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Eyal Chai Attar, M.D.

TitleAssistant Professor of Medicine
InstitutionMassachusetts General Hospital
DepartmentMedicine
AddressMassachusetts General Hospital
Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Cox 110
55 Fruit St
Boston MA 02114
Phone617/724-9420
Fax617/643-5843

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  1. Krause DS, Fulzele K, Catic A, Sun CC, Dombkowski D, Hurley MP, Lezeau S, Attar E, Wu JY, Lin HY, Divieti-Pajevic P, Hasserjian RP, Schipani E, Van Etten RA, Scadden DT. Differential regulation of myeloid leukemias by the bone marrow microenvironment. Nat Med. 2013 Nov; 19(11):1513-7.
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  2. O'Donnell MR, Tallman MS, Abboud CN, Altman JK, Appelbaum FR, Arber DA, Attar E, Borate U, Coutre SE, Damon LE, Lancet J, Maness LJ, Marcucci G, Martin MG, Millenson MM, Moore JO, Ravandi F, Shami PJ, Smith BD, Stone RM, Strickland SA, Wang ES, Gregory KM, Naganuma M. Acute myeloid leukemia, version 2.2013. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 Sep 1; 11(9):1047-55.
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  3. Greenberg PL, Attar E, Bennett JM, Bloomfield CD, Borate U, De Castro CM, Deeg HJ, Frankfurt O, Gaensler K, Garcia-Manero G, Gore SD, Head D, Komrokji R, Maness LJ, Millenson M, O'Donnell MR, Shami PJ, Stein BL, Stone RM, Thompson JE, Westervelt P, Wheeler B, Shead DA, Naganuma M. Myelodysplastic syndromes. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2013 Jul 1; 11(7):838-74.
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  4. Attar EC, Amrein PC, Fraser JW, Fathi AT, McAfee S, Wadleigh M, Deangelo DJ, Steensma DP, Stone RM, Foster J, Neuberg D, Ballen KK. Phase I dose escalation study of bortezomib in combination with lenalidomide in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Leuk Res. 2013 Sep; 37(9):1016-20.
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  5. Omer AK, Ziakas PD, Anagnostou T, Coughlin E, Kourkoumpetis T, McAfee SL, Dey BR, Attar E, Chen YB, Spitzer TR, Mylonakis E, Ballen KK. Risk factors for invasive fungal disease after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a single center experience. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Aug; 19(8):1190-6.
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  6. Brunner AM, Sadrzadeh H, Feng Y, Drapkin BJ, Ballen KK, Attar EC, Amrein PC, McAfee SL, Chen YB, Neuberg DS, Fathi AT. Association between baseline body mass index and overall survival among patients over age 60 with acute myeloid leukemia. Am J Hematol. 2013 Aug; 88(8):642-6.
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  7. Singh H, Lane AA, Correll M, Przychodzen B, Sykes DB, Stone RM, Ballen KK, Amrein PC, Maciejewski J, Attar EC. Putative RNA-splicing gene LUC7L2 on 7q34 represents a candidate gene in pathogenesis of myeloid malignancies. Blood Cancer J. 2013; 3:e117.
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  8. Chen YB, Coughlin E, Kennedy KF, Alyea EP, Armand P, Attar EC, Ballen KK, Cutler C, Dey BR, Koreth J, McAfee SL, Spitzer TR, Antin JH, Soiffer RJ, Ho VT. Busulfan dose intensity and outcomes in reduced-intensity allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation for myelodysplastic syndrome or acute myeloid leukemia. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Jun; 19(6):981-7.
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  9. Attar EC, Johnson JL, Amrein PC, Lozanski G, Wadleigh M, Deangelo DJ, Kolitz JE, Powell BL, Voorhees P, Wang ES, Blum W, Stone RM, Marcucci G, Bloomfield CD, Moser B, Larson RA. Bortezomib Added to Daunorubicin and Cytarabine During Induction Therapy and to Intermediate-Dose Cytarabine for Consolidation in Patients With Previously Untreated Acute Myeloid Leukemia Age 60 to 75 Years: CALGB (Alliance) Study 10502. J Clin Oncol. 2013 Mar 1; 31(7):923-9.
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  10. Fathi AT, Sadrzadeh H, Borger DR, Ballen KK, Amrein PC, Attar EC, Foster J, Burke M, Lopez HU, Matulis CR, Edmonds KM, Iafrate AJ, Straley KS, Yen KE, Agresta S, Schenkein DP, Hill C, Emadi A, Neuberg DS, Stone RM, Chen YB. Prospective serial evaluation of 2-hydroxyglutarate, during treatment of newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia, to assess disease activity and therapeutic response. Blood. 2012 Nov 29; 120(23):4649-52.
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  11. Chen YB, McDonough S, Chen H, Kennedy J, Illiano C, Attar EC, Ballen KK, Dey BR, McAfee SL, Jagasia M, Soiffer R, Spitzer TR, Ritz J. Expression of a4ß7 integrin on memory CD8(+) T cells at the presentation of acute intestinal GVHD. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013 Apr; 48(4):598-603.
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  12. Fathi AT, Preffer FI, Sadrzadeh H, Ballen KK, Amrein PC, Attar EC, McAfee SL, Dillon L, Chen YB, Hasserjian RP. CD30 expression in acute myeloid leukemia is associated with FLT3-internal tandem duplication mutation and leukocytosis. Leuk Lymphoma. 2013 Apr; 54(4):860-3.
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  13. Spitzer TR, Dey BR, Chen YB, Attar E, Ballen KK. The expanding frontier of hematopoietic cell transplantation. Cytometry B Clin Cytom. 2012 Sep; 82(5):271-9.
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  14. O'Donnell MR, Abboud CN, Altman J, Appelbaum FR, Arber DA, Attar E, Borate U, Coutre SE, Damon LE, Goorha S, Lancet J, Maness LJ, Marcucci G, Millenson MM, Moore JO, Ravandi F, Shami PJ, Smith BD, Stone RM, Strickland SA, Tallman MS, Wang ES, Naganuma M, Gregory KM. Acute myeloid leukemia. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2012 Aug; 10(8):984-1021.
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  15. Ballen K, Mendizabal AM, Cutler C, Politikos I, Jamieson K, Shpall EJ, Dey BR, Attar E, McAfee S, Delaney C, McCarthy P, Ball ED, Kamble R, Avigan D, Maziarz RT, Ho VT, Koreth J, Alyea E, Soiffer R, Wingard JR, Boussiotis V, Spitzer TR, Antin JH. Phase II Trial of Parathyroid Hormone after Double Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2012 Dec; 18(12):1851-8.
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  16. Nardi V, Winkfield KM, Ok CY, Niemierko A, Kluk MJ, Attar EC, Garcia-Manero G, Wang SA, Hasserjian RP. Acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes after radiation therapy are similar to de novo disease and differ from other therapy-related myeloid neoplasms. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jul 1; 30(19):2340-7.
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  17. Attar EC. Get out--and stay out. Blood. 2012 Apr 26; 119(17):3869-70.
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  18. Anesi GL, Levine D, Attar EC, Fathi AT. Bilateral ear swelling and erythema after chemotherapy: a case of ara-C ears. J Clin Oncol. 2012 Jun 1; 30(16):e146.
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  19. Sykes SM, Lane SW, Bullinger L, Kalaitzidis D, Yusuf R, Saez B, Ferraro F, Mercier F, Singh H, Brumme KM, Acharya SS, Scholl C, Schöll C, Tothova Z, Attar EC, Fröhling S, DePinho RA, Armstrong SA, Gilliland DG, Scadden DT. AKT/FOXO signaling enforces reversible differentiation blockade in myeloid leukemias. Cell. 2011 Sep 2; 146(5):697-708.
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  20. Kumar MS, Narla A, Nonami A, Mullally A, Dimitrova N, Ball B, McAuley JR, Poveromo L, Kutok JL, Galili N, Raza A, Attar E, Gilliland DG, Jacks T, Ebert BL. Coordinate loss of a microRNA and protein-coding gene cooperate in the pathogenesis of 5q- syndrome. Blood. 2011 Oct 27; 118(17):4666-73.
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  21. Singh H, Werner LL, Asali S, DeAngelo DJ, Ballen KK, Amrein PC, Wadleigh M, Galinsky I, Wolpin B, Pidala J, Neuberg DS, Fox EA, Stone RM, Attar EC. Comparison of autologous stem cell transplantation versus consolidation chemotherapy for patients with cytogenetically normal acute myeloid leukemia (CN-AML) and FLT3ITD. Am J Hematol. 2011 Jul; 86(7):625-7.
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  22. Singh H, Asali S, Werner LL, DeAngelo DJ, Ballen KK, Amrein PC, Wadleigh M, Galinsky I, Neuberg DS, Fox EA, Stone RM, Attar EC. Outcome of older adults with cytogenetically normal AML (CN-AML) and FLT3 mutations. Leuk Res. 2011 Dec; 35(12):1611-5.
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  23. Lane AA, McAfee SL, Kennedy J, Dube C, Attar EC, Ballen KK, Dey BR, Spitzer TR, Chen YB. High-dose chemotherapy with busulfan and cyclophosphamide and autologous stem cell rescue in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma. Leuk Lymphoma. 2011 Jul; 52(7):1363-6.
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  24. Amrein PC, Attar EC, Takvorian T, Hochberg EP, Ballen KK, Leahy KM, Fisher DC, Lacasce AS, Jacobsen ED, Armand P, Hasserjian RP, Werner L, Neuberg D, Brown JR. Phase II study of dasatinib in relapsed or refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Clin Cancer Res. 2011 May 1; 17(9):2977-86.
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  25. Greenberg PL, Attar E, Bennett JM, Bloomfield CD, De Castro CM, Deeg HJ, Foran JM, Gaensler K, Garcia-Manero G, Gore SD, Head D, Komrokji R, Maness LJ, Millenson M, Nimer SD, O'Donnell MR, Schroeder MA, Shami PJ, Stone RM, Thompson JE, Westervelt P. NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: myelodysplastic syndromes. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2011 Jan; 9(1):30-56.
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  26. Singh H, Werner L, Deangelo D, Ballen K, Amrein P, Wadleigh M, Neuberg D, Fox E, Stone R, Attar E. Clinical outcome of patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia and FLT3 mutations. Am J Hematol. 2010 Dec; 85(12):956-7.
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  27. Dey BR, Chung SS, Spitzer TR, Zheng H, Macgillivray TE, Seldin DC, McAfee S, Ballen K, Attar E, Wang T, Shin J, Newton-Cheh C, Moore S, Sanchorawala V, Skinner M, Madsen JC, Semigran MJ. Cardiac transplantation followed by dose-intensive melphalan and autologous stem-cell transplantation for light chain amyloidosis and heart failure. Transplantation. 2010 Oct 27; 90(8):905-11.
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  28. Attar EC, Hasserjian RP. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 27-2010. A 73-year-old woman with chronic anemia. N Engl J Med. 2010 Sep 9; 363(11):1060-8.
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  29. Cutler C, Stevenson K, Kim HT, Brown J, McDonough S, Herrera M, Reynolds C, Liney D, Kao G, Ho V, Armand P, Koreth J, Alyea E, Dey BR, Attar E, Spitzer T, Boussiotis VA, Ritz J, Soiffer R, Antin JH, Ballen K. Double umbilical cord blood transplantation with reduced intensity conditioning and sirolimus-based GVHD prophylaxis. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2011 May; 46(5):659-67.
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  30. Bazari H, Attar EC, Dahl DM, Uppot RN, Colvin RB. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 23-2010. A 49-year-old man with erythrocytosis, perinephric fluid collections, and renal failure. N Engl J Med. 2010 Jul 29; 363(5):463-75.
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  31. DeAngelo DJ, Attar EC. Use of dasatinib and nilotinib in imatinib-resistant chronic myeloid leukemia: translating preclinical findings to clinical practice. Leuk Lymphoma. 2010 Mar; 51(3):363-75.
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  32. Vallet S, Mukherjee S, Vaghela N, Hideshima T, Fulciniti M, Pozzi S, Santo L, Cirstea D, Patel K, Sohani AR, Guimaraes A, Xie W, Chauhan D, Schoonmaker JA, Attar E, Churchill M, Weller E, Munshi N, Seehra JS, Weissleder R, Anderson KC, Scadden DT, Raje N. Activin A promotes multiple myeloma-induced osteolysis and is a promising target for myeloma bone disease. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Mar 16; 107(11):5124-9.
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  33. Ballen KK, Cutler C, Yeap BY, McAfee SL, Dey BR, Attar EC, Chen YB, Haspel RL, Liney D, Koreth J, Ho V, Alyea EP, Soiffer RJ, Spitzer TR, Antin JH. Donor-derived second hematologic malignancies after cord blood transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2010 Jul; 16(7):1025-31.
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  34. Brown JA, Stevenson K, Kim HT, Cutler C, Ballen K, McDonough S, Reynolds C, Herrera M, Liney D, Ho V, Kao G, Armand P, Koreth J, Alyea E, McAfee S, Attar E, Dey B, Spitzer T, Soiffer R, Ritz J, Antin JH, Boussiotis VA. Clearance of CMV viremia and survival after double umbilical cord blood transplantation in adults depends on reconstitution of thymopoiesis. Blood. 2010 May 20; 115(20):4111-9.
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  35. Ulrickson M, Aldridge J, Kim HT, Hochberg EP, Hammerman P, Dube C, Attar E, Ballen KK, Dey BR, McAfee SL, Spitzer TR, Chen YB. Busulfan and cyclophosphamide (Bu/Cy) as a preparative regimen for autologous stem cell transplantation in patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a single-institution experience. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2009 Nov; 15(11):1447-54.
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  36. Mohan AV, Ramnath VR, Patalas E, Attar EC. Non-specific interstitial pneumonia as the initial presentation of biphenotypic acute leukemia: a case report. Cases J. 2009; 2:8217.
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  37. Sheikh SI, Stemmer-Rachamimov A, Attar EC. Autopsy diagnosis of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy with JC virus-negative CSF after cord blood stem-cell transplantation. J Clin Oncol. 2009 Aug 10; 27(23):e46-7.
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  38. Delaney M, Cutler CS, Haspel RL, Yeap BY, McAfee SL, Dey BR, Attar E, Kao G, Alyea EP, Koreth J, Ho VT, Saidman S, Liney D, Sese D, Soiffer RJ, Spitzer TR, Antin JH, Ballen KK. High-resolution HLA matching in double-umbilical-cord-blood reduced-intensity transplantation in adults. Transfusion. 2009 May; 49(5):995-1002.
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  39. Greenberg PL, Attar E, Battiwalla M, Bennett JM, Bloomfield CD, DeCastro CM, Deeg HJ, Erba HP, Foran JM, Garcia-Manero G, Gore SD, Head D, Maness LJ, Millenson M, Nimer SD, O'Donnell MR, Saba HI, Shami PJ, Spiers K, Stone RM, Tallman MS, Westervelt P. Myelodysplastic syndromes. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2008 Oct; 6(9):902-26.
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  40. Yusuf RZ, Dey B, Yeap BY, McAfee S, Attar E, Sepe PS, Dube C, Spitzer TR, Ballen KK. Autologous SCT with a dose-reduced BU and CY regimen in older patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2009 Jan; 43(1):37-42.
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  41. Ting DT, Spitzer TR, Chaudhary A, Muzikansky A, Colby C, Power K, McAfee S, Ballen K, Attar E, Saidman SL, Preffer F, Sykes M, Dey BR. Clinical outcomes of late rather than early full-donor chimerism in patients with advanced lymphomas receiving nonmyeloablative allogeneic hematopoietic SCT. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2008 Sep; 42(5):329-35.
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  42. Attar EC, De Angelo DJ, Supko JG, D'Amato F, Zahrieh D, Sirulnik A, Wadleigh M, Ballen KK, McAfee S, Miller KB, Levine J, Galinsky I, Trehu EG, Schenkein D, Neuberg D, Stone RM, Amrein PC. Phase I and pharmacokinetic study of bortezomib in combination with idarubicin and cytarabine in patients with acute myelogenous leukemia. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Mar 1; 14(5):1446-54.
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  43. Ebert BL, Pretz J, Bosco J, Chang CY, Tamayo P, Galili N, Raza A, Root DE, Attar E, Ellis SR, Golub TR. Identification of RPS14 as a 5q- syndrome gene by RNA interference screen. Nature. 2008 Jan 17; 451(7176):335-9.
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  44. Haspel RL, Kao G, Yeap BY, Cutler C, Soiffer RJ, Alyea EP, Ho VT, Koreth J, Dey BR, McAfee SL, Attar EC, Spitzer T, Antin JH, Ballen KK. Preinfusion variables predict the predominant unit in the setting of reduced-intensity double cord blood transplantation. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2008 Mar; 41(6):523-9.
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  45. Attar EC, Aquino SL, Hasserjian RP. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 33-2007. A 49-year-old HIV-positive man with anemia. N Engl J Med. 2007 Oct 25; 357(17):1745-54.
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  46. Dey BR, Shaffer J, Yee AJ, McAfee S, Caron M, Power K, Ting DT, Colby C, Preffer F, Ballen K, Attar E, Saidman S, Tarbell N, Sachs D, Sykes M, Spitzer TR. Comparison of outcomes after transplantation of peripheral blood stem cells versus bone marrow following an identical nonmyeloablative conditioning regimen. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2007 Jul; 40(1):19-27.
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  47. Ballen KK, Shpall EJ, Avigan D, Yeap BY, Fisher DC, McDermott K, Dey BR, Attar E, McAfee S, Konopleva M, Antin JH, Spitzer TR. Phase I trial of parathyroid hormone to facilitate stem cell mobilization. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2007 Jul; 13(7):838-43.
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  48. Ballen KK, Spitzer TR, Yeap BY, McAfee S, Dey BR, Attar E, Haspel R, Kao G, Liney D, Alyea E, Lee S, Cutler C, Ho V, Soiffer R, Antin JH. Double unrelated reduced-intensity umbilical cord blood transplantation in adults. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2007 Jan; 13(1):82-9.
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  49. Chen T, Bai H, Shao Y, Arzigian M, Janzen V, Attar E, Xie Y, Scadden DT, Wang ZZ. Stromal cell-derived factor-1/CXCR4 signaling modifies the capillary-like organization of human embryonic stem cell-derived endothelium in vitro. Stem Cells. 2007 Feb; 25(2):392-401.
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  50. Attar EC, Hasserjian RP. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 14-2006. A 25-year-old woman with anemia and iron overload. N Engl J Med. 2006 May 11; 354(19):2047-56.
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  51. Zhang J, Attar E, Cohen K, Crumpacker C, Scadden D. Silencing p21(Waf1/Cip1/Sdi1) expression increases gene transduction efficiency in primitive human hematopoietic cells. Gene Ther. 2005 Oct; 12(19):1444-52.
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  52. Attar E, Bulun SE. Aromatase and other steroidogenic genes in endometriosis: translational aspects. Hum Reprod Update. 2006 Jan-Feb; 12(1):49-56.
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  53. Attar EC, Scadden DT. Regulation of hematopoietic stem cell growth. Leukemia. 2004 Nov; 18(11):1760-8.
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  54. Craiu A, Saito Y, Limon A, Eppich HM, Olson DP, Rodrigues N, Adams GB, Dombkowski D, Richardson P, Schlossman R, Choi PS, Grogins J, O'Connor PG, Cohen K, Attar EC, Freshman J, Rich R, Mangano JA, Gribben JG, Anderson KC, Scadden DT. Flowing cells through pulsed electric fields efficiently purges stem cell preparations of contaminating myeloma cells while preserving stem cell function. Blood. 2005 Mar 1; 105(5):2235-8.
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  55. Lee BC, Cheng T, Adams GB, Attar EC, Miura N, Lee SB, Saito Y, Olszak I, Dombkowski D, Olson DP, Hancock J, Choi PS, Haber DA, Luster AD, Scadden DT. P2Y-like receptor, GPR105 (P2Y14), identifies and mediates chemotaxis of bone-marrow hematopoietic stem cells. Genes Dev. 2003 Jul 1; 17(13):1592-604.
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  56. Attar EC, Ervin T, Janicek M, Deykin A, Godleski J. Side effects of chemotherapy. Case 3. Acute interstitial pneumonitis related to gemcitabine. J Clin Oncol. 2000 Feb; 18(3):697-8.
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  57. Burchert A, Attar EC, McCloskey P, Fridell YW, Liu ET. Determinants for transformation induced by the Axl receptor tyrosine kinase. Oncogene. 1998 Jun 18; 16(24):3177-87.
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  58. Fridell YW, Villa J, Attar EC, Liu ET. GAS6 induces Axl-mediated chemotaxis of vascular smooth muscle cells. J Biol Chem. 1998 Mar 20; 273(12):7123-6.
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  59. McCloskey P, Fridell YW, Attar E, Villa J, Jin Y, Varnum B, Liu ET. GAS6 mediates adhesion of cells expressing the receptor tyrosine kinase Axl. J Biol Chem. 1997 Sep 12; 272(37):23285-91.
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  60. Arici A, Engin O, Attar E, Olive DL. Modulation of leukemia inhibitory factor gene expression and protein biosynthesis in human endometrium. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1995 Jun; 80(6):1908-15.
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