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Elizabeth Buchbinder, MD

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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Elizabeth_buchbinder@dfci.harvard.edu

Elizabeth Buchbinder, MD

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Assistant Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Research Abstract

My primary focus is clinical trials looking at novel agents for the treatment of melanoma in advanced and early stage disease. I am also performing translational work to investigate pathways which could be targeted by novel agents.

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  • Knoerl R, Mazzola E, Woods H, Buchbinder E, Frazier L, LaCasce A, Luskin MR, Phillips CS, Thornton K, Berry DL, Ligibel J. Exploring Influencing Factors of Anxiety Improvement Following Mindfulness-Based Music Therapy in Young Adults with Cancer. J Music Ther 2023. PubMed
  • Wong SK, Blum SM, Sun X, Da Silva IP, Zubiri L, Ye F, Bai K, Zhang K, Ugurel S, Zimmer L, Livingstone E, Schadendorf D, Serra-Bellver P, Muñoz-Couselo E, Ortiz C, Lostes J, Huertas RM, Arance A, Pickering L, Long GV, Carlino MS, Buchbinder EI, Vázquez-Cortés L, Jara-Casas D, Márquez-Rodas I, González-Espinoza IR, Balko JM, Menzies AM, Sullivan RJ, Johnson DB. Efficacy and safety of immune checkpoint inhibitors in young adults with metastatic melanoma. Eur J Cancer 2022; 181:188-197. PubMed
  • Unger JM, Darke A, Othus M, Truong TG, Khushalani N, Kendra K, Lewis KD, Faller B, Funchain P, Buchbinder EI, Tarhini AA, Kirkwood JM, Sharon E, Sondak V, Guild SR, Grossmann K, Ribas A, Patel SP. Effectiveness of Adjuvant Pembrolizumab vs High-Dose Interferon or Ipilimumab for Quality-of-Life Outcomes in Patients With Resected Melanoma: A Secondary Analysis of the SWOG S1404 Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Oncol 2022. PubMed
  • Haryal A, Townsend MJ, Baskaran V, Srivoleti P, Giobbie-Hurder A, Sack JS, Isidro RA, LeBoeuf NR, Buchbinder EI, Hodi FS, Grover S. Immune checkpoint inhibitor gastritis is often associated with concomitant enterocolitis, which impacts the clinical course. Cancer 2022. PubMed
  • Yeh JE, Wan MT, Alloo A, Ibrahim N, Ott PA, Buchbinder EI, Lin JY. Topical imiquimod and cryotherapy in combination with systemic immunotherapy in unresectable stage IIIC melanoma. JAAD Case Rep 2022; 27:162-166. PubMed
  • Knoerl R, Mazzola E, Woods H, Buchbinder E, Frazier L, LaCasce A, Li BT, Luskin MR, Phillips CS, Thornton K, Berry DL, Ligibel JA. Exploring the Feasibility of a Mindfulness-Music Therapy Intervention to Improve Anxiety and Stress in Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage 2022; 63:e357-e363. PubMed
  • Goldinger SM, Buder-Bakhaya K, Lo SN, Forschner A, McKean M, Zimmer L, Khoo C, Dummer R, Eroglu Z, Buchbinder EI, Ascierto PA, Gutzmer R, Rozeman EA, Hoeller C, Johnson DB, Gesierich A, Kölblinger P, Bennannoune N, Cohen JV, Kähler KC, Wilson MA, Cebon J, Atkinson V, Smith JL, Michielin O, Long GV, Hassel JC, Weide B, Haydu LE, Schadendorf D, McArthur G, Ott PA, Blank C, Robert C, Sullivan R, Hauschild A, Carlino MS, Garbe C, Davies MA, Menzies AM. Chemotherapy after immune checkpoint inhibitor failure in metastatic melanoma: a retrospective multicentre analysis. Eur J Cancer 2022; 162:22-33. PubMed
  • Dizman N, Buchbinder EI. Cancer Therapy Targeting CD47/SIRPα. Cancers (Basel) 2021. PubMed
  • Grossmann KF, Othus M, Patel SP, Tarhini AA, Sondak VK, Knopp MV, Petrella TM, Truong TG, Khushalani NI, Cohen JV, Buchbinder EI, Kendra K, Funchain P, Lewis KD, Conry RM, Chmielowski B, Kudchadkar RR, Johnson DB, Li H, Moon J, Eroglu Z, Gastman B, Kovacsovics-Bankowski M, Gunturu KS, Ebbinghaus SW, Ahsan S, Ibrahim N, Sharon E, Korde LA, Kirkwood JM, Ribas A. Adjuvant pembrolizumab versus interferon alfa-2b or ipilimumab in resected high-risk melanoma. 2021. PubMed
  • Ott PA, Nazzaro M, Pfaff KL, Gjini E, Felt KD, Wolff JO, Buchbinder EI, Haq R, Sullivan RJ, Lawrence DP, McDermott DF, Severgnini M, Giobbie-Hurder A, Rodig SJ, Stephen Hodi F. Combining CTLA-4 and angiopoietin-2 blockade in patients with advanced melanoma: a phase I trial. J Immunother Cancer 2021. PubMed
  • Bui AN, Bougrine A, Buchbinder EI, Giobbie-Hurder A, LeBoeuf NR. Female sex is associated with higher rates of dermatologic adverse events among patients with melanoma receiving immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy: a retrospective cohort study. J Am Acad Dermatol 2021. PubMed
  • Buchbinder EI. Immune Checkpoint Therapies for Melanoma. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 2021; 35:99-109. PubMed
  • Tyan K, Baginska J, Brainard M, Giobbie-Hurder A, Severgnini M, Manos M, Haq R, Buchbinder EI, Ott PA, Hodi FS, Rahma OE. Cytokine changes during immune-related adverse events and corticosteroid treatment in melanoma patients receiving immune checkpoint inhibitors. Cancer Immunol Immunother 2021. PubMed
  • Naik GS, Buchbinder EI, Cohen JV, Manos MP, Johnson AEW, Bowling P, Aizer AA, Schoenfeld JD, Lawrence DP, Haq R, Hodi FS, Sullivan RJ, Ott PA. Long-term Overall Survival and Predictors in Anti-PD-1-naive Melanoma Patients With Brain Metastases Treated With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in the Real-world Setting: A Multicohort Study. J Immunother 2021; 44:307-318. PubMed
  • Miller PG, Sperling AS, Gibson CJ, Pozdnyakova O, Wong WJ, Manos MP, Buchbinder EI, Hodi FS, Ebert BL, Davids MS. A deep molecular response of splenic marginal zone lymphoma to front-line checkpoint blockade. Haematologica 2021; 106:651-654. PubMed
  • Buchbinder EI, Weirather JL, Manos M, Quattrochi BJ, Sholl LM, Brennick RC, Bowling P, Bailey N, Magarace L, Ott PA, Haq R, Izar B, Giobbie-Hurder A, Hodi FS. Characterization of genetics in patients with mucosal melanoma treated with immune checkpoint blockade. Cancer Med 2021; 10:2627-2635. PubMed
  • Grossman D, Okwundu N, Bartlett EK, Marchetti MA, Othus M, Coit DG, Hartman RI, Leachman SA, Berry EG, Korde L, Lee SJ, Bar-Eli M, Berwick M, Bowles T, Buchbinder EI, Burton EM, Chu EY, Curiel-Lewandrowski C, Curtis JA, Daud A, Deacon DC, Ferris LK, Gershenwald JE, Grossmann KF, Hu-Lieskovan S, Hyngstrom J, Jeter JM, Judson-Torres RL, Kendra KL, Kim CC, Kirkwood JM, Lawson DH, Leming PD, Long GV, Marghoob AA, Mehnert JM, Ming ME, Nelson KC, Polsky D, Scolyer RA, Smith EA, Sondak VK, Stark MS, Stein JA, Thompson JA, Thompson JF, Venna SS, Wei ML, Swetter SM. Prognostic Gene Expression Profiling in Cutaneous Melanoma: Identifying the Knowledge Gaps and Assessing the Clinical Benefit. JAMA Dermatol 2020. PubMed
  • Grover S, Dougan M, Tyan K, Giobbie-Hurder A, Blum SM, Ishizuka J, Qazi T, Elias R, Vora KB, Ruan AB, Martin-Doyle W, Manos M, Eastman L, Davis M, Gargano M, Haq R, Buchbinder EI, Sullivan RJ, Ott PA, Hodi FS, Rahma OE. Vitamin D intake is associated with decreased risk of immune checkpoint inhibitor-induced colitis. Cancer 2020. PubMed
  • Sun J, Gastman BR, McCahon L, Buchbinder EI, Puzanov I, Nanni M, Lewis JM, Carvajal RD, Singh-Kandah S, Desai AM, Raskin L, Nielson CM, Ismail R, Zager JS. Observational study of talimogene laherparepvec use in the anti-PD-1 era for melanoma in the US (COSMUS-2). Melanoma Manag 2020; 7:MMT41. PubMed
  • Grover S, Ruan AB, Srivoleti P, Giobbie-Hurder A, Braschi-Amirfarzan M, Srivastava A, Buchbinder EI, Ott PA, Kehl KL, Awad MM, Hodi FS, Rahma OE. Safety of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Patients With Pre-Existing Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Microscopic Colitis. JCO Oncol Pract 2020. PubMed
  • Gstalder C, Liu D, Miao D, Lutterbach B, DeVine AL, Lin C, Shettigar M, Pancholi P, Buchbinder EI, Carter SL, Manos MP, Rojas-Rudilla V, Brennick R, Gjini E, Chen PH, Lako A, Rodig S, Yoon CH, Freeman GJ, Barbie DA, Hodi FS, Miles W, Van Allen EM, Haq R. Inactivation of Fbxw7 impairs dsRNA sensing and confers resistance to PD-1 blockade. 2020. PubMed
  • Shi DD, Arnaout O, Bi WL, Buchbinder EI, Cagney DN, Insco ML, Liu D, Schoenfeld JD, Aizer AA. Severe Radiation Necrosis Refractory to Surgical Resection in Patients with Melanoma and Brain Metastases Managed with Ipilimumab/Nivolumab and Brain-Directed Stereotactic Radiation Therapy. World Neurosurg 2020; 139:226-231. PubMed
  • Li X, Sigworth EA, Wu AH, Behrens J, Etemad SA, Nagpal S, Go RS, Wuichet K, Chen EJ, Rubinstein SM, Venepalli NK, Tillman BF, Cowan AJ, Schoen MW, Malty A, Greer JP, Fernandes HD, Seifter A, Chen Q, Chowdhery RA, Mohan SR, Dewdney SB, Osterman T, Ambinder EP, Buchbinder EI, Schwartz C, Abraham I, Rioth MJ, Singh N, Sharma S, Gibson MK, Yang PC, Warner JL. Seven decades of chemotherapy clinical trials: a pan-cancer social network analysis. Sci Rep 2020; 10:17536. PubMed
  • Cohen JV, Buchbinder EI. The Evolution of Adjuvant Therapy for Melanoma. Curr Oncol Rep 2019; 21:106. PubMed
  • Johnson DB, McDonnell WJ, Gonzalez-Ericsson PI, Al-Rohil RN, Mobley BC, Salem JE, Wang DY, Sanchez V, Wang Y, Chastain CA, Barker K, Liang Y, Warren S, Beechem JM, Menzies AM, Tio M, Long GV, Cohen JV, Guidon AC, O'Hare M, Chandra S, Chowdhary A, Lebrun-Vignes B, Goldinger SM, Rushing EJ, Buchbinder EI, Mallal SA, Shi C, Xu Y, Moslehi JJ, Sanders ME, Sosman JA, Balko JM. A case report of clonal EBV-like memory CD4 T cell activation in fatal checkpoint inhibitor-induced encephalitis. Nat Med 2019; 25:1243-1250. PubMed
  • Naik GS, Waikar SS, Johnson AEW, Buchbinder EI, Haq R, Hodi FS, Schoenfeld JD, Ott PA. Complex inter-relationship of body mass index, gender and serum creatinine on survival: exploring the obesity paradox in melanoma patients treated with checkpoint inhibition. J Immunother Cancer 2019; 7:89. PubMed
  • Buchbinder EI, Dutcher JP, Daniels GA, Curti BD, Patel SP, Holtan SG, Miletello GP, Fishman MN, Gonzalez R, Clark JI, Richart JM, Lao CD, Tykodi SS, Silk AW, McDermott DF. Therapy with high-dose Interleukin-2 (HD IL-2) in metastatic melanoma and renal cell carcinoma following PD1 or PDL1 inhibition. J Immunother Cancer 2019; 7:49. PubMed
  • Jerby-Arnon L, Shah P, Cuoco MS, Rodman C, Su MJ, Melms JC, Leeson R, Kanodia A, Mei S, Lin JR, Wang S, Rabasha B, Liu D, Zhang G, Margolais C, Ashenberg O, Ott PA, Buchbinder EI, Haq R, Hodi FS, Boland GM, Sullivan RJ, Frederick DT, Miao B, Moll T, Flaherty KT, Herlyn M, Jenkins RW, Thummalapalli R, Kowalczyk MS, Cañadas I, Schilling B, Cartwright ANR, Luoma AM, Malu S, Hwu P, Bernatchez C, Forget MA, Barbie DA, Shalek AK, Tirosh I, Sorger PK, Wucherpfennig K, Van Allen EM, Schadendorf D, Johnson BE, Rotem A, Rozenblatt-Rosen O, Garraway LA, Yoon CH, Izar B, Regev A. A Cancer Cell Program Promotes T Cell Exclusion and Resistance to Checkpoint Blockade. Cell 2018; 175:984-997.e24. PubMed
  • Tan SY, Najita J, Li X, Strazzulla LC, Dunbar H, Lee MY, Seery VJ, Buchbinder EI, Tawa NE, McDermott DF, Lee SJ, Atkins MB, Kim CC. Clinicopathologic features correlated with paradoxical outcomes in stage IIC versus IIIA melanoma patients. Melanoma Res 2018. PubMed
  • Lee H, Hodi FS, Giobbie-Hurder A, Ott PA, Buchbinder EI, Haq R, Tolaney S, Barroso-Sousa R, Zhang K, Donahue H, Davis M, Gargano ME, Kelley KM, Carroll RS, Kaiser UB, Min L. Characterization of Thyroid Disorders in Patients Receiving Immune Checkpoint Inhibition Therapy. Cancer Immunol Res 2017; 5:1133-1140. PubMed
  • Nishino M, Giobbie-Hurder A, Manos MP, Bailey N, Buchbinder EI, Ott PA, Ramaiya NH, Hodi FS. Immune-Related Tumor Response Dynamics in Melanoma Patients Treated with Pembrolizumab: Identifying Markers for Clinical Outcome and Treatment Decisions. Clin Cancer Res 2017. PubMed
  • Ott PA, Hu Z, Keskin DB, Shukla SA, Sun J, Bozym DJ, Zhang W, Luoma A, Giobbie-Hurder A, Peter L, Chen C, Olive O, Carter TA, Li S, Lieb DJ, Eisenhaure T, Gjini E, Stevens J, Lane WJ, Javeri I, Nellaiappan K, Salazar AM, Daley H, Seaman M, Buchbinder EI, Yoon CH, Harden M, Lennon N, Gabriel S, Rodig SJ, Barouch DH, Aster JC, Getz G, Wucherpfennig K, Neuberg D, Ritz J, Lander ES, Fritsch EF, Hacohen N, Wu CJ. An immunogenic personal neoantigen vaccine for patients with melanoma. Nature 2017. PubMed
  • Blasutig IM, Farkona S, Buchbinder EI, Luke JJ, Sharma P, Sznol M. The Phoenix Rises: The Rebirth of Cancer Immunotherapy. Clin Chem 2017; 63:1190-1195. PubMed
  • Pike LRG, Bang A, Ott P, Balboni T, Taylor A, Catalano P, Rawal B, Spektor A, Krishnan M, Cagney D, Alexander B, Aizer AA, Buchbinder E, Awad M, Gandhi L, Hodi FS, Schoenfeld JD. Radiation and PD-1 inhibition: Favorable outcomes after brain-directed radiation. Radiother Oncol 2017. PubMed
  • Wang DY, Eroglu Z, Ozgun A, Leger PD, Zhao S, Ye F, Luke JJ, Joseph RW, Haq R, Ott PA, Hodi FS, Sosman JA, Johnson DB, Buchbinder EI. Clinical Features of Acquired Resistance to Anti-PD-1 Therapy in Advanced Melanoma. Cancer Immunol Res 2017. PubMed
  • Garcia-Neuer M, Marmarelis ME, Jangi SR, Luke JJ, Ibrahim N, Davis M, Weinberg J, Donahue H, Bailey N, Hodi FS, Buchbinder EL, Ott PA. Diagnostic Comparison of CT Scans and Colonoscopy for Immune-Related Colitis in Ipilimumab-Treated Advanced Melanoma Patients. Cancer Immunol Res 2017; 5:286-291. PubMed
  • Ibrahim N, Buchbinder EI, Granter SR, Rodig SJ, Giobbie-Hurder A, Becerra C, Tsiaras A, Gjini E, Fisher DE, Hodi FS. A phase I trial of panobinostat (LBH589) in patients with metastatic melanoma. Cancer Med 2016; 5:3041-3050. PubMed
  • Weber JS, Gibney G, Sullivan RJ, Sosman JA, Slingluff CL, Lawrence DP, Logan TF, Schuchter LM, Nair S, Fecher L, Buchbinder EI, Berghorn E, Ruisi M, Kong G, Jiang J, Horak C, Hodi FS. Sequential administration of nivolumab and ipilimumab with a planned switch in patients with advanced melanoma (CheckMate 064): an open-label, randomised, phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2016. PubMed
  • Buchbinder EI, Hodi FS. Melanoma in 2015: Immune-checkpoint blockade - durable cancer control. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2016; 13:77-8. PubMed
  • Buchbinder EI, Gunturi A, Perritt J, Dutcher J, Aung S, Kaufman HL, Ernstoff MS, Miletello GP, Curti BD, Daniels GA, Patel SP, Kirkwood JM, Hallmeyer S, Clark JI, Gonzalez R, Richart JM, Lutzky J, Morse MA, Sullivan RJ, McDermott DF. A retrospective analysis of High-Dose Interleukin-2 (HD IL-2) following Ipilimumab in metastatic melanoma. J Immunother Cancer 2016; 4:52. PubMed
  • Johnson DB, Sullivan RJ, Ott PA, Carlino MS, Khushalani NI, Ye F, Guminski A, Puzanov I, Lawrence DP, Buchbinder EI, Mudigonda T, Spencer K, Bender C, Lee J, Kaufman HL, Menzies AM, Hassel JC, Mehnert JM, Sosman JA, Long GV, Clark JI. Ipilimumab Therapy in Patients With Advanced Melanoma and Preexisting Autoimmune Disorders. JAMA Oncol 2015. PubMed
  • Buchbinder EI, Sosman JA, Lawrence DP, McDermott DF, Ramaiya NH, Van den Abbeele AD, Linette GP, Giobbie-Hurder A, Hodi FS. Phase 2 study of sunitinib in patients with metastatic mucosal or acral melanoma. Cancer 2015. PubMed
  • Buchbinder EI, Desai A. CTLA-4 and PD-1 Pathways: Similarities, Differences, and Implications of Their Inhibition. Am J Clin Oncol 2015. PubMed
  • Tse JY, Walls BE, Pomerantz H, Yoon CH, Buchbinder EI, Werchniak AE, Dong F, Lian CG, Granter SR. Melanoma arising in a nevus of Ito: novel genetic mutations and a review of the literature on cutaneous malignant transformation of dermal melanocytosis. J Cutan Pathol 2015. PubMed
  • Buchbinder EI, McDermott DF. Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen-4 blockade in melanoma. Clin Ther 2015. PubMed
  • Ott PA, Hodi FS, Buchbinder EI. Inhibition of Immune Checkpoints and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor as Combination Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma: An Overview of Rationale, Preclinical Evidence, and Initial Clinical Data. 2015; 5:202. PubMed
  • Buchbinder EI, McDermott DF. Interferon, interleukin-2, and other cytokines. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 2014; 28:571-83. PubMed
  • Joseph RW, Eckel-Passow JE, Sharma R, Liu P, Parker A, Jakob J, Buchbinder E, Bassett RL, Davies MA, Hwu P, Atkins MB, Sullivan RJ. Characterizing the clinical benefit of ipilimumab in patients who progressed on high-dose IL-2. J Immunother 2012; 35:711-5. PubMed
  • Buchbinder EI, Hodi FS. Impact of Precision Medicine in Oncology: Immuno-oncology. Cancer J ; 29:15-19. PubMed
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