Nicholas Christian DeVito, MD

Medical Instructor in the Department of Medicine
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail DUMC Box 3052, Durham, NC 27710
Email address nicholas.devito@duke.edu

I am an instructor of Medical Oncology who primarily treats patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. My research focused on tumor immune evasion and immunotherapy.

Education and Training

  • Hematology-Oncology Fellowship, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2015 - 2018
  • Internal Medicine Internship and Residency, Tufts University School of Medicine, 2012 - 2015
  • M.D., University of South Florida College of Medicine, 2012

Publications

Grant, Michael J., Nicholas DeVito, and April K. S. Salama. “Checkpoint inhibitor use in two heart transplant patients with metastatic melanoma and review of high-risk populations..” Melanoma Manag 5, no. 4 (December 2018). https://doi.org/10.2217/mmt-2018-0004.

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Zhao, Fei, Kathy Evans, Christine Xiao, Nicholas DeVito, Balamayooran Theivanthiran, Alisha Holtzhausen, Peter J. Siska, Gerard C. Blobe, and Brent A. Hanks. “Stromal Fibroblasts Mediate Anti-PD-1 Resistance via MMP-9 and Dictate TGFβ Inhibitor Sequencing in Melanoma..” Cancer Immunol Res 6, no. 12 (December 2018): 1459–71. https://doi.org/10.1158/2326-6066.CIR-18-0086.

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Zhao, Fei, Christine Xiao, Kathy S. Evans, Tbalamayooran Theivanthiran, Nicholas DeVito, Alisha Holtzhausen, Juan Liu, et al. “Paracrine Wnt5a-β-Catenin Signaling Triggers a Metabolic Program that Drives Dendritic Cell Tolerization..” Immunity 48, no. 1 (January 16, 2018): 147-160.e7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.immuni.2017.12.004.

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Theivanthiran, Bala, Nicholas C. DeVito, Kathy Evans, Fei Zhao, Christine Xiao, Benjamin S. Goldschmidt, Rob Edgar, et al. “A HSP-TLR-Wnt5a paracrine signaling axis drives CXCR2 ligand recruitment of myeloid-derived suppressor cells and represents a novel adaptive resistance mechanism to anti-PD-1 antibody therapy.” In Journal for Immunotherapy of Cancer, Vol. 5. BMC, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Kinsey, E. N., N. DeVito, W. Barrow, S. A. Myers, and A. K. S. Salama. “Paraneoplastic Production of Granulocyte-macrophage Colony-stimulating Factor and Granulocyte Colony-stimulating Factor in a Case of Rapidly Progressing Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma.” Clinical Skin Cancer 1, no. 1 (January 1, 2016): 20–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clsc.2016.11.004.

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DeVito, Nicholas, Evita Henderson, Gang Han, Damon Reed, Marilyn M. Bui, Robert Lavey, Lary Robinson, et al. “Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes for Solitary Fibrous Tumor (SFT): A Single Center Experience..” Plos One 10, no. 10 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0140362.

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DeVito, Nicholas, Kit Mui, Yasir Jassam, Lynne Taylor, Monika Pilichowska, and Furha Cossor. “Small lymphocytic lymphoma presenting as a paraneoplastic syndrome with acute central nervous system demyelination..” Clin Lymphoma Myeloma Leuk 14, no. 4 (August 2014): e131–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clml.2014.02.006.

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DeVito, Nicholas. “LITTLE KNOWN LYMPHOMA: SMALL LYMPHOCYTIC LYMPHOMA PRESENTING AS A PARANEOPLASTIC SYNDROME WITH ACUTE CNS DEMYELINATION.” In Journal of General Internal Medicine, 29:S384–S384. SPRINGER, 2014.

Scholars@Duke

Devito, Nicholas, Michael Yu, Ren Chen, and Edward Pan. “Retrospective study of patients with brain metastases from melanoma receiving concurrent whole-brain radiation and temozolomide..” Anticancer Res 31, no. 12 (December 2011): 4537–43.

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