John Glod

John W. Glod, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
  • Building 10-CRC, Room 1-5750
  • Bethesda, MD 20892-1100
  • 240-760-6194
Pediatric Oncology Branch


Dr. Glod's research interests are focused on early stage clinical trials for pediatric patients and rare pediatric solid tumors including multiple endocrine neoplasia-related medullary thyroid cancer, SDH-deficient gastrointestinal stromal tumor, and tumors of the central nervous system.

Areas of Expertise

SDH-deficient GIST
Tumors Of The Central Nervous System
Medullary Thyroid Cancer

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Selected Recent Publications

Natural history, treatment, and long-term follow up of patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B: an international, multicenter, retrospective study

Castinetti F, Waguespack SG, Machens A, Uchino S, Hasse-Lazar K, Sanso G, Else T, Dvorakova S, Qi X, Elisei R, Maia AL, Glod J, Lourenço DM Jr, Valdes N, Mathiesen J, Wohllk N, Bandgar TR, Drui D, Korbonits M, Druce MR, Brain C, Kurzawinski T, Patocs A, Bugalho MJ, Lacroix A, Caron P, Fainstein-Day P, Borson Chazot F, Klein M, Links TP, Letizia C, Fugazzola L, Chabre O, Canu L, Cohen R, Tabarin A, Spehar Uroic A, Maiter D, Laboureau S, Mian C, Peczkowska M, Sebag F, Brue T, Mirebeau-Prunier D, Leclerc L, Bausch B
Lancet Diabetes Endocrinology. 7: 213-220, 2019. [ Journal Article ]

Antitumor Activity Associated with Prolonged Persistence of Adoptively Transferred NT-ESO-1c259T Cells in Synovial Sarcoma

4. D’Angelo S, Melchiori L, Merchant MS, Bernstein D, Glod J, Kaplan R, Grupp S, Tap WD, Chagin K, Binder GK, Basu S, Lowther DE, Wang R, Bath N, Tiping A, Betts G, Ramachandran I, Navenot JM, Zhang H, Wells DK, Van Winkle E, Kari G, Trivedi T, Holdich T, Pandite L, Amado R, and Mackall CL
Cancer Discovery. 8(8): 944-957, 2018. [ Journal Article ]

Outcomes of Children and Adolescents with Advanced Hereditary Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma treated with Vandetanib

Kraft IL, Akshintala S, Zhu Y, Lei H, Derse-Anthony C, Dombi E, Steinberg SM, Lodish M, Waguespack SG, Kapustina O, Fox E, Balis FM, Merino MJ, Meltzer PS, Glod JW, Shern JF, Widemann BC
Clinical Cancer Research. 24(4): 753-765., 2018. [ Journal Article ]

A Phase I/II trial and pharmacokinetic study of mithramycin in children and adults with refractory Ewing sarcoma with EWS-FLI1 fusion transcript

Grohar PJ, Glod J, Peer CJ, Sissung TM, Arnaldez FI, Long L, Figg WD, Whitcomb P, Helman LJ, Widemann BC
Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology. 80(3): 645-652, 2017. [ Journal Article ]

Activity of Selumetinib in Neurofibromatosis Type 1-Related Plexiform Neurofibromas

Dombi E, Baldwin A, Marcus LJ, Fisher MJ, Weiss B, Kim A, Whitcomb P, Martin S, Aschbacher-Smith LE, Rizvi TA, Wu J, Ershler R, Wolters P, Therrien J, Glod J, Belasco JB, Schorry E, Brofferio A, Starosta AJ, Gillespie A, Doyle AL, Ratner N, Widemann BC
New England Journal of Medicine. 375(26): 2550-2560, 2016. [ Journal Article ]

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