Oncology Division
Alphabetical list (active faculty):   
Ramzi Abboud

Ramzi Abboud, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Oncology Division

Bone Marrow Transplantation & Leukemia

Clinical Interests

  • Acute leukemia
  • Stem cell transplantation
  • Cellular therapies

Research Interests

  • Graft versus host disease
  • Cytokine release syndrome


  • 314-747-8173 (office)
  • 314-454-7551 (fax)
  • Division of Oncology
    Mail Stop 8007-0029-11
    Washington University
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110
  • Room 11613, Mid-Campus Center (office)


  • Increased Early Mortality After Fludarabine and Melphalan Conditioning With Peripheral Blood Grafts in Haploidentical Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation With Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide
    Eastburg L, Russler-Germain DA, DiPersio JF, Fountaine T, Andolina JR, Abboud R, Huselton E
    Leuk Lymphoma 2021 Nov 18:1-5; [Epub ahead of print]
  • Cytokine Release Syndrome After Haploidentical Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: An International Multicenter Analysis
    Abboud R, Wan F, Mariotti J, Arango M, Castagna L, Romee R, Hamadani M, Chhabra S
    Bone Marrow Transplant 2021 Nov;56(11):2763-2770
  • Can Planned CD34+ Stem Cell Boost Prevent Poor Graft Function After Peripheral Blood Haploidentical Hematopoietic Transplantation?
    Abboud R, Slade M, Abboud C, DiPersio JF
    Leuk Lymphoma 2021 Mar;62(3):749-751
  • Insights Into the Role of the JAK/STAT Signaling Pathway in Graft-Versus-Host Disease
    Abboud R, Choi J, Ruminski P, Schroeder MA, Kim S, Abboud CN, DiPersio JF
    Ther Adv Hematol 2020 Jun 2;11:2040620720914489
  • The Effect of Donor Type on Outcomes in Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia After Reduced-Intensity Hematopoietic Peripheral Blood Cell Transplant - A Retrospective Study
    Rashid N, Slade M, Abboud R, Gao F, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Uy G, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Romee R, Schroeder MA
    Transpl Int 2020 Sep;33(9):1089-1098
  • Selinexor Combined With Cladribine, Cytarabine, and Filgrastim in Relapsed or Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    Abboud R, Chendamarai E, Rettig MP, Trinkaus KM, Riedell PA, Abboud CN, Ghobadi A, Pusic I, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Schroeder MA, Vij R, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF, Uy GL
    Haematologica 2020 Aug;105(8):e404-e407
  • Serendipity: Decitabine Monotherapy Induced Complete Molecular Response in a 77-Year-Old Patient With Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia
    Abboud R, Han SY, Duncavage EJ, Cashen AF, Shirai CL, Welch JS, DiPersio JF, Abboud CN
    Haematologica 2019 Apr;104(4):e170-e173
  • Severe Cytokine-Release Syndrome After T Cell-Replete Peripheral Blood Haploidentical Donor Transplantation Is Associated With Poor Survival and Anti-IL-6 Therapy Is Safe and Well Tolerated
    Abboud R, Keller J, Slade M, DiPersio JF, Westervelt P, Rettig MP, Meier S, Fehniger TA, Abboud CN, Uy GL, Vij R, Trinkaus KM, Schroeder MA, Romee R
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2016 Oct;22(10):1851-60
  • Weakness, Fatigue, and an Abnormal White Blood Cell Count
    Abboud R, Sham R
    JAMA 2014 Sep 10;312(10):1051-2
  • Discovery of Agents That Eradicate Leukemia Stem Cells Using an in Silico Screen of Public Gene Expression Data
    Hassane DC, Guzman ML, Corbett C, Li X, Abboud R, Young F, Liesveld JL, Carroll M, Jordan CT
    Blood 2008 Jun 15;111(12):5654-62