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Brenda J. Grossman, MD, MPH

Department of Medicine
Hematology Division
Department of Pathology & Immunology

Clinical Interests

  • Immunohematology
  • Transfusion practice
  • Therapeutic apheresis
  • Photophersis


  • 314-362-6032 (tel)
  • 314-362-1461 (fax)
  • 4th Floor BJC Institute of Health (office)
  • Division of Laboratory & Genomic Medicine
    Campus Box 8118
    Washington University School of Medicine
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Peer-reviewed Manuscripts

  • The B Antigen Protects Against the Development of Red Meat Allergy
    Brestoff JR, Tesfazghi MT, Zaydman MA, Jackups R Jr., Kim BS, Scott MG, Gronowski AM, Grossman BJ
    J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2018 Feb 21; [Epub ahead of print]
  • Results of a Prospective Randomized, Open-Label, Noninferiority Study of Tbo-Filgrastim (Granix) Versus Filgrastim (Neupogen) in Combination With Plerixafor for Autologous Stem Cell Mobilization in Patients With Multiple Myeloma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
    Bhamidipati PK, Fiala MA, Grossman BJ, DiPersio JF, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Gao F, Uy GL, Westervelt P, Schroeder MA, Cashen AF, Abboud CN, Vij R
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2017 Dec;23(12):2065-2069
  • Fresh or Cryopreserved CD34+-Selected Mobilized Peripheral Blood Stem and Progenitor Cells for the Treatment of Poor Graft Function After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
    Ghobadi A, Fiala MA, Ramsingh G, Gao F, Abboud CN, Stockerl-Goldstein K, Uy GL, Grossman BJ, Westervelt P, DiPersio JF
    Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2017 Jul;23(7):1072-1077
  • Safety and Collection Efficiency With a Lower Transfusion Threshold for Extracorporeal Photopheresis in Adult Patients With Graft-Versus-Host Disease
    Liu C, Schindler E, LeRoy M, Martin-Bredahl K, Dino M, Shah K, Dynis M, Eby CS, Grossman BJ
    Vox Sang 2017 May;112(4):379-387
  • Untreated Donor Specific Antibodies Against HLA Are Associated With Poor Outcomes in Peripheral Blood Haploidentical Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
    Zou J, Romee R, Slade M, Phelan D, Keller J, Mohanakumar T, Grossman BJ
    Bone Marrow Transplant 2017 Jun;52(6):898-901
  • Adverse Events of Cryopreserved Hematopoietic Stem Cell Infusions in Adults: A Single-Center Observational Study
    Otrock ZK, Sempek DS, Carey S, Grossman BJ
    Transfusion 2017 Jun;57(6):1522-1526
  • Using Direct Antiglobulin Test Results to Reduce Unnecessary Cold Agglutinin Testing
    Wilen CB, Booth GS, Grossman BJ, Lane WJ, Szklarski PC, Jackups R Jr
    Transfusion 2017 Jun;57(6):1480-1484
  • Extracorporeal Photopheresis Practice Patterns: An International Survey by the ASFA ECP Subcommittee
    Dunbar NM, Raval JS, Johnson A, Abikoff CM, Adamski J, Cooling LL, Grossman B, Kim HC, Marques MB, Morgan S, Schmidt AE, Sloan SR, Su LL, Szczepiorkowski ZM, West FB, Wong E, Schneiderman J
    J Clin Apher 2017 Aug;32(4):215-223
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines From the AABB: Red Blood Cell Transfusion Thresholds and Storage
    Carson JL, Guyatt G, Heddle NM, Grossman BJ, Cohn CS, Fung MK, Gernsheimer T, Holcomb JB, Kaplan LJ, Katz LM, Peterson N, Ramsey G, Rao SV, Roback JD, Shander A, Tobian AA
    JAMA 2016 Nov 15;316(19):2025-2035
  • AABB Committee Report: Reducing Transfusion-Transmitted Cytomegalovirus Infections
    Heddle NM, Boeckh M, Grossman B, Jacobson J, Kleinman S, Tobian AA, Webert K, Wong EC, Roback JD
    AABB, Clinical Transfusion Medicine Committee

    Transfusion 2016 Jun;56(6pt2):1581-1587
  • Reducing the Risk of Transfusion-Transmitted Cytomegalovirus Infection: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Mainou M, Alahdab F, Tobian AA, Asi N, Mohammed K, Murad MH, Grossman BJ
    Transfusion 2016 Jun;56(6pt2):1569-1580
  • Red Blood Cell Transfusion for Hematologic Disorders
    Liu C, Grossman BJ
    Hematology Am Soc Hematol Educ Program 2015 Dec 5;2015(1):454-61
  • A Quantitative Model to Predict Blood Use in Adult Orthotopic Liver Transplantation
    Liu C, Vachharajani N, Song S, Cooke R, Kangrga I, Chapman WC, Grossman BJ
    Transfus Apher Sci 2015 Dec;53(3):386-92
  • Platelet Transfusion in Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Otrock ZK, Liu C, Grossman BJ
    Vox Sang 2015 Aug;109(2):168-172
  • Platelet Transfusion: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the AABB
    Kaufman RM, Djulbegovic B, Gernsheimer T, Kleinman S, Tinmouth AT, Capocelli KE, Cipolle MD, Cohn CS, Fung MK, Grossman BJ, Mintz PD, O'Malley BA, Sesok-Pizzini DA, Shander A, Stack GE, Webert KE, Weinstein R, Welch BG, Whitman GJ, Wong EC, Tobian AA
    Ann Intern Med 2015 Feb 3;162(3):205-213
  • Platelet Transfusion: A Systematic Review of the Clinical Evidence
    Kumar A, Mhaskar R, Grossman BJ, Kaufman RM, Tobian AA, Kleinman S, Gernsheimer T, Tinmouth AT, Djulbegovic B
    Transfusion 2015 May;55(5):1116-27
  • Efficacy of Extracorporeal Photopheresis in Clearance of Antibodies to Donor-Specific and Lung-Specific Antigens in Lung Transplant Recipients
    Baskaran G, Tiriveedhi V, Ramachandran S, Aloush A, Grossman B, Hachem R, Mohanakumar T
    J Heart Lung Transplant 2014 Sep;33(9):950-6
  • Sterility Testing of Apheresis Hematopoietic Progenitor Cell Products Using an Automated Blood Culture System
    Liu C, Weber C, Sempek DS, Grossman BJ, Burnham CA
    Transfusion 2013 Nov;53(11):2659-66
  • Linear Relationship Between Lymphocyte Counts in Peripheral Blood and Buffy Coat Collected During Extracorporeal Photopheresis
    Liu C, Shah K, Dynis M, Eby CS, Grossman BJ
    Transfusion 2013 Nov;53(11):2635-43
  • Antibody of Undetermined Specificity: Frequency, Laboratory Features, and Natural History
    Liu C, Grossman BJ
    Transfusion 2013 May;53(5):931-8
  • Platelet Recovery Rate During Plasma Exchange Predicts Early and Late Responses in Patients With Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
    Liu C, Kallogjeri D, Dynis M, Grossman BJ
    Transfusion 2013 May;53(5):1096-107
  • Red Blood Cell Transfusion: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the AABB
    Carson JL, Grossman BJ, Kleinman S, Tinmouth AT, Marques MB, Fung MK, Holcomb JB, Illoh O, Kaplan LJ, Katz LM, Rao SV, Roback JD, Shander A, Tobian AA, Weinstein R, Swinton McLaughlin LG, Djulbegovic B
    Ann Intern Med 2012 Jul 3;157(1):49-58
  • Red Cell Transfusion Decreases Hemoglobin A1c in Patients With Diabetes
    Spencer DH, Grossman BJ, Scott MG
    Clin Chem 2011 Feb;57(2):344-6
  • What Is Your Guess: A Donor Going Green?
    Jackups R, Grossman, BJ
    Clin Chem 2010;56:1905-6
  • A National Survey of Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury Risk Reduction Policies for Platelets and Plasma in the United States
    Kleinman S, Grossman B, Kopko P
    Transfusion 2010 Jun;50(6):1312-21
  • Liver Donor's Age and Recipient's Serum Creatinine Predict Blood Component Use During Liver Transplantation
    Modanlou KA, Oliver DA, Grossman BJ
    Transfusion 2009 Dec;49(12):2645-51
  • A Retrospective Review of the Outcome of Plasma Exchange and Aggressive Medical Therapy in Antibody Mediated Rejection of Renal Allografts: A Single Center Experience
    Al-Badr W, Kallogjeri D, Madaraty K, Oliver D, Bastani B, Grossman BJ
    J Clin Apher 2008;23(6):178-82
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura and Graves Disease
    Chaar BT, Kudva GC, Olsen TJ, Silverberg AB, Grossman BJ
    Am J Med Sci 2007 Aug;334(2):133-5
  • RhD Alloimmunization Without Apparent Exposure to RhD Antigen
    Kudva GC, Branson KD, Grossman BJ
    Am J Hematol 2006 Mar;81(3):218
  • Barriers and Motivators to Blood and Cord Blood Donations in Young African-American Women
    Grossman B, Watkins AR, Fleming F, Debaun MR
    Am J Hematol 2005 Mar;78(3):198-202
  • Blood Transfusion-Acquired Hemoglobin C
    Suarez AA, Polski JM, Grossman BJ, Johnston MF
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 1999 Jul;123(7):642-3
  • Multiple False Reactions in Viral Antibody Screening Assays After Influenza Vaccination
    Simonsen L, Buffington J, Shapiro CN, Holman RC, Strine TW, Grossman BJ, Williams AE, Schonberger LB
    Am J Epidemiol 1995 Jun 1;141(11):1089-96
  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigenemia in Blood Donors Following Vaccination
    Kloster B, Kramer R, Eastlund T, Grossman B, Zarvan B
    Transfusion 1995 Jun;35(6):475-7
  • Multiple Unconfirmed-Reactive Screening Tests for Viral Antibodies Among Blood Donors
    Buffington J, Shapiro CN, Holman RC, Strine TW, Grossman BJ, Williams AE, Alter MJ, Schonberger LB
    Transfusion 1994 May;34(5):371-5
  • Blood Donor Deferral Registries: Highlights of a Conference
    Grossman BJ, Springer KM
    Transfusion 1992 Nov-Dec;32(9):868-72
  • Antithrombin III: Physiology, Deficiency, and Replacement Therapy
    Menache D, Grossman BJ, Jackson CM
    Transfusion 1992 Jul-Aug;32(6):580-8
  • Screening Blood Donors for Gastrointestinal Illness: A Strategy to Eliminate Carriers of Yersinia Enterocolitica
    Grossman BJ, Kollins P, Lau PM, Perreten JL, Bowman RJ, Malcolm S, Palko WM
    Transfusion 1991 Jul-Aug;31(6):500-1
  • Autologous Blood: A Greater Risk for the Homologous Recipient
    Grossman BJ, Grindon AJ
    Transfus Sci 1989;10:125-30
  • Neonatal Pretransfusion Testing for Cytomegalovirus Antibody
    Grossman BJ, Smetana DR, Seade BA
    Transfusion 1989 Nov-Dec;29(9):830-1
  • Multiple Arteriovenous Malformations of the Small Intestine in a Patient With Protein S Deficiency
    Guarner J, Grossman B, Judd R, Wideman C, Evatt B
    Am J Clin Pathol 1989 Sep;92(3):374-8
  • Increased Risk of a Positive Test for Antibody to Hepatitis B Core Antigen (Anti-HBC) in Autologous Blood Donors
    Grossman BJ, Stewart NC, Grindon AJ
    Transfusion 1988 May-Jun;28(3):283-5