Bert W. O'Malley

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Gabriel Tucker Professor of Otorhinolaryngology
Chair, Dept. ORLHNS Executive Steering Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Chair, Dept. ORLHNS Research Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Clinical Practices University of Pennsylvania (CPUP) Board of Directors, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Co-Director, Head and Neck Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Co-Director, Head and Neck Surgery Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
OR Committee, UPHS
Professor, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Standing Committee of Department Chairs and Center Directors, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Technology Assessment and Procurement Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
University of Pennsylvania Health System OR Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
CPUP, Finance Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Co-Director, Center for Cranial Base Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Career Counselor Unit Chair, Penn Medical Students, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Professor, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Career Counselor for Penn Medical Students, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Member, Ad Hoc Academic Capital Subcommittee, Univ of PA Health System
Member, CPUP Billing Oversight Committee, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Member, CPUP Finance Subcommittee, Univ of PA Health System
Member, Contracting Advisory Subcommittee, Univ of PA Health System
Member, Search Committee for Abramson Cancer Center Director, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Health System
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
Univ PA Health System
Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
5 Ravdin
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-5383
Fax: 215-615-4334
Education:

University of Notre Dame, 1981.
(Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry)
University of Texas, 1984.
M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, M.D., 1988.
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Description of Research Expertise

Gene and Molecular Therapy

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. O'Malley conducts research on gene and molecular therapy, investigating both viral and non-viral based gene therapies for the treatment of head and neck cancer. He is also studying gene transfer of growth factors for repair and regeneration after muscle or nerve injury or surgical tissue transfer.

Selected Publications

Banks CA, Palmer JN, Chiu AG, O'Malley BW Jr, Woodworth BA, Kennedy DW: Endoscopic closure of CSF rhinorrhea: 193 cases over 21 years. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140(6): 826-833, June 2009.

Bleier BS, Kennedy DW, Palmer JN, Chiu, AG, Bloom JD, O'Malley BW Jr: Current Management of Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma: A tertiary center experience 1999-2007. Am J Rhinol Allergy 23: 328-330, May-June 2009.

Saito K, Khan K, Sosnowski B, Li D, O'Malley BW Jr.: Cytotoxicity and antiangiogenesis by fibroblast growth factor 2-targeted Ad-TK cancer gene therapy. Laryngoscope 119(4): 665-674, April 2009.

Weinstein GS, O'Malley BW Jr, Desai SC, Quon H.: Transoral robotic surgery: does the ends justify the means? Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 17(2): 126-131, April 2009.

Cohen MA, Liang J, Cohen IJ, Grady MS, O'Malley BW Jr, Newman JG: Endoscopic resection of advanced anterior skull base lesions: oncologically safe? ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 71(3): 123-128, Mar 24 2009.

Bleier, BS, Paulson DP, O'Malley, BW, Li D, Palmer JN, Chiu AG, Cohen NA.: Chitosan glycerophosphate-based semirigid dexamethasone eluting biodegradable stent. Am J Rhinol Allergy 23(1): 76-79, Jan-Feb 2009.

Sato K, Khan K, Yu SZ, Ronson S, Rhee J, Li G, Van Echo D, Suntharalingam M, O'Malley BW Jr., Li D.: The Predictive and Therapeituc Value of Thymidine Phosphorylase and Dihydropyrimidine Dehydrogenase in Capecitabine (Xeloda)-Based Chemotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer. Laryngoscope 119(1): 82-88, January 2009.

Greish K, Araki K, Li D, O'Malley B, Dandu R, Frandsen J, Cappello J, Ghandehari H.: Silk-elastinlike protein polymer hydrogels for localized adenoviral gene therapy of head and neck tumors. American Chemical Society Journal Biomacromolecules 2009 Notes: Accepted for publication.

Abuzeid, WM, Jiang X, Shi, G, Wang H, Paulson D, Araki K, Jungreis D, Carney, J, O'Malley BWO Jr, Li D.: Molecular disruption of Rad50 sensitizes tumor cells to cisplatin-based chemotherapy. Journal of Clinical Investigation 2009 Notes: Accepted.

Seol JG, Loevner LA, O'Malley BW Jr, Grady MS.: Inflammatory pseudotumor of the trigeminal nerve: a neoplastic mimic you don't want to miss. American Journal of Neuroradiology 2009 Notes: In Press.

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Last updated: 09/15/2009
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