Jesse J. Jenkins, III, MD
Jesse J. Jenkins III, MD

Jesse J. Jenkins III, MD

Member, St. Jude Faculty



MD – The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Research Interests

  • All aspects of the neoplasms of infancy and childhood
  • The uses of histochemistry and immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of neoplasms

Selected Publications

Santiago TC, Jenkins JJ, Pedrosa F, Billups C, Quintana Y, Ribeiro RC, Qaddoumi I. Inproving the histopathologic diagnosis of pediatric malignancies in a low-resource setting by combining focused training and telepathology strategies. Pediatr Blood Cancer Feb 7, 2012. DOI: 10.1002/pbc.24071.

Jenkins J. Dynamic Contrast-Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Prognostic Factor in Predicting Event-free and Overall Survival for Pediatric Patients with Osteosarcoma. Cancer Dec 16, 2011. DOI: 10.1002/cncr.26701.

Fernandez-Pineda I, Parida L, Jenkins JJ, Davidoff AM, Rao BN, Rodriguez-Galindo C. Childhood hemangiopericytoma: review of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol May 19, 2011. (Epub ahead of print)

Pai Panandiker AS, Merchant TE, Beltran C, Wu S, Sharma S, Boop FA, Jenkins JJ, Helton KJ, Wright KD, Broniscer A, Kun LE, Gajjar A. Sequencing of local therapy affects the pattern of treatment failure and survival in children with atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumors of the central nervous system.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys May 19, 2011.

Qaddoumi I, Carey SS, Conklin H, Jenkins J, Sabin N, Boop F, Pai-Panandiker A, Baker JN, Wright K, Broniscer A, Gajjar A. Characterization, treatment, and outcome of intracranial neoplasms in the first 120 days of life. J Child Neurol May 3, 2011.

Daw NC, Neel MD, Rao BN, Billups CA, Wu J, Jenkins JJ, Quintana J, Luchtman-Jones L, Villarroel M, Santana VM. Frontline treatment of localized osteosarcoma without methotrexate: results of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital OS99 Trial. Cancer Jan 10, 2011. (Epub ahead of print).

Pinto EM, Ribeiro RC, Kletter GB, Lawrence JP, Jenkins JJ, Wang J, Shurtleff S, McGregor L, Kriwacki RW, Zambetti GP. Inherited germline TP53 mutation encodes a protein with an aberrant C-terminal motif in a case of pediatric adrenocortical tumor. Fam Cancer 10:141-146, 2011.

Whittle S, Gosain A, Brown PYS, Debelenko L, Raimondi S, Wilimas JA, Jenkins JJ, Davidoff AM. Regression of a congenital mesoblastic nephroma. Pediatr Blood Cancer 55:364-368, 2010.

Karplus G, Krasin MJ, Rodriguez-Galindo C, McCarville B, Jenkins J, Rao B, Spyridis G, Spunt SL. Retrospective study of the surgical management and outcome of nonrhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue sarcomas of the groin and axilla in children. J Pediatr Surg 44(10):1972-1976, 2009.

Lebensburger J, Katzenstein H, Jenkins JJ, Rodriguez-Galindo C. Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma as a second malignancy in osteosarcoma survivors. Pediatr Blood Cancer 53:(3)499-501, 2009.

Daw NC, Gregornik D, Rodman J, Marina N, Wu J, Kun LE, Jenkins JJ, McPherson V, Wilimas J, Jones DP. Renal function after ifosfamide, carboplatin and etoposide (ICE) chemotherapy, nephrectomy and radiotherapy in children with wilms tumour. Eur J Cancer 45:(1)99-106, 2008.

Russell-Swetek A, West AN, Mintern JE, Jenkins J, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Ribeiro R, Zambetti GP. Identification of a novel TP53 germline mutation E285V in a rare case of paediatric adrenocortical carcinoma and choroid plexus carcinoma. J Med Genet 45:(9)603-606, 2008.

Davidoff AM, Giel DW, Jones DP, Jenkins JJ, Krasin MJ, Hoffer FA, Williams MA, Dome JS. The feasibility and outcome of nephron-sparing surgery for children with bilateral Wilms tumor: the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital experience: 1999-2006. Cancer 112:(9)2060-2070, 2008.

Gumy-Pause F, Bongiovanni M, Wildhaber B, Jenkins JJ, Chardot C, Ozsahin H. Adrenocortical oncocytoma in a child. Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:(3)718-721, 2008.

Inaba H, Jenkins JJ, McCarville MB, Morrison RR, Howard SC, Pui CH, Ribeiro RC. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in pediatric leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer 51:(1)66-70, 2007.

Gupta H, Davidoff AM, Rao BN, Jenkins JJ, Spunt SL. Neonatal epithelioid sarcoma: a distinct clinical entity? J Pediatr Surg 41:(7)e9-e11, 2006.

Daw NC, Jenkins JJ, McCarville MB, Rao BN, Neel MN. Case reports: polymethylmethacrylate lung embolus after limb-salvage surgery of the distal femur. Clin Orthop Relat Res 448:252-256, 2006.

West AN, Ribeiro RC, Jenkins J, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Figueiredo BC, Kriwacki R, Zambetti GP. Identification of a novel germ line variant hotspot mutant p53-R175L in pediatric adrenal cortical carcinoma. Cancer Res 66(10):5056-5062, 2006.

Daw NC, Jenkins JJ, McCarville MB, Rao BN, Neel MN. Polymethylmethacrylate lung embolus after limb-salvage surgery of the distal femur. Clin Orthop Relat Res 448:252-256, 2006.

Daw NC, Billups CA, Rodriguez-Galindo C, McCarville MB, Rao BN, Cain AM, Jenkins JJ, Neel MD, Meyer WH. Metastatic osteosarcoma - results of two consecutive therapeutic trials at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Cancer 106:(2)403-412, 2006.

Figueiredo BC, Sandrini R, Zambetti GP, Pereira RM, Cheng C, Liu W, Lacerda L, Pianovski MA, Michalkiewicz E, Jenkins J, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Mastellaro MJ, Vianna S, Watanabe F, Sandrini F, Arram SBI, Boffetta P, Ribeiro RC. Penetrance of adrenocortical tumours associated with the germline TP53 R337H mutation. J Med Genet 43:(1)91-96, 2006.

Pappo AS, Devidas M, Jenkins J, Rao B, Marcus R, Thomas P, Gebhardt M, Pratt C, Grier HE. Phase II trial of neoadjuvant vincristine, ifosfamide, and doxorubicin with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor support in children and adolescents with advanced-stage nonrhabdomyosarcomatous soft tissue sarcomas: A Pediatric Oncology Group study. J Clin Oncol23:(18)4031-4038, 2005.

Navid F, Furman WL, Fleming M, Rao BN, Kovach S, Billups CA, Cain AM, Amonette R, Jenkins JJ, Pappo AS. The feasibility of adjuvant interferon alpha-2b in children with high-risk melanoma. tx1">Cancer 103:(4)780-787, 2005.

Lowe EJ, Jenkins JJ, Hoffer FA, Lobe TE, Santana VM. Proceedings of the Tumor Board of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: Anemia and a large abdominal tumor in an adolescent. Pediatr Blood Cancer 42:200-204, 2004.

Stewart CF, Leggas M, Schuetz JD, Panetta JC, Cheshire PJ, Peterson J, Daw N, Jenkins JJ, Gilbertson R, Germain GS, Harwood FC, Houghton PJ. Gefitinib enhances the antitumor activity and oral bioavailability of irinotecan in mice. Cancer Res 64:7491-7499, 2004.

Cypriano MS, Jenkins JJ, Pappo AS, Rao BN, Daw NC. Pediatric gastrointestinal stromal tumors and leiomyosarcoma. The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital experience and a review of the literature. Cancer 101:39-50, 2004.

Michalkiewicz E, Sandrini R, Figueiredo B, Miranda ECM, Caran E, Oliveira-Filho AG, Marques R, Pianovski MAD, Lacerda L, Cristofani LM, Jenkins J, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Ribeiro RC. Clinical and outcome characteristics of children with adrenocortical tumors: a report from the International Pediatric Adrenocortical Tumor Registry. J Clin Oncol 22:838-845, 2004.

Lowe EJ, Jenkins JJ, Hoffer FA, Lobe TE, Santana VM. Proceedings of the tumor board of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Anemia and a large abdominal tumor in an adolescent. Pediatr Blood Cancer 42:200-204, 2004.

Kasow KA, Bonfim C, Asch J, Margolis DA, Jenkins JJ, Tamburro RF, Handgretinger R, Horwitz EM. Malignant infantile osteopetrosis and primary pulmonary hypertension: A new combination? Pediatr Blood Cancer 42:190-194, 2004.

Last update: March 2013