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Elizabeth B. Claus, MD, PhD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Brigham And Women's Hospital
Phone: (617) 732-6810


eclaus@partners.org

Elizabeth B. Claus, MD, PhD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Instructor, Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery, Brigham And Women's Hospital

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Publications

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  • Dasenbrock HH, Devine CA, Liu KX, Gormley WB, Claus EB, Smith TR, Dunn IF. Thrombocytopenia and craniotomy for tumor: A National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis. Cancer 2016. PubMed
  • Amirian ES, Scheurer ME, Zhou R, Wrensch MR, Armstrong GN, Lachance D, Olson SH, Lau CC, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Il'yasova D, Schildkraut J, Ali-Osman F, Sadetzki S, Jenkins RB, Bernstein JL, Merrell RT, Davis FG, Lai R, Shete S, Amos CI, Melin BS, Bondy ML. History of chickenpox in glioma risk: a report from the glioma international case-control study (GICC). Cancer Med 2016. PubMed
  • Amirian ES, Zhou R, Wrensch MR, Olson SH, Scheurer ME, Il'yasova D, Lachance D, Armstrong GN, McCoy LS, Lau CC, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Schildkraut J, Ali-Osman F, Sadetzki S, Johansen C, Houlston RS, Jenkins RB, Bernstein JL, Merrell RT, Davis FG, Lai R, Shete S, Amos CI, Melin BS, Bondy ML. Approaching a Scientific Consensus on the Association between Allergies and Glioma Risk: A Report from the Glioma International Case-Control Study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2016; 25:282-90. PubMed
  • Amirian ES, Armstrong GN, Zhou R, Lau CC, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Il'yasova D, Schildkraut J, Ali-Osman F, Sadetzki S, Johansen C, Houlston RS, Jenkins RB, Lachance D, Olson SH, Bernstein JL, Merrell RT, Wrensch MR, Davis FG, Lai R, Shete S, Amos CI, Scheurer ME, Aldape K, Alafuzoff I, Brännström T, Broholm H, Collins P, Giannini C, Rosenblum M, Tihan T, Melin BS, Bondy ML. The Glioma International Case-Control Study: A Report From the Genetic Epidemiology of Glioma International Consortium. Am J Epidemiol 2015. PubMed
  • Ramkissoon SH, Bi WL, Schumacher SE, Ramkissoon LA, Haidar S, Knoff D, Dubuc A, Brown L, Burns M, Cryan JB, Abedalthagafi M, Kang YJ, Schultz N, Reardon DA, Lee EQ, Rinne ML, Norden AD, Nayak L, Ruland S, Doherty LM, LaFrankie DC, Horvath M, Aizer AA, Russo A, Arvold ND, Claus EB, Al-Mefty O, Johnson MD, Golby AJ, Dunn IF, Chiocca EA, Trippa L, Santagata S, Folkerth RD, Kantoff P, Rollins BJ, Lindeman NI, Wen PY, Ligon AH, Beroukhim R, Alexander BM, Ligon KL. Clinical implementation of integrated whole-genome copy number and mutation profiling for glioblastoma. 2015. PubMed
  • Liu Y, Alexander BM, Chen YH, Horvath MC, Aizer AA, Claus EB, Dunn IF, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Friesen S, Mannarino EG, Wagar M, Hacker FL, Arvold ND. Salvage whole brain radiotherapy or stereotactic radiosurgery after initial stereotactic radiosurgery for 1-4 brain metastases. J. Neurooncol. 2015. PubMed
  • Rahman R, Catalano PJ, Reardon DA, Norden AD, Wen PY, Lee EQ, Nayak L, Beroukhim R, Dunn IF, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Chiocca EA, Claus EB, Alexander BM, Arvold ND. Incidence, risk factors, and reasons for hospitalization among glioblastoma patients receiving chemoradiation. J. Neurooncol. 2015; 124:137-46. PubMed
  • Arvold ND, Tanguturi SK, Aizer AA, Wen PY, Reardon DA, Lee EQ, Nayak L, Christianson LW, Horvath MC, Dunn IF, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Claus EB, Chiocca EA, Ligon KL, Alexander BM. Hypofractionated versus standard radiation therapy with or without temozolomide for older glioblastoma patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2015. PubMed
  • Jalali A, Amirian ES, Bainbridge MN, Armstrong GN, Liu Y, Tsavachidis S, Jhangiani SN, Plon SE, Lau CC, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Il'yasova D, Schildkraut J, Ali-Osman F, Sadetzki S, Johansen C, Houlston RS, Jenkins RB, Lachance D, Olson SH, Bernstein JL, Merrell RT, Wrensch MR, Davis FG, Lai R, Shete S, Aldape K, Amos CI, Muzny DM, Gibbs RA, Melin BS, Bondy ML. Targeted sequencing in chromosome 17q linkage region identifies familial glioma candidates in the Gliogene Consortium. Sci Rep 2015; 5:8278. PubMed
  • Claus EB, Walsh KM, Wiencke JK, Molinaro AM, Wiemels JL, Schildkraut JM, Bondy ML, Berger M, Jenkins R, Wrensch M. Survival and low-grade glioma: the emergence of genetic information. Neurosurg Focus 2015; 38:E6. PubMed
  • Bainbridge MN, Armstrong GN, Gramatges MM, Bertuch AA, Jhangiani SN, Doddapaneni H, Lewis L, Tombrello J, Tsavachidis S, Liu Y, Jalali A, Plon SE, Lau CC, Parsons DW, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Il'yasova D, Schildkraut J, Ali-Osman F, Sadetzki S, Johansen C, Houlston RS, Jenkins RB, Lachance D, Olson SH, Bernstein JL, Merrell RT, Wrensch MR, Walsh KM, Davis FG, Lai R, Shete S, Aldape K, Amos CI, Thompson PA, Muzny DM, Gibbs RA, Melin BS, Bondy ML, . Germline mutations in shelterin complex genes are associated with familial glioma. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2014; 107:384. PubMed
  • Aizer AA, Arvold ND, Catalano P, Claus EB, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Al-Mefty O, Wen PY, Reardon DA, Lee EQ, Nayak L, Rinne ML, Beroukhim R, Weiss SE, Ramkissoon SH, Abedalthagafi M, Santagata S, Dunn IF, Alexander BM. Adjuvant radiation therapy, local recurrence, and the need for salvage therapy in atypical meningioma. 2014. PubMed
  • Rajakesari S, Arvold ND, Jimenez RB, Christianson LW, Horvath MC, Claus EB, Golby AJ, Johnson MD, Dunn IF, Lee EQ, Lin NU, Friesen S, Mannarino EG, Wagar M, Hacker FL, Weiss SE, Alexander BM. Local control after fractionated stereotactic radiation therapy for brain metastases. J. Neurooncol. 2014; 120:339-46. PubMed
  • Andersson U, Wibom C, Cederquist K, Aradottir S, Borg A, Armstrong GN, Shete S, Lau CC, Bainbridge MN, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Lai R, Il'yasova D, Houlston RS, Schildkraut J, Bernstein JL, Olson SH, Jenkins RB, Lachance DH, Wrensch M, Davis FG, Merrell R, Johansen C, Sadetzki S, , Bondy ML, Melin BS. Germline rearrangements in families with strong family history of glioma and malignant melanoma, colon, and breast cancer. 2014. PubMed
  • Schildkraut JM, Calvocoressi L, Wang F, Wrensch M, Bondy ML, Wiemels JL, Claus EB. Endogenous and exogenous hormone exposure and the risk of meningioma in men. J Neurosurg 2014; 120:820-6. PubMed
  • Sadetzki S, Bruchim R, Oberman B, Armstrong GN, Lau CC, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, Il'yasova D, Schildkraut J, Johansen C, Houlston RS, Shete S, Amos CI, Bernstein JL, Olson SH, Jenkins RB, Lachance D, Vick NA, Merrell R, Wrensch M, Davis FG, McCarthy BJ, Lai R, Melin BS, Bondy ML, . Description of selected characteristics of familial glioma patients - results from the Gliogene Consortium. Eur J Cancer 2013; 49:1335-45. PubMed
  • Claus EB, Calvocoressi L, Bondy ML, Wrensch M, Wiemels JL, Schildkraut JM. Exogenous hormone use, reproductive factors, and risk of intracranial meningioma in females. J Neurosurg 2013. PubMed
  • Claus EB, Wiemels J, Wrensch M. Dental x-rays and risk of meningioma: response to Drs. Calnon, Jorgensen, and White. Cancer 2013; 119:465-6. PubMed
  • Wiemels JL, Bracci PM, Wrensch M, Schildkraut J, Bondy M, Pfefferle J, Zhou M, Sison J, Calvocoressi L, Claus EB. Assessment of autoantibodies to meningioma in a population-based study. Am J Epidemiol 2012; 177:75-83. PubMed
  • Sun X, Vengoechea J, Elston R, Chen Y, Amos CI, Armstrong G, Bernstein JL, Claus E, Davis F, Houlston RS, Il'yasova D, Jenkins RB, Johansen C, Lai R, Lau CC, Liu Y, McCarthy BJ, Olson SH, Sadetzki S, Schildkraut J, Shete S, Yu R, Vick NA, Merrell R, Wrensch M, Yang P, Melin B, Bondy ML, Barnholtz-Sloan JS, . A variable age of onset segregation model for linkage analysis, with correction for ascertainment, applied to glioma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2012. PubMed
  • Claus EB, Calvocoressi L, Bondy ML, Schildkraut JM, Wiemels JL, Wrensch M. Dental x-rays and risk of meningioma. Cancer 2012; 118:4530-7. PubMed
  • Liu Y, Melin BS, Rajaraman P, Wang Z, Linet M, Shete S, Amos CI, Lau CC, Scheurer ME, Tsavachidis S, Armstrong GN, Houlston RS, Hosking FJ, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Lai R, Il'yasova D, Schildkraut J, Sadetzki S, Johansen C, Bernstein JL, Olson SH, Jenkins RB, LaChance D, Vick NA, Wrensch M, Davis F, McCarthy BJ, Andersson U, Thompson PA, Chanock S, , Bondy ML. Insight in glioma susceptibility through an analysis of 6p22.3, 12p13.33-12.1, 17q22-23.2 and 18q23 SNP genotypes in familial and non-familial glioma. Hum Genet 2012; 131:1507-17. PubMed
  • Dyer MA, Kelly PJ, Chen YH, Pinnell NE, Claus EB, Lee EQ, Weiss SE, Arvold ND, Lin NU, Alexander BM. Importance of extracranial disease status and tumor subtype for patients undergoing radiosurgery for breast cancer brain metastases. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012; 83:e479-86. PubMed
  • Claus EB, Walsh KM, Calvocoressi L, Bondy ML, Schildkraut JM, Wrensch M, Wiemels JL. Cigarette smoking and risk of meningioma: the effect of gender. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2012; 21:943-50. PubMed
  • Cahill KS, Chi JH, Day AL, Claus EB. Trends in survival after surgery for breast cancer metastatic to the brain and spinal column in medicare patients: a population-based analysis. Neurosurgery 2011; 68:705-13; discussion 713. PubMed
  • Robertson LB, Armstrong GN, Olver BD, Lloyd AL, Shete S, Lau C, Claus EB, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Lai R, Il'yasova D, Schildkraut J, Bernstein JL, Olson SH, Jenkins RB, Yang P, Rynerason AL, Wrensch M, McCoy L, Wienkce JK, McCarthy B, Davis F, Vick NA, Johansen C, Bødtcher H, Sadetzki S, Bruchim RB, Yechezkel GH, Andersson U, Melin BS, Bondy ML, Houlston RS. Survey of familial glioma and role of germline p16 ( INK4A ) /p14 ( ARF ) and p53 mutation. Fam Cancer 2010; 9:413-21. PubMed
  • Wiemels J, Wrensch M, Claus EB. Epidemiology and etiology of meningioma. J. Neurooncol. 2010; 99:307-14. PubMed
  • Norden AD, Drappatz J, Wen PY, Claus EB. Survival among patients with primary central nervous system lymphoma, 1973-2004. J. Neurooncol. 2010. PubMed
  • Claus EB, Abdel-Wahab M, Burger PC, Engelhard HH, Ellison DW, Gaiano N, Gutmann DH, Heck DA, Holland EC, Jallo GI, Kruchko C, Kun LE, Maria BL, Rumboldt Z, Seminara D, Spinella GM, Stophel L, Wechsler-Reya R, Wrensch M, Gilbertson RJ. Defining future directions in spinal cord tumor research: proceedings from the National Institutes of Health workshop. J Neurosurg Spine 2010; 12:117-21. PubMed
  • Calvocoressi L, Sun A, Kasl SV, Claus EB, Jones BA. Mammography screening of women in their 40s: impact of changes in screening guidelines. Cancer 2007; 112:473-80. PubMed
  • Claus EB, Park PJ, Carroll R, Chan J, Black PM. Specific genes expressed in association with progesterone receptors in meningioma. Cancer Res 2008; 68:314-22. PubMed
  • Malmer B, Adatto P, Armstrong G, Barnholtz-Sloan J, Bernstein JL, Claus E, Davis F, Houlston R, Il'yasova D, Jenkins R, Johansen C, Lai R, Lau C, McCarthy B, Nielsen H, Olson SH, Sadetzki S, Shete S, Wiklund F, Wrensch M, Yang P, Bondy M. GLIOGENE an International Consortium to Understand Familial Glioma. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2007; 16:1730-4. PubMed
  • Claus EB, Black PM, Bondy ML, Calvocoressi L, Schildkraut JM, Wiemels JL, Wrensch M. Exogenous hormone use and meningioma risk: what do we tell our patients? Cancer 2007; 110:471-6. PubMed
  • Claus EB, Black PM. Survival rates and patterns of care for patients diagnosed with supratentorial low-grade gliomas: data from the SEER program, 1973-2001. Cancer 2006; 106:1358-63. PubMed
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