Vandana Batra, MBBS,MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-226-7360
Education:
MBBS
Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), New Delhi, India, 1992.
MD (Pediatrics)
Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), New Delhi, India, 1996.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Hematological Malignancies
Neuroblastoma
Hematology

Description of Research Expertise

Targeted Radiotherapy

Selected Publications

Batra V et al: Efficacy of targeted radiotherapy with meta-[211At]astatobenzylguanidine ([211At]MABG) in preclinical models of high-risk neuroblastoma Advances in Neuroblastoma Research Conference 2018.

Batra V et al: Meta-[211At]astatobenzylguanidine ([211At]MABG) is a potent alpha particle emitting systemic targeted radiotherapeutic in preclinical models of neuroblastoma AACR Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C April 2017.

DuBois SG, Mody R, Naranjo A, Van Ryn C, Russ D, Oldridge D, et al: MIBG avidity correlates with clinical features, tumor biology, and outcomes in neuroblastoma: A report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatric blood & cancer. 2017.

Welsh, Sarah; Rosenblatt, Samuel; Batra, Vandana; Betensky, Marisol; Ichord, Rebecca; Himebauch, Adam : A progressive malignant arterial ischemic stroke: A rare presentation of pediatric APL Critical Care Medicine 2016.

Huibregtse KE, Vo KT, DuBois SG, Fetzko S, Neuhaus J, Batra V, et al. : Incidence and risk factors for secondary malignancy in patients with neuroblastoma after treatment with (131)I-metaiodobenzylguanidine. European journal of cancer. 2016.

Batra V, Makvandi M, Zuppa AF, Patel N, Elias J, Pryma DA, et al.: Dexmedetomidine does not interfere with meta-iodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) uptake at clinically relevant concentrations. Pediatric blood & cancer. 2016.

Armstrong Amy E, Weese-Mayer Debra E, Mian Amir, Maris John M, Batra Vandana, Gosiengfiao Yasmin, Reichek Jennifer, Madonna Mary Beth, Bush Jonathan W, Shore Richard M, Walterhouse David O: Treatment of neuroblastoma in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome with a PHOX2B polyalanine repeat expansion mutation: New twist on a neurocristopathy syndrome. Pediatric blood & cancer 62(11): 2007-10, Nov 2015 Notes: Epub May 2015.

Lori S. Hart, Lucy Chen, Vandana Batra, Matthew Tsang, Pichai Raman, Giordano Caponigro, Shiva Krupa, Markus Boehm, Malte Peters, John M. Maris.: Combined MEK1/2 and PI3K inhibition induces synergistic caspase-dependent apoptosis in neuroblastoma. AACR Annual Meeting, 2015, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2015.

Vandana Batra, Pietro Ranieri, Mehran Makvandi, Matthew Tsang, Catherine Hou, Yimei Li, Ganesan Vaidyanathan, Daniel A. Pryma, John M. Maris.: Development of meta-[211At]astatobenzylguanidine ([211At]MABG) as an alpha particle emitting systemic targeted radiotherapeutic for neuroblastoma AACR Annual Meeting, 2015, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2015.

Batra Vandana, Sands Stephen A, Holmes Emi, Geyer Jeffrey Russell, Yates Allan, Becker Lawrence, Burger Peter, Gilles Floyd, Wisoff Jeffrey, Allen Jeffrey C, Pollack Ian F, Finlay Jonathan L: Long-term survival of children less than six years of age enrolled on the CCG-945 phase III trial for newly-diagnosed high-grade glioma: A Report from the Children's Oncology Group. Pediatric blood & cancer 61(1): 151-7, Jan 2014.

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