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Lynn Mara Schuchter, M.D.

C. Willard Robinson Professor of Hematology-Oncology
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Program Leader: Melanoma Program, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Division Chief, Hematology-Oncology, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion, 6th Floor, Room 631
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-4859
Fax: 215-349-5866
Education:
B.S.
University of Michigan, 1978.
M.D.
Chicago Medical School, 1982.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Department of Medicine , Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1982-1983.
Resident, Department of Medicine, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1983-1985.
Chief Medical Resident, Department of Medicine, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL, 1985-1986.
Clinical Fellow, Medical Oncology, The Johns Hopkins Oncology Center Baltimore, MD, 1986-1989.
Visiting Fellow, Biologic Response Modifier Program, NCI, Frederick, MD, 1987-1987.
Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) , 1986.
American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Certification in Medical Oncology, 1990.
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Selected Publications

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. J Clin Invest. April 2016.

Krepler C, Xiao M, Sproesser K, Brafford PA, Shannan B, Beqiri M, Liu Q, Xu W, Garman B, Nathanson KL, Xu X, Karakousis GC, Mills GB, Lu Y, Ahmed TA, Poulikakos PI, Caponigro G, Boehm M, Peters M, Schuchter LM, Weeraratna AT, Herlyn M: Personalized Preclinical Trials in BRAF Inhibitor-Resistant Patient-Derived Xenograft Models Identify Second-Line Combination Therapies. Clin Cancer Res. 22(7): 1592-602, April 2016.

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 Res. March 2016.

Shannan B, Chen Q, Watters A, Perego M, Krepler C, Thombre R, Li L, Rajan G, Peterson S, Gimotty PA, Wilson M, Nathanson KL, Gangadhar TC, Schuchter LM, Weeraratna AT, Herlyn M, Vultur A.: Enhancing the evaluation of PI3K inhibitors through 3D melanoma models. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. Feb 2016.

Wilson MA, Zhao F, Khare S, Roszik J, Woodman SE, D'Andrea K, Wubbenhorst B, Rimm DL, Kirkwood JM, Kluger HM, Schuchter LM, Lee SJ, Flaherty KT, Nathanson KL.: Copy Number Changes Are Associated with Response to Treatment with Carboplatin, Paclitaxel, and Sorafenib in Melanoma. Clin Cancer Res 22((2)): 374-82, January 2016.

Wilson MA, Schuchter LM.: Chemotherapy for Melanoma. Cancer Treat Res. Page: 209-29, 2016.

Amaravadi RK, Hamilton KE, Ma X, Piao S, Del Portillo A, Nathanson KL, Carlino MS, Long GV, Puzanov I, Xu X, Morrissette JD, Tsai KY, Flaherty KT, Sosman J, Goodman GR, McArthur GA, Rustgi AK, Metz DC, Schuchter LM, Chapman PB, Seuplveda AR: Multiple gastrointestinal polyps in patients treated with BRAF inhibitors. Clin Cancer Res. July 2015.

Gangadhar TC, Schuchter LM. : Broad Applicability of Nivolumab in Melanoma Regardless of BRAF Mutation Status. JAMA Oncol. 1(4): 427-8, Jul 1 2015.

Flaherty KT, Hamilton BK, Rosen MA, Amaravadi RK, Schuchter LM, Gallagher M, Chen H, Sehgal C, O'Dwyer PJ. : Phase I/II Trial of Imatinib and Bevacizumab in Patients With Advanced Melanoma and Other Advanced Cancers. Oncologist Jun 17 2015.

Twyman-Saint Victor C, Rech AJ, Maity A, Rengan R, Pauken KE, Stelekati E, Benci JL, Xu B, Dada H, Odorizzi PM, Herati RS, Mansfield KD, Patsch D, Amaravadi RK, Schuchter LM, Ishwaran H, Mick R, Pryma DA, Xu X, Feldman MD, Gangadhar TC, Hahn SM, Wherry EJ, Vonderheide RH, Minn AJ: Radiation and dual checkpoint blockade activate non-redundant immune mechanisms in cancer. Nature 520(7547): 373-7, Apr 16 2015.

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