Steven Z. Pavletic, M.D., M.S.

Senior Clinician

Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch

NCI/CCR

Building 10 - Hatfield CRC, Room 4-3130
Bethesda, MD 20892-1203

240-760-6174

pavletis@mail.nih.gov

Biography

Dr. Pavletic received his M.D. and M.S. Immunology from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine in Croatia. In 1992, he completed a clinical fellowship in bone marrow transplantation at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and University of Washington Medical School in Seattle, WA. In 1995, he completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, NE, and completed his hematology and oncology fellowship in June 1997. Until October 2002, Dr. Pavletic served as the director of the Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation Program at UNMC. In 2002, Dr. Pavletic received an appointment at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and an adjunct appointment at the National Institute for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases at NIH. Currently, he is the head of the Graft-versus-Host and Autoimmunity Section in the Experimental Transplantation and Immunology Branch. In October 2006, Dr. Pavletic received the NCI Director's award for his achievements in developing national and international consensus guidelines for clinical trials in chronic GVHD. He led two NIH chronic GVHD consensus conferences in 2005 and 2014. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Lombardi Cancer Center.

Selected Publications

  1. Pirsl F, Curtis LM, Steinberg SM, Tella SH, Katić M, Dobbin M, Hsu J, Hakim FT, Mays JW, Im AP, Pulanić D, Mitchell SA, Baruffaldi J, Masuch L, Halverson DC, Gress RE, Barsony J, Pavletic SZ. Characterization and Risk Factor Analysis of Osteoporosis in a Large Cohort of Patients with Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016;22(8):1517-1524.

  2. Pusic I, Rettig MP, DiPersio JF, Bauer S, McFarland K, Gale RP, Pavletic SZ. Phase-1/-2 study of pomalidomide in chronic GvHD. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016;51(4):612-4.

  3. Im A, Mitchell SA, Steinberg SM, Curtis L, Berger A, Baird K, Kuzmina Z, Joe G, Comis LE, Juckett M, Avila D, Baruffaldi J, Masuch L, Pirsl F, Pavletic SZ. Prevalence and determinants of fatigue in patients with moderate to severe chronic GvHD. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016;51(5):705-12.

  4. Curtis LM, Datiles MB 3rd, Steinberg SM, Mitchell SA, Bishop RJ, Cowen EW, Mays J, McCarty JM, Kuzmina Z, Pirsl F, Fowler DH, Gress RE, Pavletic SZ. Predictive models for ocular chronic graft-versus-host disease diagnosis and disease activity in transplant clinical practice. Haematologica. 2015;100(9):1228-36.

  5. Mitchell SA, Leidy NK, Mooney KH, Dudley WN, Beck SL, LaStayo PC, Cowen EW, Palit P, Comis LE, Krumlauf MC, Avila DN, Atlam N, Fowler DH, Pavletic SZ. Determinants of functional performance in long-term survivors of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD). Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010;45(4):762-9.


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