University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Janel R. Long-Boyle, PharmD, PhD

Janel R. Long-Boyle, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF

Research Summary

Dr. Boyle is a translational scientist with research interests that include pediatric cancer therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenomics, and clinical trial design. The majority of her research resides within the complex setting of hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) and is focused around chemotherapeutic and immunosuppressive agents used in the preparative regimens of pediatric HCT. Specifically, Dr. Boyle studies how covariates such as age, renal function, or genetic variants involved in drug metabolism or distribution may influence drug clearance in the pediatric HCT population.

Education

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, BS, 2000, Biochemistry
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, PharmD, 2006, Pharmacy
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, PhD, 2009, Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology


Professional Experience

  • 2000-2001
    Junior Scientist (full-time), Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2001-2003
    Assistant Scientist (full-time), Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2006-2009
    Clinical Pharmacist (part-time), Department of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Medical Center-Fairview, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2008-2009
    Clinical Pharmacist (part-time), Department of Pharmacy, Minneapolis, Children’s Hospitals of Minnesota, MN
  • 2010-present
    Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, UCSF

Honors & Awards

  • 2004
    Melendy Pharmacy Student Research Scholarship, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2005
    Award for Best Clinical Podium Presentation, Pharmacy Student Research Conference, University of Denver, Denver, CO
  • 2010
    Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award, Thrasher Research Fund

Selected Publications

  1. Spiekerkoetter E, Sung YK, Sudheendra D, Scott V, Del Rosario P, Bill M, Haddad F, Long-Boyle J, Hedlin H, Zamanian RT. Randomised placebo-controlled safety and tolerability trial of FK506 (tacrolimus) for pulmonary arterial hypertension. Eur Respir J. 2017 Sep; 50(3).
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  2. Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Long-Boyle J. Opening Marrow Niches in Patients Undergoing Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Gene Therapy. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2017 Oct; 31(5):809-822.
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  3. Ivaturi V, Dvorak CC, Chan D, Liu T, Cowan MJ, Wahlstrom J, Stricherz M, Jennissen C, Orchard PJ, Tolar J, Pai SY, Huang L, Aweeka F, Long-Boyle J. Pharmacokinetics and Model-Based Dosing to Optimize Fludarabine Therapy in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2017 Oct; 23(10):1701-1713.
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  4. Vo KT, Karski EE, Nasholm NM, Allen S, Hollinger F, Gustafson WC, Long-Boyle JR, Shiboski S, Matthay KK, DuBois SG. Phase 1 study of sirolimus in combination with oral cyclophosphamide and topotecan in children and young adults with relapsed and refractory solid tumors. Oncotarget. 2017 Apr 04; 8(14):23851-23861.
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  5. Bartelink IH, Lalmohamed A, Long-Boyle JR, Boelens JJ. Busulfan after HSCT in children and young adults - Authors' reply. Lancet Haematol. 2017 Mar; 4(3):e103-e104.
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  6. Bartelink IH, Lalmohamed A, van Reij EM, Dvorak CC, Savic RM, Zwaveling J, Bredius RG, Egberts AC, Bierings M, Kletzel M, Shaw PJ, Nath CE, Hempel G, Ansari M, Krajinovic M, Théorêt Y, Duval M, Keizer RJ, Bittencourt H, Hassan M, Güngör T, Wynn RF, Veys P, Cuvelier GD, Marktel S, Chiesa R, Cowan MJ, Slatter MA, Stricherz MK, Jennissen C, Long-Boyle JR, Boelens JJ. Association of busulfan exposure with survival and toxicity after haemopoietic cell transplantation in children and young adults: a multicentre, retrospective cohort analysis. Lancet Haematol. 2016 Nov; 3(11):e526-e536.
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  7. McCune JS, Bemer MJ, Long-Boyle J. Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Pharmacogenomics of Immunosuppressants in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Part II. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2016 May; 55(5):551-93.
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  8. Sanghavi K, Wiseman A, Kirstein MN, Cao Q, Brundage R, Jensen K, Rogosheske J, Kurtzweil A, Long-Boyle J, Wagner J, Warlick ED, Brunstein CG, Weisdorf DJ, Jacobson PA. Personalized fludarabine dosing to reduce nonrelapse mortality in hematopoietic stem-cell transplant recipients receiving reduced intensity conditioning. Transl Res. 2016 Sep; 175:103-115.e4.
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  9. Spiekerkoetter E, Sung YK, Sudheendra D, Bill M, Aldred MA, van de Veerdonk MC, Vonk Noordegraaf A, Long-Boyle J, Dash R, Yang PC, Lawrie A, Swift AJ, Rabinovitch M, Zamanian RT. Low-Dose FK506 (Tacrolimus) in End-Stage Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 15; 192(2):254-7.
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  10. Long-Boyle JR, Savic R, Yan S, Bartelink I, Musick L, French D, Law J, Horn B, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC. Population pharmacokinetics of busulfan in pediatric and young adult patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplant: a model-based dosing algorithm for personalized therapy and implementation into routine clinical use. Ther Drug Monit. 2015 Apr; 37(2):236-45.
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  11. Miyagi SJ, Long-Boyle JR. Predicting Pediatric Drug Disposition-Present and Future Directions of Pediatric Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetics. Drug Metab Lett. 2015; 9(2):80-7.
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  12. Huang L, Lizak P, Dvorak CC, Aweeka F, Long-Boyle J. Simultaneous determination of fludarabine and clofarabine in human plasma by LC-MS/MS. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2014 Jun 01; 960:194-9.
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  13. French D, Sujishi KK, Long-Boyle JR, Ritchie JC. Development and validation of a liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry assay to quantify plasma busulfan. Ther Drug Monit. 2014 Apr; 36(2):169-74.
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  14. Griffith LM, Cowan MJ, Notarangelo LD, Kohn DB, Puck JM, Pai SY, Ballard B, Bauer SC, Bleesing JJ, Boyle M, Brower A, Buckley RH, van der Burg M, Burroughs LM, Candotti F, Cant AJ, Chatila T, Cunningham-Rundles C, Dinauer MC, Dvorak CC, Filipovich AH, Fleisher TA, Bobby Gaspar H, Gungor T, Haddad E, Hovermale E, Huang F, Hurley A, Hurley M, Iyengar S, Kang EM, Logan BR, Long-Boyle JR, Malech HL, McGhee SA, Modell F, Modell V, Ochs HD, O'Reilly RJ, Parkman R, Rawlings DJ, Routes JM, Shearer WT, Small TN, Smith H, Sullivan KE, Szabolcs P, Thrasher A, Torgerson TR, Veys P, Weinberg K, Zuniga-Pflucker JC. Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium (PIDTC) report. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Feb; 133(2):335-47.
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  15. Savic RM, Cowan MJ, Dvorak CC, Pai SY, Pereira L, Bartelink IH, Boelens JJ, Bredius RG, Wynn RF, Cuvelier GD, Shaw PJ, Slatter MA, Long-Boyle J. Effect of weight and maturation on busulfan clearance in infants and small children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Nov; 19(11):1608-14.
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  16. Huang L, Lizak P, Aweeka F, Long-Boyle J. Determination of intracellular fludarabine triphosphate in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells by LC-MS/MS. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2013 Dec; 86:198-203.
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  17. Frymoyer A, Verotta D, Jacobson P, Long-Boyle J. Population pharmacokinetics of unbound mycophenolic acid in adult allogeneic haematopoietic cell transplantation: effect of pharmacogenetic factors. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2013 Feb; 75(2):463-75.
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  18. 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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  19. Kim H, Long-Boyle J, Rydholm N, Orchard PJ, Tolar J, Smith AR, Jacobson P, Brundage R. Population pharmacokinetics of unbound mycophenolic acid in pediatric and young adult patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. J Clin Pharmacol. 2012 Nov; 52(11):1665-75.
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  20. Long-Boyle J, Huang J, Rydholm N, Smith A, Orchard P, Tolar J, Jacobson P. Pharmacokinetics of clofarabine in patients with high-risk inherited metabolic disorders undergoing brain-sparing hematopoietic cell transplantation. J Clin Pharmacol. 2011 May; 51(5):679-86.
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