Kimberly Lynn Blackwell, MD

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine
Campus mail Duke Box 3893, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-1748
Email address black034@mc.duke.edu

Breast cancer angiogenesis
Breast cancer in younger women
Hormonal therapy
Neoadjurant therapy for breast cancer

Current Clinical Investigations

Principal Investigator, A Phase I-II Study of Neoadjuvant Evacet/Paclitaxel/Hyperthermia in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Patients.

Investigator, Development of Screening Markers for Breast Cancer using Circulating Immune Complexes: Collaborative Study with Diagen Medical Technologies.

Principal Investigator, Use of Plasma D-Dimer as a Predictive Marker in Colorectal Carcinoma: Correlative Science Study with Genentech, Inc.

Principal Investigator, A randomized, Phase II study of gabapentin or glutamine to prevent the peripheral neuropathy/myalgia associated with weekly taxol administration in metastatic breast and lung cancer.

Investigator, A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Masked, Multicenter Study of Two Dose Levels of ERA-923 for the treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women who have failed Tamoxifen therapy. Genetics Institute.

Investigator, A Phase I Study of Combined Doxil/Hyperthermia in Stage IV Breast Cancer.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Hematology-Oncology, Medicine, Duke University, 1997 - 2000
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1994 - 1997
  • M.D., Mayo School of Health Sciences, 1994

Publications

Roe, Matthew T., Paul W. Armstrong, Keith A. A. Fox, Harvey D. White, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Shaun G. Goodman, Jan H. Cornel, et al. “Prasugrel versus clopidogrel for acute coronary syndromes without revascularization..” N Engl J Med 367, no. 14 (October 4, 2012): 1297–1309. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1205512.

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22920930
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Blackwell, Kimberly L., Harold J. Burstein, Anna Maria Storniolo, Hope S. Rugo, George Sledge, Gursel Aktan, Catherine Ellis, et al. “Overall survival benefit with lapatinib in combination with trastuzumab for patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive metastatic breast cancer: final results from the EGF104900 Study..” J Clin Oncol 30, no. 21 (July 20, 2012): 2585–92. https://doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2011.35.6725.

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22689807
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Ren, Xiu-Rong, Junping Wei, Gangjun Lei, Jiangbo Wang, Jiuyi Lu, Wenle Xia, Neil Spector, et al. “Polyclonal HER2-specific antibodies induced by vaccination mediate receptor internalization and degradation in tumor cells..” Breast Cancer Res 14, no. 3 (June 7, 2012). https://doi.org/10.1186/bcr3204.

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22676470
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Betof, A. S., Z. N. Rabbani, M. E. Hardee, S. J. Kim, G. Broadwater, R. C. Bentley, S. A. Snyder, et al. “Carbonic anhydrase IX is a predictive marker of doxorubicin resistance in early-stage breast cancer independent of HER2 and TOP2A amplification..” Br J Cancer 106, no. 5 (February 28, 2012): 916–22. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2012.32.

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Hamilton, Erika, Kimberly Blackwell, Amy C. Hobeika, Timothy M. Clay, Gloria Broadwater, Xiu-Rong Ren, Wei Chen, et al. “Phase 1 clinical trial of HER2-specific immunotherapy with concomitant HER2 kinase inhibition [corrected]..” J Transl Med 10 (February 10, 2012). https://doi.org/10.1186/1479-5876-10-28.

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Wu, Y., M. M. Amonkar, B. H. Sherrill, J. O’Shaughnessy, C. Ellis, J. Baselga, K. L. Blackwell, and H. J. Burstein. “Impact of lapatinib plus trastuzumab versus single-agent lapatinib on quality of life of patients with trastuzumab-refractory HER2+ metastatic breast cancer..” Ann Oncol 22, no. 12 (December 2011): 2582–90. https://doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdr014.

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Hamilton, Erika, Timothy M. Clay, and Kimberly L. Blackwell. “New perspectives on zoledronic acid in breast cancer: potential augmentation of anticancer immune response..” Cancer Invest 29, no. 8 (October 2011): 533–41. https://doi.org/10.3109/07357907.2011.605413.

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Herold, Christina I., Vijaya Chadaram, Bercedis L. Peterson, P Kelly Marcom, Judith Hopkins, Gretchen G. Kimmick, Justin Favaro, et al. “Phase II trial of dasatinib in patients with metastatic breast cancer using real-time pharmacodynamic tissue biomarkers of Src inhibition to escalate dosing..” Clin Cancer Res 17, no. 18 (September 15, 2011): 6061–70. https://doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-11-1071.

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Xia, Wenle, Zuguo Liu, Rongrong Zong, Leihua Liu, Sumin Zhao, Sarah S. Bacus, Yubin Mao, et al. “Truncated ErbB2 expressed in tumor cell nuclei contributes to acquired therapeutic resistance to ErbB2 kinase inhibitors..” Mol Cancer Ther 10, no. 8 (August 2011): 1367–74. https://doi.org/10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-10-0991.

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Morse, Michael A., Robert Chapman, John Powderly, Kimberly Blackwell, Tibor Keler, Jennifer Green, Renee Riggs, et al. “Phase I study utilizing a novel antigen-presenting cell-targeted vaccine with Toll-like receptor stimulation to induce immunity to self-antigens in cancer patients..” Clin Cancer Res 17, no. 14 (July 15, 2011): 4844–53. https://doi.org/10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-11-0891.

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