Vandana Batra, MBBS,MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
CTRB 3052
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

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.

Bhatia A, Batra V, Miller A, Li Y, Maris JM, Bagatell R, States L: Soft Tissue Neuroblastoma Response to 131I-MIBG therapy in the Pediatric Population. Annual meeting of the European Society of Paediatric Radiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands June 2014. 2014.

Ann-Marie Chacko, Vandana Batra, Catherine Hou, John Mikitsh, Maria Gagliardi, Richard Freifelder, Alexander Kachur, Mehran Makvandi, John Maris and Daniel Pryma: Ultratrace meta-211At-astatobenzylguanidine (211At-MABG) for targeted radiotherapy of neuroendocrine cancer The Journal of Nuclear Medicine Meeting Abstracts 2014.

Vandana Batra, Alexandra Miller, Lisa J States, Aashim Bhatia, Yimei Li, John M Maris, Rochelle Bagatell: Response in Soft Tissue Lesions Following Therapeutic [131I]MIBG in Children with Neuroblastoma. Advances in Neuroblastoma Research (ANR meeting) 2014 (Cologne, Germany) 2014.

Lori Hart, Julie Ann Rader, Pichai Raman, Vandana Batra, Maria Gagliardi, Michael Russell, Lucy Chen,Deborah Watson, Patrick Warren, Christine Fritsch, Sunkyu Kim, Sudha Parasuraman, Giordano Caponigro, Malte Peters,Markus Boehm, John M Maris, : Combined Inhibition of CDK4/6 and MEK1/2 in Preclinical Models of Neuroblastoma. Advances in Neuroblastoma Research (ANR meeting) 2014 (Cologne, Germany) Page: 200, 2014.

Vandana Batra, Ann-Marie Chacko, Maria Gagliardi, Catherine Hou, John L Mikitsh, Richard H Freifelder, Alex Kachur, Ben C LeGeyt, Alexander Schmitz, ; Larry Toto, Ganesan Vaidyanathan, Michael R Zalutsky, Katherine K Matthay, William A Weiss, William Clay Gustafson, Daniel A Pryma, John M Maris, : Preclinical Development of meta-[211At]astatobenzylguanidine ([211At]MABG) Targeted Radiotherapy for Neuroblastoma Advances in Neuroblastoma Research (ANR meeting) 2014 (Cologne, Germany) Page: 209, 2014.

Batra V, Deyell R, Maris JM : Molecular oncology of neuroblastoma Molecular Oncology Causes of Cancer and Targets for Treatment. Cambridge University Press. Edward Gelmann, Charles Sawyers and Frank Rauscher III (eds.). 2013.

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