Christos Colovos

Research Fellow

Start Year

2009

End Year

2012

Awards and Scholarships

2011 Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ “Look to the Future” Scholarship

Current Employment

Thoracic Surgeon, Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Publications

Manuscripts

Abstracts/Presentations 

  • Bograd AJ, Villena-Vargas J, Colovos C, Kachala S, Jones DR, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Beneficial Role of Antigen Commensalism in Mesothelin-Targeted T-cell Therapy for Lung Adenocarcinoma. 18th Annual C. Walton Lillehei Resident Forum. April 27, 2015; New York, NY.
  • Villena-Vargas J, Cherkassky L, Colovos C, Servais E, Rodriguez L, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Critical role of CD28 costimulation in tumor-targeted T-cell therapy clinical trial for pleural malignancies. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer. October 27-30, 2013; Sydney, Australia.
  • Bograd A, Villena-Vargas J, Kachala S, Servais E, Colovos C, Rodriguez L, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Mesothelin-targeted T-cell therapy optimized for the lung adenocarcinoma tumor microenvironment. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer. October 27-30, 2013; Sydney, Australia.
  • Nitadori J, Colovos C, Kadota K, Sima CS, Rusch VW, Travis WD, Adusumilli PS. Visceral pleural invasion does not impact on recurrence-free or overall survival in lung adenocarcinoma ≤ 2 cm. Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. September 2012; Chicago, IL.
  • Servais EL, Colovos C, Rodriguez L, Bograd AJ, Nitadori J, Sima C, Sadelain M, Rusch VW, Adusumilli PS. Mesothelin promotes mesothelioma cell invasion and MMP-9 secretion in an orthotopic mouse model and in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) patients: a potential mechanism for MPM regional aggressiveness. American Association for Thoracic Surgery 2012, Lillehei Forum. May 2012; San Francisco, CA.
  • Colovos C, Rizk NP, Singh N, Bains M, Bikson M, Rusch VW, Adusumilli PS. Real-time intraoperative tissue oxygenation monitoring by wireless pulse oximetry (WiPOX) to assess gastric conduit oxygenation during esophagogastrectomy: a prospective feasibility study. 2011 American College of Surgeons 97th Annual Clinical Congress. October 23-27, 2011; San Francisco, CA (session SF28).
  • Colovos C, Bograd AJ, Cavnar MJ, Rodriguez L, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. An Immunocompetent orthotopic mouse model of malignant pleural mesothelioma permits pleural tumor immune microenvironment characterization and intrapleural interleukin-12 therapy. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 14th World Conference on Lung Cancer. July 2-5, 2011; Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Servais EL, Suzuki K, Fleisher M, Sima C, Colovos C, Rodriguez L, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. An in vivo platform for biomarker validation in malignant pleural mesothelioma. 10th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG). August 31-September 3, 2010; Kyoto, Japan.
  • Servais EL, Colovos C, Kachala SS, Rodriguez L, Kadota K, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Mesothelin expression promotes invasive phenotype and matrix metalloproteinase secretion in pleural mesothelioma. 10th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG). August 31-September 3, 2010; Kyoto, Japan.
  • Servais EL, Colovos C, Rodriguez L, Velez MC, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Location matters: biological significance of pleural microenvironment in mesothelioma murine models. 10th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (IMIG). August 31-September 3, 2010; Kyoto, Japan.
  • Servais EL, Colovos C, Suzuki K, Velez M, Rodriguez L, Sima C, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Mesothelin is a biomarker of tumor aggressiveness and therapy response in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM). American College of Surgeons 96th Annual Clinical Congress. October 3-7, 2010; Washington, DC.
  • Colovos C, Servais EL, Kachala SK, Rodriguez L, Kadota K, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Significance of tumor microenvironment in preclinical investigation of malignant pleural mesothelioma. International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. June 10-12, 2010; Washington, DC.
  • Colovos C, Servais EL, Kachala SK, Rodriguez L, Kadota K, Rusch VW, Sadelain M, Adusumilli PS. Significance of tumor microenvironment in preclinical investigation of malignant pleural mesothelioma. International Symposium on Malignant Mesothelioma. June 10-12, 2010; Washington, DC.