Siddhartha Ganguly, M.D., FACP


Rank: Professor of Medicine

Position: Director, Lymphoma/Myeloma Program


Clinical Interest(s):

Bone Marrow Transplantation ι Stem Cell Transplantation ι Hematological Malignancies ι Lymphoma ι Multiple Myeloma

Research Interest(s):

Clinical Research in Hematologic Malignancies ι Stem cell and marrow transplantation

Publications:

  1. Lin TL, Williams T, He J, Aljitawi OS, Ganguly S, Abhyankar S, Fleming A, Male H, McGuirk JP. Rates of complete diagnostic testing for patients with acute myeloid leukemia. Cancer Med. 2015; 4(4):519-22
  2. Kyle R. Brownback, Steven Q. Simpson, Lucas R. Pitts, Deepika Polineni, Joseph P. McGuirk, Siddhartha Ganguly,  Omar S. Aljitawi, Tara L. Lin, Anurag Singh, and Sunil Abhyankar. Effect of Extracorporeal Photopheresis on Lung Function Decline for Severe Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome Following Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation. J Clin Apher. 2015 May 29. doi: 10.1002/jca.21404. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Anita D'Souza, Angela Dispenzieri, Baldeep Wirk, Mei-Jie Zhang, Jiaxing Huang, Morie Gertz, Robert Kyle, Shaji Kumar, Raymond Comenzo, Robert Gale, Hillard Lazarus, Bipin Savani, Robert Cornell, Brendan Weiss, Dan Vogl, Cesar Freytes, Emma Scott, Heather Landau, Jan Moreb, Luciano Costa, Muthalagu Ramanathan, Natalie Callander, Rammurti Kamble, Richard Olsson, Siddhartha Ganguly, Taiga Nishihori, Tamila Kindwall-Keller, William Wood, Tomer Mark, Parameswaran Hari. Improved outcomes after autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation for light chain amyloidosis: A Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Study- J Clin Oncol. 2015 Nov 10;33(32):3741-9
  4. Satwani P, Ahn KW, Carreras J, Abdel-Azim H, Cairo MS, Cashen A, Chen AI, Cohen JB, Costa LJ, Dandoy C, Fenske TS, Freytes CO, Ganguly S, Gale RP, Ghosh N, Hertzberg MS, Hayashi RJ, Kamble RT, Kanate AS, Keating A, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Prestidge TD, Rolon JM, Savani BN, Vose JM, Wood WA, Inwards DJ, Bachanova V, Smith SM, Maloney DG, Sureda A, Hamadani M. A Prognostic Model Predicting Autologous Transplantation Outcomes in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Hodgkin Lymphoma. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015 Nov;50(11):1416-23
  5. Uy GL, Costa LJ, Hari PN, Zhang MJ, Huang JX, Anderson KC, Bredeson CN, Callander NS, Cornell RF, Perez MA, Dispenzieri A, Freytes CO, Gale RP, Garfall A, Gertz MA, Gibson J, Hamadani M, Lazarus HM, Kalaycio ME, Kamble RT, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Krishnan AY, Kumar SK, Kyle RA, Landau HJ, Lee CH, Maiolino A, Marks DI, Mark TM, Munker R, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Ramanathan M, Rodriguez TE, Saad AA, Savani BN, Schiller GJ, Schouten HC, Schriber JR, Scott E, Seo S, Sharma M, Ganguly S, Stadtmauer EA, Tay J, To LB, Vesole DH, Vogl DT, Wagner JL, Wirk B, Wood WA, D'Souza A. Contribution of chemotherapy mobilization to disease control in multiple myeloma treated with autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015 Dec;50(12):1513-8
  6. Klyuchnikov E, Bacher U,  Kröger N, Hari P,  Ahn KW, Carreras J, Bachanova V, Bashey A,  Cohen JB, D'Souza A, Freytes CO, Gale RP, Ganguly S, Hertzberg MS, HolmbergLS, Kharfan-Dabaja MA,  Klein A, Ku GH, Laport G, LazarusHM, Miller AM, Mussetti A, Olsson RF, Slavin S, Usmani SZ, Vij R, Wood WA, Maloney D, Sureda AM, Smith SM, and Hamadani M. Reduced-intensity allografting as first transplantation approach in relapsed/refractory grade 1-2 follicular lymphoma provides improved outcomes in long-term survivors. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Dec;21(12):2091-9
  7. Iliff A, Divine C, Diaz, F, Aljitawi O, Abhyankar S, McGuirk J, and Ganguly S. Adequacy of Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Mobilization in Patients with Relapsed B Cell Non Hodgkin Lymphoma Treated with Bendamustine. Leuk Lymphoma. 2015 Oct 12:1-2
  8. Ganguly S, Home T, Yacoub A, Kambhampati S, Shi H, Dandwate P, Padhye S, Saluja AK, McGuirk J and Rao. Targeting HSF1 disrupts HSP90 Chaperone Function in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. Oncotarget. 2015 Oct 13;6(31):31767-79
  9. Bray WM, Bivona C, Rockey M, Henry D, Grauer D, Abhyankar S, Aljitawi O, Ganguly S, McGuirk J, Singh A, Lin TL. Outcomes for newly diagnosed patients with acute myeloid leukemia dosed on actual or adjusted body weight. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2015 Oct;76(4):691-7
  10. Veronika Bachanova, Linda J. Burns,   Kwang Woo Ahn,  Ginna G. Laport,  Görgün Akpek, , Mohamed A. Kharfan-Dabaja,  Taiga Nishihori,  Edward Agura, Philippe Armand,  Samantha M. Jaglowski, Mitchell S. Cairo, Amanda F. Cashen, Jonathon B. Cohen,  Anita D'Souza,  César O. Freytes, Robert Peter Gale,  Siddhartha Ganguly,  Nilanjan Ghosh,  Leona A. Holmberg, David J. Inwards,  Abraham S. Kanate, Hillard M. Lazarus, Adriana K. Malone, Reinhold Munker,  Alberto Mussetti, Maxim Norkin,  Tim D. Prestidge,  Jacob M. Rowe, Prakash Satwani, Tanya Siddiqi,  Patrick J. Stiff, Basem M. William,  Baldeep Wirk, David G. Maloney,  Sonali M. Smith ,  Anna M. Sureda,  Jeanette Carreras and Mehdi Hamadani. For Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR®) Lymphoma Working Committee. Impact of "real-world" interpretation of pre-transplant FDG-PET status on outcomes after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2015 Sep;21(9):1605-11
  11. Pasquini MC, Zhang MJ, Medeiros BC, Armand P, Hu ZH, Nishihori T, Aljurf MD, Akpek G, Cahn JY, Cairo MS, Cerny J, Copelan EA, Deol A, Freytes CO, Gale RP, Ganguly S, George B, Gupta V, Hale GA, Kamble RT, Klumpp TR, Lazarus HM, Luger SM, Liesveld JL, Litzow MR, Marks DI, Martino R, Norkin M, Olsson RF, Oran B, Pawarode A, Pulsipher MA, Ramanathan M, Reshef R, Saad AA, Saber W, Savani BN, Schouten HC, Ringdén O, Tallman MS, Uy GL, Wood WA Jr, Wirk B, Pérez WS, Batiwalla M, Weisdorf DJ. Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Outcomes in Monosomal Karyotype Myeloid Malignancies. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Feb;22(2):248-57
  12. Abraham S. Kanate, Alberto Mussett, Mohamed A. Kharfan-Dabaja, Kwang W. Ahn, Alyssa DiGilio,Amer Beitinjaneh , Saurabh Chhabra, Timothy S. Fenske, Cesar Freytes, Robert Peter Gale, Siddhartha Ganguly, Mark Hertzberg, Evgeny Klyuchnikov, Hillard M. Lazarus , Richard Olsson, Miguel-Angel Perales, Andrew Rezvani, Marcie Riches, Ayman Saad , Shimon Slavin, Sonali M. Smith, Anna Sureda, Jean Yared, Stefan Ciurea, Philippe Armand, Rachel Salit, Javier Bolanos-Meade, Mehdi Hamadani. Reduced-intensity transplantation for lymphomas using haploidentical related donors versus HLA-matched unrelated donors. Blood. 2016 Feb 18;127(7):938-47
  13. Abhyankar S, Lubanski P, DeJarnette S, Merkel D, Bunch J, Daniels K, Aljitawi O, Lin T, Ganguly S, McGuirk J. A novel hematopoietic progenitor cell mobilization regimen, utilizing bortezomib and filgrastim, for patients undergoing autologous transplant. J Clin Apher. 2016 Mar 4. doi: 10.1002/jca.21449. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Fenske TS, Ahn KW, Graff TM, DiGilio A, Bashir Q, Kamble RT, Ayala E, Bacher U, Brammer JE, Cairo M, Chen A, Chen YB, Chhabra S, D'Souza A, Farooq U, Freytes C, Ganguly S, Hertzberg M,  Inwards D, Jaglowski S, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Lazarus HM, Nathan S, Pawarode A, Perales MA, Reddy N, Seo S, Sureda A, Smith SM, Hamadani M. Allogeneic Transplantation Provides Durable Remission in a Subset of DLBCL Patients Relapsing after Autologous Transplantation. Br J Haematol. 2016 Jul;174(2):235-48
  15. Rinehart M, Hochard E, Rockey M, Abhyankar S, Ganguly S, Lin T, McGuirk J, Shune L, Singh A, Aljitawi O. Evaluation of cytomegalovirus reactivation and tolerability in seropositive umbilical cord transplant patients after implementation of an intensive prevention strategy. Hematol Oncol Stem Cell Ther. 2016 Sep;9(3):105-11
  16. Ghosh N, Karmali R, Rocha V, Ahn KW, DiGilio A, Hari PN, Bachanova V, Bacher U, Dahi P, de Lima M, D'Souza A, Fenske TS, Ganguly S, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Prestidge TD, Savani BN, Smith SM, Sureda AM, Waller EK, Jaglowski S, Herrera AF, Armand P, Salit RB, Wagner-Johnston ND, Fuchs E, Bolaños-Meade J, Hamadani M. Reduced-intensity transplantation for lymphomas using haploidentical related donors versus HLA-matched sibling donors.A CIBMTR analysis. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Sep 10;34(26):3141-9.
  17. Deol A, Sengsayadeth S, Ahn KW, Wang HL, Aljurf M, Antin JH, Battiwalla M, Bornhauser M, Cahn JY, Camitta B, Chen YB, Cutler CS, Gale RP, Ganguly S, Hamadani M, Inamoto Y, Jagasia M, Kamble R, Koreth J, Lazarus HM, Liesveld J, Litzow MR, Marks DI, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Reshef R, Rowe JM, Saad AA, Sabloff M, Schouten HC, Shea TC, Soiffer RJ, Uy GL, Waller EK, Wiernik PH, Wirk B, Woolfrey AE, Bunjes D, Devine S, de Lima M, Sandmaier BM, Weisdorf D, Khoury HJ, Saber W. Does FLT3 mutation impact survival after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia? A Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) analysis. Cancer. 2016 Oct;122(19):3005-14
  18. Scott EC, Hari P, Sharma M, Le-Rademacher J, Huang J, Vogl D, Abidi M,  Beitinjaneh A, Fung H, Ganguly S, Hildebrandt G, Holmberg L, Kumar S, Kyle R, Lazarus HM, Lee C, Maziarz RT, Meehan K, Mikhael J, Nishihori T, Ramanathan M, Usmani S, Tay J, Vesole D, Wirk B, Yared J, Savani BN, Gasparetto C, Krishnan A, Mark T, Nieto Y, D'Souza A. Post-transplant outcomes in high-risk compared to non-high risk multiple myeloma, a CIBMTR analysis. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Oct;22(10):1893-9
  19. Aljitawi OS, Paul S, Ganguly A, Lin TL, Ganguly S, Vielhauer G, Capitano ML, Cantelina A, Lipe B, Mahnken JD, Wise A, Berry A, Singh AK, Shune L, Lominska C, Abhyankar S, Allin D, Laughlin M, McGuirk JP, and Broxmeyer HE. Erythropoietin modulation is associated with improved homing and engraftment post umbilical cord blood transplantation. Blood. 2016 Dec 22;128(25):3000-3010
  20. Cornell RF, Bachanova V, D'Souza A, Woo-Ahn K, Martens M, Huang J, Al-Homsi S; Chhabra S, Copelan E,  Diaz MA,  Freytes C, Gale RP, Ganguly S, Hamadani M, Hildebrandt G, Kamble RT, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Kindwall-Keller T, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Saad A, Usmani S, Vesole DH, Yared J, Mark T, Nieto Y, Hari P. Allogeneic Transplantation for Relapsed Waldenström Macroglobulinemia and Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma.  Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Jan;23(1):60-66.
  21. Cornell RF, D' Souza A, Kassim AA, Costa LJ, Innis-Shelton RD, Zhang MJ, Huang J, Abidi M, Aiello J, Akpek G, Bashey A, Bashir Q, Cerny J, Comenzo R, Diaz MA, Freytes C, Gale RP, Ganguly S, Hamadani M, Hashmi S, Holmberg L, Hossain N, Kamble RT, Kharfan-Dabaja M, Kindwall-Keller T, Kyle R, Kumar S,  Lazarus H,  Lee C, Maiolino A, Marks DI, Meehan K, Mikhael J, Nath R, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Ramanathan M, Saad A, Seo S,Usmani S, Vesole D, Vij R, Vogl D, Wirk BM, Yared J, Krishnan A, Mark T, Nieto Y, Hari P. Maintenance versus Induction Therapy Choice on Outcomes after Autologous Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Feb;23(2):269-277.
  22. Hamilton BK, Rybicki L, Abounader D, Adekola K, Advani A, Aldoss I, Bachanova V, Bashey A, Brown S, DeLima M, Devine S, Flowers CR, Ganguly S, Jagasia M, Kennedy VE, Kim DD, McGuirk J, Pullarkat V, Romee R, Sandhu K, Smith M, Ueda M, Viswabandya A, Vu K, Wall S, Zeichner SB, Perales MA, Majhail NS. Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT) for Adult T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (T-ALL). Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Apr 7. pii: S1083-8791(17)30391-9. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.04.003. [Epub ahead of print]
  23. Schriber JR, Hari PN, Ahn KW, Fei M, Costa LJ, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Angel-Diaz M, Gale RP, Ganguly S, Girnius SK, Hashmi S, Pawarode A, Vesole DH, Wiernik PH, Wirk BM, Marks DI, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Usmani SZ, Mark TM, Nieto YL, D'Souza A. Hispanics have the lowest stem cell transplant utilization rate for autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation for multiple myeloma in the United States: A CIBMTR report. Cancer. 2017 May 4. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30747. [Epub ahead of print]
  24. Haverkos BM, Abbott D, Hamadani M, Armand P, Flowers ME, Merryman R, Kamdar M, Kanate AS, Saad A, Mehta A, Ganguly S, Fenske TS, Hari P, Lowsky R, Andritsos L, Jagasia M, Bashey A, Brown S, Bachanova V, Stephens D, Mineishi S, Nakamura R, Chen YB, Blazar BR, Gutman J, Devine SM. PD-1 blockade for relapsed lymphoma post allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant: high response rate but frequent GVHD. Blood. 2017 May 3. pii: blood-2017-01-761346. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-01-761346. [Epub ahead of print]
  25. Evaluation of Performance Status and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Specific Co-Morbidity Index on Unplanned Admission Rates in Patients with Multiple Myeloma Undergoing Outpatient Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation. Obiozor C, Subramaniam DP, Divine CL, Shune L, Singh AK, Lin TL, Abhyankar S, Chen GJ, McGuirk JP, Ganguly S. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Jun 8. pii: S1083-8791(17)30510-4. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.06.001. [Epub ahead of print]


 

Education and Training:

Medical School: Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India (Doctor of Medicine)
Internship: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL
Residency: Senior Resident Institute Chandigarh, India
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (Internal Medicine)
Fellowship: GB Pant Hospital, Delhi University, New Delhi, India (Post-Doctoral Fellow (DM) Doctorate of Medicine)
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas (Hematology)
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine Center for Cell and Gene Marrow Transplantation Therapy, Houston, Texas (Bone Marrow Transplant)


 Awards:

• Best Teacher's Award, KU Internal Medicine
• Max Allen Scholar Award, Department of Medicine
• Anatomy, Medical College, University of Calcutta, India, Senior Prosector
• Goodeve Silver Medal, Medical College, University of Calcutta, India
• Gold Medal, Anatomy, Medical College, University of Calcutta, India
• Pathology, Medical College, University of Calcutta, India, Senior Class Assistant
• Medicine, Medical College, University of Calcutta, India, Senior Class Assistant
• Successive Four College Scholarships, Medical College, University of Calcutta, India

Organizations:

• American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Myeloma Guidelines Writing Committee (2014)
• Center for International Bone Marrow Transplantation Registry (CIBMTR Working Committee Member- Lymphoma and Myeloma)
• American Medical Association
• American College of Physicians
• American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
• American Society of Hematology
• American College of Physicians - Elected Fellow (FACP)

Last modified: Jul 31, 2017

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