Arati Desai, MD, MAS

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Division of Hematology Oncology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
10th Floor, South Pavilion
Office #10-307
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8140
Fax: 215-662-7804
A.B. (English, Certificate in Women's Studies)
Princeton University, 1996.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2001.
M.A.S. (Advanced Studies in Clinical Research)
University of California, San Francisco, 2006.
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Selected Publications

Stephen J Bagley, Arati S Desai, Gerald P Linette, Carl H June, Donald M O'Rourke. : CAR T-cell therapy for glioblastoma: recent clinical advances and future challenges Neuro Oncol 20(11): 1429-1438. Oct 9 2020.

Mac Lean P Nasrallah, Arati Desai, Donald M O'Rourke, Lea F Surrey, Joel M Stein. : A dual-genotype oligoastrocytoma with histologic, molecular, radiological and time-course features Acta Neuropathol Commun 8(1): 115, Jul 20 2020.

Hamed Akbari, Saima Rathore, Spyridon Bakas, MacLean P Nasrallah, Gaurav Shukla, Elizabeth Mamourian, Martin Rozycki, Stephen J Bagley , Jeffrey D Rudie, Adam E Flanders, Adam P Dicker, Arati S Desai, Donald M O'Rourke, Steven Brem, Robert Lustig, Suyash Mohan, Ronald L Wolf, Michel Bilello, Maria Martinez-Lage, Christos Davatzikos. : Histopathology-validated machine learning radiographic biomarker for noninvasive discrimination between true progression and pseudo-progression in glioblastoma. Cancer 126(11): 2625-2636, Jun 1 2020.

Stephen J Bagley, Arati S Desai, MacLean P Nasralla, Donald M O'Rourke. : Immunotherapy and Response Assessment in Malignant Glioma: Neuro-oncology Perspective Review 29(2): 95-102, Apr 2020.

Fraser Henderson Jr, Steven Brem, Donald M O'Rourke, MacLean Nasrallah, Vivek P Buch, Anthony J Young, Robert K Doot, Austin Pantel, Arati Desai, Stephen J Bagley, S Ali Nabavizadeh. : 18 F-Fluciclovine PET to distinguish treatment-related effects from disease progression in recurrent glioblastoma: PET fusion with MRI guides neurosurgical sampling Neurooncol Pract 7(2): 152-157, Mar 2020.

Sumei Wang, Donald M O'Rourke, Sanjeev Chawla, Gaurav Verma, MacLean P Nasrallah, Jennifer J D Morrissette, Gabriela Plesa, Carl H June, Steven Brem ,Eileen Maloney, Arati Desai, Ronald L Wolf, Harish Poptani, Suyash Mohan. : Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of anti-EGFRvIII chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy in patients with recurrent glioblastoma Br J Cancer 120(1): 54-56, Jan 2020.

Seyed Ali Nabavizadeh, Jeffrey B Ware, Samantha Guiry, MacLean P Nasrallah, Jazmine J Mays, Jacob E Till, Jasmin Hussain, Aseel Abdalla, Stephanie S Yee , Zev A Binder, Donald M O'Rourke, Steven Brem, Arati S Desai, Ronald Wolf, Erica L Carpenter, Stephen J Bagley. : Imaging and histopathologic correlates of plasma cell-free DNA concentration and circulating tumor DNA in adult patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma Neurooncol Adv 2(1): vdaa016. Jan-Dec 2020.

Stephen J Bagley, S Ali Nabavizadeh, Jazmine J Mays, Jacob E Till, Jeffrey B Ware, Scott Levy, Whitney Sarchiapone, Jasmin Hussain, Timothy Prior, Samantha Guiry, Theresa Christensen, Stephanie S Yee, MacLean P Nasrallah, Jennifer J D Morrissette, Zev A Binder, Donald M O'Rourke, Andrew J Cucchiara, Steven Brem, Arati S Desai, Erica L Carpenter. : Clinical Utility of Plasma Cell-Free DNA in Adult Patients with Newly Diagnosed Glioblastoma: A Pilot Prospective Study. Clin Cancer Res 26(2): 397-407, Jan 15 2020.

Daniel I Hoffman, Kalil G Abdullah, Makayla McCoskey, Zev A Binder, Donald M O'Rourke, Arati S Desai, MacLean P Nasrallah, Ashkan Bigdeli, Jennifer J D Morrissette, Steven Brem, Stephen J Bagley.: Negative prognostic impact of epidermal growth factor receptor copy number gain in young adults with isocitrate dehydrogenase wild-type glioblastoma J Neurooncol 145(2): 321-328, Nov 2019.

Igor Makhlin, Ryan D Salinas, Daniel Zhang, Fadi Jacob, Gou-Li Ming, Hongjun Song, Deeksha Saxena, Jay F Dorsey, MacLean P Nasrallah, Jennifer Jd Morrissette, Zev A Binder, Donald M O'Rourke, Arati S Desai, Steven Brem, Stephen J Bagley : Clinical activity of the EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor osimertinib in EGFR-mutant glioblastoma. CNS Oncol 8(3): CNS43. Nov 1 2019.

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