Research Funding

  • May 4, 2015 - April 30, 2021 - Improving risk allocation and developing novel therapies for children with T-ALL , Co-Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01CA193776
  • June 1, 2010 - May 31, 2015 - Interplay of Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Lupus Pathogenesis , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01AI089831
  • July 11, 2003 - June 30, 2007 - Role of CD45 in Hematopoiesis and Lymphomagenesis , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: K08CA098418

Education

University of Iowa, B.S August, 1988, Physiology
Washington University School of Medicine, Ph.D., May, 1997, Developmental Biology
Washington University School of Medicine, M.D., May, 1997, Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, Resident, 1997-99, Pediatrics
University of California, San Francisco, Fellow, 1999-03, Hematology/Oncology
University of California, San Francisco, Post-Doctoral Fellow,2001-2007,Immunology

Honors & Awards

  • 1987
    Mortar Board Honor Society, University of Iowa
  • 1988
    Honors Graduate, University of Iowa
  • 1988
    University of Iowa Homecoming Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Leadership, and Service
  • 1990
    Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship, Washington University
  • 1990
    Edmond V. Cowdry Prize in Histology, Washington University
  • 1993
    Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Foundation Medical Scientist Fellowship, Washington University
  • 1995
    Barbara Jackshik Award for Excellence in the Field of Cellular Regulation, Washington University
  • 1996
    American College of Physicians Award for Excellence in Physical Diagnosis
  • 1997
    American Medical Women's Association Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, presented to women graduating in the top ten percent of their medical school class
  • 1997
    Missouri State Medical Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medicine
  • 1997
    Alpha Omega Alpha, Washington University School of Medicine
  • 1997
    UCSF Molecular Medicine Research Fellowship Program
  • 2001
    Molecular Oncology Investigator, University of California San Francisco Cancer Center
  • 2004
    FASEB Summer Protein Phosphatase Research Conference Poster Award
  • 2005
    Nominee, Department of Pediatrics Housestaff Teaching Award, UCSF
  • 2007-10
    Nominee, Fellow Mentoring Award, Department of Pediatrics, UCSF
  • 2008
    St. Baldrick's Foundation, Young Investigator Career Development Award
  • 2009
    Alex Lemonade Stand Young Investigator Career Development Award
  • 2010
    Histiocyte Society Nezelof Prize in Basic Science

Selected Publications

  1. Moskop A, Pommert L, Baggott C, Prabhu S, Pacenta HL, Phillips CL, Rossoff J, Stefanski H, Talano JA, Margossian SP, Verneris MR, Myers GD, Karras NA, Brown PA, Qayed M, Hermiston ML, Satwani P, Krupski C, Keating AK, Wilcox R, Rabik CA, Fabrizio VA, Chinnabhandar V, Goksenin AY, Curran KJ, Mackall CL, Laetsch TW, Guest EM, Breese EH, Schultz LM. Real-World Use of Tisagenlecleucel in Infant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Blood Adv. 2022 May 17.  View on PubMed
  2. Goyal G, Tazi A, Go RS, Rech KL, Picarsic JL, Vassallo R, Young JR, Cox CW, Van Laar J, Hermiston ML, Cao XX, Makras P, Kaltsas G, Haroche J, Collin M, McClain KL, Diamond EL, Girschikofsky M. International expert consensus recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of Langerhans cell histiocytosis in adults. Blood. 2022 Apr 28; 139(17):2601-2621.  View on PubMed
  3. Meyer LK, Delgado-Martin C, Sharp PP, Huang BJ, McMinn D, Vincent TL, Ryan T, Horton TM, Wood BL, Teachey DT, Taunton J, Kirk CJ, Hermiston ML. Inhibition of the Sec61 translocon overcomes cytokine-induced glucocorticoid resistance in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Br J Haematol. 2022 Apr 17.  View on PubMed
  4. Fabrizio VA, Boelens JJ, Mauguen A, Baggott C, Prabhu S, Egeler E, Mavroukakis S, Pacenta H, Phillips CL, Rossoff J, Stefanski HE, Talano JA, Moskop A, Margossian SP, Verneris MR, Myers GD, Karras NA, Brown PA, Qayed M, Hermiston M, Satwani P, Krupski C, Keating AK, Wilcox R, Rabik CA, Chinnabhandar V, Kunicki M, Goksenin AY, Mackall CL, Laetsch TW, Schultz LM, Curran KJ. Optimal fludarabine lymphodepletion is associated with improved outcomes after CAR T-cell therapy. Blood Adv. 2022 Apr 12; 6(7):1961-1968.  View on PubMed
  5. Teachey DT, Devidas M, Wood BL, Chen Z, Hayashi RJ, Hermiston ML, Annett RD, Archer JH, Asselin BL, August KJ, Cho SY, Dunsmore KP, Fisher BT, Freedman JL, Galardy PJ, Harker-Murray P, Horton TM, Jaju AI, Lam A, Messinger YH, Miles RR, Okada M, Patel SI, Schafer ES, Schechter T, Singh N, Steele AC, Sulis ML, Vargas SL, Winter SS, Wood C, Zweidler-McKay P, Bollard CM, Loh ML, Hunger SP, Raetz EA. Children's Oncology Group Trial AALL1231: A Phase III Clinical Trial Testing Bortezomib in Newly Diagnosed T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2022 Mar 10; JCO2102678.  View on PubMed
  6. Pommert L, Schafer ES, Malvar J, Gossai N, Florendo E, Pulakanti K, Heimbruch K, Stelloh C, Chi YY, Sposto R, Rao S, Huynh VT, Brown P, Chang BH, Colace SI, Hermiston ML, Heym K, Hutchinson RJ, Kaplan JA, Mody R, O'Brien TA, Place AE, Shaw PH, Ziegler DS, Wayne A, Bhojwani D, Burke MJ. Decitabine and vorinostat with FLAG chemotherapy in pediatric relapsed/refractory AML: Report from the therapeutic advances in childhood leukemia and lymphoma (TACL) consortium. Am J Hematol. 2022 May; 97(5):613-622.  View on PubMed
  7. Higham CS, Shimano KA, Melton A, Kharbanda S, Chu J, Dara J, Winestone LE, Hermiston ML, Huang JN, Dvorak CC. A pilot trial of prophylactic defibrotide to prevent serious thrombotic microangiopathy in high-risk pediatric patients. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2022 05; 69(5):e29641.  View on PubMed
  8. Fabrizio VA, Phillips CL, Lane A, Baggott C, Prabhu S, Egeler E, Mavroukakis S, Pacenta H, Rossoff J, Stefanski HE, Talano JA, Moskop A, Margossian SP, Verneris MR, Myers GD, Karras NA, Brown PA, Qayed M, Hermiston M, Satwani P, Krupski C, Keating AK, Wilcox R, Rabik CA, Chinnabhandar V, Kunicki M, Goksenin AY, Curran KJ, Mackall CL, Laetsch TW, Schultz LM. Tisagenlecleucel outcomes in relapsed/refractory extramedullary ALL: a Pediatric Real World CAR Consortium Report. Blood Adv. 2022 01 25; 6(2):600-610.  View on PubMed
  9. Fitch BA, Zhou M, Situ J, Surianarayanan S, Reeves MQ, Hermiston ML, Wiemels JL, Kogan SC. Decreased IL-10 accelerates B-cell leukemia/lymphoma in a mouse model of pediatric lymphoid leukemia. Blood Adv. 2022 01 08; 6(3):854-865.  View on PubMed
  10. Schultz LM, Baggott C, Prabhu S, Pacenta HL, Phillips CL, Rossoff J, Stefanski HE, Talano JA, Moskop A, Margossian SP, Verneris MR, Myers GD, Karras NA, Brown PA, Qayed M, Hermiston M, Satwani P, Krupski C, Keating AK, Wilcox R, Rabik CA, Fabrizio VA, Rouce RH, Chinnabhandar V, Kunicki M, Barsan VV, Goksenin AY, Li Y, Mavroukakis S, Egeler E, Curran KJ, Mackall CL, Laetsch TW. Disease Burden Affects Outcomes in Pediatric and Young Adult B-Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia After Commercial Tisagenlecleucel: A Pediatric Real-World Chimeric Antigen Receptor Consortium Report. J Clin Oncol. 2022 03 20; 40(9):945-955.  View on PubMed
  11. Rossoff J, Baggott C, Prabhu S, Pacenta H, Phillips CL, Stefanski H, Talano JA, Moskop A, Margossian SP, Verneris MR, Myers GD, Karras N, Brown PA, Qayed M, Hermiston M, Satwani P, Krupski C, Keating AK, Wilcox R, Rabik CA, Fabrizio VA, Kunicki M, Chinnabhandar V, Goksenin AY, Curran KJ, Mackall CL, Laetsch TW, Schultz LM. Out-of-specification tisagenlecleucel does not compromise safety or efficacy in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood. 2021 11 25; 138(21):2138-2142.  View on PubMed
  12. Steen EA, Hermiston ML, Nichols KE, Meyer LK. Digenic Inheritance: Evidence and Gaps in Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. Front Immunol. 2021; 12:777851.  View on PubMed
  13. Paul Harker-Murray, Brent L. Wood, Meenakshi Devidas, Zhiguo Chen, Tal Schechter-Finkelstein, Robert J. Hayashi, Keith J August, Kimberly P. Dunsmore, Michelle L. Hermiston, Terzah M. Horton, Yoav H. Messinger, Sarah L Vargas, Eric S Schafer, Maria Luisa Sulis, Stuart S. Winter, Charlotte Wood, Catherine M Bollard, Mignon L. Loh, Stephen P Hunger, Elizabeth A. Raetz, David T. Teachey. Intensification of Chemotherapy Using a Modified BFM Backbone for Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (T-ALL) and T-Cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma (T-LL) Identifies Highly Chemorefractory Patients Who Benefit from Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Blood. 2021 Nov 5; 138(Supplement 1):3487-3487.  View on PubMed
  14. Nirali N. Shah, Eric S Schafer, Kenneth Matthew Heym, Andrew E. Place, Melissa A. Burns, Nathan Gossai, Peter Shaw, Michael J. Burke, Bill H. Chang, Michelle L. Hermiston, Reuven J Schore, Teresa Rushing, Paul F Jarosinski, Richard Sposto, Ellynore Florendo, Jemily Malvar, Yueh-Yun Chi, James A. Whitlock, Lewis B. Silverman, Deepa Bhojwani, Alan S. Wayne. Vincristine Sulfate Liposome Injection (VSLI, Marqibo®) in Combination with UK ALL-R3 Induction Chemotherapy for Children, Adolescents and Young Adults with Relapsed Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL): A Therapeutic Advances in Childhood Leukemia and Lymphoma (TACL) Consortium Trial. Blood. 2021 Nov 5; 138(Supplement 1):3402-3402.  View on PubMed
  15. Collins GS, Beaman H, Ho AM, Hermiston ML, Cohen HJ, Dzeng EW. Perceptions of specialty palliative care and its role in pediatric stem cell transplant: A multidisciplinary qualitative study. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2022 01; 69(1):e29424.  View on PubMed
  16. Lin H, Scull BP, Goldberg BR, Abhyankar HA, Eckstein OE, Zinn DJ, Lubega J, Agrusa J, El Mallawaney N, Gulati N, Forbes L, Chinn I, Chakraborty R, Velasquez J, Goldman J, Bashir D, Lam F, Muscal E, Henry MM, Greenberg JN, Ladisch S, Hermiston ML, Meyer LK, Jeng M, Naqvi A, McClain K, Nguyen T, Wong H, Man TK, Jordan MB, Allen CE. IFN-γ signature in the plasma proteome distinguishes pediatric hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis from sepsis and SIRS. Blood Adv. 2021 09 14; 5(17):3457-3467.  View on PubMed
  17. Michael W. Boyer, Sonali Chaudhury, Kara L. Davis, Timothy Alan Driscoll, Stephan A. Grupp, Michelle Hermiston, Samuel John, Amy K. Keating, Christina Kovacs, G. Doug Myers, Christine L. Phillips, Michael A. Pulsipher, Julie-An Talano, Gabor Kari, Jennifer Willert. ALL-026: Evaluating Efficacy and Safety of Tisagenlecleucel Reinfusion Following Loss of B-Cell Aplasia in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: HESTER Phase II Study. Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma & Leukemia. 2021 Sep 1; 21:s262-s263.  View on PubMed
  18. Michael W. Boyer, Sonali Chaudhury, Kara L. Davis, Timothy Alan Driscoll, Stephan A. Grupp, Michelle Hermiston, Samuel John, Amy K. Keating, Christina Kovacs, G. Doug Myers, Christine L. Phillips, Michael A. Pulsipher, Julie-An Talano, Gabor Kari, Jennifer Willert. Poster: ALL-026: Evaluating Efficacy and Safety of Tisagenlecleucel Reinfusion Following Loss of B-Cell Aplasia in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: HESTER Phase II Study. Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma & Leukemia. 2021 Sep 1; 21:s209.  View on PubMed
  19. Nguyen MC, Nguyen V, Le H, Nguyen DV, Nguyen ML, Hermiston ML, Bui CB, Loh AHP. Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphomas with homozygous inheritance of HAVCR2 mutations in Vietnamese pedigrees. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2021 12; 68(12):e29292.  View on PubMed
  20. Smith GA, Levinson AL, Galvin RT, Lalor LE, McCalmont T, Wang L, Geis MC, Odegaard K, Hupp M, Maguiness S, Turcotte LM, Cordoro KM, Hermiston ML. Concurrent Subcutaneous Panniculitis-like T-Cell Lymphoma and B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2 Pediatric Patients. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2021 08 01; 43(6):e791-e794.  View on PubMed

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