The focus of the Levine lab is to improve our understanding of the genetic basis of myeloid malignancies, with a specific focus on the role of oncogenic disease alleles in the pathogenesis of myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML).
Ross L. Levine, MD
Research FocusPhysician-scientist Ross Levine focuses on the investigation of genetic basis of hematopoietic malignancies.
- MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
- Kilpivaara O, Mukherjee S, Schram AM, Wadleigh M, Mullally A, Ebert BL, Bass A, Marubayashi S, Heguy A, Garcia-Manero G, Kantarjian H, Offit K, Stone RM, Gilliland DG, Klein RJ, Levine RL. A germline JAK2 SNP is associated with predisposition to the development of JAK2(V617F)-positive myeloproliferative neoplasms. Nat Genet. 2009 Apr;41(4):455-9. doi: 10.1038/ng.342. Epub 2009 Mar 15.
- Moran-Crusio K, Reavie L, Shih A, Abdel-Wahab O, Ndiaye-Lobry D, Lobry C, Figueroa ME, Vasanthakumar A, Patel J, Zhao X, Perna F, Pandey S, Madzo J, Song C, Dai Q, He C, Ibrahim S, Beran M, Zavadil J, Nimer SD, Melnick A, Godley LA, Aifantis I, Levine RL. Tet2 loss leads to increased hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal and myeloid transformation. Cancer Cell. 2011 Jul 12;20(1):11-24. doi: 10.1016/j.ccr.2011.06.001. Epub 2011 Jun 30.
- Scholar, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Scholar (2012)
- Louis and Allston Boyer Young Investigator Award for Basic Research, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (2011)
- Member, American Society of Clinical Investigation (2011)
- Sir William Osler Young Investigator Award, Interurban Clinical Club (2011)