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Linda M. McAllister-Lucas, MD, PhD

Linda McAllister-Lucas, MD, PhD
Job Title Chief of Service, Hematology/Oncology
Job Title Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 9
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5055 Phone
412-692-7693 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1996 MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn.
1994 PhD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), Nashville, Tenn.
 

Residency:

1999 Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Department of Pediatrics, Ann Arbor, Mich.
 

Fellowship:

2002 Research Fellow, Cancer Biology, University of Michigan, Department of Pathology, Ann Arbor, Mich.
2002 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Michigan, Department of Pediatrics, Ann Arbor, Mich.

 

Memberships

  • Midwest Society for Pediatric Research (MWSPR)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  • Society for Pediatric Research (SPR)
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology (ASH)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Diplomate
  • Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Awards

  • 2012 Inaugural Laurence Boxer Honorary Lectureship, University of Michigan
  • 2010 TAMS Teaching Award, University of Michigan Medical School
  • 2008 America’s Top Doctors     
  • 2007 Elizabeth Caroline Crosby Award for the Advancement of Women In Science and Engineering
  • 2007 Best Doctors in America
  • 2006 Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) Young Investigator
  • 2006 Laura and Greg Norman Research Fellow, National Childhood Cancer Foundation
  • 2005 Faculty Award for Basic Science Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan
  • 2005 Pediatric Academic Societies Young Investigator Travel Award
  • 2002 Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award
  • 1999 Outstanding Resident Teaching Award, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan
  • 1993 Clarence Darrow Award for Most Outstanding Lecturer in Physiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • 1987 School of Life Sciences Fellowship, University of Illinois
  • 1987 Lawrence McKinley Gould Award, Carleton College
  • 1983 William Carleton Scholar, Carleton College

Publications

  • Bailey KM, Castle VP, Hummel JM, Piert M, Moyer J, and McAllister-Lucas LM (2012) Thalidomide Therapy for Aggressive Histiocytic Lesions in the Pediatric Population.  J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol., 34:480-3.
  • Van Beek M, Oravecz-Wilson KI, Delekta PC, Gu S, Li X, Jin X, Apel IJ, Konkle KS, Feng Y, Teitelbaum DH, Ruland J, McAllister-Lucas* LM, and Lucas* PC (2012) Bcl10 links saturated fat overnutrition with hepatocellular NF-B activation and insulin resistance.  Cell Reports, 1:444-452.
  • Shukla N, Kobos R, Renaud T, Feldstein J, McAllister-Lucas LM, and Steinherz P (2012) Successful treatment of refractory metastatic histiocytic sarcoma with alemtuzumab. Cancer, 118:3719-24.

Research Interests

  • Molecular mechanisms of inflammatory and neoplastic disease

Active Research Projects / Grants

  • GPCR Signaling Through a Novel NF-B Pathway
  • A Novel Signaling Pathway Mediating Hypertension- and Obesity-Dependent Insulin Resistance
  • Angiotensin II Signaling Through a Novel NF-B Pathway
  • Multiple Roles of the API2 Moiety in API2-MALT1-Mediated Lymphomagenesis
 
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August 29, 2013
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