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Giorgos C Karakousis, MD

Giorgos C Karakousis, MD

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Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Surgery

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Division of Endocrine & Oncologic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St., 4 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2083
Fax: 215-662-7476
Education:
BS, MS (Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry)
Yale University, 1996.
MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2001.
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Selected Publications

Sinnamon AJ, Neuwirth MG, McMillan MT, Ecker BL, Bartlett EK, Zhang PJ, Kelz RR, Fraker DL, Roses RE, Karakousis GC: A prognostic model for resectable soft tissue and cutaneous angiosarcoma. Journal of Surgical Oncology July 4 2016 (Epub ahead of print).

Neuwirth MG, Bartlett EK, Roses RE, Fraker DL, Kelz RR, Karakousis GC: Obesity is not associated with increased morbidity in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery with intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Journal of Surgical Oncology July 7 2016 (Epub ahead of print).

Lu H, Liu S, Zhang G, Kwong LN, Zhu Y, Miller JP, Hu Y, Zhong W, Zeng J, Wu L, Krepler C, Sproesser K, Xiao M, Xu W, Karakousis GC, Schuchter LM, Field J, Zhang PJ, Herlyn M, Xu X, Guo W: Oncogenic BRAF-mediated melanoma cell invasion. Cell Reports May 18 2016 Notes: (Epub ahead of print).

Merlino G, Herlyn M, Fisher DE, Bastian BC, Flaherty KT, Davies MA, Wargo JA, Curiel-Lewandrowski C, Weber MJ, Leachman SA, Soengas MS, McMahon M, Harbour JW, Swetter SM, Aplin AE, Atkins MB, Bosenberg MW, Dummer R, Gershenwald JE, Halpern AC, Herlyn D, Karakousis GC, Kirkwood JM, Krauthammer M, Lo RS, Long GV, McArthur G, Ribas A, Schuchter L, Sosman JA, Smalley KS, Steeg P, Thomas NE, Tsao H, Tueting T, Weeraratna A, Xu G, Lomax R, Martin A, Silverstein S, Turnham T, Ronai ZA: The state of melanoma: challenges and opportunities. Pigment Cell Melanoma Research Apr. 17 2016 Notes: [Epub ahead of print]

Kaur A, Webster MR, Marchbank K, Behera R, Ndoye A, Kugel CH, Dang VM, Appleton J, O'Connell MP, Cheng P, Valiga AA, Morissette R, McDonnell NB, Ferrucci L, Kossenkov AV, Meeth K, Tang HY, Yin X, Wood WH, Lehrmann E, Becker KG, Flaherty KT, Frederick DT, Wargo JA, Cooper ZA, Tetzlaff MT, Hudgens C, Aird KM, Zhang R, Xu X, Liu Q, Bartlett E, Karakousis G, Eroglu Z, Lo RS, Chan M, Menzies AM, Long GV, Johnson DB, Sosman J, Schilling B, Schadendorf D, Speicher DW, Bosenberg M, Ribas A, Weeraratna AT: sFRP2 in the aged microenvironment drives melanoma metastasis and therapy resistance. Nature Apr. 2016 Notes: (Epub ahead of print).

Zhang G, Frederick DT, Wu L, Wei Z, Krepler C, Srinivasan S, Chae YC, Xu X, Choi H, Dimwamwa E, Ope O, Shannan B, Basu D, Zhang D, Guha M, Xiao M, Randell S, Sproesser K, Xu W, Liu J, Karakousis GC, Schuchter LM, Gangadhar TC, Amaravadi RK, Gu M, Xu C, Ghosh A, Xu W, Tian T, Zhang J, Zha S, Liu Q, Brafford P, Weeraratna A, Davies MA, Wargo JA, Avadhani NG, Lu Y, Mills GB, Altieri DC, Flaherty KT, Herlyn M: Targeting mitochondrial biogenesis to overcome drug resistance to MAPK inhibitors. Journal of Clinical Investigation Apr. 2016 Notes: (Epub ahead of print).

Marek AJ, Ming ME, Bartlett EK, Karakousis GC, Chu EY: Acral lentiginous histologic subtype and sentinel lymph node positivity in thin melanoma. JAMA Dermatology Apr. 20 2016 Notes: (Epub ahead of print).

Datta J, McMillan MT, Ruffolo L, Lowenfeld L, Mamtani R, Plastaras JP, Dempsey DT, Karakousis GC, Drebin JA, Fraker DL, Roses RE: Multimodality therapy improves survival in resected early stage gastric cancer in the United States. Annals of Surgical Oncology Apr. 18 2016 Notes: (Epub ahead of print).

Budina-Kolomets A, Webster MR, Leu JI, Jennis M, Krepler C, Guerrini A, Kossenkov AV, Xu W, Karakousis GC, Schuchter LM, Amaravadi RK, Wu H, Yin X, Liu Q, Lu Y, Mills GB, Xu X, George DL, Weeraratna AT, Murphy ME: HSP70 inhibition limits FAK-dependent invasion and enhances the response to melanoma treatment with BRAF inhibitors. Cancer Research Mar. 2016 Notes: (Epub).

Kuo LE, Simmons KD, Wachtel H, Zaheer S, Karakousis GC, Fraker DL, Kelz RR: Racial disparities in initial presentation of benign thyroid disease for resection. Annals of Surgical Oncology Mar. 2016 Notes: (Epub ahead of print).

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Last updated: 07/08/2016
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