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James Rubenstein, MD, PhD
M_MED-HMON-CORE-ONCO-GEN
Professor

513 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143
415-353-2421

Education and Training

Location Degree or Training Specialty Date
University of California, San Francisco Residency School of Medicine

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Recent Articles (41)

Carnevale J, Rubenstein JL. The Challenge of Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2016 Dec; 30(6):1293-1316.

Gupta NK, Nolan A, Omuro A, Reid EG, Wang CC, Mannis G, Jaglal M, Chavez JC, Rubinstein PG, Griffin A, Abrams DI, Hwang J, Kaplan LD, Luce JA, Volberding P, Treseler PA, Rubenstein JL. Long-term survival in AIDS-related primary central nervous system lymphoma. Neuro Oncol. 2016 Aug 30.

Kasenda B, Loeffler J, Illerhaus G, Ferreri AJ, Rubenstein J, Batchelor TT. The role of whole brain radiation in primary CNS lymphoma. Blood. 2016 Jul 7; 128(1):32-6.

Korfel A, Chamberlain M, Neuwelt E, Thiel E, Doolittle N, Schlegel U, Dreyling M, Rubenstein J, Fischer L, Björkholm M, Martus P, Weller M, Glantz M. Therapy for Secondary CNS Involvement in Malignant Lymphomas: No Standard Yet! J Clin Oncol. 2016 May 20; 34(15):1829-30.

Mabray MC, Cohen BA, Villanueva-Meyer JE, Valles FE, Barajas RF, Rubenstein JL, Cha S. Performance of Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Values and Conventional MRI Features in Differentiating Tumefactive Demyelinating Lesions From Primary Brain Neoplasms. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Nov; 205(5):1075-85.

Shalabi H, Angiolillo A, Vezina G, Rubenstein JL, Pittaluga S, Raffeld M, Marcus L. Prolonged Complete Response in a Pediatric Patient With Primary Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma of the Central Nervous System. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015 Nov; 32(8):529-34.

Fraser E, Gruenberg K, Rubenstein JL. New approaches in primary central nervous system lymphoma. Chin Clin Oncol. 2015 Mar; 4(1):11.

Okimoto RA, Perry A, Rubenstein JL. 77-year-old woman with a dural-based mass. Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (MZBCL). Brain Pathol. 2015 Jan; 25(1):111-2.

Wang CC, Carnevale J, Rubenstein JL. Progress in central nervous system lymphomas. Br J Haematol. 2014 Aug; 166(3):311-25.

Rubenstein JL, Cheson BD, Jung SH, Kaplan LD. Reply to M.C. Chamberlain. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Mar 10; 32(8):858-9.

Kadoch C, Li J, Wong VS, Chen L, Cha S, Munster P, Lowell CA, Shuman MA, Rubenstein JL. Complement activation and intraventricular rituximab distribution in recurrent central nervous system lymphoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Feb 15; 20(4):1029-41.

Rubenstein JL, Gupta NK, Mannis GN, Lamarre AK, Treseler P. How I treat CNS lymphomas. Blood. 2013 Oct 3; 122(14):2318-30.

Rubenstein JL, Wong VS, Kadoch C, Gao HX, Barajas R, Chen L, Josephson SA, Scott B, Douglas V, Maiti M, Kaplan LD, Treseler PA, Cha S, Hwang JH, Cinque P, Cyster JG, Lowell C. CXCL13 plus interleukin 10 is highly specific for the diagnosis of CNS lymphoma. Blood. 2013 Jun 6; 121(23):4740-8.

Rubenstein JL, Hsi ED, Johnson JL, Jung SH, Nakashima MO, Grant B, Cheson BD, Kaplan LD. Intensive chemotherapy and immunotherapy in patients with newly diagnosed primary CNS lymphoma: CALGB 50202 (Alliance 50202). J Clin Oncol. 2013 Sep 1; 31(25):3061-8.

Scott BJ, Douglas VC, Tihan T, Rubenstein JL, Josephson SA. A systematic approach to the diagnosis of suspected central nervous system lymphoma. JAMA Neurol. 2013 Mar 1; 70(3):311-9.

Rubenstein JL, Li J, Chen L, Advani R, Drappatz J, Gerstner E, Batchelor T, Krouwer H, Hwang J, Auerback G, Kadoch C, Lowell C, Munster P, Cha S, Shuman MA, Damon LE. Multicenter phase 1 trial of intraventricular immunochemotherapy in recurrent CNS lymphoma. Blood. 2013 Jan 31; 121(5):745-51.

Wieduwilt MJ, Valles F, Issa S, Behler CM, Hwang J, McDermott M, Treseler P, O'Brien J, Shuman MA, Cha S, Damon LE, Rubenstein JL. Immunochemotherapy with intensive consolidation for primary CNS lymphoma: a pilot study and prognostic assessment by diffusion-weighted MRI. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Feb 15; 18(4):1146-55.

Chan CC, Rubenstein JL, Coupland SE, Davis JL, Harbour JW, Johnston PB, Cassoux N, Touitou V, Smith JR, Batchelor TT, Pulido JS. Primary vitreoretinal lymphoma: a report from an International Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma Collaborative Group symposium. Oncologist. 2011; 16(11):1589-99.

Rubenstein JL, Treseler PA, Stewart PJ. Regression of refractory intraocular large B-cell lymphoma with lenalidomide monotherapy. J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jul 10; 29(20):e595-7.

Algazi AP, Kadoch C, Rubenstein JL. Biology and treatment of primary central nervous system lymphoma. Neurotherapeutics. 2009 Jul; 6(3):587-97.

Kadoch C, Dinca EB, Voicu R, Chen L, Nguyen D, Parikh S, Karrim J, Shuman MA, Lowell CA, Treseler PA, James CD, Rubenstein JL. Pathologic correlates of primary central nervous system lymphoma defined in an orthotopic xenograft model. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Mar 15; 15(6):1989-97.

Mrugala MM, Rubenstein JL, Ponzoni M, Batchelor TT. Insights into the biology of primary central nervous system lymphoma. Curr Oncol Rep. 2009 Jan; 11(1):73-80.

Rubenstein JL, Shen A, Batchelor TT, Kadoch C, Treseler P, Shuman MA. Differential gene expression in central nervous system lymphoma. Blood. 2009 Jan 1; 113(1):266-7; author reply 267-8.

Yang I, Delpolyi A, Sughrue ME, Rubenstein J, Bollen AW, Parsa AT. Sarcoidosis of the pineal gland: an unusual presentation of neurosarcoidosis. J Neurooncol. 2009 Jan; 91(1):113-6.

Rubenstein J, Ferreri AJ, Pittaluga S. Primary lymphoma of the central nervous system: epidemiology, pathology and current approaches to diagnosis, prognosis and treatment. Leuk Lymphoma. 2008; 49 Suppl 1:43-51.

Roy S, Josephson SA, Fridlyand J, Karch J, Kadoch C, Karrim J, Damon L, Treseler P, Kunwar S, Shuman MA, Jones T, Becker CH, Schulman H, Rubenstein JL. Protein biomarker identification in the CSF of patients with CNS lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2008 Jan 1; 26(1):96-105.

Rubenstein JL, Fridlyand J, Abrey L, Shen A, Karch J, Wang E, Issa S, Damon L, Prados M, McDermott M, O'Brien J, Haqq C, Shuman M. Phase I study of intraventricular administration of rituximab in patients with recurrent CNS and intraocular lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2007 Apr 10; 25(11):1350-6.

Kadoch C, Treseler P, Rubenstein JL. Molecular pathogenesis of primary central nervous system lymphoma. Neurosurg Focus. 2006; 21(5):E1.

Rubenstein JL, Fridlyand J, Shen A, Aldape K, Ginzinger D, Batchelor T, Treseler P, Berger M, McDermott M, Prados M, Karch J, Okada C, Hyun W, Parikh S, Haqq C, Shuman M. Gene expression and angiotropism in primary CNS lymphoma. Blood. 2006 May 1; 107(9):3716-23.

Orr JW, Dosoretz DD, Mahoney D, Roland PY, Kelly FJ, Blitzer P, Nakfoor B, Katin M, Rubenstein J, Boothby RR. Surgically (laparotomy/laparoscopy) guided placement of high dose rate interstitial irradiation catheters (LG-HDRT): technique and outcome. Gynecol Oncol. 2006 Jan; 100(1):145-8.

Rubenstein JL, Treseler P, O'Brien JM. Pathology and genetics of primary central nervous system and intraocular lymphoma. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. 2005 Aug; 19(4):705-17, vii.

Shenkier TN, Blay JY, O'Neill BP, Poortmans P, Thiel E, Jahnke K, Abrey LE, Neuwelt E, Tsang R, Batchelor T, Harris N, Ferreri AJ, Ponzoni M, O'Brien P, Rubenstein J, Connors JM. Primary CNS lymphoma of T-cell origin: a descriptive analysis from the international primary CNS lymphoma collaborative group. J Clin Oncol. 2005 Apr 1; 23(10):2233-9.

Rubenstein JL, Combs D, Rosenberg J, Levy A, McDermott M, Damon L, Ignoffo R, Aldape K, Shen A, Lee D, Grillo-Lopez A, Shuman MA. Rituximab therapy for CNS lymphomas: targeting the leptomeningeal compartment. Blood. 2003 Jan 15; 101(2):466-8.

Rubenstein J, Fischbein N, Aldape K, Burton E, Shuman M. Hemorrhage and VEGF expression in a case of primary CNS lymphoma. J Neurooncol. 2002 May; 58(1):53-6.

Marín O, Yaron A, Bagri A, Tessier-Lavigne M, Rubenstein JL. Sorting of striatal and cortical interneurons regulated by semaphorin-neuropilin interactions. Science. 2001 Aug 3; 293(5531):872-5.

Hevner RF, Shi L, Justice N, Hsueh Y, Sheng M, Smiga S, Bulfone A, Goffinet AM, Campagnoni AT, Rubenstein JL. Tbr1 regulates differentiation of the preplate and layer 6. Neuron. 2001 Feb; 29(2):353-66.

Pleasure SJ, Anderson S, Hevner R, Bagri A, Marin O, Lowenstein DH, Rubenstein JL. Cell migration from the ganglionic eminences is required for the development of hippocampal GABAergic interneurons. Neuron. 2000 Dec; 28(3):727-40.

Rubenstein JL, Kim J, Ozawa T, Zhang M, Westphal M, Deen DF, Shuman MA. Anti-VEGF antibody treatment of glioblastoma prolongs survival but results in increased vascular cooption. Neoplasia. 2000 Jul-Aug; 2(4):306-14.

Galceran J, Miyashita-Lin EM, Devaney E, Rubenstein JL, Grosschedl R. Hippocampus development and generation of dentate gyrus granule cells is regulated by LEF1. Development. 2000 Feb; 127(3):469-82.

Sussel L, Kalamaras J, Hartigan-O'Connor DJ, Meneses JJ, Pedersen RA, Rubenstein JL, German MS. Mice lacking the homeodomain transcription factor Nkx2.2 have diabetes due to arrested differentiation of pancreatic beta cells. Development. 1998 Jun; 125(12):2213-21.

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