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Aug; 21(8):1343-59. PMID: 25985921; PMCID: PMC4506719.
    8. Hsu JW, Wingard JR, Logan BR, Chitphakdithai P, Akpek G, Anderlini P, Artz AS, Bredeson C, Goldstein S, Hale G, Hematti P, Joshi S, Kamble RT, Lazarus HM, O'Donnell PV, Pulsipher MA, Savani BN, Schears RM, Shaw BE, Confer DL. Race and ethnicity influences collection of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor-mobilized peripheral blood progenitor cells from unrelated donors, a Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research analysis. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Jan; 21(1):165-71. PMID: 25316111; PMCID: PMC4272878.
    9. Rapoport AP, Aqui NA, Stadtmauer EA, Vogl DT, Xu YY, Kalos M, Cai L, Fang HB, Weiss BM, Badros A, Yanovich S, Akpek G, Tsao P, Cross A, Mann D, Philip S, Kerr N, Brennan A, Zheng Z, Ruehle K, Milliron T, Strome SE, Salazar AM, Levine BL, June CH. Combination immunotherapy after ASCT for multiple myeloma using MAGE-A3/Poly-ICLC immunizations followed by adoptive transfer of vaccine-primed and costimulated autologous T cells. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Mar 01; 20(5):1355-65. PMID: 24520093; PMCID: PMC4557204.
    10. Warlick ED, Paulson K, Brazauskas R, Zhong X, Miller AM, Camitta BM, George B, Savani BN, Ustun C, Marks DI, Waller EK, Baron F, Freytes CO, Socie G, Akpek G, Schouten HC, Lazarus HM, Horwitz EM, Koreth J, Cahn JY, Bornhauser M, Seftel M, Cairo MS, Laughlin MJ, Sabloff M, Ringdén O, Gale RP, Kamble RT, Vij R, Gergis U, Mathews V, Saber W, Chen YB, Liesveld JL, Cutler CS, Ghobadi A, Uy GL, Eapen M, Weisdorf DJ, Litzow MR. Effect of postremission therapy before reduced-intensity conditioning allogeneic transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia in first complete remission. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2014 Feb; 20(2):202-8. PMID: 24184335; PMCID: PMC3924751.
    11. Battiwalla M, Ellis K, Li P, Pavletic SZ, Akpek G, Hematti P, Klumpp TR, Maziarz RT, Savani BN, Aljurf MD, Cairo MS, Drobyski WR, George B, Hahn T, Khera N, Litzow MR, Loren AW, Saber W, Arora M, Urbano-Ispizua A, Cutler C, Flowers ME, Spellman SR. HLA DR15 antigen status does not impact graft-versus-host disease or survival in HLA-matched sibling transplantation for hematologic malignancies. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Aug; 18(8):1302-8. PMID: 22414493; PMCID: PMC3580851.
    12. Warlick E, Ahn KW, Pedersen TL, Artz A, de Lima M, Pulsipher M, Akpek G, Aljurf M, Cahn JY, Cairo M, Chen YB, Cooper B, Deol A, Giralt S, Gupta V, Khoury HJ, Kohrt H, Lazarus HM, Lewis I, Olsson R, Pidala J, Savani BN, Seftel M, Socié G, Tallman M, Ustun C, Vij R, Vindeløv L, Weisdorf D. Reduced intensity conditioning is superior to nonmyeloablative conditioning for older chronic myelogenous leukemia patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplant during the tyrosine kinase inhibitor era. Blood. 2012 Apr 26; 119(17):4083-90. PMID: 22408257; PMCID: PMC3350369.
    13. Akpek G, Mikulski M, Kleinberg M, Badros A, Yanovich S, Rapoport AP. Cellular therapy with sequential unmanipulated donor lymphocyte infusions in drug-resistant cytomegalovirus (CMV) encephalitis. Blood. 2011 May 26; 117(21):5772-4. PMID: 21617009.
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    14. Rapoport AP, Aqui NA, Stadtmauer EA, Vogl DT, Fang HB, Cai L, Janofsky S, Chew A, Storek J, Akpek G, Badros A, Yanovich S, Tan MT, Veloso E, Pasetti MF, Cross A, Philip S, Murphy H, Bhagat R, Zheng Z, Milliron T, Cotte J, Cannon A, Levine BL, Vonderheide RH, June CH. Combination immunotherapy using adoptive T-cell transfer and tumor antigen vaccination on the basis of hTERT and survivin after ASCT for myeloma. Blood. 2011 Jan 20; 117(3):788-97. PMID: 21030558; PMCID: PMC3035073.
    15. Rapoport AP, Stadtmauer EA, Aqui N, Vogl D, Chew A, Fang HB, Janofsky S, Yager K, Veloso E, Zheng Z, Milliron T, Westphal S, Cotte J, Huynh H, Cannon A, Yanovich S, Akpek G, Tan M, Virts K, Ruehle K, Harris C, Philip S, Vonderheide RH, Levine BL, June CH. Rapid immune recovery and graft-versus-host disease-like engraftment syndrome following adoptive transfer of Costimulated autologous T cells. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Jul 01; 15(13):4499-507. PMID: 19509133; PMCID: PMC2828291.
    16. Forrest GN, Rasetto F, Akpek G, Philosophe B. Safety and efficacy of micafungin in transplantation recipients. Transplantation. 2006 Dec 15; 82(11):1549. PMID: 17164733.
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    17. Badros A, Goloubeva O, Fenton R, Rapoport AP, Akpek G, Harris C, Ruehle K, Westphal S, Meisenberg B. Phase I trial of first-line bortezomib/thalidomide plus chemotherapy for induction and stem cell mobilization in patients with multiple myeloma. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma. 2006 Nov; 7(3):210-6. PMID: 17229337.
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    18. Pavletic SZ, Martin P, Lee SJ, Mitchell S, Jacobsohn D, Cowen EW, Turner ML, Akpek G, Gilman A, McDonald G, Schubert M, Berger A, Bross P, Chien JW, Couriel D, Dunn JP, Fall-Dickson J, Farrell A, Flowers ME, Greinix H, Hirschfeld S, Gerber L, Kim S, Knobler R, Lachenbruch PA, Miller FW, Mittleman B, Papadopoulos E, Parsons SK, Przepiorka D, Robinson M, Ward M, Reeve B, Rider LG, Shulman H, Schultz KR, Weisdorf D, Vogelsang GB. Measuring therapeutic response in chronic graft-versus-host disease: National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Project on Criteria for Clinical Trials in Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease: IV. Response Criteria Working Group report. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2006 Mar; 12(3):252-66. PMID: 16503494.
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    19. Akpek G, Lee SJ, Flowers ME, Pavletic SZ, Arora M, Lee S, Piantadosi S, Guthrie KA, Lynch JC, Takatu A, Horowitz MM, Antin JH, Weisdorf DJ, Martin PJ, Vogelsang GB. Performance of a new clinical grading system for chronic graft-versus-host disease: a multicenter study. Blood. 2003 Aug 01; 102(3):802-9. PMID: 12714524.
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    20. Akpek G, Knight RD, Wright DG. Use of oral mucosal neutrophil counts to detect the onset and resolution of profound neutropenia following high-dose myelosuppressive chemotherapy. Am J Hematol. 2003 Jan; 72(1):13-9. PMID: 12508262.
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    21. Lee SJ, Vogelsang G, Gilman A, Weisdorf DJ, Pavletic S, Antin JH, Horowitz MM, Akpek G, Flowers ME, Couriel D, Martin PJ. A survey of diagnosis, management, and grading of chronic GVHD. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2002; 8(1):32-9. PMID: 11846354.
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