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

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

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
Adolescents and Young Adults With a "Rare" Cancer: Getting Past Semantics to Optimal Care for Patients With Germ Cell Tumors.
Stoneham SJ, Hale JP, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Dang H, Olson T, Murray M, Amatruda JF, Thornton C, Arul GS, Billmire D, Krailo M, Stark D, Covens A, Hurteau J, Stenning S, Nicholson JC, Gershenson D, Frazier AL Oncologist 2014 Jun

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)