Research Funding

  • April 22, 2015 - March 31, 2020 - NRG Oncology Biospecimen Bank, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NCI, Sponsor Award ID: U24CA196067
  • July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2013 - DDS Master's in Clinical Research (DDS-MCR), Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NIDCR, Sponsor Award ID: T32DE019096
  • September 12, 2005 - June 30, 2012 - Oral &Craniofacial Sciences-Clinical and Translational Sciences Training, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NIDCR, Sponsor Award ID: T32DE017249
  • June 3, 2002 - March 31, 2009 - Molecular Predictors of Oral Cancer Development, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NCI, Sponsor Award ID: R33CA095231

Education

University of Toronto, D.D.S., 1986, Dentistry
University of Toronto, M.Sc., 1992, Oral Pathology
University of London (UK), Ph.D., 1995, Experimental Pathology

Honors & Awards

  • 1981
    Senate Scholarship, U. Western Ontario
  • 1985
    Wroblewski Award; Mosby Prize; Murray Cornish Scholarship
  • 1986
    Xi Xsi Phi prize; Deans Honour List
  • 1991
    U. Toronto Open Fellowship; Canadian Fund for Dental Education Award
  • 1994
    International Association of Oral Pathology Award
  • 1995
    International Association for Dental Research prize in Experimental Pathology

Selected Publications

  1. Hameed M, Horvai AE, Jordan RCK. Soft Tissue Special Issue: Gnathic Fibro-Osseous Lesions and Osteosarcoma. Head Neck Pathol. 2020 Mar; 14(1):70-82. PMID: 31950477. PMCID: PMC7021863
  2. Ko YCK, Varma S, Zhu CF, Zhu SX, Vennam S, Poh CF, Jordan RC, Kong C, Pollack JR, West RB. Gene Expression Profiling of Head and Neck Tumors Identifies FOXP1 and SOX10 Expression as Useful for Distinguishing Ameloblastoma From Basaloid Salivary Gland Tumors. Am J Surg Pathol. 2019 Dec 27. PMID: 31895100
  3. Gale N, Hille J, Jordan RC, Nadal A, Williams MD. Regarding Laryngeal precursor lesions: Interrater and intrarater reliability of histopathological assessment. Laryngoscope. 2019 Jan 14. PMID: 30637764
  4. Yom SS, Torres-Saavedra P, Caudell JJ, Waldron JN, Gillison ML, Truong MT, Jordan RC, Subramaniam R, Yao M, Chung C et al. Int J Rad Onc Bio Phys 2019;105: 684-685
  5. Gillison ML, Trotti AM, Harris J, Eisbruch A, Harari PM, Adelstein DJ, Jordan RC, Zhoa W, Sturgis EM, Burtness B, Ridge JA, Ringash J, Galvin J, Yao M, Koyfman SA, Blakaj DM, Razaq MA, Colevas AD, Beitler JJ Jones CU, Dunlap NE, Seaward SA, Spencer S, Galloway TJ, Phan J, Dignam JJ, Le QT. Lancet. 2019 Jan 5;393(10166):40-50. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)32779-X. Epub 2018 Nov 15. Radiotherapy plus cetuximab or cisplatin in human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal cancer (NRG Oncology RTOG 1016): a randomised, multicentre, non-inferiority trial. PMID: 30449625
  6. Wang MZ, Jordan RC. Localized juvenile spongiotic gingival hyperplasia: A report of 27 cases. J Cutan Pathol. 2019;46:839–843. https://doi.org/10.1111/ cup.13549 PMID: 31322765
  7. Hedberg ML, Peyser ND, Bauman JE, Gooding WE, Li H, Bhola NE, Zhu TR, Zeng Y, Brand TM, Kim MO, Jordan RC, VandenBerg S, Olivas V, Bivona TG, Chiosea SI, Wang L, Mills GB, Johnson JT, Duvvuri U, Ferris RL, Ha P, Johnson DE, Grandis JR. Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs predicts improved patient survival for PIK3CA-altered head and neck cancer. J Exp Med. 2019 Jan 25. PMID: 30683736. PMCID: PMC6363423
  8. Le S, Hinds B, Jordan RC, Haemel A. Foreign body gingivitis: an uncommon iatrogenic simulant of oral lichenoid mucositis. JAAD Case Rep2019 Jan 31;5(2):173-175.
  9. Ablain J, Xu M, Rothschild H, Jordan RC, Mito JK, Daniels BH, Bell CF, Joseph NM, Wu H, Bastian BC, Zon LI, Yeh I. Human tumor genomics and zebrafish modeling identify SPRED1 loss as a driver of mucosal melanoma. Science. 2018 Nov 30;362(6418):1055-1060. PMID: 30385465
  10. Fakhry C, Lacchetti C, Rooper LM, Jordan RC, Rischin D, Sturgis EM, Bell D, Lingen MW, Harichand-Herdt S, Thibo J, Zevallos J, and Perez-Ordonez B.: Human Papillomavirus Testing in Head and Neck Carcinomas: ASCO Clinical Practice Guideline Endorsement of the College of American Pathologists Guideline. Journal of Clinical Oncology:JCO.18.00684, 2018
  11. Cohen JN, Yeh I, Jordan RC, Wolsky RJ, Horvai AE, McCalmont TH, LeBoit PE. Cutaneous Non-Neural Granular Cell Tumors Harbor Recurrent ALK Gene Fusions. Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 Sep;42(9):1133-1142. PMID: 30001233
  12. Dickson BC, Antonescu CR, Argyris PP, Bilodeau EA, Bullock MJ, Freedman PD, Gnepp DR, Jordan RC, Koutlas IG, Lee CH, Leong I, Merzianu M, Purgina BM, Thompson LDR, Wehrli B, Wright JM, Swanson D, Zhang L, Bishop JA. Ectomesenchymal Chondromyxoid Tumor: A Neoplasm Characterized by Recurrent RREB1-MKL2 Fusions. Am J Surg Pathol. 2018 Oct;42(10):1297-1305. PMID: 29912715
  13. Ozawa H, Ranaweera RS, Izumchenko E, Makarev E, Zhavoronkov A, Fertig EJ, Howard JD, Markovic A, Bedi A, Ravi R, Perez J, Le QT, Kong CS, Jordan RC, Wang H, Kang H, Quon H, Sidransky D, Chung CH. SMAD4 Loss Is Associated with Cetuximab Resistance and Induction of MAPK/JNK Activation in Head and Neck Cancer Cells. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Sep 1;23(17):5162-5175. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-16-1686. Epub 2017 May 18. PMID: 28522603
  14. Krings G, Joseph NM, Bean GR, Solomon D, Onodera C, Talevich E, Yeh I, Grenert JP, Hosfield E, Crawford ED, Jordan RC, van Zante A, Zaloudek C, Shin SJ, Chen YY. Genomic profiling of breast secretory carcinomas reveals distinct genetics from other breast cancers and similarity to mammary analog secretory carcinomas. Mod Pathol. 2017 Aug; 30(8):1086-1099. PMID: 28548128
  15. Brand TM, Hartmann S, Bhola NE, Peyser ND, Li H, Zeng Y, Isaacson Wechsler E, Ranall MV, Bandyopadhyay S, Duvvuri U, LaVallee TM, Jordan RC, Johnson DE, Grandis JR. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Jun 15;23(12):3072-3083. Human Papillomavirus Regulates HER3 Expression in Head and Neck Cancer: Implications for Targeted HER3 Therapy in HPV+ Patients. PMID: 27986750
  16. Chou A, Schulman JM, Gross AJ, Jordan RC, Ramos DM. Gingival pustules and sterile diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis as a feature of synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2016 May;121(5):e116-22. PMID: 26619759
  17. Jones KB and Jordan RC*. Oral white lesions. Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine & Surgery. 2015 Dec; 34(4):161-170 (peer reviewed)
  18. Horvai AE, Jordan RC. Fibro-Osseous Lesions of the Craniofacial Bones: β-Catenin Immunohistochemical Analysis and CTNNB1 and APC Mutation Analysis Head and Neck Pathology 2-14; s12105-014-0535-7
  19. Nguyen-Tan PF, Zhang Q, Ang KK, Weber RS, Rosenthal DI, Soulieres D, Kim H, Silverman C, Raben A, Galloway TJ, Fortin A, Gore E, Westra WH, Chung CH, Jordan RC, Gillison ML, List M, Le QT. Randomized phase III trial to test accelerated versus standard fractionation in combination with concurrent cisplatin for head and neck carcinomas in the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 0129 trial: long-term report of efficacy and toxicity. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Dec 1;32(34):3858-66. PMID: 25366680
  20. Harari PM, Harris J, Kies MS, Myers JN, Jordan RC, Gillison ML, Foote RL, Machtay M, Rotman M, Khuntia D, Straube W, Zhang Q, Ang K. Postoperative chemoradiotherapy and cetuximab for high-risk squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: Radiation Therapy Oncology Group RTOG-0234. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Aug 10;32(23):2486-95. PMID: 25002723

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