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Hernandez R, Walker KL, Grudzinski JJ, Aluicio-Sarduy E, Patel R, Zahm CD, Pinchuk AN, Massey CF, Bitton AN, Brown RJ, Sondel PM, Engle J, Morris ZS, Engle JW, Capitini CM, Weichert JP: 90Y-NM600 TRT achieves complete responses associated with immunologic memory in syngeneic models of T-cell NHL. Communications Biology, 2019 Feb 26;2:79.

Capitini CM: CAR-T immunotherapy - how will it change treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and beyond? Expert Opinion on Orphan Drugs, 2018; 6:10, 563-566.

Kim M, Rao S, Eickhoff JC, DeSantes KB, Capitini CM: A retrospective analysis of antithrombin III replacement therapy for the treatment of hepatic sinusoidal obstruction syndrome in children following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 2019 Jan 22 [ePub ahead of print].

Chapelin F, Capitini CM, Ahrens ET: Fluorine-19 MRI for detection and quantification of immune cell therapy for cancer. Journal for Immunotherapy of Cancer, 2018 Oct 11;6(1):105. PMCID: 30305175.

Forsberg MH, Das A, Saha K, Capitini CM: The potential of CAR T therapy for relapsed or refractory pediatric and young adult B-cell ALL. Ther Clin Risk Manag . 2018;14:1573-1584 [PubMed ID: 30233192]

Lieberman NAP, DeGolier K, Haberthur K, Chinn H, Moyes KW, Bouchlaka MN, Walker KL, Capitini CM, Crane CA: An uncoupling of canonical phenotypic markers and functional potency of ex vivo expanded natural killer cells. Frontiers in Immunology 2018 Feb 2; 9:150

Piscopo NJ, Mueller KP, Das A, Hematti P, Murphy WL, Palecek SP, Capitini CM, Saha K. Bioengineering solutions for manufacturing challenges in CAR T cells. 2018 Feb;13(2). PubMed PMID: 28840981

Wolfe AD, Capitini CM, Salamat SM, DeSantes K, Bradley KA, Kennedy T, Dehner LP, Patel NJ: Neck rhabdoid tumors: Clinical features and consideration of autologous stem cell transplant. Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 2018 Jan;40(1):e50-e54.

Bouchlaka MN, Moffitt AB, Kim J, Kink JA, Bloom DD, Love C, Dave S, Hematti P, Capitini CM: Human mesenchymal stem cell-educated macrophages are a distinct high IL-6 producing subset that confer protection in graft-versus-host-disease and radiation injury models. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2017 Feb 28. pii: S1083-8791(17)30306-3.

  • Commentary: Davies LC, Boberg E, Le Blanc K: The role of MSC mediated crosstalk with macrophages in GVHD and tissue repair. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2017 Jun;23(6):861-862.


Elsaid MY, Capitini CM, Diamond CA, Porte M, Otto M, DeSantes KB. Successful matched unrelated donor stem cell transplant in Hemoglobin Bart's disease. Bone marrow transplantation. 2016 Jun 13; PubMed PMID: 27295273

Li Y, Bouchlaka MN, Wolff J, Grindle KM, Lu L, Qian S, Zhong X, Pflum N, Jobin P, Kahl BS, Eickhoff JC, Wuerzberger-Davis SM, Miyamoto S, Thomas CJ, Yang DT, Capitini CM, Rui L. FBXO10 deficiency and BTK activation upregulate BCL2 expression in mantle cell lymphoma. Oncogene. 2016 May 9; PubMed PMID: 27157620

Bouchlaka MN, Ludwig KD, Gordon JW, Kutz MP, Bednarz BP, Fain SB, Capitini CM. (19)F-MRI for monitoring human NK cells in vivo. Oncoimmunology. 2016; 5(5):e1143996. PubMed PMID: 27467963, PMCID: PMC4910731

  • Commentary: Waiczies S, Niendorf T, Lombardi G: Labeling of cell therapies: How can we get it right? Oncoimmunology 2017 Jul 20;6(10):e1345403


Capitini CM, Romero P. JITC launches a new section: commentary and editorials. Journal for immunotherapy of cancer. 2015; 3:28. PubMed PMID: 26110058, PMCID: PMC4479236

McDowell KA, Hank JA, DeSantes KB, Capitini CM, Otto M, Sondel PM. NK cell-based  immunotherapies in Pediatric Oncology. Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology.  2015; 37(2):79-93. PubMed PMID: 25590232, PMCID: PMC4429888

Capitini CM, Nasholm NM, Chien CD, Larabee SM, Qin H, Song YK, Klover PJ, Hennighausen L, Khan J, Fry TJ. Absence of STAT1 in donor-derived plasmacytoid dendritic cells results in increased STAT3 and attenuates murine GVHD. Blood. 2014; 124(12):1976-86. PubMed PMID: 25079358, PMCID: PMC4168352

  • Commentary:  Murphy WJ. Bringing out the DCs' softer side in GVHD. Blood. 2014; 124(12):1852-3. PubMed PMID: 25606629


Capitini CM, Otto M, DeSantes KB, Sondel PM. Immunotherapy in pediatric malignancies: current status and future perspectives. Future oncology (London, England). 2014; 10(9):1659-78. PubMed PMID: 25145434, PMCID: PMC4793725

Shand JC, Qin H, Nasholm N, Capitini CM, Fry TJ. Minor antigen distribution predicts site-specific graft-versus-tumor activity of adoptively transferred, minor antigen-specific CD8 T Cells. Biology of blood and marrow transplantation: journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. 2014; 20(1):26-36. PubMed PMID: 24141010, PMCID: PMC3997266