William G. Richards, PhD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

Brigham And Women's Hospital
Phone: (617) 732-6837


wrichards@partners.org

William G. Richards, PhD

Brigham And Women's Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Assistant Professor, Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Research Associate, Surgery, Brigham And Women's Hospital

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Publications

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  • Baldini EH, Richards WG, Gill RR, Goodman BM, Winfrey OK, Eisen HM, Mak RH, Chen AB, Kozono DE, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ. Updated patterns of failure after multimodality therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015. PubMed
  • Nwogu CE, D'Cunha J, Pang H, Gu L, Wang X, Richards WG, Veit LJ, Demmy TL, Sugarbaker DJ, Kohman LJ, Swanson SJ, . VATS lobectomy has better perioperative outcomes than open lobectomy: CALGB 31001, an ancillary analysis of CALGB 140202 (Alliance). Ann Thorac Surg 2015; 99:399-405. PubMed
  • De Rienzo A, Yeap BY, Cibas ES, Richards WG, Dong L, Gill RR, Sugarbaker DJ, Bueno R. Gene expression ratio test distinguishes normal lung from lung tumors in solid tissue and FNA biopsies. J Mol Diagn 2014; 16:267-72. PubMed
  • Chirieac LR, Barletta JA, Yeap BY, Richards WG, Tilleman T, Bueno R, Baldini EH, Godleski J, Sugarbaker DJ. Clinicopathologic characteristics of malignant mesotheliomas arising in patients with a history of radiation for Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. J Clin Oncol 2013; 31:4544-9. PubMed
  • Burt BM, Ali SO, DaSilva MC, Yeap BY, Richards WG, Baldini EH, Sugarbaker DJ. Clinical indications and results after chest wall resection for recurrent mesothelioma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013; 146:1373-9; discussion 1379-80. PubMed
  • De Rienzo A, Richards WG, Yeap BY, Coleman MH, Sugarbaker PE, Chirieac LR, Wang YE, Quackenbush J, Jensen RV, Bueno R. Sequential Binary Gene Ratio Tests Define a Novel Molecular Diagnostic Strategy for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Clin Cancer Res 2013. PubMed
  • Sugarbaker DJ, Gill RR, Yeap BY, Wolf AS, DaSilva MC, Baldini EH, Bueno R, Richards WG. Hyperthermic intraoperative pleural cisplatin chemotherapy extends interval to recurrence and survival among low-risk patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma undergoing surgical macroscopic complete resection. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013; 145:955-63. PubMed
  • Sugarbaker DJ, Wolf AS, Chirieac LR, Godleski JJ, Tilleman TR, Jaklitsch MT, Bueno R, Richards WG. Clinical and pathological features of three-year survivors of malignant pleural mesothelioma following extrapleural pneumonectomy. 2011. PubMed
  • De Rienzo A, Dong L, Yeap BY, Jensen RV, Richards WG, Gordon GJ, Sugarbaker DJ, Bueno R. Fine-needle aspiration biopsies for gene expression ratio-based diagnostic and prognostic tests in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Clin Cancer Res 2011; 17:310-6. PubMed
  • Wolf AS, Richards WG, Tilleman TR, Chirieac L, Hurwitz S, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ. Characteristics of malignant pleural mesothelioma in women. Ann Thorac Surg 2010; 90:949-56; discussion 956. PubMed
  • Mujoomdar AA, Tilleman TR, Richards WG, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ. Prevalence of in vitro chemotherapeutic drug resistance in primary malignant pleural mesothelioma: result in a cohort of 203 resection specimens. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 140:352-5. PubMed
  • Kim S, Richards WO. Long-term follow-up of the metabolic profiles in obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Ann Surg 2010; 251:1049-55. PubMed
  • Mujoomdar AA, Tilleman TR, Richards WG, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ. Prevalence of in vitro chemotherapeutic drug resistance in primary malignant pleural mesothelioma: Result in a cohort of 203 resection specimens. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010. PubMed
  • Wolf AS, Jacobson FL, Tilleman TR, Colson Y, Richards WG, Sugarbaker DJ. Managing the pneumonectomy space after extrapleural pneumonectomy: postoperative intrathoracic pressure monitoring. 2010; 37:770-5. PubMed
  • Richards WG, Godleski JJ, Yeap BY, Corson JM, Chirieac LR, Zellos L, Mujoomdar A, Jaklitsch MT, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ. Proposed adjustments to pathologic staging of epithelial malignant pleural mesothelioma based on analysis of 354 cases. Cancer 2010; 116:1510-7. PubMed
  • Bueno R, De Rienzo A, Dong L, Gordon GJ, Hercus CF, Richards WG, Jensen RV, Anwar A, Maulik G, Chirieac LR, Ho KF, Taillon BE, Turcotte CL, Hercus RG, Gullans SR, Sugarbaker DJ. Second generation sequencing of the mesothelioma tumor genome. PLoS ONE 2010; 5:e10612. PubMed
  • Tilleman TR, Richards WG, Zellos L, Johnson BE, Jaklitsch MT, Mueller J, Yeap BY, Mujoomdar AA, Ducko CT, Bueno R, Sugarbaker DJ. Extrapleural pneumonectomy followed by intracavitary intraoperative hyperthermic cisplatin with pharmacologic cytoprotection for treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma: a phase II prospective study. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009; 138:405-11. PubMed
  • Gordon GJ,Dong L,Yeap BY,Richards WG,Glickman JN,Edenfield H,Mani M,Colquitt R,Maulik G,Van Oss B,Sugarbaker DJ,Bueno R. Four-gene expression ratio test for survival in patients undergoing surgery for mesothelioma. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 2009; 101:678-86. PubMed
  • Zellos L,Richards WG,Capalbo L,Jaklitsch MT,Chirieac LR,Johnson BE,Bueno R,Sugarbaker DJ. A phase I study of extrapleural pneumonectomy and intracavitary intraoperative hyperthermic cisplatin with amifostine cytoprotection for malignant pleural mesothelioma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009; 137:453-8. PubMed
  • Richards WG. Recent advances in mesothelioma staging. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009; 21:105-10. PubMed
  • Neragi-Miandoab S,Richards WG,Sugarbaker DJ. Morbidity, mortality, mean survival, and the impact of histology on survival after pleurectomy in 64 patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Int J Surg 2008; 6:293-7. PubMed
  • Koivunen JP, Kim J, Lee J, Rogers AM, Park JO, Zhao X, Naoki K, Okamoto I, Nakagawa K, Yeap BY, Meyerson M, Wong KK, Richards WG, Sugarbaker DJ, Johnson BE, J√§nne PA. Mutations in the LKB1 tumour suppressor are frequently detected in tumours from Caucasian but not Asian lung cancer patients. Br J Cancer 2008; 99:245-52. PubMed
  • Koivunen JP,Mermel C,Zejnullahu K,Murphy C,Lifshits E,Holmes AJ,Choi HG,Kim J,Chiang D,Thomas R,Lee J,Richards WG,Sugarbaker DJ,Ducko C,Lindeman N,Marcoux JP,Engelman JA,Gray NS,Lee C,Meyerson M,Janne PA. EML4-ALK fusion gene and efficacy of an ALK kinase inhibitor in lung cancer. Clin Cancer Res 2008; 14:4275-83. PubMed
  • Neragi-Miandoab S, Linden PA, Ducko CT, Bueno R, Richards WG, Sugarbaker DJ, Jaklitsch MT. VATS pericardiotomy for patients with known malignancy and pericardial effusion: survival and prognosis of positive cytology and metastatic involvement of the pericardium: a case control study. Int J Surg 2008; 6:110-4. PubMed
  • Sugarbaker DJ, Richards WG, Gordon GJ, Dong L, De Rienzo A, Maulik G, Glickman JN, Chirieac LR, Hartman ML, Taillon BE, Du L, Bouffard P, Kingsmore SF, Miller NA, Farmer AD, Jensen RV, Gullans SR, Bueno R. Transcriptome sequencing of malignant pleural mesothelioma tumors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008; 105:3521-6. PubMed
  • Richards W, Van Oss S, Glickman J, Chirieac L, Yeap B, Dong L, Gordon G, Mercer H, Gill K, Imrich A, Bueno R, Sugarbaker D. A microaliquoting technique for precise histological annotation and optimization of cell content in frozen tissue specimens. Biotech Histochem 2007. PubMed
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