Biochemistry Experts

Leonidas C Platanias

Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology) an
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
United States of America

Leonidas C Platanias


MD: University of Patras Medical School (1983) PhD: University of Patras Medical School (1989) Residency: Hellenic Anticancer Institute, Radiation Oncology (1984) Residency: SUNY/State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Internal Medicine (1989) Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals, Hematology-Oncology (1992) Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology

Research Interest

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics


  • Downregulation of GATA1 drives impaired hematopoiesis in primary myelofibrosis Gilles L, Arslan AD, Marinaccio C, Wen QJ, Arya P, McNulty M, Yang Q, Zhao JC, Konstantinoff K, Lasho T, Pardanani A, Stein B, Plo I, Sundaravel S, Wickrema A, Migliaccio A, Gurbuxani S, Vainchenker W, Platanias LC, Tefferi A, Crispino JD Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2017 Apr 3; 127(4): 1316-1320. doi: PMID: 28240607 PMCID: 28240607 ISSN: 0021-9738

  • PD1 and PDL1 upregulation and survival after decitabine treatment in lower risk MDS Abedin S, Platanias LC Leukemia and Lymphoma. 2017 Apr 3; 58(4): 764-765. doi: PMID: 27808592 ISSN: 1042-8194

  • Another tyrosine kinase inhibitor-resistance mutation within the BCR-ABL kinase domain: chasing our tails? Kaplan JB, Platanias LC Leukemia and Lymphoma. 2017 Jul 3; 58(7): 1526-1527. doi: PMID: 28140710 ISSN: 1042-8194

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