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B Douglas Smith, M.D.

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Professor of Oncology

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Expertise: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Blood Transplant, Bone Marrow Transplant, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Drug Development, Hematologic Malignancies, Leukemia, Medical Oncology, Myelodysplasia, Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), Myeloproliferative Disorders ...read more

Research Interests: Acute and Chronic Leukemias; Myeloid Disorders and Bone Marrow Transplantation

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Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
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Phone: 410-614-5068
Fax: 410-614-7437

Background

Titles

  • Professor of Oncology

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Drexel University College of Medicine (1991)

Residencies

  • Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester / Internal Medicine (1995)

Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medical Oncology (1998)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trial Keywords

Myeloid Disorders and Bone Marr, Acute and Chronic Leukemias

Selected Publications

Gore, S.D.; Baylin, S.; Sugar, E.; Carraway, H.; Miller, C.B.; Carducci, M.; Grever, M.; Galm, O.; Dauses, T.; Karp, J.E.; Rudek, M.A.; Zhao, M.; Smith, B.D.; Manning, J.; Jiemjit, A.; Dover, G.; Mays, A.; Zwiebel, J.; Murgo, A.; Weng, L.J.; Herman, J.G. Combined DNA methyltransferase and histone deacetylase inhibition in the treatment of myeloid neoplasms. Cancer Res. 2006 Jun 15;66(12):6361-6369.

Huff, C.A.; Fuchs, E.J.; Smith, B.D.; Blackford, A.; Garrett-Mayer, E.; Brodsky, R.A.; Flinn, I.W.; Ambinder, R.F.; Borrello, I.M.; Matsui, W.H.; Vogelsang, G.B.; Griffin, C.A.; Luznik, L.; Jones, R.J. Graft-versus-host reactions and the effectiveness of donor lymphocyte infusions. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2006 Apr;12(4):414-421.

Huff, C.A.; Matsui, W.; Smith, B.D.; Jones, R.J. The paradox of response and survival in cancer therapeutics. Blood. 2006 Jan 15;107(2):431-434.

Huff, C.A.; Matsui, W.H.; Douglas Smith, B.; Jones, R.J. Strategies to eliminate cancer stem cells: clinical implications. Eur J Cancer. 2006 Jun;42(9):1293-1297.

Karp, J.E.; Smith, B.D. Exploiting oxidative damage to overcome resistance. Leuk Res. 2006 Oct;30(10):1213-1214.
Karp, J.E.; Smith, B.D. Developmental clinical trials: building one step at a time. Leuk Res. 2006 Jul;30(7):765-766.

Levis, M.; Brown, P.; Smith, B.D.; Stine, A.; Pham, R.; Stone, R.; Deangelo, D.; Galinsky, I.; Giles, F.; Estey, E.; Kantarjian, H.; Cohen, P.; Wang, Y.; Roesel, J.; Karp, J.E.; Small, D. Plasma inhibitory activity (PIA): a pharmacodynamic assay reveals insights into the basis for cytotoxic response to FLT3 inhibitors. Blood. 2006 Nov 15;108(10):3477-3483.

Matsui, W.H.; Brodsky, R.A.; Smith, B.D.; Borowitz, M.J.; Jones, R.J. Quantitative analysis of bone marrow CD34 cells in aplastic anemia and hypoplastic myelodysplastic syndromes. Leukemia. 2006 Mar;20(3):458-462.

Davis, A.P.; Sheppard, D.N.; Smith, B.D. Development of synthetic membrane transporters for anions. Chemical Society reviews. 2007 Feb;36(2):348-357.

Karp, J.E.; Ricklis, R.M.; Balakrishnan, K.; Briel, J.; Greer, J.; Gore, S.D.; Smith, B.D.; McDevitt, M.A.; Carraway, H.; Levis, M.J.; Gandhi, V. A phase 1 clinical-laboratory study of clofarabine followed by cyclophosphamide for adults with refractory acute leukemias. Blood. 2007 Sep 15;110(6):1762-1769.

Karp, J.E.; Smith, B.D.; Levis, M.J.; Gore, S.D.; Greer, J.; Hattenburg, C.; Briel, J.; Jones, R.J.; Wright, J.J.; Colevas, A.D. Sequential flavopiridol, cytosine arabinoside, and mitoxantrone: a phase II trial in adults with poor-risk acute myelogenous leukemia. Clin Cancer Res. 2007 Aug 1;13(15 Pt 1):4467-4473.

Lin, T.L.; Vala, M.S.; Barber, J.P.; Karp, J.E.; Smith, B.D.; Matsui, W.; Jones, R.J. Induction of acute lymphocytic leukemia differentiation by maintenance therapy. Leukemia. 2007 Sep;21(9):1915-1920.

Meng, X.W.; Lee, S.H.; Dai, H.; Loegering, D.; Yu, C.; Flatten, K.; Schneider, P.; Dai, N.T.; Kumar, S.K.; Smith, B.D.; Karp, J.E.; Adjei, A.A.; Kaufmann, S.H. Mcl-1 as a buffer for proapoptotic Bcl-2 family members during TRAIL-induced apoptosis: a mechanistic basis for sorafenib (Bay 43-9006)-induced TRAIL sensitization. J Biol Chem. 2007 Oct 12;282(41):29831-29846.

Weir, E.G.; Ali Ansari-Lari, M.; Batista, D.A.; Griffin, C.A.; Fuller, S.; Smith, B.D.; Borowitz, M.J. Acute bilineal leukemia: a rare disease with poor outcome. Leukemia. 2007 Nov;21(11):2264-2270.

Zhao, M.; Rudek, M.A.; He, P.; Hafner, F.T.; Radtke, M.; Wright, J.J.; Smith, B.D.; Messersmith, W.A.; Hidalgo, M.; Baker, S.D. A rapid and sensitive method for determination of sorafenib in human plasma using a liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry assay. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2007 Feb 1;846(1-2):1-7.

el-Shami, K.; Smith, B.D. Immunotherapy for myeloid leukemias: current status and future directions. Leukemia. 2008 Sep;22(9):1658-1664.

Karp, J.E.; Smith, B.D.; Gojo, I.; Lancet, J.E.; Greer, J.; Klein, M.; Morris, L.; Levis, M.J.; Gore, S.D.; Wright, J.J.; Garrett-Mayer, E. Phase II trial of tipifarnib as maintenance therapy in first complete remission in adults with acute myelogenous leukemia and poor-risk features. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 May 15;14(10):3077-3082.

Matsui, W.; Wang, Q.; Barber, J.P.; Brennan, S.; Smith, B.D.; Borrello, I.; McNiece, I.; Lin, L.; Ambinder, R.F.; Peacock, C.; Watkins, D.N.; Huff, C.A.; Jones, R.J. Clonogenic multiple myeloma progenitors, stem cell properties, and drug resistance. Cancer Res. 2008 Jan 1;68(1):190-197.

Warlick, E.D.; O''Donnell, P.V.; Borowitz, M.; Grupka, N.; Decloe, L.; Garrett-Mayer, E.; Borrello, I.; Brodsky, R.; Fuchs, E.; Huff, C.A.; Luznik, L.; Matsui, W.; Ambinder, R.; Jones, R.J.; Douglas Smith, B. Myeloablative allogeneic bone marrow transplant using T cell depleted allografts followed by post-transplant GM-CSF in high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes. Leuk Res. 2008 Sep;32(9):1439-1447.

Bolanos-Meade, J.; Luznik, L.; Muth, M.; Matsui, W.H.; Huff, C.A.; Smith, B.D.; Levy, M.Y.; Kasamon, Y.L.; Swinnen, L.J.; Powell, J.D.; Brodsky, R.A.; Ambinder, R.F.; Jones, R.J.; Fuchs, E.J. Salvage transplantation for allograft failure using fludarabine and alemtuzumab as conditioning regimen. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2009 Mar;43(6):477-480.

Jinawath, N.; Norris-Kirby, A.; Smith, B.D.; Gocke, C.D.; Batista, D.A.; Griffin, C.A.; Murphy, K.M. A rare e14a3 (b3a3) BCR-ABL fusion transcript in chronic myeloid leukemia: diagnostic challenges in clinical laboratory practice. J Mol Diagn. 2009 Jul;11(4):359-363.

Karp, J.E.; Flatten, K.; Feldman, E.J.; Greer, J.M.; Loegering, D.A.; Ricklis, R.M.; Morris, L.E.; Ritchie, E.; Smith, B.D.; Ironside, V.; Talbott, T.; Roboz, G.; Le, S.B.; Meng, X.W.; Schneider, P.A.; Dai, N.T.; Adjei, A.A.; Gore, S.D.; Levis, M.J.; Wright, J.J.; Garrett-Mayer, E.; Kaufmann, S.H. Active oral regimen for elderly adults with newly diagnosed acute myelogenous leukemia: a preclinical and phase 1 trial of the farnesyltransferase inhibitor tipifarnib (R115777, Zarnestra) combined with etoposide. Blood. 2009 May 14;113(20):4841-4852.

Smith, B.D.; Karp, J.E. What are the endpoints of therapy for acute leukemias? Old definitions and new challenges. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma. 2009;9 Suppl 3:S296-301.

Ye, Y.; McDevitt, M.A.; Guo, M.; Zhang, W.; Galm, O.; Gore, S.D.; Karp, J.E.; Maciejewski, J.P.; Kowalski, J.; Tsai, H.L.; Gondek, L.P.; Tsai, H.C.; Wang, X.; Hooker, C.; Smith, B.D.; Carraway, H.E.; Herman, J.G. Progressive chromatin repression and promoter methylation of CTNNA1 associated with advanced myeloid malignancies. Cancer Res. 2009 Nov 1;69(21):8482-8490.

Bolanos-Meade, J.; Smith, B.D.; Gore, S.D.; McDevitt, M.A.; Luznik, L.; Fuchs, E.J.; Jones, R.J. 5-Azacytidine as Salvage Treatment in Relapsed Myeloid Tumors after Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2010 Oct 15;In Press.

Brodsky, R.A.; Chen, A.R.; Dorr, D.; Fuchs, E.J.; Huff, C.A.; Luznik, L.; Smith, B.D.; Matsui, W.H.; Goodman, S.N.; Ambinder, R.F.; Jones, R.J. High-dose cyclophosphamide for severe aplastic anemia: long-term follow-up. Blood. 2010 Mar 18;115(11):2136-2141.

Griffiths, E.A.; Gore, S.D.; Hooker, C.; McDevitt, M.A.; Karp, J.E.; Smith, B.D.; Mohammad, H.P.; Ye, Y.; Herman, J.G.; Carraway, H.E. Acute myeloid leukemia is characterized by Wnt pathway inhibitor promoter hypermethylation. Leuk Lymphoma. 2010 Sep;51(9):1711-1719

Griffiths, E.A.; Gore, S.D.; Hooker, C.M.; Mohammad, H.P.; McDevitt, M.A.; Smith, B.D.; Karp, J.E.; Herman, J.G.; Carraway, H.E. Epigenetic differences in cytogenetically normal versus abnormal acute myeloid leukemia. Epigenetics. 2010 Oct 3;5(7 ).

Kanakry, C.G.; Hess, A.D.; Gocke, C.D.; Thoburn, C.; Kos, F.; Meyer, C.; Briel, J.; Luznik, L.; Smith, B.D.; Levitsky, H.; Karp, J.E. Early lymphocyte recovery following intensive timed sequential chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia: peripheral oligoclonal expansion of regulatory T cells. Blood. 2010 Dec 16.

Karp, J.E.; Blackford, A.; Smith, B.D.; Alino, K.; Seung, A.H.; Bolanos-Meade, J.; Greer, J.M.; Carraway, H.E.; Gore, S.D.; Jones, R.J.; Levis, M.J.; McDevitt, M.A.; Doyle, L.A.; Wright, J.J. Clinical activity of sequential flavopiridol, cytosine arabinoside, and mitoxantrone for adults with newly diagnosed, poor-risk acute myelogenous leukemia. Leuk Res. 2010 Jul;34(7):877-882.

Li, L.; Zhao, M.; Navid, F.; Pratz, K.; Smith, B.D.; Rudek, M.A.; Baker, S.D. Quantitation of sorafenib and its active metabolite sorafenib N-oxide in human plasma by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2010 Nov 1;878(29):3033-3038.

Luznik, L.; Bolanos-Meade, J.; Zahurak, M.; Chen, A.R.; Smith, B.D.; Brodsky, R.; Huff, C.A.; Borrello, I.; Matsui, W.; Powell, J.D.; Kasamon, Y.; Goodman, S.N.; Hess, A.; Levitsky, H.I.; Ambinder, R.F.; Jones, R.J.; Fuchs, E.J. High-dose cyclophosphamide as single-agent, short-course prophylaxis of graft-versus-host disease. Blood. 2010 Apr 22;115(16):3224-3230.

Pratz, K.W.; Cho, E.; Levis, M.J.; Karp, J.E.; Gore, S.D.; McDevitt, M.; Stine, A.; Zhao, M.; Baker, S.D.; Carducci, M.A.; Wright, J.J.; Rudek, M.A.; Smith, B.D. A pharmacodynamic study of sorafenib in patients with relapsed and refractory acute leukemias. Leukemia. 2010 Aug;24(8):1437-1444.

Smith, B.D.; Kasamon, Y.L.; Kowalski, J.; Gocke, C.; Murphy, K.; Miller, C.B.; Garrett-Mayer, E.; Tsai, H.L.; Qin, L.; Chia, C.; Biedrzycki, B.; Harding, T.C.; Tu, G.H.; Jones, R.; Hege, K.; Levitsky, H.I. K562/GM-CSF immunotherapy reduces tumor burden in chronic myeloid leukemia patients with residual disease on imatinib mesylate. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jan 1;16(1):338-347.

Smith, B.G.; Lewin, J.S. Lymphedema management in head and neck cancer. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010 Jun;18(3):153-158.

Stein, B.; Smith, B.D. Treatment options for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia who are resistant to or unable to tolerate imatinib. Clin Ther. 2010 May;32(5):804-820.

Karp, J.E.; Smith, B.D.; Resar, L.S.; Greer, J.M.; Blackford, A.; Zhao, M.; Moton-Nelson, D.; Alino, K.; Levis, M.J.; Gore, S.D.; Joseph, B.; Carraway, H.; McDevitt, M.A.; Bagain, L.; Mackey, K.; Briel, J.; Doyle, L.A.; Wright, J.J.; Rudek, M.A. Phase I and pharmacokinetic study of bolus-infusion flavopiridol followed by cytosine arabinoside and mitoxantrone for acute leukemias. Blood. 2011 Jan 14;Epub 1/18/11.

Smith, B.D.; Jones, R.J.; Cho, E.; Kowalski, J.; Karp, J.E.; Gore, S.D.; Vala, M.; Meade, B.; Baker, S.D.; Zhao, M.; Piantadosi, S.; Zhang, Z.; Blumenthal, G.; Warlick, E.D.; Brodsky, R.A.; Murgo, A.; Rudek, M.A.; Matsui, W.H. Differentiation therapy in poor risk myeloid malignancies: Results of a dose finding study of the combination bryostatin-1 and GM-CSF. Leuk Res. 2011 Jan;35(1):87-94.

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American Associate for Advancement of Science
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
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