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Rajat Bannerji, MD, PhD

Selected Publications

  1. Mita MM, Joy AA, Mita A, Sankhala K, Jou YM, Zhang D, Statkevich P, Zhu Y, Yao SL, Small K, Bannerji R, Shapiro CL. Randomized phase II trial of the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor dinaciclib (MK-7965) versus capecitabine in patients with advanced breast cancer. Clin Breast Cancer, 14:169-176, 2014.
  2. Stephenson JJ, Nemunaitis J, Joy AA, Martin JC, Jou YM, Zhang D, Statkevich P, Yao SL, Zhu Y, Zhou H, Small K, Bannerji R, Edelman MJ. Randomized phase 2 study of the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor dinaciclib (MK-7965) versus erlotinib in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer, 83:219-223, 2014.
  3. Gojo I, Sadowska M, Walker A, Feldman EJ, Iyer SP, Baer MR, Sausville EA, Lapidus RG, Zhang D, Zhu Y, Jou YM, Poon J, Small K, Bannerji R. Clinical and laboratory studies of the novel cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor dinaciclib (SCH 727965) in acute leukemias. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol, 72:897-908, 2013.
  4. Nemunaitis JJ, Small KA, Kirschmeier P, Zhang D, Zhu Y, Jou YM, Statkevich P, Yao SL, Bannerji R. A first-in-human, phase 1, dose-escalation study of dinaciclib, a novel cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor, administered weekly in subjects with advanced malignancies. J Transl Med, 11:259, 2013.
  5. Johnson AJ, Yeh YY, Smith LL, Wagner AJ, Hessler J, Gupta S, Flynn J, Jones J, Zhang X, Bannerji R, Grever MR, Byrd JC. The novel cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor dinaciclib (SCH727965) promotes apoptosis and abrogates microenvironmental cytokine protection in chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells. Leukemia, 26:2554-2557, 2012.
  6. Zhang D, Mita M, Shapiro GI, Poon J, Small K, Tzontcheva A, Kantesaria B, Zhu Y, Bannerji R, Statkevich P. Effect of aprepitant on the pharmacokinetics of the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor dinaciclib in patients with advanced malignancies. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol, 70:891-898, 2012.
  7. Feldmann G, Mishra A, Bisht S, Karikari C, Garrido-Laguna I, Rasheed Z, Ottenhof NA, Dadon T, Alvarez H, Fendrich V, Rajeshkumar NV, Matsui W, Brossart P, Hidalgo M, Bannerji R, Maitra A, Nelkin BD. Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor Dinaciclib (SCH727965) inhibits pancreatic cancer growth and progression in murine xenograft models. Cancer Biol Ther, 12:598-609, 2011.
  8. Kunz JS, Bannerji R. Alemtuzumab-induced syndrome of inappropriate anti-diuretic hormone. Leuk Lymphoma, 46:635-637, 2005.
  9. Bannerji R, Kitada S, Flinn IW, Pearson M, Young D, Reed JC, Byrd JC. Apoptotic-regulatory and complement-protecting protein expression in chronic lymphocytic leukemia: relationship to in vivo rituximab resistance. J Clin Oncol, 21:1466-1471, 2003.
  10. Bannerji R, Byrd JC. Update on the biology of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Curr Opin Oncol, 12:22-29, 2000.
  11. Bannerji R, Arroyo CD, Cordon-Cardo C, Gilboa E. The role of IL-2 secreted from genetically modified tumor cells in the establishment of antitumor immunity. J Immunol, 152:2324-2332, 1994.
  12. Rosenthal FM, Cronin K, Bannerji R, Golde DW, Gansbacher B. Augmentation of antitumor immunity by tumor cells transduced with a retroviral vector carrying the interleukin-2 and interferon-gamma cDNAs. Blood, 83:1289-1298, 1994.
  13. Saito S, Bannerji R, Gansbacher B, Rosenthal FM, Romanenko P, Heston WD, Fair WR, Gilboa E. Immunotherapy of bladder cancer with cytokine gene-modified tumor vaccines. Cancer Res, 54:3516-3520, 1994.
  14. Vieweg J, Rosenthal FM, Bannerji R, Heston WD, Fair WR, Gansbacher B, Gilboa E. Immunotherapy of prostate cancer in the Dunning rat model: use of cytokine gene modified tumor vaccines. Cancer Res, 54:1760-1765, 1994.