Division of Hematology/Oncology


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Stephen J. Schuster, M.D.

Robert and Margarita Louis-Dreyfus Associate Professor in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Lymphoma Clinical Care and Research
Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Lymphoma Program, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Lymphoma Translational Research, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
2 South Pavilion, Room 2-393S
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 614-1846
Fax: (215) 662-4064
B.S. (Psychology)
Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, 1976.

Laboratory Research Technician, Division of Rheumatology, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1977.
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1981.
Post-Graduate Training
Medical Internship, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA., 1981-1982.
Resident in Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1982-1984.
Cardeza Clinical and Research Fellow in Medicine (Hematology), Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1984-1988.
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (NIH Sponsored Individual NRSA), Cardeza Foundation for Hematologic Research, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, 1986-1988.
Medical Oncology Fellowship, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1988-1989.
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1982.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1984.
Diplomate, American Board of Hematology, 1986.
Diplomate, American Board of Medical Oncology, 1989.
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Selected Publications

Byrd, John C. Brown, Jennifer R. O'Brien, Susan. Barrientos, Jacqueline C. Kay, Neil E. Reddy, Nishitha M. Coutre, Steven. Tam, Constantine S. Mulligan, Stephen P. Jaeger, Ulrich. Devereux, Steve. Barr, Paul M. Furman, Richard R. Kipps, Thomas J. Cymbalista, Florence. Pocock, Christopher. Thornton, Patrick. Caligaris-Cappio, Federico. Robak, Tadeusz. Delgado, Julio. Schuster, Stephen J. Montillo, Marco. Schuh, Anna. de Vos, Sven. Gill, Devinder. Bloor, Adrian. F.R.C.Path., Dearden, Claire. Moreno, Carol. Jones, Jeffrey J. Chu, Alvina D. Fardis, Maria. McGreivy, Jesse. Clow, Fong. James, Danelle F. Hillmen, Peter for the RESONATE Investigators.: Ibrutinib versus Ofatumumab in Previously Treated Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia. The New England Journal of Medicine. May 31 2014 Notes: E-published ahead of print.

Landsburg, Daniel J. Nasta, Sunita D. Svoboda, Jakub. Morrissette, Jennifer J. Schuster, Stephen J.: 'Double-Hit' cytogenetic status may not be predicted by baseline clinicopathological characteristics and is highly associated with overall survival in B cell lymphoma patients. British Journal of Haematology. Apr 25 2014.

Zhang, Qian. Wang, Hong Yi. Wei, Fang. Liu, Xiaobin. Paterson, Jennifer C. Roy, Darshan. Mihova, Daniela. Woetmann, Anders. Ptasznik, Andrzej. Odum, Niels. Schuster, Stephen J. Marafioti, Teresa. Riley, James L. Wasik, Mariusz A. : Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma Expresses Immunosuppressive CD80 (B7-1) Cell Surface Protein in a STAT5-dependent manner. Journal of Immunology. 192(6): 2913-9, Mar 15 2014.

Gopal, Ajay K. Kahl, Brad S. de Vos, Sven. Wagner-Johnston, Nina D. Schuster, Stephen J. Jurczak, Wojciech J. Flinn, Ian W. Flowers, Christopher R. Martin, Peter. Viardot, Andreas. Blum, Kristie A. Goy, Andre H. Davies, Andrew J. Zinzani, Pier Luigi. Dreyling, Martin. Johnson, Dave. Miller, Langdon L. Holes, Leanne. Li, Daniel. Dansey, Roger D. Godfrey, Wayne R. Salles, Gilles A.: PI3Kδ Inhibition by idelalisib in Patients with Relapsed Indolent Lymphoma. The New England Journal of Medicine. 370(11): 1008-18, Mar 13 2014.

Ahmadi, Tahamtan. Chong, Elise A. Gordon, Amanda. Aqui, Nicole A. Nasta, Sunita D. Svoboda, Jakub. Mato, Anthony R. Schuster, Stephen J.: Combined lenalidomide, low-dose dexamethasone, and rituximab achieves durable responses in rituximab-resistant indolent and mantle cell lymphomas. Cancer. 120(2): 222-8, Jan 15 2014.

Marzec, Michal. Halasa, Krzysztof. Liu, Xiaobin. Wang, Hong Y. Cheng, Mangeng. Baldwin, Donald. Tobias, John W. Schuster, Stephen J. Woetmann, Anders. Zhang, Qian. Turner, Suzanne D. Ødum, Niels. Wasik, Mariusz A. : Malignant transformation of CD4+ T lymphocytes mediated by oncogenic kinase NPM/ALK recapitulates IL-2-induced cell signaling and gene expression reprogramming. Journal of Immunology. 191(12): 6200-7, Dec 15 2013.

Kremer, Brandon E. Reshef, Ran. Misleh, Jamal G. Christie, Jason D. Ahya, Vivek N. Blumenthal, Nancy P. Kotloff, Robert M. Hadjiliadis, Denis. Stadtmauer, Edward A. Schuster, Stephen J. Tsai, Donald E.: Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder after lung transplantation: a review of 35 cases. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 31(3): 296-304, Mar 2012.

Svoboda, Jakub. Schuster, Stephen J.: The Evolving Role of Medical Imaging in Lymphoma Management: The Clinician’s Perspective. PET Clinics: PET Imaging of Lymphoma. Elstrom, Rebecca L. Schuster, Stephen J. Abass, Alavi. (eds.). Elsevier, Inc. 7(1): 35-46, Jan 2012.

Kumar, Aryavarta M. S. Bui, Courtney. Nasta, Sunita. Schuster, Stephen J. Plastaras, John P.: Case Series: Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy to Treat Limited Stage Non-Endemic Nasal Natural Killer/T Cell Lymphoma. The Internet Journal of Hematology. 8(1), 2012.

Scott, Emma Catherine. Schuster, Stephen.: Plummer-Vinson syndrome and reactive thrombocytosis mask a JAK2-V617F positive myeloproliferative neoplasm. Blood. 118(23): 5988, Dec 2011.

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