Adam J Bograd

Research Fellow

Adam J Bograd

Research Fellow

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Awards and Scholarships

  • NIH T-32 Research Fellowship

Current Employment

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA


  • Kachala SS, Bograd AJ, Villena-Vargas J, Suzuki K, Servais EL, Kadota K, Chou J, Sima CS, Vertes E, Rusch VW, Travis WD, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS*. Mesothelin overexpression is a marker of tumor aggressiveness and is associated with reduced recurrence-free and overall survival in early-stage lung adenocarcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2014;20(4):1020-8.
  • Nitadori J, Bograd AJ, Morales EA, Rizk NP, Dunphy MP, Sima CS, Rusch VW, Adusumilli PS. Preoperative consolidation-to-tumor ratio and SUVmax stratify the risk of recurrence in patients undergoing limited resection for lung adenocarcinoma </=2 cm. Ann Surg Oncol. 2013;20(13):4282-8.
  • Nitadori J, Bograd AJ, Kadota K, Sima CS, Rizk NP, Morales EA, Rusch VW, Travis WD, Adusumilli PS*. Impact of micropapillary histologic subtype in selecting limited resection vs lobectomy for lung adenocarcinoma of 2cm or smaller. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2013;105(16):1212-20.
  • Servais EL, Colovos C, Rodriguez LA, Bograd AJ, Nitadori JI, Sima CS, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS*. Mesothelin overexpression promotes mesothelioma cell invasion and MMP-9 secretion in an orthotopic mouse model and in epithelioid pleural mesothelioma patients. Clin Cancer Res. 2012;18(9):2478-89.
  • Bograd AJ, Suzuki K, Vertes E, Colovos C, Morales EA, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Immune responses and immunotherapeutic interventions in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2011;60(11):1509-27.
  • Servais EL, Colovos C, Bograd AJ, White J, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Animal models and molecular imaging tools to investigate lymph node metastases. J Mol Med (Berl). 2011;89(8):753-69.