Keck School Faculty

George Yaghmour

George Yaghmour

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Associate Director, Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant
1441 Eastlake Ave. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Los Angeles Magazine: Top Doctors in Southern CA Rising Stars, 2017

Asheville Hematologic Malignancies Symposium: Scholarship Award, 2015

Tennessee Oncology Practice Society: Outstanding Fellow Award, 2015

VAMC Memphis: Star Team Award, 2014

Wayne State University, Henry Ford Hospital : Recognized and Ranked Top 5% Internal Medicine Residents, 2013

Henry Ford Hospital: Outstanding Patient Satisfaction/ Care, 2012

Aleppo University School of Medicine: Top 1% Graduate Award, 2008

Dasatinib/prednisone induction followed by blinatumomab/dasatinib in Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukemia Blood Adv. 2023 04 11; 7(7):1279-1285. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

MPN-215 Outcomes of Myelofibrosis Patients Post Allogeneic-HSCT at the University of Southern California, a Retrospective Study Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2022 Oct; 22 Suppl 2:S330. . View in PubMed

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.. View in PubMed

Hepatitic Variant of Graft-vs-Host Disease Am J Clin Pathol. 2022 06 07; 157(6):948-955. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

The Emergence of Epstein-Barr Virus-Related Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma With Mogamulizumab World J Oncol. 2020 Feb; 11(1):41-43. . View in PubMed

First reported case of BRAF V600E mutation in T-cell prolymphocytic leukaemia Br J Haematol. 2020 10; 191(2):e52-e55. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Midostaurin-Related Interstitial Lung Injury in FLT3+ Acute Myeloid Leukemia Post-Allogeneic Transplant World J Oncol. 2019 Dec; 10(6):237-239. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

A Case of Recurrent Pregnancy-Induced Adult Onset Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis World J Oncol. 2018 Aug; 9(4):123-127. . View in PubMed

Impact of Provider Volume on Outcomes of Patients With Hodgkin Lymphoma World J Oncol. 2018 Apr; 9(2):46-49. . View in PubMed

The role of FLT3 inhibitors as maintenance therapy following hematopoietic stem cell transplant Leuk Res Rep. 2018; 10:26-36. . View in PubMed

Unrelated HLA mismatched microtransplantation in a patient with refractory secondary acute myeloid leukemia Leuk Res Rep. 2018; 9:18-20. . View in PubMed

Sweet's syndrome associated with clonal hematopoiesis of indeterminate potential responsive to 5-azacitidine Ther Adv Hematol. 2017 Feb; 8(2):91-95. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

Genomic alterations in neuroendocrine cancers of the ovary J Ovarian Res. 2016 Aug 26; 9(1):52. . View in PubMed

Role of Genomic Instability in Immunotherapy with Checkpoint Inhibitors Anticancer Res. 2016 Aug; 36(8):4033-8. . View in PubMed

Comorbidities Drive Outcomes for Both Malignancy-Associated and Non-Malignancy-Associated Hemophagocytic Syndrome Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2016 Apr; 16(4):230-6. . View in PubMed

Under-recognition of hemophagocytic syndrome in United States' rural, non-teaching hospitals Leuk Lymphoma. 2016 12; 57(12):2911-2913. . View in PubMed

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. . View in PubMed

How Center Volumes Affect Early Outcomes in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk. 2015 Nov; 15(11):646-54. . View in PubMed

Early mortality in acute myeloid leukemia Leuk Res. 2015 May; 39(5):505-9. . View in PubMed

Population-based Analysis of the Clinical Features of Primary Small Cell Carcinoma of the Ovary Anticancer Res. 2015 May; 35(5):3091-5. . View in PubMed

Ibrutinib has some activity in Richter's syndrome Blood Cancer J. 2015 Jan 30; 5:e277. . View in PubMed

Drug-Induced Aseptic Meningitis Associated With Intrathecal Trastuzumab J Pharm Technol. 2014 Apr; 30(2):43-47. . View in PubMed

All that glitters is not gold: differential diagnosis of clover-leaf lymphocytes Int J Hematol. 2013 Jun; 97(6):679-80. . View in PubMed

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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