Siddhartha Mitra, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation

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Graduate School :
  • PhD, University at Buffalo - The State University of New York (2005)
Undergraduate School:
  • MS, State University of New York at Buffalo (NY) (2002)
Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali
Department: Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplant

Teaching

  • Cancer Biology Course Instructor (2021)
    Graduate School, Pediatrics

Publications

  • Lentz RW, Colton MD, Mitra SS, Messersmith WA. Innate Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: The Next Breakthrough in Medical Oncology?. Mol Cancer Ther. 2021 Jun;20(6):961-974. PubMed PMID: 33850005
  • Lakshmanachetty S, Cruz-Cruz J, Hoffmeyer E, Cole AP, Mitra SS. New Insights into the Multifaceted Role of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSCs) in High-Grade Gliomas: From Metabolic Reprograming, Immunosuppression, and Therapeutic Resistance to Current Strategies for Targeting MDSCs. Cells. 2021 Apr 14;10(4). PubMed PMID: 33919732
  • Riemondy KA, Venkataraman S, Willard N, Nellan A, Sanford B, Griesinger AM, Amani V, Mitra S, Hankinson TC, Handler MH, Sill M, Ocasio J, Weir SJ, Malawsky DS, Gershon TR, Garancher A, Wechsler-Reya RJ, Hesselberth JR, Foreman NK, Donson AM, Vibhakar R. Neoplastic and immune single cell transcriptomics define subgroup-specific intra-tumoral heterogeneity of childhood medulloblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2021 Jun 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34077540
  • Theruvath J, Sotillo E, Mount CW, Graef CM, Delaidelli A, Heitzeneder S, Labanieh L, Dhingra S, Leruste A, Majzner RG, Xu P, Mueller S, Yecies DW, Finetti MA, Williamson D, Johann PD, Kool M, Pfister S, Hasselblatt M, Frühwald MC, Delattre O, Surdez D, Bourdeaut F, Puget S, Zaidi S, Mitra SS, Cheshier S, Sorensen PH, Monje M, Mackall CL. Locoregionally administered B7-H3-targeted CAR T cells for treatment of atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors. Nat Med. 2020 May;26(5):712-719. PubMed PMID: 32341579
  • Cole AP, Hoffmeyer E, Chetty SL, Cruz-Cruz J, Hamrick F, Youssef O, Cheshier S, Mitra SS. Microglia in the Brain Tumor Microenvironment. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2020;1273:197-208. PubMed PMID: 33119883
  • Theruvath J, Sotillo E, Mount CW, Graef CM, Delaidelli A, Heitzeneder S, Labanieh L, Dhingra S, Leruste A, Majzner RG, Xu P, Mueller S, Yecies DW, Finetti MA, Williamson D, Johann PD, Kool M, Pfister S, Hasselblatt M, Frühwald MC, Delattre O, Surdez D, Bourdeaut F, Puget S, Zaidi S, Mitra SS, Cheshier S, Sorensen PH, Monje M, Mackall CL. Locoregionally administered B7-H3-targeted CAR T cells for treatment of atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumors. Nat Med. 2020 May;26(5):712-719. PubMed PMID: 32341579
  • Gillen AE, Riemondy KA, Amani V, Griesinger AM, Gilani A, Venkataraman S, Madhavan K, Prince E, Sanford B, Hankinson TC, Handler MH, Vibhakar R, Jones KL, Mitra S, Hesselberth JR, Foreman NK, Donson AM. Single-Cell RNA Sequencing of Childhood Ependymoma Reveals Neoplastic Cell Subpopulations That Impact Molecular Classification and Etiology. Cell Rep. 2020 Aug 11;32(6):108023. PubMed PMID: 32783945
  • Gholamin S, Youssef OA, Rafat M, Esparza R, Kahn S, Shahin M, Giaccia AJ, Graves EE, Weissman I, Mitra S, Cheshier SH. Irradiation or temozolomide chemotherapy enhances anti-CD47 treatment of glioblastoma. Innate Immun. 2020 Feb;26(2):130-137. PubMed PMID: 31547758
  • Hutter G, Theruvath J, Graef CM, Zhang M, Schoen MK, Manz EM, Bennett ML, Olson A, Azad TD, Sinha R, Chan C, Assad Kahn S, Gholamin S, Wilson C, Grant G, He J, Weissman IL, Mitra SS, Cheshier SH. Microglia are effector cells of CD47-SIRPa antiphagocytic axis disruption against glioblastoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Jan 15;116(3):997-1006. PubMed PMID: 30602457
  • Majzner RG, Theruvath JL, Nellan A, Heitzeneder S, Cui Y, Mount CW, Rietberg SP, Linde MH, Xu P, Rota C, Sotillo E, Labanieh L, Lee DW, Orentas RJ, Dimitrov DS, Zhu Z, Croix BS, Delaidelli A, Sekunova A, Bonvini E, Mitra SS, Quezado MM, Majeti R, Monje M, Sorensen PHB, Maris JM, Mackall CL. CAR T Cells Targeting B7-H3, a Pan-Cancer Antigen, Demonstrate Potent Preclinical Activity Against Pediatric Solid Tumors and Brain Tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2019 Apr 15;25(8):2560-2574. PubMed PMID: 30655315
  • Bakhshinyan D, Venugopal C, Adile AA, Garg N, Manoranjan B, Hallett R, Wang X, Mahendram S, Vora P, Vijayakumar T, Subapanditha M, Singh M, Kameda-Smith MM, Qazi M, McFarlane N, Mann A, Ajani OA, Yarascavitch B, Ramaswamy V, Farooq H, Morrissy S, Cao L, Sydorenko N, Baiazitov R, Du W, Sheedy J, Weetall M, Moon YC, Lee CS, Kwiecien JM, Delaney KH, Doble B, Cho YJ, Mitra S, Kaplan D, Taylor MD, Davis TW, Singh SK. BMI1 is a therapeutic target in recurrent medulloblastoma. Oncogene. 2019 Mar;38(10):1702-1716. PubMed PMID: 30348991
  • Mohanty S, Yerneni K, Theruvath JL, Graef CM, Nejadnik H, Lenkov O, Pisani L, Rosenberg J, Mitra S, Cordero AS, Cheshier S, Daldrup-Link HE. Nanoparticle enhanced MRI can monitor macrophage response to CD47 mAb immunotherapy in osteosarcoma. Cell Death Dis. 2019 Jan 15;10(2):36. PubMed PMID: 30674867
  • SoRelle ED, Yecies DW, Liba O, Bennett FC, Graef CM, Dutta R, Mitra S, Joubert LM, Cheshier S, Grant GA, de la Zerda A. Spatiotemporal Tracking of Brain-Tumor-Associated Myeloid Cells in Vivo through Optical Coherence Tomography with Plasmonic Labeling and Speckle Modulation. ACS Nano. 2019 Jul 23;13(7):7985-7995. PubMed PMID: 31259527
  • Gholamin S, Youssef OA, Rafat M, Esparza R, Kahn S, Shahin M, Giaccia AJ, Graves EE, Weissman I, Mitra S, Cheshier SH. Irradiation or temozolomide chemotherapy enhances anti-CD47 treatment of glioblastoma. Innate Immun. 2019 Sep 23;:1753425919876690. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31547758
  • Majzner RG, Theruvath JL, Nellan A, Heitzeneder S, Cui Y, Mount CW, Rietberg SP, Linde MH, Xu P, Rota C, Sotillo E, Labanieh L, Lee DW, Orentas RJ, Dimitrov DS, Zhu Z, Croix BS, Delaidelli A, Sekunova A, Bonvini E, Mitra SS, Quezado MM, Majeti R, Monje M, Sorensen PHB, Maris JM, Mackall CL. CAR T Cells Targeting B7-H3, a Pan-Cancer Antigen, Demonstrate Potent Preclinical Activity Against Pediatric Solid Tumors and Brain Tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2019 Apr 15;25(8):2560-2574. PubMed PMID: 30655315
  • Hutter G, Theruvath J, Graef CM, Zhang M, Schoen MK, Manz EM, Bennett ML, Olson A, Azad TD, Sinha R, Chan C, Assad Kahn S, Gholamin S, Wilson C, Grant G, He J, Weissman IL, Mitra SS, Cheshier SH. Microglia are effector cells of CD47-SIRPa antiphagocytic axis disruption against glioblastoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Jan 15;116(3):997-1006. PubMed PMID: 30602457
  • SoRelle ED, Yecies DW, Liba O, Bennett FC, Graef CM, Dutta R, Mitra S, Joubert LM, Cheshier S, Grant GA, de la Zerda A. Spatiotemporal Tracking of Brain-Tumor-Associated Myeloid Cells in Vivo through Optical Coherence Tomography with Plasmonic Labeling and Speckle Modulation. ACS Nano. 2019 Jul 23;13(7):7985-7995. PubMed PMID: 31259527
  • Mohanty S, Yerneni K, Theruvath JL, Graef CM, Nejadnik H, Lenkov O, Pisani L, Rosenberg J, Mitra S, Cordero AS, Cheshier S, Daldrup-Link HE. Nanoparticle enhanced MRI can monitor macrophage response to CD47 mAb immunotherapy in osteosarcoma. Cell Death Dis. 2019 Jan 15;10(2):36. PubMed PMID: 30674867
  • Bakhshinyan D, Venugopal C, Adile AA, Garg N, Manoranjan B, Hallett R, Wang X, Mahendram S, Vora P, Vijayakumar T, Subapanditha M, Singh M, Kameda-Smith MM, Qazi M, McFarlane N, Mann A, Ajani OA, Yarascavitch B, Ramaswamy V, Farooq H, Morrissy S, Cao L, Sydorenko N, Baiazitov R, Du W, Sheedy J, Weetall M, Moon YC, Lee CS, Kwiecien JM, Delaney KH, Doble B, Cho YJ, Mitra S, Kaplan D, Taylor MD, Davis TW, Singh SK. BMI1 is a therapeutic target in recurrent medulloblastoma. Oncogene. 2018 Oct 22. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30348991
  • Garzia L, Kijima N, Morrissy AS, De Antonellis P, Guerreiro-Stucklin A, Holgado BL, Wu X, Wang X, Parsons M, Zayne K, Manno A, Kuzan-Fischer C, Nor C, Donovan LK, Liu J, Qin L, Garancher A, Liu KW, Mansouri S, Luu B, Thompson YY, Ramaswamy V, Peacock J, Farooq H, Skowron P, Shih DJH, Li A, Ensan S, Robbins CS, Cybulsky M, Mitra S, Ma Y, Moore R, Mungall A, Cho YJ, Weiss WA, Chan JA, Hawkins CE, Massimino M, Jabado N, Zapotocky M, Sumerauer D, Bouffet E, Dirks P, Tabori U, Sorensen PHB, Brastianos PK, Aldape K, Jones SJM, Marra MA, Woodgett JR, Wechsler-Reya RJ, Fults DW, Taylor MD. A Hematogenous Route for Medulloblastoma Leptomeningeal Metastases. Cell. 2018 May 31;173(6):1549. PubMed PMID: 29856958
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Professional Memberships

  • American Association for Cancer Research, Member
  • Society for NeuroOncology, Associate Member
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General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University at Buffalo - The State University of New York (2005)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • MS, State University of New York at Buffalo (NY) (2002)
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Languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali
Department: Pediatrics-Heme/Onc and Bone Marrow Transplantation
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