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Ruta Brazauskas PhD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Institute for Health and Society
Division: Biostatistics
Program: Research

Member of the Cancer Center


Research Experience

  • Survival Analysis
  • Publications

  • Hospital length of stay in the first 100 days after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for acute leukemia in remission: comparison among alternative graft sources. (Ballen KK, Joffe S, Brazauskas R, Wang Z, Aljurf MD, Akpek G, Dandoy C, Frangoul HA, Freytes CO, Khera N, Lazarus HM, LeMaistre CF, Mehta P, Parsons SK, Szwajcer D, Ustun C, Wood WA, Majhail NS) Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2014 Nov;20(11):1819-27 PMID 25064747
  • Second solid cancers after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation using reduced-intensity conditioning. (Ringdén O, Brazauskas R, Wang Z, Ahmed I, Atsuta Y, Buchbinder D, Burns LJ, Cahn JY, Duncan C, Hale GA, Halter J, Hayashi RJ, Hsu JW, Jacobsohn DA, Kamble RT, Kamani NR, Kasow KA, Khera N, Lazarus HM, Loren AW, Marks DI, Myers KC, Ramanathan M, Saber W, Savani BN, Schouten HC, Socie G, Sorror ML, Steinberg A, Popat U, Wingard JR, Mattsson J, Majhail NS) Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2014 Nov;20(11):1777-84 PMID 25042734
  • Survival improvements in adolescents and young adults after myeloablative allogeneic transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. (Wood WA, Lee SJ, Brazauskas R, Wang Z, Aljurf MD, Ballen KK, Buchbinder DK, Dehn J, Freytes CO, Lazarus HM, Lemaistre CF, Mehta P, Szwajcer D, Joffe S, Majhail NS) Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2014 Jun;20(6):829-36 PMID 24607554
  • Avascular necrosis of bone after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation in children and adolescents. (Li X, Brazauskas R, Wang Z, Al-Seraihy A, Baker KS, Cahn JY, Frangoul HA, Gajewski JL, Hale GA, Hsu JW, Kamble RT, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Maziarz RT, Savani BN, Shah AJ, Shah N, Sorror ML, Wood WA, Majhail NS) Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2014 Apr;20(4):587-92 PMID 24388803
  • Effect of postremission therapy before reduced-intensity conditioning allogeneic transplantation for acute myeloid leukemia in first complete remission. (Warlick ED, Paulson K, Brazauskas R, Zhong X, Miller AM, Camitta BM, George B, Savani BN, Ustun C, Marks DI, Waller EK, Baron F, Freytes CO, Socie G, Akpek G, Schouten HC, Lazarus HM, Horwitz EM, Koreth J, Cahn JY, Bornhauser M, Seftel M, Cairo MS, Laughlin MJ, Sabloff M, Ringdén O, Gale RP, Kamble RT, Vij R, Gergis U, Mathews V, Saber W, Chen YB, Liesveld JL, Cutler CS, Ghobadi A, Uy GL, Eapen M, Weisdorf DJ, Litzow MR) Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2014 Feb;20(2):202-8 PMID 24184335
  • Physician perceptions and practice patterns regarding fertility preservation in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients. (Loren AW, Brazauskas R, Chow EJ, Gilleece M, Halter J, Jacobsohn DA, Joshi S, Pidala J, Quinn GP, Wang Z, Apperley JF, Burns LJ, Hale GA, Hayes-Lattin BM, Kamble R, Lazarus H, McCarthy PL, Reddy V, Warwick AB, Bolwell BJ, Duncan C, Socie G, Sorror ML, Wingard JR, Majhail NS) Bone Marrow Transplant 2013 Aug;48(8):1091-7 PMID 23419436
  • Second malignancies after autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation in children. (Danner-Koptik KE, Majhail NS, Brazauskas R, Wang Z, Buchbinder D, Cahn JY, Dilley KJ, Frangoul HA, Gross TG, Hale GA, Hayashi RJ, Hijiya N, Kamble RT, Lazarus HM, Marks DI, Reddy V, Savani BN, Warwick AB, Wingard JR, Wood WA, Sorror ML, Jacobsohn DA) Bone Marrow Transplant 2013 Mar;48(3):363-8 PMID 22964594
  • Late effects in hematopoietic cell transplant recipients with acquired severe aplastic anemia: a report from the late effects working committee of the center for international blood and marrow transplant research. (Buchbinder D, Nugent DJ, Brazauskas R, Wang Z, Aljurf MD, Cairo MS, Chow R, Duncan C, Eldjerou LK, Gupta V, Hale GA, Halter J, Hayes-Lattin BM, Hsu JW, Jacobsohn DA, Kamble RT, Kasow KA, Lazarus HM, Mehta P, Myers KC, Parsons SK, Passweg JR, Pidala J, Reddy V, Sales-Bonfim CM, Savani BN, Seber A, Sorror ML, Steinberg A, Wood WA, Wall DA, Winiarski JH, Yu LC, Majhail NS) Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2012 Dec;18(12):1776-84 PMID 22863842
  • Obesity is not associated with increased mortality and morbidity in critically ill children. (Goh VL, Wakeham MK, Brazauskas R, Mikhailov TA, Goday PS) JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 2013 Jan;37(1):102-8 PMID 22457419
  • Outcomes of allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation for adolescent and young adults compared with children and older adults with acute myeloid leukemia. (Majhail NS, Brazauskas R, Hassebroek A, Bredeson CN, Hahn T, Hale GA, Horowitz MM, Lazarus HM, Maziarz RT, Wood WA, Parsons SK, Joffe S, Rizzo JD, Lee SJ, Hayes-Lattin BM) Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2012 Jun;18(6):861-73 PMID 22040843
  • Relationships between community-based processes for research ethics review and institution-based IRBs: a national study. (Shore N, Drew E, Brazauskas R, Seifer SD) J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics 2011 Jun;6(2):13-21 PMID 21680973
  • Long-term survival and late deaths after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. (Wingard JR, Majhail NS, Brazauskas R, Wang Z, Sobocinski KA, Jacobsohn D, Sorror ML, Horowitz MM, Bolwell B, Rizzo JD, Socié G) J Clin Oncol 2011 Jun 1;29(16):2230-9 PMID 21464398
  • Understanding community-based processes for research ethics review: a national study. (Shore N, Brazauskas R, Drew E, Wong KA, Moy L, Baden AC, Cyr K, Ulevicus J, Seifer SD) Am J Public Health 2011 Dec;101 Suppl 1:S359-64 PMID 21164086
  • Comparison of outcomes after transplantation of G-CSF-stimulated bone marrow grafts versus bone marrow or peripheral blood grafts from HLA-matched sibling donors for patients with severe aplastic anemia. (Chu R, Brazauskas R, Kan F, Bashey A, Bredeson C, Camitta B, Chiang KY, Frangoul H, Gale RP, Gee A, George B, Goldman FD, Gross TG, Gupta V, Hale GA, Isola L, Ispizua AU, Lazarus H, Marsh J, Russell J, Sabloff M, Waller EK, Eapen M) Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2011 Jul;17(7):1018-24 PMID 21034842
  • Secondary solid cancers after allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation using busulfan-cyclophosphamide conditioning. (Majhail NS, Brazauskas R, Rizzo JD, Sobecks RM, Wang Z, Horowitz MM, Bolwell B, Wingard JR, Socie G) Blood 2011 Jan 6;117(1):316-22 PMID 20926773
  • Impact of age on outcomes after bone marrow transplantation for acquired aplastic anemia using HLA-matched sibling donors. (Gupta V, Eapen M, Brazauskas R, Carreras J, Aljurf M, Gale RP, Hale GA, Ilhan O, Passweg JR, Ringdén O, Sabloff M, Schrezenmeier H, Socié G, Marsh JC) Haematologica 2010 Dec;95(12):2119-25 PMID 20851870
  • Ankle strength and functional limitations in children and adolescents with type I osteogenesis imperfecta. (Caudill A, Flanagan A, Hassani S, Graf A, Bajorunaite R, Harris G, Smith P) Pediatr Phys Ther 2010;22(3):288-95 PMID 20699778
  • High probability of long-term survival in 2-year survivors of autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation for AML in first or second CR. (Majhail NS, Bajorunaite R, Lazarus HM, Wang Z, Klein JP, Zhang MJ, Rizzo JD) Bone Marrow Transplant 2011 Mar;46(3):385-92 PMID 20479710
  • Capsule endoscopy performed across the pediatric age range: indications, incomplete studies, and utility in management of inflammatory bowel disease. (Jensen MK, Tipnis NA, Bajorunaite R, Sheth MK, Sato TT, Noel RJ) Gastrointest Endosc 2010 Jul;72(1):95-102 PMID 20472231
  • Long-term survival and late relapse in 2-year survivors of autologous haematopoietic cell transplantation for Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma. (Majhail NS, Bajorunaite R, Lazarus HM, Wang Z, Klein JP, Zhang MJ, Rizzo JD) Br J Haematol 2009 Oct;147(1):129-39 PMID 19573079
  • Factors associated with receipt of preventive dental treatment procedures among adult patients at a dental training school in Wisconsin, 2001-2002. (Okunseri C, Bajorunaite R, Mehta J, Hodgson B, Iacopino AM) Gend Med 2009 Apr;6(1):272-6 PMID 19467523
  • Gait characteristics and functional assessment of children with type I osteogenesis imperfecta. (Graf A, Hassani S, Krzak J, Caudill A, Flanagan A, Bajorunaite R, Harris G, Smith P) J Orthop Res 2009 Sep;27(9):1182-90 PMID 19242979
  • Racial/ethnic disparities in the acceptance of Medicaid patients in dental practices. (Okunseri C, Bajorunaite R, Abena A, Self K, Iacopino AM, Flores G) J Public Health Dent 2008;68(3):149-53 PMID 18248337
  • Comparison of nanoindentation measurements between osteogenesis imperfecta Type III and Type IV and between different anatomic locations (femur/tibia versus iliac crest). (Fan Z, Smith PA, Harris GF, Rauch F, Bajorunaite R) Connect Tissue Res 2007;48(2):70-5 PMID 17453908
  • Racial and ethnic variation in the provision of dental procedures. (Okunseri C, Bajorunaite R, Matthew R, Iacopino AM) J Public Health Dent 2007;67(1):20-7 PMID 17436975
  • Effect of body mass index on mortality of patients with lymphoma undergoing autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation. (Navarro WH, Loberiza FR Jr, Bajorunaite R, van Besien K, Vose JM, Lazarus HM, Rizzo JD) Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2006 May;12(5):541-51 PMID 16635789
  • An algorithm for the use of Medicare claims data to identify women with incident breast cancer. (Nattinger AB, Laud PW, Bajorunaite R, Sparapani RA, Freeman JL) Health Serv Res 2004 Dec;39(6 Pt 1):1733-49 PMID 15533184
  • Comparison of autologous and allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for follicular lymphoma. (van Besien K, Loberiza FR Jr, Bajorunaite R, Armitage JO, Bashey A, Burns LJ, Freytes CO, Gibson J, Horowitz MM, Inwards DJ, Marks DI, Martino R, Maziarz RT, Molina A, Pavlovsky S, Pecora AL, Schouten HC, Shea TC, Lazarus HM, Rizzo JD, Vose JM) Blood 2003 Nov 15;102(10):3521-9 PMID 12893748
  • Comparison of the QTDT analysis for IgE in the CSGA data set. (Page GP, Wilcox MA, Occhiuto J, Adak S, Neuberg D, Bajorunaite R, George V) Genet Epidemiol 2001;21 Suppl 1:S312-6 PMID 11793690