George Yaghmour

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address1441 Eastlake Ave.
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    Title(s)Associate Director, Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant


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    Los Angeles Magazine2017Top Doctors in Southern CA Rising Stars
    Tennessee Oncology Practice Society2015Outstanding Fellow Award
    Asheville Hematologic Malignancies Symposium2015Scholarship Award
    VAMC Memphis2014Star Team Award
    Wayne State University, Henry Ford Hospital 2013Recognized and Ranked Top 5% Internal Medicine Residents
    Henry Ford Hospital2012Outstanding Patient Satisfaction/ Care
    Aleppo University School of Medicine2008Top 1% Graduate Award

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    George Yaghmour, MD has joined the Jane Anne Nohl Division of Hematology as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine. Dr. Yaghmour will be working specifically in the areas of Acute Leukemia and Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation. He graduated from University of Aleppo, Syria. He performed his residency training in Internal Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital/Wayne State University and then joined University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center/West Cancer Center in Memphis, TN for a clinical fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology.

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    1. Case report: Pulse cyclophosphamide for treatment of multi-agent-refractory hepatic graft-versus-host disease. Front Oncol. 2024; 14:1329893. Cai Y, Ali A, Filler E, Bayati R, Toma T, Zaki O, Yaghmour G, Ladha A, Woan K, Tam E, Chaudhary PM. PMID: 38410106; PMCID: PMC10894980.
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    2. Concordance of Next-Generation Sequencing and Multiparametric Flow Cytometry Methods for Detecting Measurable Residual Disease in Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Optimizing Prediction of Clinical Outcomes From a Single-Center Study. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2024 03; 24(3):e59-e66.e2. Ashouri K, Nittur V, Ginosyan AA, Hwang J, Adnani B, Chen D, Savitala-Damerla L, Schiff K, Chaudhary P, Kovach AE, Ladha A, Siddiqi I, Ali A, Woan K, Tam E, Yaghmour G. PMID: 38061959.
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    3. Unique challenges to diagnosing sweet syndrome following induction chemotherapy for relapsed Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): A case and brief-review. Respir Med Case Rep. 2023; 46:101922. Nazaretyan S, Ali A, Yaghmour G, Tong A, Castillo V, Rodrigues S, Ladha A, Woan K, Tam E, Shi SY, Bateshansky D, Chaudhary PM. PMID: 37841284; PMCID: PMC10570145.
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    4. Deletion of CD36 exhibits limited impact on normal hematopoiesis and the leukemia microenvironment. Cell Mol Biol Lett. 2023 May 24; 28(1):45. Meng Y, Pospiech M, Ali A, Chandwani R, Vergel M, Onyemaechi S, Yaghmour G, Lu R, Alachkar H. PMID: 37226083; PMCID: PMC10210361.
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    5. Dasatinib/prednisone induction followed by blinatumomab/dasatinib in Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood Adv. 2023 04 11; 7(7):1279-1285. Advani AS, Moseley A, O'Dwyer KM, Wood BL, Park J, Wieduwilt M, Jeyakumar D, Yaghmour G, Atallah EL, Gerds AT, O'Brien SM, Liesveld JL, Othus M, Litzow M, Stone RM, Sharon E, Erba HP. PMID: 36322825; PMCID: PMC10090098.
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    6. Asparaginase toxicity in Hispanic adult and pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: current understanding. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol. 2023 Jan-Jun; 19(6):357-366. Alqahtani A, Alhousari D, Ali A, Yaghmour G, Orgel E, Curran E, Stock W, Bhojwani D, Alachkar H. PMID: 37410014.
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    7. Real world experience: Examining outcomes using letermovir for CMV prophylaxis in high-risk allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell patients in the setting of using T-cell depletion as GVHD prophylaxis. Transpl Immunol. 2022 Dec 01; 101769. Dwabe S, Hsiao M, Ali A, Rodman J, Savitala-Damerla L, Nazaretyan S, Kimberly Schiff NP, Tam E, Ladha A, Woan K, Chaudhary P, Yaghmour G. PMID: 36464218.
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    8. A novel approach to describing the pancreas and submandibular gland: Can they be classified as primary and secondary tissue organs? Acta Histochem. 2022 Aug; 124(6):151934. Theodory B, Cao T, Swisher AR, Pham R, DiPatrizio NV, Yaghmour G. PMID: 35908509.
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    9. Hepatitic Variant of Graft-vs-Host Disease. Am J Clin Pathol. 2022 06 07; 157(6):948-955. Liang TZ, Dong S, Fang M, Gong Y, Yaghmour G, Chopra S. PMID: 35038720.
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    10. Unique Challenges to Diagnosing Human Herpesvirus-6 (HHV-6) Encephalitis Following Post-Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant: A Case and Brief Review. Cell Transplant. 2022 Jan-Dec; 31:9636897221119734. Zhu H, Ali A, Woan KV, Tam E, Yaghmour G, Flores A, Chaudhary P. PMID: 36927092; PMCID: PMC9478732.
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    11. Outcomes of therapy with venetoclax combined with a hypomethylating agent in favorable-risk acute myeloid leukemia. Am J Hematol. 2021 03 01; 96(3):E59-E63. Arslan S, Zhang J, Dhakal P, Moran J, Naidoo N, Lombardi J, Pullarkat V, Stein AS, Marcucci G, Yaghmour G, Bhatt VR, Fathi AT, Aldoss I. PMID: 33227142.
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    12. First reported case of BRAF V600E mutation in T-cell prolymphocytic leukaemia. Br J Haematol. 2020 10; 191(2):e52-e55. Dong S, Khedro T, Ward P, Dubeau L, Yaghmour B, Siddiqi I, Yaghmour G. PMID: 32712959; PMCID: PMC9007147.
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    13. First Report of Severe Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease After Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant in a Patient With Myelodysplastic Syndrome Treated With Atezolizumab: Literature Review. World J Oncol. 2020 Jun; 11(3):112-115. Hsiao M, Tatishchev S, Khedro T, Yaghmour B, O'Connell C, Yaghmour G. PMID: 32494318; PMCID: PMC7239570.
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    14. Acute Respiratory Events and Dosimetry of Total Body Irradiation Patients Using In Vivo Lung Dose Monitoring and Custom Lung Block Adaptation. Pract Radiat Oncol. 2020 Sep - Oct; 10(5):e397-e405. Jang JK, Reilly M, Yaghmour G, Rashid F, Ballas LK. PMID: 32315783.
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    15. The Emergence of Epstein-Barr Virus-Related Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma With Mogamulizumab. World J Oncol. 2020 Feb; 11(1):41-43. Wang L, Bargout M, Hon JD, Yaghmour B, Mohrbacher A, Yaghmour G. PMID: 32095189; PMCID: PMC7011905.
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    16. Bone Marrow Features in Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Treated With Novel Targeted Isocitrate Dehydrogenase 1/2 Inhibitors. World J Oncol. 2019 Dec; 10(6):226-230. Hagiya A, Vaidya P, Khedro T, Yaghmour B, Siddiqi I, Yaghmour G. PMID: 31921378; PMCID: PMC6940036.
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    17. Midostaurin-Related Interstitial Lung Injury in FLT3+ Acute Myeloid Leukemia Post-Allogeneic Transplant. World J Oncol. 2019 Dec; 10(6):237-239. Vaidya P, Khedro T, Yaghmour B, Yaghmour G. PMID: 31921380; PMCID: PMC6940037.
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    18. Aggressive systemic mastocytosis: midostaurin is safe, feasible and associated with durable response post-haploidentical allogeneic stem cell transplant. Br J Haematol. 2019 09; 186(5):e139-e141. Martynova A, Nael A, O Neill C, Ramsingh G, Merchant A, Yaghmour B, Yaghmour G. PMID: 31111479.
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    19. Combination chemotherapy plus dasatinib leads to comparable overall survival and relapse-free survival rates as allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in Philadelphia positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Med. 2019 06; 8(6):2832-2839. Chang J, Douer D, Aldoss I, Vahdani G, Jeong AR, Ghaznavi Z, Zhang S, Yaghmour G, Lee KJ, Weissman A, Akhtari M. PMID: 31016870; PMCID: PMC6558592.
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    20. Correction to: Genomic landscape of small cell carcinoma of the breast contrasted to small cell carcinoma of the lung. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2019 01; 173(1):243. McCullar B, Pandey M, Yaghmour G, Hare F, Patel K, Stein MK, Feldman R, Chandler JC, Martin MG. PMID: 30306431.
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    21. A Case of Recurrent Pregnancy-Induced Adult Onset Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. World J Oncol. 2018 Aug; 9(4):123-127. Wang LY, Hu J, Ramsingh G, Theodory B, Yaghmour B, Vergara-Lluri M, Yaghmour G. PMID: 30220951; PMCID: PMC6134992.
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    22. The role of FLT3 inhibitors as maintenance therapy following hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Leuk Res Rep. 2018; 10:26-36. Li GX, Wang L, Yaghmour B, Ramsingh G, Yaghmour G. PMID: 30112274; PMCID: PMC6092446.
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    23. Impact of Provider Volume on Outcomes of Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma. World J Oncol. 2018 Apr; 9(2):46-49. Ireland C, Wiedower E, Mirza M, Crawley M, Tran A, Yaghmour G, Martin MG. PMID: 29760832; PMCID: PMC5942207.
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    24. Unrelated HLA mismatched microtransplantation in a patient with refractory secondary acute myeloid leukemia. Leuk Res Rep. 2018; 9:18-20. Punwani N, Merin N, Mohrbacher A, Yaghmour G, Sano A, Ramezani L, Chaudhary PM, Ramsingh G. PMID: 29556468; PMCID: PMC5856665.
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    25. The presence of Philadelphia chromosome does not confer poor prognosis in adult pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in the tyrosine kinase inhibitor era - a surveillance, epidemiology, and end results database analysis. Br J Haematol. 2017 11; 179(4):618-626. Igwe IJ, Yang D, Merchant A, Merin N, Yaghmour G, Kelly K, Ramsingh G. PMID: 29047122; PMCID: PMC7546179.
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    26. Addition of Rituximab to Chemotherapy Reduced the Rate of Surgery for Gastric-DLBCL Without Increasing Early Mortality. Anticancer Res. 2017 02; 37(2):813-817. Prouet P, Giri S, Wiedower E, Fintel A, Yaghmour G, Lamb EP, Deneve J, Fleming M, Dickson P, Chandler JC, Martin MG. PMID: 28179335.
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    27. Sweet's syndrome associated with clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential responsive to 5-azacitidine. Ther Adv Hematol. 2017 Feb; 8(2):91-95. Yaghmour G, Wiedower E, Yaghmour B, Nunnery S, Duncavage E, Martin MG. PMID: 28203345; PMCID: PMC5298388.
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    28. Genomic alterations in neuroendocrine cancers of the ovary. J Ovarian Res. 2016 Aug 26; 9(1):52. Yaghmour G, Prouet P, Wiedower E, Jamy OH, Feldman R, Chandler JC, Pandey M, Martin MG. PMID: 27566252; PMCID: PMC5002197.
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    29. Role of Genomic Instability in Immunotherapy with Checkpoint Inhibitors. Anticancer Res. 2016 Aug; 36(8):4033-8. Yaghmour G, Pandey M, Ireland C, Patel K, Nunnery S, Powell D, Baum S, Wiedower E, Schwartzberg LS, Martin MG. PMID: 27466509.
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    30. Genomic landscape of small cell carcinoma of the breast contrasted to small cell carcinoma of the lung. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2016 07; 158(1):195-202. McCullar B, Pandey M, Yaghmour G, Hare F, Patel K, Stein K, Feldman R, Chandler JC, Martin MG. PMID: 27329168.
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    31. Under-recognition of hemophagocytic syndrome in United States' rural, non-teaching hospitals. Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 12; 57(12):2911-2913. Jamy O, Nunnery S, Giri S, Wiedower E, Johnson B, Yaghmour G, Martin MG. PMID: 27087428.
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    32. Comorbidities Drive Outcomes for Both Malignancy-Associated and Non-Malignancy-Associated Hemophagocytic Syndrome. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2016 Apr; 16(4):230-6. Johnson B, Giri S, Nunnery SE, Wiedower E, Jamy O, Yaghmour G, Chandler JC, Martin MG. PMID: 26837475.
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    33. How Center Volumes Affect Early Outcomes in Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2015 Nov; 15(11):646-54. Hahn AW, Jamy O, Nunnery S, Yaghmour G, Giri S, Pathak R, Martin MG. PMID: 26386907.
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    34. Population-based Analysis of the Clinical Features of Primary Small Cell Carcinoma of the Ovary. Anticancer Res. 2015 May; 35(5):3091-5. Jamy O, Yaghmour G, Hare F, Martin MG. PMID: 25964600.
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    35. Early mortality in acute myeloid leukemia. Leuk Res. 2015 May; 39(5):505-9. Hahn A, Giri S, Yaghmour G, Martin MG. PMID: 25726083.
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    36. Ibrutinib has some activity in Richter's syndrome. Blood Cancer J. 2015 Jan 30; 5:e277. Giri S, Hahn A, Yaghmour G, Martin MG. PMID: 25635530; PMCID: PMC5404220.
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    37. Drug-Induced Aseptic Meningitis Associated With Intrathecal Trastuzumab. J Pharm Technol. 2014 Apr; 30(2):43-47. Freyer CW, Yaghmour G, Jennings K, Dhanapal V. PMID: 34860873; PMCID: PMC5990126.
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    38. All that glitters is not gold: differential diagnosis of clover-leaf lymphocytes. Int J Hematol. 2013 Jun; 97(6):679-80. Yaghmour G, Thind R, Kryvenko ON, Ayyad H, Chen A, Kuriakose P. PMID: 23625610.
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