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Biljana Horn, MD (aka Novakovic)

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Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, UCSF

Phone: (415) 476-2188 (appts, BMT), 476-3831 (appts, oncology)
Box 0106, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-0106

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Education

Medical School of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, M.D., 1978-1983, Medicine
Medical School of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, M.P.H., 1984-1988, Pediatrics and Public Health
University Hospitals of Cleveland, Ohio, 1988-1991, Pediatrics
National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1991-1994, Hematology-Oncology
UCSF, San Francisco, California, 1997-1998, Neuro-Oncology


Professional Experience

  • 1992-95
    Urgent Care Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente, Washington DC
  • 1993-94
    Pediatric Emergency Room Attending, St Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • 1994-95
    Assistant Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC
  • 1996
    General Pediatric Practice, Kaiser Permanente, Northern California
  • 1996
    Clinical Practice, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Valley Children's Hospital, Fresno, CA
  • 1998-Present
    Clinical Professor, Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Honors & Awards

  • 1993
    Brigit Leventhal Merit Award for Research in Oncology
  • 1994
    AACR Travel Award for Research in Oncology
  • 2002
    Campini Family Award
  • 2003
    Hellman Family Award
  • 2011
    Thrasher Research Fund Award


Selected Publications

  1. Kurtzberg J, Prockop S, Teira P, Bittencourt H, Lewis V, Chan KW, Horn B, Yu L, Talano JA, Nemecek E, Mills CR, Chaudhury S. Allogeneic Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy (Remestemcel-L, Prochymal) as a Rescue Agent for Severe Refractory Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease in Pediatric Patients. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2014 Feb; 20(2):229-35.
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  2. Schuetz C, Neven B, Dvorak CC, Leroy S, Ege MJ, Pannicke U, Schwarz K, Schulz AS, Hoenig M, Sparber-Sauer M, Gatz SA, Denzer C, Blanche S, Moshous D, Picard C, Horn BN, de Villartay JP, Cavazzana M, Debatin KM, Friedrich W, Fischer A, Cowan MJ. SCID patients with ARTEMIS vs RAG deficiencies following HCT: increased risk of late toxicity in ARTEMIS-deficient SCID. Blood. 2014 Jan 9; 123(2):281-9.
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  3. Horn B, Cowan MJ. Unresolved issues in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for severe combined immunodeficiency: need for safer conditioning and reduced late effects. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 May; 131(5):1306-11.
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  4. Ayas M, Saber W, Davies SM, Harris RE, Hale GA, Socie G, LeRademacher J, Thakar M, Deeg HJ, Al-Seraihy A, Battiwalla M, Camitta BM, Olsson R, Bajwa RS, Bonfim CM, Pasquini R, Macmillan ML, George B, Copelan EA, Wirk B, Al Jefri A, Fasth AL, Guinan EC, Horn BN, Lewis VA, Slavin S, Stepensky P, Bierings M, Gale RP. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for fanconi anemia in patients with pretransplantation cytogenetic abnormalities, myelodysplastic syndrome, or acute leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 2013 May 1; 31(13):1669-76.
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  5. Hale GA, Arora M, Ahn KW, He W, Camitta B, Bishop MR, Bitan M, Cairo MS, Chan K, Childs RW, Copelan E, Davies SM, Perez MA, Doyle JJ, Gale RP, Vicent MG, Horn BN, Hussein AA, Jodele S, Kamani NR, Kasow KA, Kletzel M, Lazarus HM, Lewis VA, Myers KC, Olsson R, Pulsipher M, Qayed M, Sanders JE, Shaw PJ, Soni S, Stiff PJ, Stadtmauer EA, Ueno NT, Wall DA, Grupp SA. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for neuroblastoma: the CIBMTR experience. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Aug; 48(8):1056-64.
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  6. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Oon CY, Dunn EA, Baxter-Lowe LA, Cowan MJ. Haploidentical related-donor hematopoietic cell transplantation in children using megadoses of CliniMACs-selected CD34(+) cells and a fixed CD3(+) dose. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Apr; 48(4):508-13.
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  7. French S, DuBois SG, Horn B, Granger M, Hawkins R, Pass A, Plummer E, Matthay K. 131I-MIBG followed by consolidation with busulfan, melphalan and autologous stem cell transplantation for refractory neuroblastoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 May; 60(5):879-84.
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  8. Law J, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Musick L, Long-Boyle JR, Baxter-Lowe LA, Horn B. Busulfan, fludarabine, and alemtuzumab as a reduced toxicity regimen for children with malignant and nonmalignant diseases improves engraftment and graft-versus-host disease without delaying immune reconstitution. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Nov; 18(11):1656-63.
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  9. Cook RJ, Wang Z, Arora M, Lazarus HM, Kasow KA, Champagne MA, Saber W, van Besien KM, Hale GA, Copelan EA, Elmongy M, Ueno NT, Horn BN, Slavin S, Bishop MR, Stadtmauer EA. Clinical outcomes of patients with desmoplastic small round cell tumor of the peritoneum undergoing autologous HCT: a CIBMTR retrospective analysis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2012 Nov; 47(11):1455-8.
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  10. Bao L, Cowan MJ, Dunham K, Horn B, McGuirk J, Gilman A, Lucas KG. Adoptive immunotherapy with CMV-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes for stem cell transplant patients with refractory CMV infections. J Immunother. 2012 Apr; 35(3):293-8.
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  11. Ackerman SL, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Dunn EA, Abrams DI, Horn BN, Degelman M, Cowan MJ, Mehling WE. Massage for children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation: a qualitative report. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:792042.
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  12. Mehling WE, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Horn BN, Dunn EA, Acree M, Abrams DI, Hecht FM. Hematopoietic cell transplant and use of massage for improved symptom management: results from a pilot randomized control trial. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2012; 2012:450150.
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  13. Woodard P, Carpenter PA, Davies SM, Gross TG, He W, Zhang MJ, Horn BN, Margolis DA, Perentesis JP, Sanders JE, Schultz KR, Seber A, Woods WG, Eapen M. Unrelated donor bone marrow transplantation for myelodysplastic syndrome in children. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2011 May; 17(5):723-8.
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  14. Goddard DS, Horn BN, McCalmont TH, Cordoro KM. Clinical update on graft-versus-host disease in children. Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2010 Jun; 29(2):92-105.
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  15. Kussmaul SC, Horn BN, Dvorak CC, Abramovitz L, Cowan MJ, Weintrub PS. Safety of the live, attenuated varicella vaccine in pediatric recipients of hematopoietic SCTs. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010 Nov; 45(11):1602-6.
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  16. Nicolaides T, Tihan T, Horn B, Biegel J, Prados M, Banerjee A. High-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell rescue for atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of the central nervous system. J Neurooncol. 2010 May; 98(1):117-23.
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  17. Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Horn B, Weintrub PS. Development of herpes simplex virus stomatitis during receipt of cidofovir therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Oct 15; 49(8):e92-5.
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  18. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Jaroscak J, Dunn EA, Baxter-Lowe LA, Cowan MJ. Clinical and immunologic outcomes following haplocompatible donor lymphocyte infusions. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2009 Dec; 44(12):805-12.
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  19. Strober J, Cowan MJ, Horn BN. Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for refractory myasthenia gravis. Arch Neurol. 2009 May; 66(5):659-61.
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  20. Dvorak CC, Gilman AL, Horn B, Cowan MJ. Primary graft failure after umbilical cord blood transplant rescued by parental haplocompatible stem cell transplantation. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2009 Apr; 31(4):300-3.
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