WAFIK ZAKY

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionMD Anderson
DepartmentPediatrics
Address1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston TX 77030-4009
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    1. Mohiuddin S, Maraka S, Baig MU, Gupta S, Muzzafar T, Valyi-Nagy T, Lindsay H, Moody K, Razvi S, Paulino A, Slavin K, Gondi V, McCutcheon I, Zaky W, Khatua S. Corrigendum to "Case series of diffuse extraneural metastasis in H3F3A mutant high-grade gliomas: Clinical, molecular phenotype and literature review" [J. Clin. Neurosci. 89 (2021) 405-411]. J Clin Neurosci. 2021 Jul 31. PMID: 34344600.
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    2. Majd NK, Mastall M, Lin H, Dibaj SS, Hess KR, Yuan Y, Garcia MM, Fuller GN, Alfaro KD, Gule-Monroe MK, Huse JT, Khatua S, Rao G, Sandberg DI, Wefel JS, Yeboa DN, Paulino AC, McGovern SL, Zaky W, Mahajan A, Suki D, Weathers SP, Harriso RA, De Groo JF, Puduvalli VK, Penas-Prado M. Clinical characterization of adult medulloblastoma and the effect of first-line therapies on outcome; The MD Anderson Cancer Center experience. Neurooncol Adv. 2021 Jan-Dec; 3(1):vdab079. PMID: 34377987.
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    3. Mohiuddin S, Maraka S, Usman Baig M, Gupta S, Muzzafar T, Valyi-Nagy T, Lindsay H, Moody K, Razvi S, Paulino A, Slavin K, Gondi V, McCutcheon I, Zaky W, Khatua S. Case series of diffuse extraneural metastasis in H3F3A mutant high-grade gliomas: Clinical, molecular phenotype and literature review. J Clin Neurosci. 2021 Jul; 89:405-411. PMID: 34053821.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Nantavithya C, Paulino AC, Liao K, Woodhouse KD, McGovern SL, Grosshans DR, McAleer MF, Khatua S, Chintagumpala MM, Majd N, Zaky W, Yeboa DN. Observed-to-expected incidence ratios of second malignant neoplasms after radiation therapy for medulloblastoma: A Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results analysis. Cancer. 2021 Jul 01; 127(13):2368-2375. PMID: 33721338.
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    5. Ragoonanan D, Khazal SJ, Mejia R, Ewing L, Durand JB, Bashoura L, Tayar J, Dailey Garnes N, Petropoulos D, Tewari P, Bhatti M, Ahmad AH, Cortes J, Razvi S, McBeth K, Swinford R, Shoberu B, Waseemuddin W, Chi L, Gill JB, Zaky W, Daw N, Gutierrez C, Tereffe W, Kebriaei P, Rezvani K, Shpall EJ, Champlin RE, Mahadeo KM. Case Discussion and Literature Review: Cancer Immunotherapy, Severe Immune-Related Adverse Events, Multi-Inflammatory Syndrome, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2. Front Oncol. 2021; 11:625707. PMID: 33614514.
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    6. Taku N, Woodhouse KD, Liao KP, Anakwenze CP, Harrison RA, Zaky W, Paulino AC, Yeboa DN. Patterns of care for pediatric patients with newly-diagnosed grade II gliomas. Childs Nerv Syst. 2021 05; 37(5):1563-1572. PMID: 33404712.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Gibson A, Baig MU, Mohiuddin S, Zaky W. Neither iatrogenic nor hereditary cause: A rare case of anaphylaxis to low sorb tubing used for infusions. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2021 04; 68(4):e28800. PMID: 33164273.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Bailey CP, Figueroa M, Gangadharan A, Yang Y, Romero MM, Kennis BA, Yadavilli S, Henry V, Collier T, Monje M, Lee DA, Wang L, Nazarian J, Gopalakrishnan V, Zaky W, Becher OJ, Chandra J. Pharmacologic inhibition of lysine-specific demethylase 1 as a therapeutic and immune-sensitization strategy in pediatric high-grade glioma. Neuro Oncol. 2020 09 29; 22(9):1302-1314. PMID: 32166329.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    9. Mullarkey MP, Nehme G, Mohiuddin S, Ballester LY, Bhattacharjee MB, Trivedi D, Shah MN, Fuller GN, Zaky W, Sandberg DI. Posttreatment Maturation of Medulloblastoma into Gangliocytoma: Report of 2 Cases. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2020; 55(4):222-231. PMID: 32882694.
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    10. Sen S, Tanaka R, Khatua S, Zaky W, Janku F, Penas-Prado M, Weathers SP, Behrang A, Roszik J, Subbiah V. Dual inhibition of BRAF and mTOR in BRAFV600E -mutant pediatric, adolescent, and young adult brain tumors. Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2020 08; 6(4). PMID: 32843426.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    11. Khatua S, Cooper LJN, Sandberg DI, Ketonen L, Johnson JM, Rytting ME, Liu DD, Meador H, Trikha P, Nakkula RJ, Behbehani GK, Ragoonanan D, Gupta S, Kotrotsou A, Idris T, Shpall EJ, Rezvani K, Colen R, Zaky W, Lee DA, Gopalakrishnan V. Phase I study of intraventricular infusions of autologous ex vivo expanded NK cells in children with recurrent medulloblastoma and ependymoma. Neuro Oncol. 2020 08 17; 22(8):1214-1225. PMID: 32152626.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    12. Sun Y, Bailey CP, Sadighi Z, Zaky W, Chandra J. Pediatric high-grade glioma: aberrant epigenetics and kinase signaling define emerging therapeutic opportunities. J Neurooncol. 2020 Oct; 150(1):17-26. PMID: 32504402.
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    13. Phadnis SS, Chen L, Wang WL, Migden MR, Zaky W. Disseminated anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma with posttreatment fat necrosis during combined BRAF and MEK inhibitors therapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 12; 66(12):e27974. PMID: 31502413.
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    14. Chi AS, Tarapore RS, Hall MD, Shonka N, Gardner S, Umemura Y, Sumrall A, Khatib Z, Mueller S, Kline C, Zaky W, Khatua S, Weathers SP, Odia Y, Niazi TN, Daghistani D, Cherrick I, Korones D, Karajannis MA, Kong XT, Minturn J, Waanders A, Arillaga-Romany I, Batchelor T, Wen PY, Merdinger K, Schalop L, Stogniew M, Allen JE, Oster W, Mehta MP. Pediatric and adult H3 K27M-mutant diffuse midline glioma treated with the selective DRD2 antagonist ONC201. J Neurooncol. 2019 Oct; 145(1):97-105. PMID: 31456142.
      Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Kennis BA, Michel KA, Brugmann WB, Laureano A, Tao RH, Somanchi SS, Einstein SA, Bravo-Alegria JB, Maegawa S, Wahba A, Kiany S, Gordon N, Silla L, Schellingerhout D, Khatua S, Zaky W, Sandberg D, Cooper L, Lee DA, Bankson JA, Gopalakrishnan V. Correction to: Monitoring of intracerebellarly-administered natural killer cells with fluorine-19 MRI. J Neurooncol. 2019 May; 142(3):409. PMID: 30968268.
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    16. Kennis BA, Michel KA, Brugmann WB, Laureano A, Tao RH, Somanchi SS, Einstein SA, Bravo-Alegria JB, Maegawa S, Wahba A, Kiany S, Gordon N, Silla L, Schellingerhout D, Khatua S, Zaky W, Sandberg D, Cooper L, Lee DA, Bankson JA, Gopalakrishnan V. Monitoring of intracerebellarly-administered natural killer cells with fluorine-19 MRI. J Neurooncol. 2019 May; 142(3):395-407. PMID: 30788681.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    17. Khatua S, Mangum R, Bertrand KC, Zaky W, McCall D, Mack SC. Pediatric ependymoma: current treatment and newer therapeutic insights. Future Oncol. 2018 Dec; 14(30):3175-3186. PMID: 30418040.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    18. Bailey CP, Figueroa M, Mohiuddin S, Zaky W, Chandra J. Cutting Edge Therapeutic Insights Derived from Molecular Biology of Pediatric High-Grade Glioma and Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). Bioengineering (Basel). 2018 Oct 18; 5(4). PMID: 30340362.
      Citations: 5     
    19. Zaky W, Patil SS, Park M, Liu D, Wang WL, Wani KM, Calle S, Ketonen L, Khatua S. Ganglioglioma in children and young adults: single institution experience and review of the literature. J Neurooncol. 2018 Sep; 139(3):739-747. PMID: 29882043.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    20. Eterovic AK, Maher OM, Chandra J, Chen K, Huse J, Zaky W. Metachronous Medulloblastoma in a Child With Successfully Treated Neuroblastoma: Case Report and Novel Findings of DNA Sequencing. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2018 06; 16(6):683-691. PMID: 29891519.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Zaky W, Finlay JL. Pediatric choroid plexus carcinoma: Biologically and clinically in need of new perspectives. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 07; 65(7):e27031. PMID: 29528196.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Zaky W, Manton C, Miller CP, Khatua S, Gopalakrishnan V, Chandra J. The ubiquitin-proteasome pathway in adult and pediatric brain tumors: biological insights and therapeutic opportunities. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2017 12; 36(4):617-633. PMID: 29071526.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    23. Patel RP, Sitton CW, Ketonen LM, Hou P, Johnson JM, Romo S, Fletcher S, Shah MN, Kerr M, Zaky W, Rytting ME, Khatua S, Sandberg DI. Phase-contrast cerebrospinal fluid flow magnetic resonance imaging in qualitative evaluation of patency of CSF flow pathways prior to infusion of chemotherapeutic and other agents into the fourth ventricle. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 03; 34(3):481-486. PMID: 29170836.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    24. Gilbert AR, Zaky W, Gokden M, Fuller CE, Ocal E, Leeds NE, Fuller GN. Extending the Neuroanatomic Territory of Diffuse Midline Glioma, K27M Mutant: Pineal Region Origin. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2018; 53(1):59-63. PMID: 29131126.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Wong KK, All S, Waxer J, Olch AJ, Venkatramani R, Dhall G, Davidson TB, Zaky W, Finlay JL. Radiotherapy after high-dose chemotherapy with autologous hematopoietic cell rescue: Quality assessment of Head Start III. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Oct; 64(10). PMID: 28379644.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
    26. Zaky W. Revisiting Management of Pediatric Brain Tumors with New Molecular Insights. Cell. 2016 Feb 25; 164(5):844-6. PMID: 26919424.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    27. Maher OM, Khatua S, Mukherjee D, Olar A, Lazar A, Luthra R, Liu D, Wu J, Ketonen L, Zaky W. Primary intracranial soft tissue sarcomas in children, adolescents, and young adults: single institution experience and review of the literature. J Neurooncol. 2016 Mar; 127(1):155-63. PMID: 26718692.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Sandberg DI, Rytting M, Zaky W, Kerr M, Ketonen L, Kundu U, Moore BD, Yang G, Hou P, Sitton C, Cooper LJ, Gopalakrishnan V, Lee DA, Thall PF, Khatua S. Methotrexate administration directly into the fourth ventricle in children with malignant fourth ventricular brain tumors: a pilot clinical trial. J Neurooncol. 2015 Oct; 125(1):133-41. PMID: 26255071.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Zaky W, Dhall G, Khatua S, Brown RJ, Ginn KF, Gardner SL, Yildiz VO, Yankelevich M, Finlay JL. Choroid plexus carcinoma in children: the Head Start experience. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 May; 62(5):784-9. PMID: 25662896.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Vitanza NA, Zaky W, Blum R, Meyer JA, Wang J, Bhatla T, Morrison DJ, Raetz EA, Carroll WL. Ikaros deletions in BCR-ABL-negative childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia are associated with a distinct gene expression signature but do not result in intrinsic chemoresistance. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Oct; 61(10):1779-85. PMID: 24976218.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    31. Khatua S, Zaky W. The biologic era of childhood medulloblastoma and clues to novel therapies. Future Oncol. 2014 Mar; 10(4):637-45. PMID: 24754593.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    32. Khatua S, Hou P, Bodiwala R, Wolff J, Hamilton J, Patil S, Zaky W, Mahajan A, Ketonen L. Preliminary experience with diffusion tensor imaging before and after re-irradiation treatments in children with progressive diffuse pontine glioma. Childs Nerv Syst. 2014 May; 30(5):925-30. PMID: 24395582.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    33. Khatua S, Zaky W. Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma: time for therapeutic optimism. CNS Oncol. 2014; 3(5):337-48. PMID: 25363006.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    34. Zaky W, Wellner M, Brown RJ, Bl├╝ml S, Finlay JL, Dhall G. Treatment of children with diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas with chemoradiotherapy followed by a combination of temozolomide, irinotecan, and bevacizumab. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Oct; 30(7):623-32. PMID: 24050762.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. Zaky W, Dhall G, Ji L, Haley K, Allen J, Atlas M, Bertolone S, Cornelius A, Gardner S, Patel R, Pradhan K, Shen V, Thompson S, Torkildson J, Sposto R, Finlay JL. Intensive induction chemotherapy followed by myeloablative chemotherapy with autologous hematopoietic progenitor cell rescue for young children newly-diagnosed with central nervous system atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors: the Head Start III experience. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2014 Jan; 61(1):95-101. PMID: 23934933.
      Citations: 24     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    36. Dhir N, Zaky W, Zomorodian T, Dhall G. Chronic myeloid leukemia as a second malignant neoplasm in a patient with medulloblastoma after treatment with chemotherapy and irradiation: a case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2013 Feb; 30(1):28-9. PMID: 23273112.
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    37. Methotrexate administration directly into the fourth ventricle in children with malignant fourth ventricular brain tumors. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 125:133-141.
    38. Primary intracranial soft tissue sarcomas in children, adolescents, and young adults. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 127:155-163.
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