Francisco Vega

Professor of Clinical

  • 3916 Citations
19962020

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Research Output

2020

American Registry of Pathology expert opinions: Recommendations for the diagnostic workup of mature T cell neoplasms

Vega, F., Amador, C., Chadburn, A., Feldman, A. L., Hsi, E. D., Wang, W. & Medeiros, L. J., Dec 2020, In : Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. 49, 151623.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A suggested immunohistochemical algorithm for the classification of T-cell lymphomas involving lymph nodes

Vega, F. & Medeiros, L. J., Aug 2020, In : Human pathology. 102, p. 104-116 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Classic Hodgkin lymphoma and Castleman disease: an entity appears to be emerging

Lyapichev, K. A., You, M. J., Vega, F., Solis, L. M. & Medeiros, L. J., Sep 1 2020, In : Virchows Archiv. 477, 3, p. 437-444 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical and radiological characteristics of patients with pulmonary marginal zone lymphoma: A single center analysis

Husnain, M., Kuker, R., Reis, I. M., Iyer, S. G., Zhao, W., Chapman, J. R., Vega, F., Lossos, I. S. & Alderuccio, J. P., Jul 1 2020, In : Cancer Medicine. 9, 14, p. 5051-5064 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Determination of immunophenotypic aberrancies provides better assessment of peripheral blood involvement by mycosis fungoides/Sézary syndrome than quantification of CD26− or CD7− CD4+ T-cells

Lyapichev, K. A., Bah, I., Huen, A., Duvic, M., Routbort, M. J., Wang, W., Jorgensen, J. L., Medeiros, L. J., Vega, F., Craig, F. E. & Wang, S. A., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cytometry Part B - Clinical Cytometry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Efficacy of venetoclax in high risk relapsed mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) - outcomes and mutation profile from venetoclax resistant MCL patients

Zhao, S., Kanagal-Shamanna, R., Navsaria, L., Ok, C. Y., Zhang, S., Nomie, K., Han, G., Hao, D., Hill, H. A., Jiang, C., Yao, Y., Nastoupil, L., Westin, J., Fayad, L., Nair, R., Steiner, R., Ahmed, S., Samaniego, F., Iyer, S. P., Oriabure, O. & 21 others, Chen, W., Song, X., Zhang, J., Badillo, M., Moghrabi, O., Aranda, J., Tang, G., Yin, C. C., Patel, K., Medeiros, L. J., Li, S., Vega, F., Thirumurthi, S., Xu, G., Neelapu, S., Flowers, C. R., Romaguera, J., Fowler, N., Wang, L., Wang, M. L. & Jain, P., Jun 1 2020, In : American Journal of Hematology. 95, 6, p. 623-629 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Epstein–Barr virus-associated B-cell lymphoproliferative disorders and lymphomas: a review

Marques-Piubelli, M. L., Salas, Y. I., Pachas, C., Becker-Hecker, R., Vega, F. & Miranda, R. N., Jan 2020, In : Pathology. 52, 1, p. 40-52 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Evolving insights into the genomic complexity and immune landscape of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: opportunities for novel biomarkers

El Hussein, S., Shaw, K. R. M. & Vega, F., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Modern Pathology.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

KSHV/HHV8-positive large B-cell lymphomas and associated diseases: a heterogeneous group of lymphoproliferative processes with significant clinicopathological overlap

Vega, F., Miranda, R. N. & Medeiros, L. J., Jan 1 2020, In : Modern Pathology. 33, 1, p. 18-28 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations

Pathology and Pathogenesis of T-Cell Lymphoma

Vega, F., Sep 2020, In : Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma and Leukemia. 20, p. S89-S93

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Primary cutaneous Rosai-Dorfman disease; a case-based review of a diagnostically and therapeutically challenging rare variant

Fayne, R., Rengifo, S. S., Gonzalez, I., Solorzano, J. L., Gonzalez, D., Vega, F. & Cho-Vega, J. H., Apr 2020, In : Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. 45, 151446.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Recent BCR stimulation induces a negative autoregulatory loop via FBXO10 mediated degradation of HGAL

Guo, F., Luo, Y., Jiang, X., Lu, X. Q., Roberti, D., Lossos, C., Kunkalla, K., Magistri, M., Rui, L., Verdun, R., Vega, F., Moy, V. T. & Lossos, I. S., Feb 1 2020, In : Leukemia. 34, 2, p. 553-566 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Unusual Variants of Follicular Lymphoma: Case-based Review

Chapman, J. R., Alvarez, J. P., White, K., Sanchez, S., Khanlari, M., Algashaamy, K., Cassidy, D., Peng, J. H., Fan, Y. S., Alencar, A., Alderuccio, J. P., Lossos, I. S. & Vega, F., Mar 1 2020, In : American Journal of Surgical Pathology. 44, 3, p. 329-339 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

CD4+/CD8+ immunophenotype switching as a marker for intraocular and CNS involvement in mycosis fungoides

Husnain, M., Mackrides, N., Vega, F., Paez-Escamilla, M., Markoe, A. M., Harbour, J. W. & Lossos, I. S., Apr 16 2019, In : Leukemia and Lymphoma. 60, 5, p. 1308-1311 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Scopus citations

CRISPR genome editing of murine hematopoietic stem cells to create Npm1-Alk causes ALK1 lymphoma after transplantation

Rajan, S. S., Li, L., Kweh, M. F., Kunkalla, K., Amin, A. D., Agarwal, N. K., Vega, F. & Schatz, J. H., 2019, In : Blood Advances. 3, 12, p. 1788-1794 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Disseminated cutaneous immunoglobulin M macroglobulinosis associated with cryoglobulinemia and minimal residual disease of Waldenström macroglobulinemia

Fayne, R., Rosenberg, M., White, K., Alencar, A., Kirsner, R. S., Vega, F. & Cho-Vega, J. H., Oct 2019, In : JAAD Case Reports. 5, 10, p. 918-922 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Erratum: CARM1 Is Essential for Myeloid Leukemogenesis but Dispensable for Normal Hematopoiesis (Cancer Cell (2018) 33(6) (1111–1127.e5), (S1535610818302216), (10.1016/j.ccell.2018.05.007))

Greenblatt, S. M., Man, N., Hamard, P. J., Asai, T., Karl, D., Martinez, C., Bilbao, D., Stathias, V., Jermakowicz, A. M., Duffort, S., Tadi, M., Blumenthal, E., Newman, S., Vu, L., Xu, Y., Liu, F., Schurer, S. C., McCabe, M. T., Kruger, R. G., Xu, M. & 5 others, Yang, F. C., Tenen, D. G., Watts, J., Vega, F. & Nimer, S. D., Jan 14 2019, In : Cancer Cell. 35, 1, p. 156 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

LMO2 Confers Synthetic Lethality to PARP Inhibition in DLBCL

Parvin, S., Ramirez-Labrada, A., Aumann, S., Lu, X. Q., Weich, N., Santiago, G., Cortizas, E. M., Sharabi, E., Zhang, Y., Sanchez-Garcia, I., Gentles, A. J., Roberts, E., Bilbao-Cortes, D., Vega, F., Chapman, J. R., Verdun, R. E. & Lossos, I. S., Sep 16 2019, In : Cancer Cell. 36, 3, p. 237-249.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Long-term overall- and progression-free survival after pentostatin, cyclophosphamide and rituximab therapy for indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Khashab, T., Hagemeister, F., Romaguera, J. E., Fanale, M. A., Pro, B., McLaughlin, P., Rodriguez, M. A., Neelapu, S. S., Fayad, L., Younes, A., Feng, L., Vega, F., Kwak, L. W. & Samaniego, F., May 1 2019, In : British Journal of Haematology. 185, 4, p. 670-678 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Mechanisms of lymphoma clearance induced by high-dose alkylating agents

Lossos, C., Liu, Y., Kolb, K. E., Christie, A. L., Van Scoyk, A., Prakadan, S. M., Shigemori, K., Stevenson, K. E., Morrow, S., Plana, O. D., Fraser, C., Jones, K. L., Liu, H., Pallasch, C. P., Modiste, R., Nguyen, Q. D., Craig, J. W., Morgan, E. A., Vega, F., Aster, J. C. & 4 others, Sarosiek, K. A., Shalek, A. K., Hemann, M. T. & Weinstock, D. M., Jul 2019, In : Cancer discovery. 9, 7, p. 944-961 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Prevalence, clinical characteristics and prognosis of EBV-positive follicular lymphoma

Mackrides, N., Chapman, J., Larson, M. C., Ramos, J. C., Toomey, N., Lin, P., Maurer, M. J., Rafaelle, M., Tan, Y., Ikpatt, O., Syrbu, S., Ansell, S. M., Habermann, T. M., Link, B. K., Feldman, A. L., Lossos, I. S., Cerhan, J. R. & Vega, F., Feb 1 2019, In : American Journal of Hematology. 94, 2, p. E62-E64

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Scopus citations

Short survival and frequent transformation in extranodal marginal zone lymphoma with multiple mucosal sites presentation

Alderuccio, J. P., Zhao, W., Desai, A., Ramdial, J., Gallastegui, N., Kimble, E., De La Fuente, M. I., Husnain, M., Rosenblatt, J. D., Alencar, A. J., Schatz, J. H., Moskowitz, C., Chapman-Fredricks, J., Vega, F., Reis, I. & Lossos, I., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Hematology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma can be indistinguishable from other more common T-cell lymphomas. The University of Miami experience with a large cohort of cases

Khanlari, M., Ramos, J. C., Sanchez, S. P., Cho-Vega, J. H., Amador, A., Campuzano-Zuluaga, G., Vega, F. & Chapman, J. R., Jul 1 2018, In : Modern Pathology. 31, 7, p. 1046-1063 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

CARM1 Is Essential for Myeloid Leukemogenesis but Dispensable for Normal Hematopoiesis

Greenblatt, S. M., Man, N., Hamard, P. J., Asai, T., Karl, D., Martinez, C., Bilbao, D., Stathais, V., McGrew-Jermacowicz, A., Duffort, S., Tadi, M., Blumenthal, E., Newman, S., Vu, L., Xu, Y., Liu, F., Schurer, S. C., McCabe, M. T., Kruger, R. G., Xu, M. & 5 others, Yang, F. C., Tenen, D., Watts, J., Vega, F. & Nimer, S. D., Jun 11 2018, In : Cancer Cell. 33, 6, p. 1111-1127.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Erratum: CARM1 Is Essential for Myeloid Leukemogenesis but Dispensable for Normal Hematopoiesis (Cancer Cell (2018) 33(6) (1111–1127.e5), (S1535610818302216) (10.1016/j.ccell.2018.05.007))

Greenblatt, S. M., Man, N., Hamard, P. J., Asai, T., Karl, D., Martinez, C., Bilbao, D., Stathias, V., McGrew-Jermacowicz, A., Duffort, S., Tadi, M., Blumenthal, E., Newman, S., Vu, L., Xu, Y., Liu, F., Schurer, S. C., McCabe, M. T., Kruger, R. G., Xu, M. & 5 others, Yang, F. C., Tenen, D., Watts, J., Vega, F. & Nimer, S. D., Nov 12 2018, In : Cancer Cell. 34, 5, p. 868 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Ex-vivo sensitivity profiling to guide clinical decision making in acute myeloid leukemia: A pilot study

Swords, R. T., Azzam, D., Al-Ali, H., Lohse, I., Volmar, C. H., Watts, J. M., Perez, A., Rodriguez, A., Vargas, F., Elias, R., Vega, F., Zelent, A., Brothers, S. P., Abbasi, T., Trent, J., Rangwala, S., Deutsch, Y., Conneally, E., Drusbosky, L., Cogle, C. R. & 1 others, Wahlestedt, C., Jan 2018, In : Leukemia Research. 64, p. 34-41 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Intracytoplasmic azurophilic inclusions in prolymphocytes

Mackrides, N., Lossos, I. & Vega, F., Dec 1 2018, In : International Journal of Hematology. 108, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Myeloid neoplasms with features intermediate between primary myelofibrosis and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia

Chapman-Fredricks, J., Geyer, J. T., Khanlari, M., Moul, A., Casas, C., Connor, S. T., Fan, Y-S., Watts, J., Swords, R. T., Vega, F. & Orazi, A., Mar 1 2018, In : Modern Pathology. 31, 3, p. 429-441 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

PRMT5 interacts with the BCL6 oncoprotein and is required for germinal center formation and lymphoma cell survival

Lu, X., Fernando, T. M., Lossos, C., Yusufova, N., Liu, F., Fontán, L., Durant, M., Geng, H., Melnick, J., Luo, Y., Vega, F., Moy, V., Inghirami, G., Nimer, S., Melnick, A. M. & Lossos, I. S., Nov 8 2018, In : Blood. 132, 19, p. 2026-2039 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Rapid complete response to blinatumomab as a successful bridge to allogeneic stem cell transplantation in a case of refractory Richter syndrome

Alderuccio, J. P., Mackrides, N., Chapman-Fredricks, J., Vega, F. & Lossos, I., Apr 18 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Leukemia and Lymphoma. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Risk factors for transformation to higher-grade lymphoma and its impact on survival in a large cohort of patients with marginal zone lymphoma from a single institution

Alderuccio, J. P., Zhao, W., Desai, A., Gallastegui, N., Ramdial, J., Kimble, E., De La Fuente, M. I., Rosenblatt, J. D., Chapman-Fredricks, J., Vega, F., Reis, I. & Lossos, I., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 36, 34, p. 3370-3380 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Smoothened stabilizes and protects TRAF6 from degradation: A novel non-canonical role of smoothened with implications in lymphoma biology

Qu, C., Kunkalla, K., Vaghefi, A., Frederiksen, J. K., Liu, Y., Chapman, J. R., Blonska, M., Bernal-Mizrachi, L., Alderuccio, J. P., Lossos, I. S., Landgraf, R. & Vega, F., Nov 1 2018, In : Cancer letters. 436, p. 149-158 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Target-based screening against eIF4A1 reveals the marine natural product elatol as a novel inhibitor of translation initiation with in vivo antitumor activity

Peters, T. L., Tillotson, J., Yeomans, A. M., Wilmore, S., Lemm, E., Jimenez-Romero, C., Amador, L. A., Li, L., Amin, A. D., Pongtornpipat, P., Zerio, C. J., Ambrose, A. J., Paine-Murrieta, G., Greninger, P., Vega, F., Benes, C. H., Packham, G., Rodríguez, A. D., Chapman, E. & Schatz, J. H., Sep 1 2018, In : Clinical Cancer Research. 24, 17, p. 4256-4270 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2017

A case of AML characterized by a novel t(4;15)(q31;q22) translocation that confers a growth-stimulatory response to retinoid-based therapy

Watts, J. M., Perez, A., Pereira, L., Fan, Y. S., Brown, G., Vega, F., Petrie, K., Swords, R. T. & Zelent, A., Jul 11 2017, In : International journal of molecular sciences. 18, 7, 1492.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Anti-CD20-interleukin-21 fusokine targets malignant B cells via direct apoptosis and NK-cell–dependent cytotoxicity

Bhatt, S., Parvin, S., Zhang, Y., Cho, H. M., Kunkalla, K., Vega, F., Timmerman, J. M., Shin, S. U., Rosenblatt, J. D. & Lossos, I. S., Apr 20 2017, In : Blood. 129, 16, p. 2246-2256 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Characteristics and outcomes of lymphoblastic lymphoma – the University of Miami experience

Alderuccio, J. P., Amarapurkar, P., Chapman, J. R., Vega, F. & Lossos, I. S., Jan 2 2017, In : Leukemia and Lymphoma. 58, 1, p. 195-198 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Clusters of paracortical plasmacytoid dendritic cells in lupus lymphadenitis

Villada, G. & Vega, F., Mar 30 2017, In : Blood. 129, 13, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Decreased survival in hepatitis C patients with monomorphic post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder after liver transplantation treated with frontline immunochemotherapy

Alderuccio, J. P., Stefanovic, A., Dammrich, D., Chapman-Fredricks, J., Vega, F., Selvaggi, G., Tzakis, A. & Lossos, I., Dec 19 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Leukemia and Lymphoma. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epstein-Barr virus-positive follicular lymphoma

Mackrides, N., Campuzano-Zuluaga, G., Maque-Acosta, Y., Moul, A., Hijazi, N., Ikpatt, F. O., Levy, R., Verdun, R. E., Kunkalla, K., Natkunam, Y., Lossos, I. S., Vega, F. & Chapman, J., Apr 1 2017, In : Modern Pathology. 30, 4, p. 519-529 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma associated with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis

Wu, S. C., Chapman-Fredricks, J., Vega, F., Abrahams, N., Lossos, I. & Alderuccio, J. P., Mar 28 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Leukemia and Lymphoma. p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incidental brown adipose tissue in bone marrow biopsy

Chapman, J. & Vega, F., Aug 17 2017, In : Blood. 130, 7, p. 952 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Long-term course of patients with primary ocular adnexal MALT lymphoma: A large single-institution cohort study

Desai, A., Joag, M. G., Lekakis, L., Chapman, J. R., Vega, F., Tibshirani, R., Tse, D., Markoe, A. & Lossos, I. S., Jan 19 2017, In : Blood. 129, 3, p. 324-332 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Marginal zone dural lymphoma: the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and University of Miami experiences

de la Fuente, M. I., Haggiagi, A., Moul, A., Young, R. J., Sidani, C., Markoe, A., Vega, F., DeAngelis, L. M. & Lossos, I. S., Apr 3 2017, In : Leukemia and Lymphoma. 58, 4, p. 882-888 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations