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Fariba Navid, MD

Fariba Navid, MD

Associate Member, St. Jude Faculty




Solid Tumor

Contact Information

Fariba Navid, MD
Solid Tumor
MS 260, Room C-6068
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Phone: (901) 595-4960
FAX: (901) 521-9005


BA - University of Virginia, Charlottesville (1985)
MD - Tulane Medical School, New Orleans, Louisiana (1989)

Honors & Awards

Research Interests

Selected Publications

Navid F, Baker S, McCarville MB, Stewart CF, Billups C, Wu, J, Davidoff AM, Spunt S, Furman WL, McGregor L, Hu S, Panetta JC, Turner D, Reddick WE, Leung W, Santana V. Phase I and Clinical Pharmacology Study of Bevacizumab, Sorafenib and Low-dose Cyclophosphamide in Children and Young Adults with Refractory/Recurrent Solid Tumors. Clin Cancer Res Jan 1;19(1):236-46, 2013.

Alderson KL, Luangrath M, Elsenheimer MM, Gillies SD, Navid F, Rakhmilevich AL, Sondel PM. Enhancement of the Anti-Melanoma Response of Hu14.18K322A by αCD40 + CpG. Cancer Immunology Immunotherapy Nov 15, 2012. [Epub ahead of print]

Green D, Zhu, L, Zhang N, Sklar C, Ke R, Kutteh W, Klosky J, Spunt S, Metzger M, Navid F, Srivastava D, Robison L, Hudson M. The Utility of Plasma Concentrations of Inhibin B and Follicle Stimulating Hormone for Identification of Azoospermic Survivors of Childhood Cancer. A Report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2012 (in press).

Denbo JW, Orr S, Wu Y, Wu, J, Billups C, Navid F, Rao BN, Davidoff AM, Krasin MJ. Timing of Surgery and the Role of Adjuvant Radiation Therapy in Ewing Sarcoma of the Chest Wall: A Single Institution Experience. Ann Surg Oncol Nov;19(12):3809-15, 2012.

Orr S, Denbo JW, Billups C, Wu, J, Navid F, Rao BN, Davidoff AM, Krasin MJ. Analysis of Prognostic Factors in Extraosseous Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors: Review of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Experience. Ann Surg Oncol Nov;19(12):3816-22, 2012.

Parida L, Fernandez-Pineda I, Uffman J, Navid F, Davidoff AM, Neel M, Krasin MJ, Rao B. Clinical Management of Ewing Sarcoma of the Bones of the Hands and Feet: A Retrospective Single-Institution Review. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Oct;47(10):1806-10, 2012.

Vavere AL, Butch ER, Dearling LJ, Packard AB, Navid F, Shulkin BL, Barfield RC, Snyder SE. 64Cu-p-NH2-Bn-DOTA-hu14.18K322A, a PET Radiotracer Targeting Neuroblastoma and Melanoma. J Nucl Med Nov;53(11):1772-8, 2012.

Bahrami A, Dalton JD, Bangalore S, Henry C, Krane JF, Navid F, Ellison DW. Disseminated Carcinoma Ex Pleomorphic Adenoma in an Adolescent Confirmed by Application of PLAG1 Immunohistochemistry and FISH for PLAG1 Rearrangement. Head Neck Pathol Sep;6(3):377-83, 2012.

Navid F. Genetic Alterations in Childhood Melanoma. ASCO Education Book 2012.

Neier M, Pappo A, Navid F. Management of Melanomas in Children and Young Adults. J Pediatric Hematology Oncology May;34 Suppl 2:S51-4, 2012.

Carr S, Allison KJ, Van de Velde LA, Zhang K, English EY, Iverson A, Daw N, Howard SC, Navid F, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Yang J, Adderson E, McCullers JA, Flynn PM. Safety and Immunogenicity of Live Attenuated and Inactivated Influenza Vaccines in Children with Cancer. The Journal of Infectious Diseases Nov;204:14751482, 2011.

McGregor LM, Stewart CF, Crews KR, Tagen M, Wozniak A, Wu J, McCarville MB, Navid F, Santana VM, Houghton,PJ, Furman WL, Galindo CR. Dose Escalation of Intravenous Irinotecan Using Oral Cefpodoxime: A Phase I Study in Pediatric Patients with Refractory solid tumors. Pediatric Blood Cancer Mar; 58(3):372-9, 2011.

Sáinz-Jaspeado M, Lagares-Tena L, Lasheras J, Navid F, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Mateo-Lozano S, Notario V, Sanjuan X, Garcia Del Muro X, Fabra A, Tirado OM. Caveolin-1 modulates the ability of Ewing's sarcoma to metastasize. Mol Cancer Res Nov;8(11):1489-500, 2010.

Krasin MJ, Wiese KM, Spunt SL, Hua CH, Daw N, Navid F, Davidoff AM, McGregor L, Merchant TE, Kun LE, McCrarey L, Hoth KA, Yan X, Xiong X. Jaw Dysfunction Related to Pterygoid and Masseter Muscle Dosimetry after Radiation Therapy in Children and Young Adults with Head-and-Neck Sarcomas. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Nov 17, 2010.

Li L, Zhao M, Navid F, Pratz K, B. Smith D, Rudek MA, Baker SD. Quantitation of Sorafenib and its Active Metabolite Sorafenib N-oxide in Human Plasma by Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci Nov 1;878(29):3033-8, 2010.

Krasin MJ, Davidoff AM, Xiong X, Wu S, Hua CH, Navid F, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Rao BN, Hoth KA, Neel MD, Merchant TE, Kun LE, Spunt SL. Preliminary Results from a Prospective Study Using Limited Margin Radiotherapy in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients with High-grade Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft-tissue Sarcoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 76:874-8, 2010.

Jacobs S, Fox E, Krailo M, Hartley G, Navid F, Wexler L, Blaney S, Goodwin A, Goodspeed W, Balis F, Adamson P, Widemann B. Phase 2 Trial of Ixabepilone Administered Daily for Five Days in Children and Young Adults with Refractory Solid Tumors: A Report from the Children’s Oncology Group. Clin Cancer Res 16:750-4, 2010.

Kennedy R, Groepper D, Tagen M, Christensen R, Navid F, Gajjar A, Stewart CF. Stability of Cyclophosphamide in Extemporaneous Oral Suspensions. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 44:295-301, 2010.

Navid F, Santana V, Barfield R. Anti-GD2 Antibody therapy for GD-expressing Tumors. Current Cancer Drug Targets 10:200-9, 2010.

Navid F, Armstrong M, Barfield R. Immune Therapies for Neuroblastoma. Cancer Biology and Therapy 8:1-9, 2009.

Klosky JL, Randolph-Frye ME, Navid F, Gamble HL, Spunt SL, Metzger ML, Daw N, Morris EB & Hudson MM. Sperm cryopreservation practices among adolescent cancer patients at risk for infertility. Pediatric Hematology Oncology 26(4):252-60, 2001.

Furman WL, Navid F, Daw N, McCarville B, McGregor L, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Panetta JC, Crews KR, Wu J, Gajjar A, Houghton PJ, Santana VM, Stewart CF. A Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Enhances the Oral Bioavailability of Irinotecan in Pediatric Patients with Refractory Solid Tumors. Journal of Clinical Oncology 27(27):4599-4604, 2009.

Navid F, Billups C, Krasin M, Davidoff A, Harper J, Rao B, Spunt S. Body Wall and Visceral Nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft Tissue Sarcomas in Children and Adolescents. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 44:1965-71, 2009.

Navid F, Armstrong M, Barfield R. Immune Therapies for Neuroblastoma. Cancer Biology and Therapy 8:1-9, 2009.

Navid F, Willert J, McCarville B, Furman W, Watkins A, Roberts W, Daw N.  Combination Gemcitabine and Docetaxel in Treatment of Children and Young Adults with Refractory Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Cancer 113(2):419-25, 2008.

Navid F, Christensen R, Minkin P, Stewart C, Furman W, Baker S. Stability of Sunitinib in Oral Suspension. The Annals of Pharmacotherapy 42:962-966, 2008.

Rodriguez-Galindo C, Navid F, Liu T, Billups C, Rao B, Krasin M. Prognostic Factors for Local and Distant Control in Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors. Annals of Oncology 19(4):814-20, 2008.

Navid F, Billups C, Liu T, Rodriguez-Galindo C. Second Cancers in Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors. European Journal of Cancer 44(7):983-991, 2008.

Absalon M, McCarville B, Liu T, Santana V, Daw N, Navid F. Pulmonary Nodules Discovered During the Initial Evaluation of Pediatric Patients with Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 2007 50:1147-53, 2008.

Last update: February 2013