Nisha Raiker

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Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT) is the most effective form of tumor immunotherapy available to date and the frequency of transplants continues to increase worldwide. However, while allo-HSCT usually induces a beneficial graft-versus leukemia effect, a major source of morbidity and mortality following allo-HSCT is(More)
Reliable, noninvasive methods for diagnosing and prognosing sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (SOS) early after hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) are needed. We used a quantitative mass spectrometry-based proteomics approach to identify candidate biomarkers of SOS by comparing plasma pooled from 20 patients with and 20 patients without SOS. Of 494(More)
Various substances of abuse are known to cause specific cutaneous manifestations. In this review, we highlight the cutaneous manifestations associated with the use of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine, alcohol, and anabolic steroids. Cutaneous signs of tanning addiction are also discussed, as tanning bed use is a particularly relevant and growing(More)
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