Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division
Hematology Oncology

Publications

Rasmussen ML, Kline LA, Park KP, Ortolano NA, Romero-Morales AI, Anthony CC, Beckermann KE, Gama V. A Non-apoptotic Function of MCL-1 in Promoting Pluripotency and Modulating Mitochondrial Dynamics in Stem CellsStem Cell Reports [print-electronic]. 2018 Mar 3/13/2018; 10(3): 684-92. PMID: 29429957, PMCID: PMC5918190, PII: S2213-6711(18)30031-6, DOI: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2018.01.005, ISSN: 2213-6711. 

McQuade JL, Daniel CR, Hess KR, Mak C, Wang DY, Rai RR, Park JJ, Haydu LE, Spencer C, Wongchenko M, Lane S, Lee DY, Kaper M, McKean M, Beckermann KE, Rubinstein SM, Rooney I, Musib L, Budha N, Hsu J, Nowicki TS, Avila A, Haas T, Puligandla M, Lee S, Fang S, Wargo JA, Gershenwald JE, Lee JE, Hwu P, Chapman PB, Sosman JA, Schadendorf D, Grob JJ, Flaherty KT, Walker D, Yan Y, McKenna E, Legos JJ, Carlino MS, Ribas A, Kirkwood JM, Long GV, Johnson DB, Menzies AM, Davies MA. Association of body-mass index and outcomes in patients with metastatic melanoma treated with targeted therapy, immunotherapy, or chemotherapy: a retrospective, multicohort analysisLancet Oncol [print-electronic]. 2018 Mar; 19(3): 310-22. PMID: 29449192, PMCID: PMC5840029, PII: S1470-2045(18)30078-0, DOI: 10.1016/S1470-2045(18)30078-0, ISSN: 1474-5488. 

Beckermann KE, Sharma D, Chaturvedi S, Msaouel P, Abboud MR, Allory Y, Bourdeaut F, Calderaro J, de Cubas AA, Derebail VK, Hong AL, Naik RP, Malouf GG, Mullen EA, Reuter VE, Roberts CWM, Walker CL, Wood CG, DeBaun MR, Van Poppel H, Tannir NM, Rathmell WK. Renal Medullary Carcinoma: Establishing Standards in PracticeJ Oncol Pract. 2017 Jul; 13(7): 414-21. PMID: 28697319, PMCID: PMC5508447, DOI: 10.1200/JOP.2017.020909, ISSN: 1935-469X. 

Siska PJ, Beckermann KE, Mason FM, Andrejeva G, Greenplate AR, Sendor AB, Chiang YJ, Corona AL, Gemta LF, Vincent BG, Wang RC, Kim B, Hong J, Chen CL, Bullock TN, Irish JM, Rathmell WK, Rathmell JC. Mitochondrial dysregulation and glycolytic insufficiency functionally impair CD8 T cells infiltrating human renal cell carcinomaJCI Insight [print-electronic]. 2017 Jun 6/15/2017; 2(12): PMID: 28614802, PMCID: PMC5470888, PII: 93411, DOI: 10.1172/jci.insight.93411, ISSN: 2379-3708. 

Beckermann KE, Dudzinski SO, Rathmell JC. Dysfunctional T cell metabolism in the tumor microenvironmentCytokine Growth Factor Rev [print-electronic]. 2017 Jun; 35: 7-14. PMID: 28456467, PMCID: PMC5710836, PII: S1359-6101(17)30052-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.cytogfr.2017.04.003, ISSN: 1879-0305. 

Siska PJ, Beckermann KE, Rathmell WK, Haake SM. Strategies to overcome therapeutic resistance in renal cell carcinomaUrol. Oncol [print-electronic]. 2017 Mar; 35(3): 102-10. PMID: 28089416, PMCID: PMC5318278, PII: S1078-1439(16)30409-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.urolonc.2016.12.002, ISSN: 1873-2496. 

Shiuan E, Beckermann KE, Ozgun A, Kelly C, McKean M, McQuade J, Thompson MA, Puzanov I, Greer JP, Rapisuwon S, Postow M, Davies MA, Eroglu Z, Johnson D. Thrombocytopenia in patients with melanoma receiving immune checkpoint inhibitor therapyJ Immunother Cancer. 2017; 5: 8. PMID: 28239462, PMCID: PMC5319013, PII: 210, DOI: 10.1186/s40425-017-0210-0, ISSN: 2051-1426. 

Beckermann KE, Jolly PC, Kim JY, Bordeaux J, Puzanov I, Rathmell WK, Johnson DB. Clinical and immunologic correlates of response to PD-1 blockade in a patient with metastatic renal medullary carcinomaJ Immunother Cancer. 2017; 5: 1. PMID: 28105368, PMCID: PMC5240268, PII: 206, DOI: 10.1186/s40425-016-0206-1, ISSN: 2051-1426. 

Beckermann KE, Johnson DB, Sosman JA. PD-1/PD-L1 blockade in renal cell cancerExpert Rev Clin Immunol [print-electronic]. 2017 Jan; 13(1): 77-84. PMID: 27426025, PMCID: PMC5555220, DOI: 10.1080/1744666X.2016.1214575, ISSN: 1744-8409. 

Siska PJ, Kim B, Ji X, Hoeksema MD, Massion PP, Beckermann KE, Wu J, Chi JT, Hong J, Rathmell JC. Fluorescence-based measurement of cystine uptake through xCT shows requirement for ROS detoxification in activated lymphocytesJ. Immunol. Methods [print-electronic]. 2016 Nov; 438: 51-8. PMID: 27594594, PMCID: PMC5065394, PII: S0022-1759(16)30188-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jim.2016.08.013, ISSN: 1872-7905. 

Iams W, Beckermann KE, Neff AT, Mayer IA, Abramson VG. Thrombotic microangiopathy during docetaxel, trastuzumab, and carboplatin chemotherapy for early-stage HER2+ breast cancer: a case reportMed. Oncol [print-electronic]. 2013; 30(2): 568. PMID: 23564368, PMCID: PMC3774143, DOI: 10.1007/s12032-013-0568-x, ISSN: 1559-131X.