Amy J Johnson PhD

Amy J Johnson PhD
Assoc ProfessorCollege of Medicinejohnson.2349@osu.edu
455C Comprehensive Cancer Center 410 W 12th Avenue Columbus Ohio 43210
Phone:614-292-8265Fax:
  • Leukemia Research

Research Description

Dr. Johnson's research team has ongoing studies examining PI3-kinase and BTK inhibitors as well as cell cycle and autophagy with flavopiridol in the treatment of CLL.

Current Publications

  • Pierceall WE, Warner SL, Lena RJ, Doykan C, Blake N, Elashoff M, Von Hoff D, Bearss DJ, Cardone MH, Andritsos L, Byrd JC, Lanasa MC, Grever MR, Johnson AJMitochondrial priming of chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients associates Bcl-xL dependence with alvocidib response.Leukemia in press 7/3/2014
  • James DF, Werner L, Brown JR, Wierda WG, Barrientos JC, Castro JE, Greaves A, Johnson AJ, Rassenti LZ, Rai KR, Neuberg D, Kipps TJLenalidomide and rituximab for the initial treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia: a multicenter clinical-translational study from the chronic lymphocytic leukemia research consortium.J Clin Oncol 32 2067-73 7/1/2014
  • Woyach JA, Furman RR, Liu TM, Ozer HG, Zapatka M, Ruppert AS, Xue L, Li DH, Steggerda SM, Versele M, Dave SS, Zhang J, Yilmaz AS, Jaglowski SM, Blum KA, Lozanski A, Lozanski G, James DF, Barrientos JC, Lichter P, Stilgenbauer S, Buggy JJ, Chang BY, Johnson AJ, Byrd JCResistance mechanisms for the Bruton's tyrosine kinase inhibitor ibrutinib.N Engl J Med 370 2286-94 6/12/2014
  • Stephens DM, Ruppert AS, Jones JA, Woyach J, Maddocks K, Jaglowski SM, Andritsos LA, Flynn JM, Grever MR, Lozanski G, Johnson AJ, Muthusamy N, Heerema NA, Byrd JCImpact of targeted therapy on outcome of chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients with relapsed del(17p13.1) karyotype at a single center.Leukemia 28 1365-8 6/1/2014
  • Woyach JA, Smucker K, Smith LL, Lozanski A, Zhong Y, Ruppert AS, Lucas D, Williams K, Zhao W, Rassenti L, Ghia E, Kipps TJ, Mantel R, Jones J, Flynn J, Maddocks K, O'Brien S, Furman RR, James DF, Clow F, Lozanski G, Johnson AJ, Byrd JCProlonged lymphocytosis during ibrutinib therapy is associated with distinct molecular characteristics and does not indicate a suboptimal response to therapy.Blood 123 1810-7 3/20/2014
  • Kohrt HE, Sagiv-Barfi I, Rafiq S, Herman SE, Butchar JP, Cheney C, Zhang X, Buggy JJ, Muthusamy N, Levy R, Johnson AJ, Byrd JCIbrutinib antagonizes rituximab-dependent NK cell-mediated cytotoxicity.Blood 123 1957-60 3/20/2014
  • Woyach JA, Bojnik E, Ruppert AS, Stefanovski MR, Goettl VM, Smucker KA, Smith LL, Dubovsky JA, Towns WH, MacMurray J, Harrington BK, Davis ME, Gobessi S, Laurenti L, Chang BY, Buggy JJ, Efremov DG, Byrd JC, Johnson AJBruton's tyrosine kinase (BTK) function is important to the development and expansion of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).Blood 123 1207-13 2/20/2014
  • O'Brien S, Furman RR, Coutre SE, Sharman JP, Burger JA, Blum KA, Grant B, Richards DA, Coleman M, Wierda WG, Jones JA, Zhao W, Heerema NA, Johnson AJ, Izumi R, Hamdy A, Chang BY, Graef T, Clow F, Buggy JJ, James DF, Byrd JCIbrutinib as initial therapy for elderly patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia or small lymphocytic lymphoma: an open-label, multicentre, phase 1b/2 trial.Lancet Oncol 15 48-58 1/1/2014
  • Jiang Y, Wang J, Rozewski DM, Kolli S, Wu CH, Chen CS, Yang X, Hofmeister CC, Byrd JC, Johnson AJ, Phelps MASensitive liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry methods for quantification of pomalidomide in mouse plasma and brain tissue.J Pharm Biomed Anal 88 262-8 1/1/2014
  • Mahoney E, Maddocks K, Flynn J, Jones J, Cole SL, Zhang X, Byrd JC, Johnson AJIdentification of endoplasmic reticulum stress-inducing agents by antagonizing autophagy: a new potential strategy for identification of anti-cancer therapeutics in B-cell malignancies.Leuk Lymphoma 54 2685-92 12/1/2013
  • Dubovsky JA, Chappell DL, Harrington BK, Agrawal K, Andritsos LA, Flynn JM, Jones JA, Paulaitis ME, Bolon B, Johnson AJ, Byrd JC, Muthusamy NLymphocyte cytosolic protein 1 is a chronic lymphocytic leukemia membrane-associated antigen critical to niche homing.Blood 122 3308-16 11/7/2013
  • Dubovsky JA, Beckwith KA, Natarajan G, Woyach JA, Jaglowski S, Zhong Y, Hessler JD, Liu TM, Chang BY, Larkin KM, Stefanovski MR, Chappell DL, Frissora FW, Smith LL, Smucker KA, Flynn JM, Jones JA, Andritsos LA, Maddocks K, Lehman AM, Furman R, Sharman J, Mishra A, Caligiuri MA, Satoskar AR, Buggy JJ, Muthusamy N, Johnson AJ, Byrd JCIbrutinib is an irreversible molecular inhibitor of ITK driving a Th1-selective pressure in T lymphocytes.Blood 122 2539-49 10/10/2013
  • Harshman SW, Chen MM, Branson OE, Jacob NK, Johnson AJ, Byrd JC, Freitas MAIsolation and analysis of linker histones across cellular compartments.J Proteomics 91 595-604 10/8/2013
  • Stephens DM, Ruppert AS, Maddocks K, Andritsos L, Baiocchi R, Jones J, Johnson AJ, Smith LL, Zhao Y, Ling Y, Li J, Phelps MA, Grever MR, Byrd JC, Flynn JMCyclophosphamide, alvocidib (flavopiridol), and rituximab, a novel feasible chemoimmunotherapy regimen for patients with high-risk chronic lymphocytic leukemia.Leuk Res 37 1195-9 10/1/2013
  • Byrd JC, Furman RR, Coutre SE, Flinn IW, Burger JA, Blum KA, Grant B, Sharman JP, Coleman M, Wierda WG, Jones JA, Zhao W, Heerema NA, Johnson AJ, Sukbuntherng J, Chang BY, Clow F, Hedrick E, Buggy JJ, James DF, O'Brien STargeting BTK with ibrutinib in relapsed chronic lymphocytic leukemia.N Engl J Med 369 32-42 7/4/2013
  • Mahoney E, Byrd JC, Johnson AJAutophagy and ER stress play an essential role in the mechanism of action and drug resistance of the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor flavopiridol.Autophagy 9 434-5 3/1/2013
  • Ji J, Mould DR, Blum KA, Ruppert AS, Poi M, Zhao Y, Johnson AJ, Byrd JC, Grever MR, Phelps MAA pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic model of tumor lysis syndrome in chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients treated with flavopiridol.Clin Cancer Res 19 1269-80 3/1/2013
  • Zhang J, Grubor V, Love CL, Banerjee A, Richards KL, Mieczkowski PA, Dunphy C, Choi W, Au WY, Srivastava G, Lugar PL, Rizzieri DA, Lagoo AS, Bernal-Mizrachi L, Mann KP, Flowers C, Naresh K, Evens A, Gordon LI, Czader M, Gill JI, Hsi ED, Liu Q, Fan A, Walsh K, Jima D, Smith LL, Johnson AJ, Byrd JC, Luftig MA, Ni T, Zhu J, Chadburn A, Levy S, Dunson D, Dave SSGenetic heterogeneity of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110 1398-403 1/22/2013
  • Hertlein E, Beckwith KA, Lozanski G, Chen TL, Towns WH, Johnson AJ, Lehman A, Ruppert AS, Bolon B, Andritsos L, Lozanski A, Rassenti L, Zhao W, Jarvinen TM, Senter L, Croce CM, Symer DE, de la Chapelle A, Heerema NA, Byrd JCCharacterization of a new chronic lymphocytic leukemia cell line for mechanistic in vitro and in vivo studies relevant to disease.PLoS One 8 e76607 1/1/2013
  • Johnson AJ, Yeh YY, Smith LL, Wagner AJ, Hessler J, Gupta S, Flynn J, Jones J, Zhang X, Bannerji R, Grever MR, Byrd JCThe novel cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor dinaciclib (SCH727965) promotes apoptosis and abrogates microenvironmental cytokine protection in chronic lymphocytic leukemia cells.Leukemia 26 2554-7 12/1/2012
  • Rozewski DM, Herman SE, Towns WH, Mahoney E, Stefanovski MR, Shin JD, Yang X, Gao Y, Li X, Jarjoura D, Byrd JC, Johnson AJ, Phelps MAPharmacokinetics and tissue disposition of lenalidomide in mice.AAPS J 14 872-82 12/1/2012
  • Lapalombella R, Sun Q, Williams K, Tangeman L, Jha S, Zhong Y, Goettl V, Mahoney E, Berglund C, Gupta S, Farmer A, Mani R, Johnson AJ, Lucas D, Mo X, Daelemans D, Sandanayaka V, Shechter S, McCauley D, Shacham S, Kauffman M, Chook YM, Byrd JCSelective inhibitors of nuclear export show that CRM1/XPO1 is a target in chronic lymphocytic leukemia.Blood 120 4621-34 11/29/2012
  • Woyach JA, Johnson AJ, Byrd JCThe B-cell receptor signaling pathway as a therapeutic target in CLL.Blood 120 1175-84 8/9/2012
  • Mahoney E, Lucas DM, Gupta SV, Wagner AJ, Herman SE, Smith LL, Yeh YY, Andritsos L, Jones JA, Flynn JM, Blum KA, Zhang X, Lehman A, Kong H, Gurcan M, Grever MR, Johnson AJ, Byrd JCER stress and autophagy: new discoveries in the mechanism of action and drug resistance of the cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor flavopiridol.Blood 120 1262-73 8/9/2012

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