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Azra Hadi Ligon, PhD
Associate Cytogeneticist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Department of Pathology
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115


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Education:
PhD

Publications (Pulled from Harvard Catalyst Profiles):

1. Cenaj O, Ligon AH, Hornick JL, Sholl LM. Detection of ERBB2 Amplification by Next-Generation Sequencing Predicts HER2 Expression in Colorectal Carcinoma. Am J Clin Pathol. 2019 Jun 05; 152(1):97-108.

2. Fangusaro J, Onar-Thomas A, Young Poussaint T, Wu S, Ligon AH, Lindeman N, Banerjee A, Packer RJ, Kilburn LB, Goldman S, Pollack IF, Qaddoumi I, Jakacki RI, Fisher PG, Dhall G, Baxter P, Kreissman SG, Stewart CF, Jones DTW, Pfister SM, Vezina G, Stern JS, Panigrahy A, Patay Z, Tamrazi B, Jones JY, Haque SS, Enterline DS, Cha S, Fisher MJ, Doyle LA, Smith M, Dunkel IJ, Fouladi M. Selumetinib in paediatric patients with BRAF-aberrant or neurofibromatosis type 1-associated recurrent, refractory, or progressive low-grade glioma: a multicentre, phase 2 trial. Lancet Oncol. 2019 Jul; 20(7):1011-1022.

3. Ramchandren R, Domingo-Domènech E, Rueda A, Trnený M, Feldman TA, Lee HJ, Provencio M, Sillaber C, Cohen JB, Savage KJ, Willenbacher W, Ligon AH, Ouyang J, Redd R, Rodig SJ, Shipp MA, Sacchi M, Sumbul A, Armand P, Ansell SM. Nivolumab for Newly Diagnosed Advanced-Stage Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma: Safety and Efficacy in the Phase II CheckMate 205 Study. J Clin Oncol. 2019 May 21; JCO1900315.

4. Wen PY, Touat M, Alexander BM, Mellinghoff IK, Ramkissoon S, McCluskey CS, Pelton K, Haidar S, Basu SS, Gaffey SC, Brown LE, Martinez-Ledesma JE, Wu S, Kim J, Wei W, Park MA, Huse JT, Kuhn JG, Rinne ML, Colman H, Agar NYR, Omuro AM, DeAngelis LM, Gilbert MR, de Groot JF, Cloughesy TF, Chi AS, Roberts TM, Zhao JJ, Lee EQ, Nayak L, Heath JR, Horky LL, Batchelor TT, Beroukhim R, Chang SM, Ligon AH, Dunn IF, Koul D, Young GS, Prados MD, Reardon DA, Yung WKA, Ligon KL. Buparlisib in Patients With Recurrent Glioblastoma Harboring Phosphatidylinositol 3-Kinase Pathway Activation: An Open-Label, Multicenter, Multi-Arm, Phase II Trial. J Clin Oncol. 2019 Mar 20; 37(9):741-750.

5. Ansell SM, Minnema MC, Johnson P, Timmerman JM, Armand P, Shipp MA, Rodig SJ, Ligon AH, Roemer MGM, Reddy N, Cohen JB, Assouline S, Poon M, Sharma M, Kato K, Samakoglu S, Sumbul A, Grigg A. Nivolumab for Relapsed/Refractory Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma in Patients Ineligible for or Having Failed Autologous Transplantation: A Single-Arm, Phase II Study. J Clin Oncol. 2019 Feb 20; 37(6):481-489.

6. Alexandrescu S, Paulson V, Dubuc A, Ligon A, Lidov HG. PHOX2B is a reliable immunomarker in distinguishing peripheral neuroblastic tumours from CNS embryonal tumours. Histopathology. 2018 Sep; 73(3):483-491.

7. Roemer MGM, Redd RA, Cader FZ, Pak CJ, Abdelrahman S, Ouyang J, Sasse S, Younes A, Fanale M, Santoro A, Zinzani PL, Timmerman J, Collins GP, Ramchandren R, Cohen JB, De Boer JP, Kuruvilla J, Savage KJ, Trneny M, Ansell S, Kato K, Farsaci B, Sumbul A, Armand P, Neuberg DS, Pinkus GS, Ligon AH, Rodig SJ, Shipp MA. Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II and Programmed Death Ligand 1 Expression Predict Outcome After Programmed Death 1 Blockade in Classic Hodgkin Lymphoma. J Clin Oncol. 2018 Apr 01; 36(10):942-950.

8. Ramkissoon SH, Bandopadhayay P, Hwang J, Ramkissoon LA, Greenwald NF, Schumacher SE, O'Rourke R, Pinches N, Ho P, Malkin H, Sinai C, Filbin M, Plant A, Bi WL, Chang MS, Yang E, Wright KD, Manley PE, Ducar M, Alexandrescu S, Lidov H, Delalle I, Goumnerova LC, Church AJ, Janeway KA, Harris MH, MacConaill LE, Folkerth RD, Lindeman NI, Stiles CD, Kieran MW, Ligon AH, Santagata S, Dubuc AM, Chi SN, Beroukhim R, Ligon KL. Clinical targeted exome-based sequencing in combination with genome-wide copy number profiling: precision medicine analysis of 203 pediatric brain tumors. Neuro Oncol. 2017 Jul 01; 19(7):986-996.

9. Tanguturi SK, Trippa L, Ramkissoon SH, Pelton K, Knoff D, Sandak D, Lindeman NI, Ligon AH, Beroukhim R, Parmigiani G, Wen PY, Ligon KL, Alexander BM. Leveraging molecular datasets for biomarker-based clinical trial design in glioblastoma. Neuro Oncol. 2017 Jul 01; 19(7):908-917.

10. Shankar GM, Abedalthagafi M, Vaubel RA, Merrill PH, Nayyar N, Gill CM, Brewster R, Bi WL, Agarwalla PK, Thorner AR, Reardon DA, Al-Mefty O, Wen PY, Alexander BM, van Hummelen P, Batchelor TT, Ligon KL, Ligon AH, Meyerson M, Dunn IF, Beroukhim R, Louis DN, Perry A, Carter SL, Giannini C, Curry WT, Cahill DP, Barker FG, Brastianos PK, Santagata S. Germline and somatic BAP1 mutations in high-grade rhabdoid meningiomas. Neuro Oncol. 2017 04 01; 19(4):535-545.