William Blum G MD


William Blum G MD
Assoc ProfessorCollege of Medicineblum.51@osu.edu
B310 Starling Loving Hall 320 W 10th Avenue Columbus Ohio 43210
Phone:614-293-9869Fax: (614) 293-7526
  • Leukemia Research

Research Description

Dr. Blum's research interests include: Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Other myeloid malignancies, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL); Drug development and novel clinical trials; Translational science

Current Publications

  • Beumer JH, Owzar K, Lewis LD, Jiang C, Holleran JL, Christner SM, Blum W, Devine S, Kolitz JE, Linker C, Vij R, Alyea EP, Larson RA, Ratain MJ, Egorin MJEffect of age on the pharmacokinetics of busulfan in patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation; an alliance study (CALGB 10503, 19808, and 100103).Cancer Chemother Pharmacol in press 8/28/2014
  • Salem G, Ruppert AS, Elder P, Hofmeister CC, Benson DM, Penza S, Andritsos L, Klisovic R, Vasu S, Blum W, Devine SM, Jaglowski S, Efebera YALower Dose of Antithymocyte Globulin (ATG) does not increase Graft-vs-Host Disease (GVHD) in Patients Undergoing Reduced-Intensity Conditioning (RIC) Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (allo HSCT).Leuk Lymphoma in press 1-20 8/28/2014
  • Jaglowski SM, Ruppert AS, Hofmeister CC, Elder P, Blum W, Klisovic R, Vasu S, Penza S, Efebera YA, Benson DM Jr, Devine SM, Andritsos LAThe hematopoietic stem cell transplant comorbidity index can predict for 30-day readmission following autologous stem cell transplant for lymphoma and multiple myeloma.Bone Marrow Transplant in press 7/28/2014
  • Klisovic RB, Blum W, Liu Z, Xie Z, Kefauver C, Huynh L, Zwiebel JA, Devine SM, Byrd JC, Grever MR, Chan KK, Marcucci GPhase I study of GTI-2040, a ribonucleotide reductase antisense, with high dose cytarabine in patients with relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia.Leuk Lymphoma 55 1332-6 6/1/2014
  • Walker AR, Klisovic RB, Garzon R, Schaaf LJ, Humphries K, Devine SM, Byrd JC, Grever MR, Marcucci G, Blum WPhase I study of azacitidine and bortezomib in adults with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia.Leuk Lymphoma 55 1304-8 6/1/2014
  • Maharry K, Metzeler KH, Huang X, Kohlschmidt J, Mendler JH, Benito JM, Hickey C, Neviani P, Dorrance AM, Anghelina M, Khalife J, Tarighat SS, Volinia S, Whitman SP, Paschka P, Hoellerbauer P, Wu YZ, Han L, Bolon BN, Blum W, Mrózek K, Carroll AJ, Perrotti D, Andreeff M, Caligiuri MA, Konopleva M, Alachkar H, Santhanam R, Garzon R, Bloomfield CD, Marcucci GSPARC promotes leukemic cell growth and predicts acute myeloid leukemia outcome.J Clin Invest 124 1512-24 4/1/2014
  • Blum WCancer immunology, success without sequencing.J Natl Compr Canc Netw 12 443-5 3/1/2014
  • Larkin K, Blum WNovel Therapies in AML: Reason for Hope or Just Hype?Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book 34 e341-51 1/1/2014
  • Wetzler M, Watson D, Stock W, Koval G, Mulkey FA, Hoke EE, McCarty JM, Blum WG, Powell BL, Marcucci G, Bloomfield CD, Linker CA, Larson RAAutologous transplantation for Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia achieves outcomes similar to allogeneic transplantation: results of CALGB Study 10001 (Alliance).Haematologica 99 111-5 1/1/2014
  • Bernot KM, Siebenaler RF, Whitman SP, Zorko NA, Marcucci GG, Santhanam R, Ahmed EH, Ngangana M, McConnell KK, Nemer JS, Brook DL, Kulp SK, Chen CS, Frankhouser D, Yan P, Bundschuh R, Zhang X, Dorrance AM, Dickerson KE, Jarjoura D, Blum W, Marcucci G, Caligiuri MAToward personalized therapy in AML: in vivo benefit of targeting aberrant epigenetics in MLL-PTD-associated AML.Leukemia 27 2379-82 12/1/2013
  • Bernot KM, Nemer JS, Santhanam R, Liu S, Zorko NA, Whitman SP, Dickerson KE, Zhang M, Yang X, McConnell KK, Ahmed EH, Muñoz MR, Siebenaler RF, Marcucci GG, Mundy-Bosse BL, Brook DL, Garman S, Dorrance AM, Zhang X, Zhang J, Lee RJ, Blum W, Caligiuri MA, Marcucci GEradicating acute myeloid leukemia in a Mll(PTD/wt):Flt3(ITD/wt) murine model: a path to novel therapeutic approaches for human disease.Blood 122 3778-83 11/28/2013
  • Paisie CA, Eiring AM, Ma Y, Mao HC, Zhang B, Wunderlich M, May PC, Sun C, Saddoughi SA, Bielawski J, Blum W, Klisovic RB, Solt JA, Byrd JC, Volinia S, Cortes J, Huettner CS, Koschmieder S, Holyoake TL, Devine S, Caligiuri MA, Croce CM, Garzon R, Ogretmen B, Arlinghaus RB, Chen CS, Bittman R, Neviani P, Harb JG, Oaks JJ, Santhanam R, Walker CJ, Ellis JJ, Ferenchak G, Dorrance AM, Hokland P, Roy DC, Milojkovic D, Apperley J, Goldman JM, Reid A, Mulloy JC, Bhatia R, Marcucci G, Perrotti DPP2A-activating drugs selectively eradicate TKI-resistant chronic myeloid leukemic stem cells.J Clin Invest 123 4144-57 10/1/2013
  • Walker AR, Klisovic R, Johnston JS, Jiang Y, Geyer S, Kefauver C, Binkley P, Byrd JC, Grever MR, Garzon R, Phelps MA, Marcucci G, Blum KA, Blum WPharmacokinetics and dose escalation of the heat shock protein inhibitor 17-allyamino-17-demethoxygeldanamycin in combination with bortezomib in relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia.Leuk Lymphoma 54 1996-2002 9/1/2013
  • Huang X, Schwind S, Yu B, Santhanam R, Wang H, Hoellerbauer P, Mims A, Klisovic R, Walker AR, Chan KK, Blum W, Perrotti D, Byrd JC, Bloomfield CD, Caligiuri MA, Lee RJ, Garzon R, Muthusamy N, Lee LJ, Marcucci GTargeted delivery of microRNA-29b by transferrin-conjugated anionic lipopolyplex nanoparticles: a novel therapeutic strategy in acute myeloid leukemia.Clin Cancer Res 19 2355-67 5/1/2013
  • Phillips CL, Davies SM, McMasters R, Absalon M, O'Brien M, Mo J, Broun R, Moscow JA, Smolarek T, Garzon R, Blum W, Schwind S, Marcucci G, Perentesis JPLow dose decitabine in very high risk relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukaemia in children and young adults.Br J Haematol 161 406-10 5/1/2013
  • Mims A, Walker AR, Huang X, Sun J, Wang H, Santhanam R, Dorrance AM, Walker C, Hoellerbauer P, Tarighat SS, Chan KK, Klisovic RB, Perrotti D, Caligiuri MA, Byrd JC, Chen CS, James Lee L, Jacob S, Mrózek K, Bloomfield CD, Blum W, Garzon R, Schwind S, Marcucci GIncreased anti-leukemic activity of decitabine via AR-42-induced upregulation of miR-29b: a novel epigenetic-targeting approach in acute myeloid leukemia.Leukemia 27 871-8 4/1/2013
  • Vasu S, Blum WEmerging immunotherapies in older adults with acute myeloid leukemia.Curr Opin Hematol 20 107-14 3/1/2013
  • Larson RA, Attar EC, Johnson JL, Amrein PC, Lozanski G, Wadleigh M, DeAngelo DJ, Kolitz JE, Powell BL, Voorhees P, Wang ES, Blum W, Stone RM, Marcucci G, Bloomfield CD, Moser BBortezomib added to daunorubicin and cytarabine during induction therapy and to intermediate-dose cytarabine for consolidation in patients with previously untreated acute myeloid leukemia age 60 to 75 years: CALGB (Alliance) study 10502.J Clin Oncol 31 923-9 3/1/2013
  • Edwards CG, Nicolet D, Mrózek K, Maharry K, Wu YZ, Paschka P, Eisfeld AK, Hoellerbauer P, Becker H, Metzeler KH, Curfman J, Kohlschmidt J, Prior TW, Kolitz JE, Blum W, Pettenati MJ, Dal Cin P, Carroll AJ, Caligiuri MA, Schwind S, Larson RA, Volinia S, Marcucci G, Bloomfield CD, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncologyinv(16)/t(16;16) acute myeloid leukemia with non-type A CBFB-MYH11 fusions associate with distinct clinical and genetic features and lack KIT mutations.Blood 121 385-91 1/10/2013
  • Alachkar H, Maharry K, Nicolet D, Mrózek K, Walker A, Eiring AM, Whitman SP, Becker H, Perrotti D, Wu LC, Zhao X, Fehniger TA, Vij R, Byrd JC, Blum W, Lee LJ, Caligiuri MA, Bloomfield CD, Garzon R, Marcucci G, Hickey CJ, Schwind S, Radomska HS, Dorrance AM, Santhanam R, Mishra A, Wu YZLenalidomide-mediated enhanced translation of C/EBPα-p30 protein up-regulates expression of the antileukemic microRNA-181a in acute myeloid leukemia.Blood 121 159-69 1/3/2013
  • Wang H, Chen P, Wang J, Santhanam R, Aimiuwu J, Saradhi UV, Liu Z, Schwind S, Mims A, Byrd JC, Grever MR, Villalona-Calero MA, Klisovic R, Walker A, Garzon R, Blum W, Chan KK, Marcucci GIn vivo quantification of active decitabine-triphosphate metabolite: a novel pharmacoanalytical endpoint for optimization of hypomethylating therapy in acute myeloid leukemia.AAPS J 15 242-9 1/1/2013
  • Jacob S, Grever MR, Byrd JC, Bloomfield CD, Garzon R, Blum W, Caligiuri MA, Bundschuh R, Marcucci G, Yan P, Frankhouser D, Murphy M, Tam HH, Rodriguez B, Curfman J, Trimarchi M, Geyer S, Wu YZ, Whitman SP, Metzeler K, Walker A, Klisovic RGenome-wide methylation profiling in decitabine-treated patients with acute myeloid leukemia.Blood 120 2466-74 9/20/2012

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