Rhoda M. Alani, MD

Professor, Dermatology

Rhoda Alani
(617) 638-5517
609 Albany St (J Bldg)

Other Positions

  • Herbert Mescon Chair of Dermatology, Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Mentor for Graduate Medical Students, Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MD
  • Stony Brook University, BS

Publications

  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Johnson MM, Leachman SA, Aspinwall LG, Cranmer LD, Curiel-Lewandrowski C, Sondak VK, Stemwedel CE, Swetter SM, Vetto J, Bowles T, Dellavalle RP, Geskin LJ, Grossman D, Grossmann KF, Hawkes JE, Jeter JM, Kim CC, Kirkwood JM, Mangold AR, Meyskens F, Ming ME, Nelson KC, Piepkorn M, Pollack BP, Robinson JK, Sober AJ, Trotter S, Venna SS, Agarwala S, Alani R, Averbook B, Bar A, Becevic M, Box N, E Carson W, Cassidy PB, Chen SC, Chu EY, Ellis DL, Ferris LK, Fisher DE, Kendra K, Lawson DH, Leming PD, Margolin KA, Markovic S, Martini MC, Miller D, Sahni D, Sharfman WH, Stein J, Stratigos AJ, Tarhini A, Taylor MH, Wisco OJ, Wong MK. Skin cancer screening: recommendations for data-driven screening guidelines and a review of the US Preventive Services Task Force controversy. Melanoma Manag. 2017 Mar; 4(1):13-37. PMID: 28758010.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 2/6/2017

    Hsu MY, Yang MH, Schnegg CI, Hwang S, Ryu B, Alani RM. Notch3 signaling-mediated melanoma-endothelial crosstalk regulates melanoma stem-like cell homeostasis and niche morphogenesis. Lab Invest. 2017 Jun; 97(6):725-736. PMID: 28165469.

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  • Published on 8/1/2016

    Moriarty WF, Kim E, Gerber SA, Hammers H, Alani RM. Neuropilin-2 promotes melanoma growth and progression in vivo. Melanoma Res. 2016 Aug; 26(4):321-8. PMID: 26881875.

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  • Published on 8/1/2016

    Alani RM, Larson A, Falanga V. Paving a New Path Towards Academic Medicine-A Novel Approach to Graduate Medical Education in the United States. Acad Med. 2016 Aug; 91(8):1039-40. PMID: 27465087.

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  • Published on 3/14/2016

    Zhang C, Barrios MP, Alani RM, Cabodi M, Wong JY. A microfluidic Transwell to study chemotaxis. Exp Cell Res. 2016 Mar 15; 342(2):159-65. PMID: 26988422.

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  • Published on 12/30/2015

    Zhang C, Shenk EM, Blaha LC, Ryu B, Alani RM, Cabodi M, Wong JY. A simple engineered platform reveals different modes of tumor-microenvironmental cell interaction. Biofabrication. 2016 Mar; 8(1):015001. PMID: 26716792.

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  • Published on 6/11/2014

    Rossi M, Tuck J, Kim OJ, Panova I, Symanowski JT, Mahalingam M, Riker AI, Alani RM, Ryu B. Neuropilin-2 gene expression correlates with malignant progression in cutaneous melanoma. Br J Dermatol. 2014 Aug; 171(2):403-8. PMID: 24359286.

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  • Published on 2/19/2014

    Bettegowda C, Sausen M, Leary RJ, Kinde I, Wang Y, Agrawal N, Bartlett BR, Wang H, Luber B, Alani RM, Antonarakis ES, Azad NS, Bardelli A, Brem H, Cameron JL, Lee CC, Fecher LA, Gallia GL, Gibbs P, Le D, Giuntoli RL, Goggins M, Hogarty MD, Holdhoff M, Hong SM, Jiao Y, Juhl HH, Kim JJ, Siravegna G, Laheru DA, Lauricella C, Lim M, Lipson EJ, Marie SK, Netto GJ, Oliner KS, Olivi A, Olsson L, Riggins GJ, Sartore-Bianchi A, Schmidt K, Shih lM, Oba-Shinjo SM, Siena S, Theodorescu D, Tie J, Harkins TT, Veronese S, Wang TL, Weingart JD, Wolfgang CL, Wood LD, Xing D, Hruban RH, Wu J, Allen PJ, Schmidt CM, Choti MA, Velculescu VE, Kinzler KW, Vogelstein B, Papadopoulos N, Diaz LA. Detection of circulating tumor DNA in early- and late-stage human malignancies. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Feb 19; 6(224):224ra24. PMID: 24553385.

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  • Published on 8/22/2013

    Cao J, Wan L, Hacker E, Dai X, Lenna S, Jimenez-Cervantes C, Wang Y, Leslie NR, Xu GX, Widlund HR, Ryu B, Alani RM, Dutton-Regester K, Goding CR, Hayward NK, Wei W, Cui R. MC1R is a potent regulator of PTEN after UV exposure in melanocytes. Mol Cell. 2013 Aug 22; 51(4):409-22. PMID: 23973372.

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  • Published on 7/19/2013

    Howard JD, Moriarty WF, Park J, Riedy K, Panova IP, Chung CH, Suh KY, Levchenko A, Alani RM. Notch signaling mediates melanoma-endothelial cell communication and melanoma cell migration. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 2013 Sep; 26(5):697-707. PMID: 23773728.

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