Alain H. Rook, M.D.

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Professor of Dermatology
Department: Dermatology

Contact information
Department of Dermatology
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-7610
Fax: 215-349-8173
Education:
B.A. (Biology)
Brandeis University, 1971.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Michigan, 1975.
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Selected Publications

Cedeno-Laurent F, Singer Em, Wysocka M, Benoit BM, Vittorio CC, Kim EJ, Yosipovitch G, Rook AH.: Improved pruritus correlates with lower levels of IL-31 in CTCL patients under different therapeutic modalities. Clin Immunol 158(1): 1-7, March 2015.

Kim EJ, Kim YH, Rook AH, Lerner A, Duvic M, Reddy S, Robak T, Becker JC: Clinically significant responses achieved with romidespsin across disease compartments in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma (20), 1-22, March 2015.

Kim EJ, Kim YH, Rook AH, Lerner A, Duvic M, Reddy S, Robak T, Becker JC, Samtsov A, McCulloch W, Waksman J, Whittaker S.: Clinically significant responses achieved with romidepsin across disease compartments in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma 20: 1-22, March 2015.

Spaccarelli N, Gharavi M, Saboury B, Cheng G, Rook AH, Alavi A.: Role of (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging in the management of primary cutaneous lymphomas. Hell J Nucl Med 17(2): 78-84, May-August 2014.

Wysocka M, Kossenkov AV, Benoit BM, Troxel AB, Singer E, Schaffer A, Kim B, Dentchev T, Nagata S, Ise T, Showe LC, Rook AH.: CD164 and FCRL3 are highly expressed on the CD4+CD26- T-cells in Sezary Syndrome patients. J Invest Dermatol 134: 229-36, 2014.

Samimi S, Chu E, Seykora J, Loren A, Vittorio C, Rook A, Rosenbach M, Kim EJ.: Dasatinib-induced leukotrichia in a patient with chronic myelogenous leukemia. JAMA Dermatol 149(5), May 2013.

Kim YH, Demierre MF, Kim EJ, Lerner A, Rook AH, Duvic M, Robak T, Samtsov A, McCulloch W, Chen SC, Waksman J, Nichols J, Whittaker S.: Clinically meaningful reduction in pruritus in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma treated with romidepsin. Leuk Lymphoma 54(2): 284-9, February 2013.

Lessin SR, Duvic M, Guitart J, Pandya AG, STrober BE, Olsen EA, Hull CM, Knobler EH, Rook AH, Kim EJ, Naylor MF, Adelson DM, Kimball AB, Wood GS, Sundram U, Wu H, Kim YH.: Topical chemotherapy in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: Positive results of a randomized, controlled, multicenter trial testing the efficacy and safety of a novel mechlorethamine, 0.02% gel, in mycosis fungoides. JAMA Dermatol 149(1): 25-32, January 2013.

Samimi S, Morrissey K, Anshelevich S, Evans K, Gardner J, Musiek A, Vittorio C, Rook A, Kim E.: Romidepsin and interferon gamma: A novel combination for refractory cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. J Am Acad Dermatol 68(1): e5-6, January 2013.

Klein RS, Dunlop JD, Samimi SS, Morrissey KA, Evans KG, Gardner JM, Introcaso CE, Vittorio CC, Rook AH, Micaily B, Kim EJ.: Improvement in peripheral blood disease burden in patients with Sezary syndrome and leukemic mycosis fungoides after total skin electron beam therapy. J Am Acad Dermatol 68: 972-7, 2013.

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