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MEHMET FATIH OKCU

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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
DivisionPediatrics-Oncology
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    U01HG006485     (PLON, SHARON E.)Dec 5, 2011 - May 31, 2021
    NIH/NHGRI
    Evaluating utility and improving implementation of genomic sequencing for pediatric cancer patients in the diverse population and healthcare settings of Texas: The KidsCanSeq Study
    Role: Co-Investigator

    R01CA187202     (KAHALLEY, LISA SCHUM)Aug 18, 2014 - Jul 31, 2020
    NIH/NCI
    Cognitive Change after Proton RT vs. Photon or Surgery for Pediatric Brain Tumor
    Role: Co-Investigator

    R01CA221197     (KAHALLEY, LISA SCHUM)Jun 16, 2017 - Nov 30, 2022
    NIH/NCI
    White Matter Toxicity and Neurocognitive Outcomes in Pediatric Brain Tumor Patients Treated with Proton Beam Radiation Therapy
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Raghubar KP, Orobio J, Ris MD, Heitzer AM, Roth A, Brown AL, Okcu MF, Chintagumpala M, Grosshans DR, Paulino AC, Mahajan A, Kahalley LS. Adaptive functioning in pediatric brain tumor survivors: An examination of ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2019 May 27; e27800. PMID: 31134755.
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    2. Ludmir EB, Grosshans DR, McAleer MF, McGovern SL, Harrison DJ, Okcu MF, Chintagumpala MM, Mahajan A, Paulino AC. Patterns of failure following proton beam therapy for head and neck rhabdomyosarcoma. Radiother Oncol. 2019 May; 134:143-150. PMID: 31005208.
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    3. Arroyo VM, Lupo PJ, Scheurer ME, Rednam SP, Murray J, Okcu MF, Chintagumpala MM, Brown AL. Pilot study of DNA methylation-derived neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio and survival in pediatric medulloblastoma. Cancer Epidemiol. 2019 Apr; 59:71-74. PMID: 30703618.
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    4. Bielamowicz K, Okcu MF, Sonabend R, Paulino AC, Hilsenbeck SG, Dreyer Z, Suzawa H, Bryant R, Adesina A, Dauser R, Mahajan A, Chintagumpala M. Hypothyroidism after craniospinal irradiation with proton or photon therapy in patients with medulloblastoma. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2018 May; 35(4):257-267. PMID: 30537887.
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    5. Lupo PJ, Brown AL, Arroyo VM, Kamdar KY, Belmont JW, Scheurer ME, Leisenring WM, Gramatges MM, Okcu MF, Yasui Y, Oeffinger KC, Robison LL, Armstrong GT, Bhatia S. DNA methylation and obesity in survivors of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2019 01; 58(1):52-59. PMID: 30382603.
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    6. Kizilocak H, Okcu F. Late Effects of Therapy in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Survivors Turk J Haematol. 2019 02 07; 36(1):1-11. PMID: 30398158.
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    7. Ludmir EB, Paulino AC, Grosshans DR, McAleer MF, McGovern SL, Huh WW, Okcu MF, Harrell LM, Mahajan A. Regional Nodal Control for Head and Neck Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2018 05 01; 101(1):169-176. PMID: 29477293.
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    8. Flores RJ, Harrison DJ, Federman NC, Furman WL, Huh WW, Broaddus EG, Okcu MF, Venkatramani R. Alveolar soft part sarcoma in children and young adults: A report of 69 cases. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 05; 65(5):e26953. PMID: 29350467.
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    9. Mohan AC, Venkatramani R, Okcu MF, Nuchtern JG, Vasudevan SA, Mahajan A, Rainusso NC, Allen-Rhoades W, Chintagumpala M, Paulino AC. Local therapy to distant metastatic sites in stage IV rhabdomyosarcoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2018 Feb; 65(2). PMID: 29049857.
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    10. Brown AL, Foster KL, Lupo PJ, Peckham-Gregory EC, Murray JC, Okcu MF, Lau CC, Rednam SP, Chintagumpala M, Scheurer ME. DNA methylation of a novel PAK4 locus influences ototoxicity susceptibility following cisplatin and radiation therapy for pediatric embryonal tumors. Neuro Oncol. 2017 Oct 01; 19(10):1372-1379. PMID: 28444219.
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    11. AbdelBaki MS, Waguespack SG, Salceda V, Jones J, Stapleton SL, Baskin DS, Okcu MF. Significant response of pituitary carcinoma to carboplatin, leucovorin and fluorouracil chemotherapy: a pediatric case report and review of the literature. J Neurooncol. 2017 Oct; 135(1):213-215. PMID: 28667593.
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    12. Antonini TN, Ris MD, Grosshans DR, Mahajan A, Okcu MF, Chintagumpala M, Paulino A, Child AE, Orobio J, Stancel HH, Kahalley LS. Attention, processing speed, and executive functioning in pediatric brain tumor survivors treated with proton beam radiation therapy. Radiother Oncol. 2017 07; 124(1):89-97. PMID: 28655455.
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    13. May L, Schwartz DD, Frugé E, Laufman L, Holm S, Kamdar K, Harris L, Brackett J, Unal S, Tanyildiz G, Bryant R, Suzawa H, Dreyer Z, Okcu MF. Predictors of Suboptimal Follow-up in Pediatric Cancer Survivors. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017 04; 39(3):e143-e149. PMID: 27984354.
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    14. Sato M, Gunther JR, Mahajan A, Jo E, Paulino AC, Adesina AM, Jones JY, Ketonen LM, Su JM, Okcu MF, Khatua S, Dauser RC, Whitehead WE, Weinberg J, Chintagumpala MM. Progression-free survival of children with localized ependymoma treated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy or proton-beam radiation therapy. Cancer. 2017 Jul 01; 123(13):2570-2578. PMID: 28267208.
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    15. Wu H, Chintagumpala M, Hicks J, Nuchtern JG, Okcu MF, Venkatramani R. Neuroendocrine Tumor of the Appendix in Children. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2017 03; 39(2):97-102. PMID: 27306228.
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    16. Chen AC, Okcu MF, Dreyer ZE, Kamdar KY, Sonabend RY, Suzawa HS, Jo E, Paulino AC. Comparison of height and weight after 12 vs. 18 Gy cranial radiation therapy in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) patients. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2017 Apr-Jun; 2(2):228-234. PMID: 28740936.
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    17. Singh SK, Lupo PJ, Scheurer ME, Saxena A, Kennedy AE, Ibrahimou B, Barbieri MA, Mills KI, McCauley JL, Okcu MF, Dorak MT. A childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia genome-wide association study identifies novel sex-specific risk variants. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Nov; 95(46):e5300. PMID: 27861356.
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    18. Indelicato DJ, Merchant T, Laperriere N, Lassen Y, Vennarini S, Wolden S, Hartsell W, Pankuch M, Brandal P, Law CK, Taylor R, Laskar S, Okcu MF, Bouffet E, Mandeville H, Björk-Eriksson T, Nilsson K, Nyström H, Constine LS, Story M, Timmermann B, Roberts K, Kortmann RD. Consensus Report From the Stockholm Pediatric Proton Therapy Conference. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 10 01; 96(2):387-392. PMID: 27598806.
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    19. Greenfield BJ, Jaramillo S, Abboud M, Mahajan A, Paulino AC, McGovern S, McAleer MF, Chintagumpala M, Okcu MF, Khatua S, Su J, Grosshans DR. Outcomes for pediatric patients with central nervous system germ cell tumors treated with proton therapy. Clin Transl Radiat Oncol. 2016 Dec; 1:9-14. PMID: 29657988.
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    20. Banfield E, Brown AL, Peckham EC, Rednam SP, Murray J, Okcu MF, Mitchell LE, Chintagumpala MM, Lau CC, Scheurer ME, Lupo PJ. Exploratory analysis of ERCC2 DNA methylation in survival among pediatric medulloblastoma patients. Cancer Epidemiol. 2016 10; 44:161-166. PMID: 27607585.
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    21. Brown AL, Lupo PJ, Danysh HE, Okcu MF, Scheurer ME, Kamdar KY. Prevalence and Predictors of Overweight and Obesity Among a Multiethnic Population of Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Survivors: A Cross-Sectional Assessment. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2016 08; 38(6):429-36. PMID: 26989911.
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    22. Sankaran H, Danysh HE, Scheurer ME, Okcu MF, Skapek SX, Hawkins DS, Spector LG, Erhardt EB, Grufferman S, Lupo PJ. The Role of Childhood Infections and Immunizations on Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma: A Report From the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 09; 63(9):1557-62. PMID: 27198935.
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    23. Kahalley LS, Ris MD, Grosshans DR, Okcu MF, Paulino AC, Chintagumpala M, Moore BD, Guffey D, Minard CG, Stancel HH, Mahajan A. Comparing Intelligence Quotient Change After Treatment With Proton Versus Photon Radiation Therapy for Pediatric Brain Tumors. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Apr 01; 34(10):1043-9. PMID: 26811522.
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    24. Pignatelli RH, Ghazi P, Chandra-Bose Reddy S, Thompson P, Cui Q, Castro J, Okcu MF, Jefferies JL. Erratum to: Abnormal Myocardial Strain Indices in Children Receiving Anthracycline Chemotherapy. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Dec; 36(8):1617. PMID: 26315498.
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    25. Brown AL, Lupo PJ, Okcu MF, Lau CC, Rednam S, Scheurer ME. SOD2 genetic variant associated with treatment-related ototoxicity in cisplatin-treated pediatric medulloblastoma. Cancer Med. 2015 Nov; 4(11):1679-86. PMID: 26400460.
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    26. Kennedy AE, Kamdar KY, Lupo PJ, Okcu MF, Scheurer ME, Dorak MT. Birth Characteristics and Childhood Leukemia Risk: Correlations With Genetic Markers. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015 Jul; 37(5):e301-7. PMID: 25955080.
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    27. Pignatelli RH, Ghazi P, Reddy SC, Thompson P, Cui Q, Castro J, Okcu MF, Jefferies JL. Abnormal Myocardial Strain Indices in Children Receiving Anthracycline Chemotherapy. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Dec; 36(8):1610-6. PMID: 26049414.
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    28. Greenfield BJ, Okcu MF, Baxter PA, Chintagumpala M, Teh BS, Dauser RC, Su J, Desai SS, Paulino AC. Long-term disease control and toxicity outcomes following surgery and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in pediatric craniopharyngioma. Radiother Oncol. 2015 Feb; 114(2):224-9. PMID: 25542650.
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    29. Schraw JM, Dong YQ, Okcu MF, Scheurer ME, Forman MR. Do longer formula feeding and later introduction of solids increase risk for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia? Cancer Causes Control. 2014 Jan; 25(1):73-80. PMID: 24154567.
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    30. Paulino AC, Mazloom A, Terashima K, Su J, Adesina AM, Okcu MF, Teh BS, Chintagumpala M. Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in pediatric low-grade glioma. Cancer. 2013 Jul 15; 119(14):2654-9. PMID: 23633429.
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    31. Rednam S, Scheurer ME, Adesina A, Lau CC, Okcu MF. Glutathione S-transferase P1 single nucleotide polymorphism predicts permanent ototoxicity in children with medulloblastoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Apr; 60(4):593-8. PMID: 23065688.
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    32. McGuire AL, Oliver JM, Slashinski MJ, Graves JL, Wang T, Kelly PA, Fisher W, Lau CC, Goss J, Okcu M, Treadwell-Deering D, Goldman AM, Noebels JL, Hilsenbeck SG. To share or not to share: a randomized trial of consent for data sharing in genome research. Genet Med. 2011 Nov; 13(11):948-55. PMID: 21785360.
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    33. Armstrong TS, Cao Y, Scheurer ME, Vera-Bolaños E, Manning R, Okcu MF, Bondy M, Zhou R, Gilbert MR. Risk analysis of severe myelotoxicity with temozolomide: the effects of clinical and genetic factors. Neuro Oncol. 2009 Dec; 11(6):825-32. PMID: 19179423.
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    34. Paulino AC, Okcu MF. Rhabdomyosarcoma. Curr Probl Cancer. 2008 Jan-Feb; 32(1):7-34. PMID: 18206520.
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    35. Okcu MF, Wang RY, Bueso-Ramos C, Schober W, Weidner D, Andrassy R, Blakely M, Russell H, Ozkan A, Kuttesch J, Andreeff M, Chan KW, Ater J. Flow cytometry and fluorescence in situ hybridization to detect residual neuroblastoma cells in bone marrow. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2005 Nov; 45(6):787-95. PMID: 15929127.
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    36. Okcu MF, Munsell M, Treuner J, Mattke A, Pappo A, Cain A, Ferrari A, Casanova M, Ozkan A, Raney B. Synovial sarcoma of childhood and adolescence: a multicenter, multivariate analysis of outcome. J Clin Oncol. 2003 Apr 15; 21(8):1602-11. PMID: 12697886.
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    37. Okcu MF, Goodman KJ, Carozza SE, Weiss NS, Burau KD, Bleyer WA, Cooper SP. Birth weight, ethnicity, and occurrence of cancer in children: a population-based, incident case-control study in the State of Texas, USA. Cancer Causes Control. 2002 Sep; 13(7):595-602. PMID: 12296506.
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    38. Okcu F, Roberts WM, Chan KW. Bone marrow transplantation in Shwachman-Diamond syndrome: report of two cases and review of the literature. Bone Marrow Transplant. 1998 Apr; 21(8):849-51. PMID: 9603415.
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