Kojo S. J. Elenitoba-Johnson

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Peter C. Nowell, M.D. Professor
Founding Director, University of Pennsylvania Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Abramson Cancer Center: Center for Personalized Diagnostics
Founding Director, University of Pennsylvania Division of Precision and Computational Diagnostics.
Medical Staff - Consulting, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Pennsylvania Hospital
Pathologist, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
609 Stellar-Chance
422 Curie Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6100
Office: 215-898-8198
Fax: 215-898-9969
MD (Medicine)
College of Medicine, University of Lagos and Lagos University Teaching Hospital, 1988.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Molecular pathogenesis, biomarkers and therapeutic targets of malignant lymphoid neoplasia

Selected Publications

Rolland DCM, Basrur V, Jeon YK, McNeil-Schwalm C, Fermin D, Conlon KP, Zhou Y, Ng SY, Tsou C-C, Brown NA, Thomas DG, Bailey NG, Omenn GS, Nesvizhskii AI, Weinstock DM, Faryabi RB, Lim MS, Elenitoba-Johnson KSJ: Functional proteogenomics reveals biomarkers and therapeutic targets in lymphomas. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114(25): 6581-6586, Jun 2017 Notes: Epub 2017 June 12.

Fajgenbaum DC, Uldrick TS, Bagg A, Frank D, Wu D, Srkalovic G, Simpson D, Liu AY, Menke D, Shanmuganathan C, Lechowicz MJ, Wong RSM, Paessler M, Rossi JF, Ide M, Ruth J, Croglio M, Suarez A, Krymskaya V, Chadburn A, Colleoni G, Nasta S, Jayanthan R, Nabel C, Casper C, Dispenzieri A, Fossa A, Kelleher D, Kurzock R, Voorhees P, Dogan A, Yoshizaki K, van Rhee F, Oksenhendler E, Jaffe ES, Elenitoba-Johnson KSJ, Lim MS.: International, evidence-based consensus diagnostic criteria for HHV-8-negative/idiopathic Multicentric Castleman disease. Blood Jan 2017.

Habiel DM, Krepostman N, Lilly M, Cavassani K, Coelho AL, Shibata T, Elenitoba-Johnson KSJ, Hogaboam CM.: Senescent stromal cell-induced divergence and therapeutic resistance in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia/lymphoma. Oncotarget Nov 2016.

Murga-Zamalloa CA, Mendoza-Reinoso V, Sahasrabuddher AA, Rolland DCM, Hwang SR, McDonnell SRP, Sciallis AP, Wilcox RA, Bashur V, Elenitoba-Johnson KSJ, Lim MS.: NPM-ALK phosphorylates WASp Y102 and contributes to oncogenesis of anaplastic large cell lymphoma. Oncogene 36(15): 2085-2094, Oct 2016.

Udager AM, McHugh JB, Betz BL, Montone KT, Livolsi VA, Seethala RR, Yakirevich E, Iwenofu OH, Perez-Ordonez B, DuRoss KE, Weigelin HC, Lim MS, Elenitoba-Johnson KSJ, Brown NA: Activating KRAS mutations are characteristic of oncocytic sinonasal papilloma and associated sinonasal squamous cell carcinoma. J Pathol 239(4): 394-8, Aug 2016.

Elenitoba-Johnson KSJ: FBXO11: a novel germinal center B-cell regulator. Blood Page: 611-2, Aug 2016.

Lim MS, Elenitoba-Johnson KSJ: Precision medicine for diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. Clin Cancer Res 22(12): 2829-31, Jun 2016.

Wang B, Merillat SA, Vincent M, Huber AK, Basrur V, Mangelberger D, Zeng L, Elenitoba-Johnson KSJ, Miller RA, Irani DN, Dlugosz AA, Schnell S, Scaglione KM, and Paulson HL.: Loss of the Ubiquitin-conjugating Enzyme Ube2W results in susceptibility to early postnatal lethality and defects in skin, immune and male reproductive systems. J Biol Chem Page: 3030-3042, Feb 2016 Notes: Feb 5;291(6):3030-42. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M115.676601.

Rosebeck S, Lim MS, Elenitoba-Johnson KSJ, McAllister-Lucas LM, Lucas PC. : API2-MALT1 oncoprotein promotes lymphomagenesis via unique program of substrate ubiquitination and proteolysis. World J Biol Chem. 7(1): 128-137, Feb 2016.

Klinger M, Zheng J, Elenitoba-Johnson K S J, Perkins S L, Faham M, Bahler D W: Next-generation IgVH sequencing CLL-like monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis reveals frequent oligoclonality and ongoing hypermutation. Leukemia Dec 2015.

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