Research Funding

  • August 22, 2011 - June 30, 2024 - Reduction of Relapse Risk Through Incorporation of Novel Biologic Agents Following Reduced Intensity Haploidentical Donor Transplant for Acute Myeloid Leukemia. , Co-Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: UG1HL109526
  • February 11, 2008 - December 31, 2012 - Immune Reconstitution After Cord Blood Transplantation , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01HL091749
  • September 28, 2005 - May 31, 2012 - T Cell Reconstitution After Allogeneic SCT , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01CA109326

Honors & Awards

  • Elected, Henry Kunkel Society, 2021
  • Honorary Fellow, American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, 2021
  • Best Doctors in America, 2013-2021
  • Elected, American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2009
  • Division of Cancer Medicine Leadership in Education Award, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 2008
  • Solomon Scholar Research Award, UCLA School of Medicine, 1994
  • President's Student Leadership and Service Award, University of Minnesota, 1991
  • Merck Foundation Graduating Medical Student Award, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1991
  • Minnesota Medical Foundation Outstanding Student Award, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1991
  • National Merit Scholar, 1983

Selected Publications

  1. Zurko J, Ramdial J, Shadman M, Ahmed S, Szabo A, Iovino L, Tomas AA, Sauter C, Perales MA, Shah NN, Acharya UH, Jacobson C, Soiffer RJ, Wang T, Komanduri KV, Jaglowski S, Kittai AS, Denlinger N, Iqbal M, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Ayala E, Chavez J, Jain M, Locke FL, Samara Y, Budde LE, Mei MG, Pia AD, Feldman T, Ahmed N, Jacobs R, Ghosh N, Dholaria B, Oluwole OO, Hess B, Hassan A, Kenkre VP, Reagan P, Awan F, Nieto Y, Hamadani M, Herrera AF. Allogeneic transplant following CAR T-cell therapy for large B-cell lymphoma. Haematologica. 2022 Jul 14.  View on PubMed
  2. Jimenez Jimenez AM, Komanduri K, Brown S, Wang TP, Pereira DL, Goodman M, Beitinjaneh A, Lekakis LJ, Chinapen S, Devlin SM, Ponce DM, Sauter CS, Perales MA, Shaffer BC. Improved GRFS after posttransplant cyclophosphamide-based vs ATG-based HLA-mismatched unrelated donor transplant. Blood Adv. 2022 Jun 24.  View on PubMed
  3. Datta J, Bianchi A, De Castro Silva I, Deshpande NU, Cao LL, Mehra S, Singh S, Rafie C, Sun X, Chen X, Dai X, Colaprico A, Sharma P, Dosch AR, Pillai A, Hosein PJ, Nagathihalli NS, Komanduri KV, Wilson JM, Ban Y, Merchant NB. Distinct mechanisms of innate and adaptive immune regulation underlie poor oncologic outcomes associated with KRAS-TP53 co-alteration in pancreatic cancer. Oncogene. 2022 07; 41(28):3640-3654.  View on PubMed
  4. Jimenez Jimenez AM, De Lima M, Komanduri KV, Wang TP, Zhang MJ, Chen K, Abdel-Azim H, Abid MB, Aljurf M, Alkhateeb H, Assal A, Bacher U, Baron F, Battiwalla M, Beitinjaneh A, Bejanyan N, Bhatt VR, Byrne M, Cahn JY, Cairo M, Castillo P, Copelan E, DeFilipp Z, Perez MAD, Elsawy M, Gale RP, George B, Grunwald MR, Hildebrandt GC, Hogan WJ, Kanakry CG, Kansagra A, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Khera N, Krem MM, Lazaryan A, Maakaron J, Martino R, McGuirk J, Michelis FV, Milone G, Mishra A, Murthy HS, Mussetti A, Nathan S, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Palmisiano N, Patel S, Saad A, Seo S, Sharma A, Solh M, Verdonck LF, Wirk B, Yared JA, Litzow M, Kebriaei P, Hourigan CS, Saber W, Weisdorf D. Correction to: An adapted European LeukemiaNet genetic risk stratification for acute myeloid leukemia patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant. A CIBMTR analysis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2022 May; 57(5):852.  View on PubMed
  5. Wolf D, Barreras H, Copsel SN, Komanduri KV, Levy RB. Improved NK Cell Recovery Following Use of PTCy or Treg Expanded Donors in Experimental MHC-Matched Allogeneic HSCT. Transplant Cell Ther. 2022 06; 28(6):303.e1-303.e7.  View on PubMed
  6. Spiegel JY, Komanduri KV. Treating CAR-T relapses: check not checkmate. Blood. 2022 02 17; 139(7):955-957.  View on PubMed
  7. Camargo JF, Jabr R, Anderson AD, Lekakis L, Diaz-Paez M, Briski LM, Raja M, Morris MI, Komanduri KV, Pereira D. Successful Treatment of Disseminated Disease Due to Highly Resistant Aspergillus calidoustus with a Novel Antifungal Therapy. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2022 03 15; 66(3):e0220621.  View on PubMed
  8. Jimenez Jimenez AM, De Lima M, Komanduri KV, Wang TP, Zhang MJ, Chen K, Abdel-Azim H, Abid MB, Aljurf M, Alkhateeb H, Assal A, Bacher U, Baron F, Battiwalla M, Beitinjaneh A, Bejanyan N, Bhatt VR, Byrne M, Cahn JY, Cairo M, Castillo P, Copelan E, DeFilipp Z, Perez MAD, Elsawy M, Gale RP, George B, Grunwald MR, Hildebrandt GC, Hogan WJ, Kanakry CG, Kansagra A, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Khera N, Krem MM, Lazaryan A, Maakaron J, Martino R, McGuirk J, Michelis FV, Milone G, Mishra A, Murthy HS, Mussetti A, Nathan S, Nishihori T, Olsson RF, Palmisiano N, Patel S, Saad A, Seo S, Sharma A, Solh M, Verdonck LF, Wirk B, Yared JA, Litzow M, Kebriaei P, Hourigan CS, Saber W, Weisdorf D. An adapted European LeukemiaNet genetic risk stratification for acute myeloid leukemia patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant. A CIBMTR analysis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2021 12; 56(12):3068-3077.  View on PubMed
  9. Chandorkar A, Anderson AD, Morris MI, Natori Y, Jimenez A, Komanduri KV, Camargo JF. Viral kinetics and outcomes of adenovirus viremia following allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Clin Transplant. 2021 12; 35(12):e14481.  View on PubMed
  10. Singh A, Dandoy CE, Chen M, Kim S, Mulroney CM, Kharfan-Dabaja MA, Ganguly S, Maziarz RT, Kanakry CG, Kanakry JA, Patel SS, Hill JA, De Oliveir S, Taplitz R, Hematti P, Lazarus HM, Abid MB, Goldsmith SR, Romee R, Komanduri KV, Badawy SM, Friend BD, Beitinjaneh A, Politikos I, Perales MA, Riches M. Post-Transplantation Cyclophosphamide Is Associated with an Increase in Non-Cytomegalovirus Herpesvirus Infections in Patients with Acute Leukemia and Myelodysplastic Syndrome. Transplant Cell Ther. 2022 01; 28(1):48.e1-48.e10.  View on PubMed
  11. Camargo JF, Ebisu Y, Jimenez-Jimenez A, Natori Y, Moroz I, Morris MI, Alencar M, Anderson AD, Lekakis L, Beitinjaneh A, Goodman M, Wang T, Pereira D, Komanduri KV. Lower Incidence of Cytomegalovirus Reactivation Following Post-Transplantation Cyclophosphamide HLA-Mismatched Unrelated Donor Transplantation. Transplant Cell Ther. 2021 12; 27(12):1017.e1-1017.e7.  View on PubMed
  12. Camargo JF, Lin RY, Komanduri KV. Lack of correlation between the SARS-CoV-2 cycle threshold (Ct ) value and clinical outcomes in patients with COVID-19. J Med Virol. 2021 10; 93(10):6059-6062.  View on PubMed
  13. Mulroney CM, Abid MB, Bashey A, Chemaly RF, Ciurea SO, Chen M, Dandoy CE, Diaz Perez MA, Friend BD, Fuchs E, Ganguly S, Goldsmith SR, Kanakry CG, Kim S, Komanduri KV, Krem MM, Lazarus HM, Ljungman P, Maziarz R, Nishihori T, Patel SS, Perales MA, Romee R, Singh AK, Reid Wingard J, Yared J, Riches M, Taplitz R. Incidence and impact of community respiratory viral infections in post-transplant cyclophosphamide-based graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis and haploidentical stem cell transplantation. Br J Haematol. 2021 07; 194(1):145-157.  View on PubMed
  14. Goldsmith SR, Abid MB, Auletta JJ, Bashey A, Beitinjaneh A, Castillo P, Chemaly RF, Chen M, Ciurea S, Dandoy CE, Díaz MÁ, Fuchs E, Ganguly S, Kanakry CG, Kanakry JA, Kim S, Komanduri KV, Krem MM, Lazarus HM, Liu H, Ljungman P, Masiarz R, Mulroney C, Nathan S, Nishihori T, Page KM, Perales MA, Taplitz R, Romee R, Riches M. Posttransplant cyclophosphamide is associated with increased cytomegalovirus infection: a CIBMTR analysis. Blood. 2021 06 10; 137(23):3291-3305.  View on PubMed
  15. Camargo JF, Mendoza MA, Lin R, Moroz IV, Anderson AD, Morris MI, Natori Y, Natori A, Raja M, Lekakis L, Beitinjaneh A, Jimenez A, Goodman M, Wang T, Komanduri KV, Pereira D. Clinical presentation and outcomes of COVID-19 following hematopoietic cell transplantation and cellular therapy. Transpl Infect Dis. 2021 Aug; 23(4):e13625.  View on PubMed
  16. Shaw BE, Jimenez-Jimenez AM, Burns LJ, Logan BR, Khimani F, Shaffer BC, Shah NN, Mussetter A, Tang XY, McCarty JM, Alavi A, Farhadfar N, Jamieson K, Hardy NM, Choe H, Ambinder RF, Anasetti C, Perales MA, Spellman SR, Howard A, Komanduri KV, Luznik L, Norkin M, Pidala JA, Ratanatharathorn V, Confer DL, Devine SM, Horowitz MM, Bolaños-Meade J. National Marrow Donor Program-Sponsored Multicenter, Phase II Trial of HLA-Mismatched Unrelated Donor Bone Marrow Transplantation Using Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide. J Clin Oncol. 2021 06 20; 39(18):1971-1982.  View on PubMed
  17. Lightbourn CO, Wolf D, Copsel SN, Wang Y, Pfeiffer BJ, Barreras H, Bader CS, Komanduri KV, Perez VL, Levy RB. Use of Post-transplant Cyclophosphamide Treatment to Build a Tolerance Platform to Prevent Liquid and Solid Organ Allograft Rejection. Front Immunol. 2021; 12:636789.  View on PubMed
  18. Komanduri KV. Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cell Therapy in the Management of Relapsed Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2021 02 10; 39(5):476-486.  View on PubMed
  19. Camargo JF, Anderson AD, Natori Y, Natori A, Morris MI, Pereira D, Komanduri KV. Early antibiotic use is associated with CMV risk and outcomes following allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Blood Adv. 2020 12 22; 4(24):6364-6367.  View on PubMed
  20. Maus MV, Alexander S, Bishop MR, Brudno JN, Callahan C, Davila ML, Diamonte C, Dietrich J, Fitzgerald JC, Frigault MJ, Fry TJ, Holter-Chakrabarty JL, Komanduri KV, Lee DW, Locke FL, Maude SL, McCarthy PL, Mead E, Neelapu SS, Neilan TG, Santomasso BD, Shpall EJ, Teachey DT, Turtle CJ, Whitehead T, Grupp SA. Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) clinical practice guideline on immune effector cell-related adverse events. J Immunother Cancer. 2020 12; 8(2).  View on PubMed

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