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Isildinha M. Reis, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Research Associate Professor, Division of Biostatistics at Department of Public Health Sciences and Division of Biostatistics at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
305-243-5884 (office)
305-243-5608 (fax)
Clinical Research Building, Room 1045
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Research Interests

Statistical methods applied to clinical trials and epidemiologic studies related to cancer, novel approaches to statistical design and analysis of phase I and phase II oncology clinical trials, survival analysis, and repeated measures analysis.

Recent Publications

1. Ascunce G; Ribeiro A, Reis I, Rocha-Lima C, Sleeman D, Merchan J, Levi J. EUS visualization and direct celiac ganglia neurolysis predicts better pain relief in patients with pancreatic malignancy. Accept for publication on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (in press).

2. Gordian E, Ramachandran K, Reis IM, Manoharan M, Soloway MS, Singal R Serum free circulating DNA is a useful biomarker to distinguish benign versus malignant prostate disease. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, August 2010, 19(8):1984-91. [Epub 2010 July 20.] PMID: 20647404.

3. Lobo C, Lopes G, Baez O, Castrellon A, Ferrell A, Higgins C, Hurley E, Hurley J, Reis IM, Richman S, Seo P, Silva O, Slingerland J, Tukia K, Welsh C, Glück S. Final results of a phase II study of nab-paclitaxel, bevacizumab, and gemcitabine as first-line therapy for patients with HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010 Sep;123(2):427-35. [Epub 2010 Jun 29.] PMID: 20585851. Featured at on July 6 2010. The MDLinx is the world’s most up to date index of articles that matter in the daily lives of physicians and other healthcare professionals.

4. Ardalan B, Subbarayan PR, Ramos Y, Gonzalez M, Fernandez A, Mezentsev D, Reis I, Duncan R, Podolsky L, Lee K, Lima M, Ganjei-Azar P. A Phase I Study of 5-Fluorouracil/Leucovorin and Arsenic Trioxide for Patients with Refractory/Relapsed Colorectal Carcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jun 1;16(11):3019-27. [Epub 2010 May 25.] PMID: 20501625.

5. Webb, MS, de Ybarra DR, Baker EA, Reis IM, Carey MP. Cognitive-behavioral therapy to promote smoking cessation among African American smokers: a randomized clinical trial. J Consult Clin Psychol. 2010 Feb;78(1):24-33. PMID: 20099947.

6. Krishan A, Ganjei-Azar P, Hamelik R, Sharma D, Reis I, Nadji M. Flow Immunocytochemistry of Marker Expression in Cells from Body Cavity Fluids. Cytometry: Part A 2010 Feb;77(2):132-43. [Epub 2009 Nov 6.] PMID: 19899128.

7. Jabiev AA, Ikeda MH, Reis IM, Solorzano CC, Lew JI. Surgeon-Performed Ultrasound can Predict Differentiated Thyroid Cancer in Patients with Solitary Thyroid Nodules. Ann Surg Oncol. 2009 Nov;16(11):3140-5. [Epub 2009 Aug 5.] PMID: 19655201.

8. Abdel-Wahab M, Reis IM, Wu J, Duncan R. Second Primary Cancer Risk of Radiation Therapy After Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer: An Analysis of SEER Data. Urology. 2009 Oct;74(4):866-71. [Epub 2009 Jul 22.] PMID: 19628258.

9. Ramachandran K, Gopisetty G, Gordian E, Navarro L, Hader C, Reis IM, Schulz WA, Singal R. Methylation-mediated repression of GADD45α in prostate cancer and its role as a potential therapeutic target. Cancer Research. 2009 Feb 15;69(4):1527-35. [Epub 2009 Feb 3.] PMID: 19190346.

10. Hatoum GF, Patton B, Takita C, Abdel-Wahab M, LaFave K, Weed D, Reis IM. Small Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck: The University of Miami Experience. Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys. 2009 Jun 1:74(2):477-81. [Epub 2008 Nov 10.] PMID: 19004574.

11. Silva O, Lopes G, Morgenzstern D, Lobo C, Doliny P, Santos E, Abdullah S, Gautam U, Reis I, Welsh C, Slingerland J, Hurley J, Gluck S. A Phase II trial of split, low-dose docetaxel and low-dose capecitabine: a tolerable and efficacious regimen in the first-line treatment of patients with HER2/neu-negative metastatic breast cancer. Clin Breast Cancer, 2008 Apr;8(2):162-7.

12. Abdel-Wahab, M, Reis, IM, Hamilton-Nelson, K. Second Primary Cancer after radiation therapy- a SEER analysis of brachytherapy versus external beam radiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Sep 1;72(1):58-68. [Epub 2008 Apr 18.] PMID: 18374503.