Biography

 

Education

Medical School Washington University School of Medicine (1993)
Residency Brigham and Women's Hospital (1996), Internal Medicine
Fellowship Consglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (1997), Molecular Genetics
Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School (1999), Hematology & Oncology
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Boston (2004), Pediatric Hematology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Germ Cell Tumors
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Sarcomas
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Testicular Cancer

Research Interest

  • Ewing sarcoma
  • Germ cell tumors
  • Pediatric cancers
  • Wilms tumor
  • Zebrafish models of human disease

Publications

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PAX7 expression defines germline stem cells in the adult testis.
Aloisio GM, Nakada Y, Saatcioglu HD, Peña CG, Baker MD, Tarnawa ED, Mukherjee J, Manjunath H, Bugde A, Sengupta AL, Amatruda JF, Cuevas I, Hamra FK, Castrillon DH J. Clin. Invest. 2014 Aug
Spotlight on zebrafish: translational impact.
Patton EE, Dhillon P, Amatruda JF, Ramakrishnan L Dis Model Mech 2014 Jul 7 7 731-3
The Oxygen-Rich Postnatal Environment Induces Cardiomyocyte Cell-Cycle Arrest through DNA Damage Response.
Puente BN, Kimura W, Muralidhar SA, Moon J, Amatruda JF, Phelps KL, Grinsfelder D, Rothermel BA, Chen R, Garcia JA, Santos CX, Thet S, Mori E, Kinter MT, Rindler PM, Zacchigna S, Mukherjee S, Chen DJ, Mahmoud AI, Giacca M, Rabinovitch PS, Aroumougame A, Shah AM, Szweda LI, Sadek HA Cell 2014 Apr 157 3 565-79
DNA methylation analysis reveals distinct methylation signatures in pediatric germ cell tumors.
Amatruda JF, Ross JA, Christensen B, Fustino NJ, Chen KS, Hooten AJ, Nelson H, Kuriger JK, Rakheja D, Frazier AL, Poynter JN BMC Cancer 2013 Jun 13 1 313

Books

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Pediatric Germ Cell Tumors: Biology, Treatment, Survivorship

A. Lindsay Frazier and James F. Amatruda (Ed.) (2014). Heidelberg, Springer

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Teacher, MS1 Class
    (2014)
  • Outstanding Teacher, MS1 Class
    (2013)
  • Regent's Outstanding Teaching Award
    University of Texas System (2013)
  • Outstanding Teacher, MS1 Class
    (2012)
  • Outstanding Teacher, MS1 Class
    (2011)
  • Outstanding Teacher, MS1 Class
    (2010)
  • Health Care Heroes Award, Dallas Business Journal
    (2009)
  • William Guy Forbeck Research Foundation Scholar
    (2003)
  • Arnold Dunne Award
    (1994)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
    (1993)